Version to Version Comparison and Enhancements in IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.0

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ODM Version To Version comparative matrix

Key Feature WebSphere ILOG JRules 7.1 WebSphere ODM 7.5 IBM ODM 8.0 IBM ODM 8.5 IBM ODM 8.5.1 IBM ODM 8.6 IBM ODM 8.7 IBM ODM 8.7.1
Pattern deployment option now part of ODM Advanced offering






Yes
Testing and simulation supported on the Decision Engine (java xom only)






Yes
Dynamic management of custom roles






Yes
Business users experience enhacements in the Business Console






Yes
Decision Server Insights





Yes Yes
Insights Designer





Yes Yes
Top-down model capture using english plain text for insights based solutions





Yes Yes
Business Entity / Event / Agent based programing models





Yes Yes
Built in connection to IBM SPSS predictive analytics tool





Yes Yes
End-to-end Business user's simulation creation and execution





Yes Yes
Simulation Capabilities from the Business Console





Yes Yes
Testing Capablities from the Buiness Console




Yes Yes Yes
Multiple peployment configuration




Yes Yes Yes
Deployment from the Businesss Console




Yes Yes Yes
New decisions ervice project packaging




Yes Yes Yes
Progressive database migration tool



Yes Yes Yes Yes
New Decision Engine



Yes Yes Yes Yes
Embedable Dojo Intellirule editor


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Virtual Application Pattern


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Decision and Changee Activities


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Release Management


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Side-by-Side rule artefact compare and snapshot


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Decision Center - Decision Services packaging


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Built-in-Decision Governance Framework


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
REST ful Execution API


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IBM Worklight integration sample


Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Social media style collaboration     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intuitive and easy to use interface dedicated to business users     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Graphical display of timeline for rule history visualization and navigation     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic change and update notification     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Any time project snapshot for business users     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Advanced search in rule projects     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
What's new section to view all changes since last log in     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Use of very large data sets to perform advanced simulation     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Activity stream to log team actitivites at various group levels     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Emit action to create a business event instance from a business rule     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Support of WAS 8.0     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Invoke action to execute business rules from an event rule     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Business event support in addition to business rules   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Business event support in the Decision Center Console
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Buisness event supoport in Eclipse   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Decision Center support in Business Space   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multiple release management in the Decision Center Console and Business Space   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Common business language to capture rules and events   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Event execution support in the Decision Server   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Support of java object domain in the Transparent Decision Services   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Portfolio simplification providing the product in just 2 main components   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intelligent Rule editor providing automatic text completions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Quick edit feature allowing users to edit rules and DT from MS Office from the Decision Center Console Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Side-by-side testing and simulation for what-if analysis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Selective push synchronization improving synchronization performance in large scale projects Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ruleset caching configuration to improve execution performance Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes