IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6 delivers enhanced decision management and enriched validation and deployment capabilities within the Business ConsoleIBM United States Software Announcement 214-147
April 22, 2014
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|At a glance|
IBM® Operational Decision Manager (IBM ODM) V8.6 delivers new and enhanced capabilities plus additional deployment options:
For ordering, contact your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).
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IBM Operational Decision Manager (IBM ODM) V8.6 provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform for capturing, automating, and governing frequently occurring, repeatable business decisions. Organizations that utilize IBM ODM can make decisions faster. They can better respond to market demands, minimize risks, and seize opportunities.
IBM ODM helps organizations in virtually every industry to improve the quality of transaction and process-related decisions that are made repeatedly and to determine appropriate course of action for customers, partners, and internal interactions by:
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IBM ODM operates with a range of operating environments that include AIX®, HP-UX, IBM i, Red Hat Enterprise Linux™, SUSE Linux, Solaris, Windows™, and as an Application Pattern on PureApplication® System W1500 and W1700.
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The ability to effectively automate decision making within and across business systems helps maximize organizational efficiency. This efficiency can be accomplished by helping to increase employee productivity, and improve the quality of actions that are made repeatedly in the course of the business day. In many cases, the ability to make the best decision at a given moment requires an understanding of a number of different factors:
IBM ODM V8.6 helps address decision-automation challenges by enabling organizations to build highly flexible, adaptable solutions that can detect and react to threats and opportunities and quickly adapt to changing business conditions. IBM ODM V8.6 provides extended control to business stakeholders to help manage the automated decisions for which they are responsible. IBM ODM V8.6 enables business policy updates to be managed and governed with reduced support from IT teams.
IBM ODM V8.6 includes:
IBM ODM V8.6 consists of several orderable products, which together form a comprehensive platform for the management and execution of business rules and business events:
IBM ODM provides the ability to intelligently automate a wide range of decisions across business processes and applications. Some examples of these kinds of decision-management applications include:
IBM ODM helps organizations adapt quickly to changing conditions, align across business and IT, and act with precision and reliability. It provides visibility to achieve clearer line of sight to business operations, collaboration capabilities to help foster cross-functional and cross-divisional outcomes, and built-in governance to align business operations with strategic intent in the face of change.
Accessibility by people with disabilities
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Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act
IBM ODM support is available as of June 6, 2014, when used in accordance with associated IBM documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it.
A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested on the following website
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Decision management is a business discipline that enables organizations to automate, optimize, and govern repeatable business decisions. It involves helping you make the best possible decision at the current moment based on data and situational context, as well as enabling you to use data to discover insights that can be used to continually improve decisions over time.
These decisions may be fully automated (for example, through an online application or a self-service, point-of-sale system) or they may be used to provide decision support to people (for example, through a system used at a call center, branch, or store location, or in the back office).
IBM ODM provides the ability to intelligently automate a wide range of decisions across business processes and applications. It unites IBM capabilities for business rules management and business event processing in order to drive more responsive actions to business opportunities or risk conditions.
By enhancing the IBM business rules repository to also govern event-based decisions, IBM ODM gives organizations comprehensive capabilities to define, govern, and maintain the logic that help drive the actions of critical business systems.
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For additional information on IBM ODM V8.5.1, refer to Software Announcement 213-411, dated October 01, 2013.
For additional information on IBM ODM for z/OS®, V8.6 and Business Rules for z/OS, V8.6, refer to Software Announcement 214-137, dated April 22, 2014.
For additional information on IBM ODM for z/OS, V8.5.1 and Business Rules for z/OS, V8.5.1, refer to Software Announcement 213-408, dated October 01, 2013.
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|Availability of national languages|
Description Availability date Language IBM ODM V8.6 June 6, 2014 Multilingual - (electronic download) Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional Dutch English U.S. French German Italian Japanese Korean Polish Portuguese Brazilian Russian Spanish IBM ODM V8.6 June 13, 2014 Multilingual - (media pack) Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional Dutch English U.S. French German Italian Japanese Korean Polish Portuguese Brazilian Russian Spanish
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Program Program number VRM name 5725-B69 8.6.0 IBM Operational Decision Manager
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Consulting and services
Professional Services are available to help clients get into production quickly and, if desirable, to assist with planning and growing into full-blown business integration solutions. These services can be provided through our IBM Business Partner community or through IBM Global Services.
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The IBM education team works closely with IBM product developers and IBM services organizations to ensure that the courses we offer provide the most current technical and product information. Our courses place an emphasis on the advanced knowledge and insight that only these sources can provide. We draw from a deep pool of IBM technical experience in the development of our courses, and pass that knowledge on to our students. Our courses emphasize hands on labs to develop comprehensive skills in using the product to solve business problems. The education offerings from IBM Training span the spectrum of skill needs, from introductory product overviews to advanced programming and product administration courses.
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Product information is available via the Offering Information website
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IBM ODM documentation is available on the IBM Knowledge Center, which can be viewed from a web browser with Internet access or run locally. A local copy of the documentation can be downloaded and installed. Any new or updated version of the documentation can be added to a locally installed information center.
A Quick Start Guide is shipped with the product.
Effective June 6, 2014, the English and national language versions of the IBM ODM V8.6 documentation will be available at IBM Knowledge Center
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Specified operating environment
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Effective April 22, 2014, visit the following website for a detailed list of hardware and software requirements for IBM ODM V8.6.
