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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 18, 2021

Support ODM Rule Designer on MacOS

After upgrading to ODM 8.10.2, found out that RuleFlows and Decision Tables do not work on MacOS. So the recommended solution is to either use Decision Center or Windows VM to make changes. We would like for IBM to make the same functionality work in MacOS as Windows, and treat these as equal operating systems. I use a Mac and more and more people in my company and on my team are switching to Macs, so having to switch to a Windows VM to perform basic tasks is undesirable.

Who would benefit from this IDEA? ODM Developers
Idea Priority High
  • Guest
    Mar 15, 2021

    Hello Stephen,

    Thank you for taking the time to suggest this enhancement to IBM Operational Decision Manager. We truly value our relationship with you and appreciate your willingness to share details about your experience, your recommendations, and ideas.

    IBM has evaluated the request and has determined that it cannot be implemented at this time.

    Thank you for bringing your ideas to us. If you have any additional feedback, thoughts or ideas, or if there is anything else I can do, please do not hesitate to reply to this message to continue the conversation.

    Sincerely,

    Marie Girard

    Offering manager, IBM Operational Decision Manager