Oracle Policy Automation 10 Certified Implementation Specialist

Oracle Policy Automation 10 Rule Developer Essentials

The Oracle Policy Automation 10 Rule Developer (1Z0-534) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling or implementing Oracle Policy Automation solutions. This certification exam covers topics such as: Attributes, Screen and Screen Order, Creating Public Names, Entities, Introducing Business Rules Management Systems and Exploring Existing Systems, Structuring the Rule base, Testing Rules, Explaining Rule Logic, and Writing Rules.

The Oracle Policy Automation Implementation Specialist certification recognizes OPN members as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification differentiates OPN members in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. This certification helps the OPN member’s partner organization qualify for the Oracle Policy Automation Specialization.

Exam Number:
120 minutes
Associated Certifications:
Oracle Policy Automation 10 Certified Implementation Specialist
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Exam Price:
US$ 245

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Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release 10
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
Oracle Policy Automation 10 Rule Developer Essentials Exam Study Guide (PDF)
OPN Guided Learning Path:
Oracle Policy Automation Implementation Specialist
Oracle University Training:
Oracle Policy Modeling: Essentials Part 1
Oracle Policy Modeling: Essentials Part 2


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Exam Topics

Applying Development Methodology

  • Describe the general phases of delivering a rulebase project
  • Describe how development on a rule project can be structured
  • Describe typical roles on a rule development team

Choosing Attribute Text & Refining Attribute Text

  • Construct attribute text
  • Parse statements
  • Describe OPA natural language structure
  • Construct statements and variables in OPA from difficult source material
  • Add custom verbs and reparse statements as appropriate

Controlling Screen Order

  • Control the order of screens using each screen order mechanism
  • Use the Default Screen Order and refine the Default Screen Order by creating procedural rules
  • Control screen order by creating a flow
  • Deploy and debug your screen order

Creating Basic Screens

  • Describe the role of screens in an Oracle Web Determinations application
  • Control the interaction between screens and the Interview Cycle
  • Create and test question screens, summary screens and data review screens

Creating Public Names

  • Explain the use of public names in projects
  • Create public names automatically
  • Create public names manually

Extending Screen Order for Entities & Extending Screens for Entities

  • Explain the order in which screens will be presented for entity instances
  • Use entities in the Default Screen Order, Procedural Rules and Screen Flows
  • Create question screens that collect entity instances and entity-level data

Getting Started with Rules

  • Launch Oracle Policy Modeling and create a new project
  • Create a basic rulebase
  • Run and test your rulebase in Oracle Web Determinations

Implementing Entities

  • Create entities and entity-level attributes
  • Use entity-level attributes in rules
  • Test entity rules
  • Identify instances of an entity when testing rules

Introducing Business Rules Management Systems & Exploring Existing OPA Applications & Describe Oracle Policy Modeling Concepts

  • Describe business rules management systems and the business benefits of OPA
  • Describe how OPA has been used to address particular business issues
  • Describe the capabilities, functionality and terminology of OPA

Reasoning with Entities

  • Infer a global attribute from an entity attribute
  • Use built-in entity functions
  • Test rules that reason with entities

Structuring the Rulebase

  • Explain how files within a rule project may be physically organized
  • Explain how a rulebase may be logically structured
  • Explain the general phases of rulebase development and how this can affect rulebase structure

Testing Rules

  • Visually verify rules using side-by-side comparison
  • Generate reports on your rules
  • Test rules and generate reports using the Debugger

Explaining Rule Logic

  • Use logic as a tool for analyzing legal and business rules
  • Identify conditions and conclusions in rules
  • Structure rules from source material
  • Explain networks of rules

Using Oracle Policy Modeling

  • Create new rule documents
  • Navigate around the various components of a rulebase
  • Find various sources of information
  • Visualize your rules

Validating Input Data

  • Describe where data validation can be used
  • Prevent a user from entering invalid data or invalid combinations of data based on inferred logic
  • Warn a user that a data input may be incorrect

Writing Rules in Excel

  • Explain the OPA styles and formatting used in Microsoft Excel
  • Create and test Excel tables proving both boolean and variable attributes
  • Improve the presentation of tables through the use of legends and cell merging
  • Create and test rule tables with comparisons, multiple conclusions and conditions
  • Change rule table orientation and split tables

Writing Rules in Word

  • Apply OPA styles and formatting in Word
  • Write basic rules in Microsoft Word using either "and" or "or"
  • Write more complex rules in Microsoft Word using grouping words or phrases
  • Define variable attributes and use them in logical comparisons
  • Use expressions to perform calculations in a rulebase


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