What can IBM Operational Decision Manager do for you?

IBM® Operational Decision Manager is a comprehensive decision automation platform that helps you discover, capture, analyze, automate and govern rules-based business decisions. Anyone can work with it―from IT to business-line leaders. In seconds, it can authorize a loan, decide on a promotion or detect a cross-sell opportunity with high precision and customization. With IBM Operational Decision Manager, your applications will continuously remain up to date and well aligned with the changing business objectives of your organization. It is available in editions for both cloud and private cloud environments.

Full decision management

Provides a set of capabilities for developers, business users, and administrators to manage the entire rule life cycle, including decision discovery, update, testing, simulation and deployment.

Designed for business users

No code approach aims to support business users in discovering, authoring and maintaining their decisions. Accessible modeling, testing and simulation really put business users in the driver's seat.

Update business policies in minutes

Once agreed upon, business policies are updated and deployed in minutes, without entering long and costly development cycles.

Flexible environments

Your cloud or the IBM Cloud? You can take advantage of the quick and simple setup with IBM Operational Decision Manager on Cloud, or run on premises or on your custom private cloud.

Easy to integrate

Developers can easily integrate IBM Operational Decision Manager's decisions with any enterprise or mobile application through REST, SOAP, XML, or SDKs.

Multiple ownership options

IBM Operational Decision Manager is available in many budget-friendly options. Take advantage of our attractive offerings, such as flexible monthly subscriptions or express editions.

Key Features

  • Simplicity and ease of management
  • Intuitive way to discover and author decision logic
  • Built-in testing and simulation
  • Role-based permission management
  • Built-in governance process
  • Simplifying business application changes

Product images

Decision modeling editor
Decision modeling editor
Decision logic
Decision logic
Multiple release management
Multiple release management
See your decisions in action through custom simulation
See your decisions in action through custom simulation

Which option is right for you?

  • Decision Composer


    Discover and learn the essentials of business rules, decision modeling and IBM Operational Decision Manager, in an easy-to-use, no-code environment.

  • ODM for Developers


    Discover, capture, automate, manage and audit repeatable business decisions through a Docker based image.

  • ODM Server


    Full feature decision automation, with management of rules-based decision services and event-driven decisions. Has support for IBM Cloud Private.

  • ODM Server Express


    Discover, capture, automate, manage and audit repeatable business decisions through a fully configurable on-premises environment.

  • ODM for z/OS


    Full transactional and batch decision automation across the enterprise for z/OS.

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