Modeling business rules with IBM Operational Decision Management
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Date archived: August 10, 2017 | First published: December 04, 2013This article describes three models that are necessary in order to implement a successful IBM
The analysis process draws heavily on the Term–Fact analysis process described in Ronald Ross's Principles of the Business Rule Approach, and the Unified Modeling Language (UML). The IBM ODM Rule Designer and Decision Center components facilitate creation of the business rule vocabulary and grammar, the Business Object Model (BOM), the rule project organization, and the actual business rules. The rule testing and simulation environment, Decision Validation Services (DVS), reflects the XOM in a Microsoft® Excel® format that business users use to test the rules they define. This content is part of the IBM Business Process Management Journal.
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