Compare IBM Operational Decision Manager vs. PegaRULES

IBM Operational Decision Manager is ranked 1st in Business Rules Management with 10 reviews while PegaRULES is ranked 3rd in Business Rules Management with 2 reviews. IBM Operational Decision Manager is rated 8.6, while PegaRULES is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of IBM Operational Decision Manager writes "Enables business users to manage the business logic used in decisions such as fraud detection, marketing, and regulation compliance". On the other hand, the top reviewer of PegaRULES writes "User-friendly with good visualization and good stability". IBM Operational Decision Manager is most compared with FICO Blaze Advisor, PegaRULES and Progress Corticon BRMS, whereas PegaRULES is most compared with IBM Operational Decision Manager, FICO Blaze Advisor and Progress Corticon BRMS. See our IBM Operational Decision Manager vs. PegaRULES report.
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The most valuable feature is the deployment part because it is very easy to deploy. Even a businessperson or someone from a non-technical background can easily deploy it and the rules will work.So far, the usability is great. It's also easy to set up.It has benefited our organization by having less coding changes. Thus, we save time and don't have to hire as many people.It reduces operating costs because you are taking some of this work out of the high cost IT people, freeing them up to work on new initiatives and getting them out of maintenance mode. Now, the business people are the ones making business decisions on what needs to change. They are hands on making these changes.The business owns the rules and they're taken away from IT, so business doesn't need to ask IT to implement them, and IT doesn't need to implement them. So the business owns their decisions and their rules, and therefore, finally, they take proper ownership, and model and maintain them properly.The effects of allowing business users to update business rules instead of IT are business users have a closer relationship with what rules they need and are able to make those rules a lot quicker in the tools that ODM provides than if an IT person had to do it, and do it in code, requiring compiling code and deploying it.The solution has reduced the backlog for IT.By using ODM, we get rules to our applications, then we get those applications to go to market a lot faster.

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The visualization of the business process and the collaboration aspects of the solution are its most valuable features.getNext removes some of the managements overheads as well as inbuilt reporting.

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The errors I get from time to time are not easy to debug or easy to understand. They are very vague because if a XOM file is missing or there is a deserialization problem, on the client's side I only get a 500 Internal Server Error. To learn where the problem is, I have to go on the Rule Execution Server and test it myself. The deserialization issue is very vague. The error messages should be more straightforward and easy to understand.It hasn't totally helped our decision-making.I would like to have integration of the user interfaces, and they are putting them together in the next version of the solution.There is some promise of how decisions could take advantage of machine learning and artificial intelligence. That has been slow to develop. It is still not clear where the market will take it, but that is something that I am looking forward to down the road.One area for improvement is master data integration. That should be more fluid. The others are hierarchical drop-down lists, and hierarchical master data.Get to the cloud.If merging could be just like SVN, that would help. It should be a lot simpler. That's the only thing I don't like about ODM, merging from our local computer up to the Decision Server. I feel like it could be a lot easier.Extracting specific rules could be better. We've had to do a lot of custom work on that. The testing, we've played a little bit with it, but we have our own testing methods. If it could be as simple as we have for our custom work, that would be great.

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The solution needs to invest more in its technology. For public and private clouds, for example, the development environment is slow. Saving events should take one to two seconds, max, and because you are making changes often, the slowness cuts down on productivity because we have to wait for things to save before continuing.User interface needs improvement.Implementation is a challenge due to the handling of the codeThe quality of partners available with Pega specialisation can be improved.

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It was not a large cost. It was a one-time cost.We made a lifetime purchase. We purchased it by number of PVUs for our stage and product environments.We have a client who had a three-month ROI on this tool, just in additional sales, from sort of the next best action of what product that they should offer to their clients. ROI can be very quick with this product.It will definitely improve the cash flow of our clients, thereby it will improve the cash flow to us.

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IBM Operational Decision Management, ILOG JRules, IBM ODMPegaRULES
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Overview

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.

PegaRULES Process Commander is the latest generation of Pegasystems' industry leading, rules-based business process management (BPM) solution and provides a complete suite of BPM lifecycle tools to build, execute, simulate, and analyze business processes. Delivering a unique blend of process and practice rules, Process Commander provides a BPM lifecycle architecture that includes a patented enterprise business rules engine, process engine, simulation engine, and robust business activity monitoring (BAM) and online analytical processing (OLAP) reporting tools within one common solution.
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Odyssey Transportation & Logistics Corporation, Swiss Customs, Athletes' Performance, L_elo, Versicherungskammer BayernNew South Wales, OptumRx, TCDRS, orange, FBI
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