Developing Rule Solutions IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.7

Developing Rule Solutions IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.7 Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course introduces developers to IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.7. You learn the concepts and skills that you need to design, develop, and integrate a business rule solution with Operational Decision Manager.

The course begins with an overview of Operational Decision Manager, which is composed of two main environments: Decision Server for technical users and Decision Center for business users. The course outlines the collaboration between development and business teams during project development.

Through instructor-led presentations and hands-on lab exercises, you learn about the core features of Decision Server, which is the primary working environment for developers. You design a business rule application, and work with the object models that are required to author and execute rule artifacts. You gain experience with rule deployment and execution within various types of client applications. You work extensively with Rule Execution Server and learn how you can integrate decision services within an enterprise environment.

In addition, you become familiar with rule authoring so that you can support business users to set up and customize the rule authoring and validation environments. You also learn how to use Operational Decision Manager features to support decision governance.

The lab environment for this course uses Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition

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Intended Audience for this Developing Rule Solutions IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.7 Course

  • » This intermediate course is designed for application developers.

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Course Prerequisites for Developing Rule Solutions IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.7

  • » Experience with Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE)
  • » Knowledge of Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE)
  • » Basic knowledge of Extensible Markup Language (XML)

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Developing Rule Solutions IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.7 Course Objectives

  • » Describe the benefits of implementing a decision management solution with Operational Decision Manager
  • » Identify the key user roles that are involved in designing and developing a decision management solution, and the tasks that are associated with each role
  • » Describe the development process of building a business rule application and the collaboration between business and development teams
  • » Set up and customize the business object model (BOM) and vocabulary for rule authoring
  • » Implement the execution object model (XOM) that enables rule execution
  • » Orchestrate rule execution through ruleflows
  • » Author rule artifacts to implement business policies
  • » Debug business rule applications to ensure that the implemented business logic is error-free
  • » Set up and customize the testing and simulation environment for business users
  • » Package and deploy rulesets to testing and production environments
  • » Integrate decision services for managed execution within an enterprise environment
  • » Build client applications to invoke ruleset execution
  • » Test, monitor, and audit execution of decision services
  • » Work with Operational Decision Manager features that support decision governance, including the decision governance framework for decision services

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Developing Rule Solutions IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.7 Course Outline

      1. Course introduction
      2. Introducing IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.7
      3. Exercise: Operational Decision Manager in action
      4. Getting started with business rule application development
      5. Exercise: Setting up rule projects
      6. Programming with business rules
      7. Developing object models
      8. Exercise: Working with the BOM
      9. Exercise: Refactoring
      10. Orchestrating ruleset execution
      11. Exercise: Working with ruleflows
      12. Authoring rules
      13. Exercise: Exploring action rules
      14. Exercise: Authoring action rules
      15. Exercise: Authoring decision tables and decision trees
      16. Customizing rule vocabulary with categories and domains
      17. Exercise: Working with static domains
      18. Exercise: Working with dynamic domains
      19. Queries and ruleset extraction
      20. Exercise: Queries and ruleset extraction
      21. Debugging rules
      22. Exercise: Executing rules locally
      23. Exercise: Debugging a ruleset
      24. Enabling tests and simulations
      25. Exercise: Enabling tests and simulations
      26. Managing deployment
      27. Exercise: Managing deployment
      28. Executing rules with Rule Execution Server
      29. Exercise: Exploring the Rule Execution Server console
      30. Exercise: Executing rules with Rule Execution Server in Java SE
      31. Exercise: Executing rules with Rule Execution Server in Java EE
      32. Exercise: Executing rules as a hosted transparent decision service (HTDS)
      33. Auditing and monitoring ruleset execution
      34. Exercise: Auditing ruleset execution through Decision Warehouse
      35. Working with the REST API
      36. Exercise: Working with the REST API
      37. Introducing decision governance
      38. Exercise: Working with decision services
      39. Course summary

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