Machine Learning with Business Rules on IBM Z: Acting on Your Insights

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 27 July 2018, updated 30 July 2018

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ISBN-10: 0738456926
ISBN-13: 9780738456928
IBM Form #: REDP-5502-00
(42 pages)

Authors: Mike Johnson, Chris Backhouse, Stéphane Faure, David Griffiths, Yann Kindelberger, Ke Wei Wei, Hao Zhang


This Redpaper introduces the integration between two IBM products that you might like to consider when implementing a modern agile solution on your Z systems. The document briefly introduces Operational Decision Manager on z/OS and Machine learning on z/OS. In the case of Machine Learning we focus on the aspect of real-time scoring models and how these can be used with Business Rules to give better decisions.

Table of contents

These topics are covered:

  • The need for a solution

  • Operational Decision Manager for z/OS for Business Rules

  • Machine Learning for z/OS for real-time scoring

  • Scoring for smarter decisions: ODM & ML integration

  • Bringing it together

  • Integration example with ODM on z/OS calling ML on z/OS

  • ODM and Scoring Decisions

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