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Direct customer support
Direct customer support is provided by IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel. This fee service enhances your productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organization. IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel helps answer questions pertaining to usage and suspected software defects for eligible products.
Installation and technical support is provided by Global Services. For more information call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).
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The IBM ODM V8.6 product package includes the following:
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Security, auditability, and control
IBM ODM V8.6 uses the security and auditability features of the host software. The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
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Product group: Application and Integration Middleware Product: IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6 (5725-B69) Product category: Operational Decision Manager
Part number information remains unchanged. Refer to IBM ODM V8.5.1 Software Announcement 213-411, dated October 01, 2013.
Passport Advantage trade-up
Except for the Passport Advantage trade-up part numbers listed below, the previously announced trade-up part numbers remains unchanged. Refer to IBM ODM V8.5.1 Software Announcement 213-411, dated October 01, 2013.
The following list of precursor products for which you must have already acquired a license, in order to be eligible to acquire equivalent licenses using the trade-up part numbers.
IBM ODM V8.6
Trade-up part Precursor product Trade-up product number IBM Decision Server Express IBM Decision Server Rules D1506LL zEnterprise® BladeCenter® Edition for zEnterprise Extn and Linux System z® BladeCenter Extn and - PVU Linux and System z - PVU License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months IBM Decision Server Express IBM Decision Server Rules D1507LL PVU License + SW Edition - PVU Subscription & Support 12 Months IBM Decision Server Express IBM Decision Server Rules D1508LL Non-Production Edition Non-Production zEnterprise BladeCenter for zEnterprise Extn and Linux System z BladeCenter Extn and - PVU License + SW Linux and System z - PVU Subscription & Support 12 Months IBM Decision Server Express IBM Decision Server Rules D1509LL Non-Production PVU Edition Non-Production License + SW Subscription - PVU & Support 12 Months
Consult your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner if you have any questions.
Passport Advantage customer: Media pack entitlement details
Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the products listed are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.
Entitled maintenance offerings Part description number IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.6 5725-B69 Media packs Part description number IBM Operational Decision Manager for B801SML Multiplatforms V8.6 Multilingual Media Pack
Cross-platform product for use on System z Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) engines or zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension
Part number information remains unchanged. Refer to IBM ODM V8.5.1, Software Announcement 213-411, dated October 01, 2013.
Program name PID number Charge metric IBM Operational 5725-B69 Processor Value Unit Decision Manager V8.6 IBM Operational 5725-B69 Resource Value Unit Decision Manager V8.6
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Licensee can deploy the program using either full capacity licensing or virtualization capacity (sub-capacity) licensing according to the Passport Advantage Sub-Capacity Licensing Terms (refer to the web page below). If using full capacity licensing, licensee must obtain PVU entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores* in the physical hardware environment made available to or managed by the program, except for those servers from which the program has been permanently removed. If using virtualization capacity licensing, licensee must obtain entitlements sufficient to cover all activated processor cores made available to or managed by the program, as defined according to the Virtualization Capacity License Counting Rules at
- http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/Counting_Software_licenses_using_sp ecific_virtualization_technologies.html
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Processor Value Unit (PVU) sub-capacity licensing
This software product is eligible for sub-capacity licensing. Customers must accept the terms of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement Attachment for Sub-Capacity Licensing Terms (Attachment), and must obtain PVU Proofs of Entitlement (PoEs) for the maximum processor core capacity available to an eligible sub-capacity product when deployed in an eligible virtualization environment. This is also referred to as sub-capacity or virtualization capacity licensing.
Customers must use the IBM License Metric Tool unless they meet the exceptions described in the Attachment.
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The programs in this announcement all have Value Unit-Based pricing.
Program number Program name Value Unit exhibit 5725-B69 IBM Operational Decision Processor Value Units Manager V8.6 5725-B69 IBM Operational Decision Resource Value Units Manager V8.6
For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity . Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:
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IBM ODM V8.6:
Program name LI number Decision Center V8.6 L-ASAY-9G7HG2 Decision Center Express V8.6 L-ASAY-9G7HH2 Decision Server V8.6 L-ASAY-9G7HKF - Decision Server for Non-Production Environment V8.6 - Decision Server Rules Edition V8.6 - Decision Server Rules Edition for Non-Production Environment V8.6 Decision Server Express V8.6 L-ASAY-9G7HL5 - Decision Server Express for Non-Production Environment V8.6 Decision Server Rules Edition for L-ASAY-943LES Integration Bus V8.5 (Remains on V8.5 code level)
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Now integrated into the base operating system of AIX V5.3, AIX V6.1, and AIX V7.1, Electronic Service Agent is designed to automatically and electronically report system failures and utilization issues to IBM, which can result in faster problem resolution and increased availability. System configuration and inventory information collected by the Electronic Service Agent tool also can be viewed on the secure Electronic Support web portal, and used to improve problem determination and resolution by you and the IBM support team. To access the tool main menu, simply type smitty esa_main, and select Configure Electronic Service Agent. In addition, ESA now includes a powerful web user interface, giving the administrator easy access to status, tool settings, problem information, and filters. For more information and documentation on how to configure and use Electronic Service Agent, refer to
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More accurate reporting: Because system information and error logs are automatically uploaded to the IBM Support center in conjunction with the service request, you are not required to find and send system information, decreasing the risk of misreported or misdiagnosed errors. Once inside IBM, problem error data is run through a data knowledge management system and knowledge articles are appended to the problem record.
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