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  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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A way to publish standard rule project using ANT and REST API

Currently it is possible to publish a single project only from Rule Designer. Most customers automate their publish and this should be possible using REST API and ANT.
about 17 hours ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Include the time in the last change field in the component list view of the rule project

Product: IBM Operational Decision Manager It is required to display the date and time of the changes that have been made in the objects of the rule projects, for example rule flows, rules, etc. Currently in Decision Center 8.11 - Business Console ...
13 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Needs more information

Decision Table Precondition – Unused Variable Warning Flag Enhancement

If you have unused variables in an action rule it causes a warning and underlines the variable informing the developer of the issue. With a Decision Table if you have unused variables that are created in the preconditions tab they do not cause war...
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Add values() enum methods for Excel dynamic domains

Excel dynamic domains mimics Java Enum only in BOM area for virtual classes. It can be synchronized with excel. It is sometimes needed to get the list of values from this domain to iterate on all the possibles domains.It would be nice to have the ...
13 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Allow JSON Data model Import

NYS Tax has a complex data model with Quarterly/Annual updates , hence it will be cumbersome to utilize the existing ADS data model approach that allows manual entry. We would like to import the JSON data model auto generated by our system into AD...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Planned for future release

In ODM 811 Application, we want logs and event when build cache is invalidated

Please publish an event and also log a message whenever the DC cache is invalided for build due to any event (ex. bom change) / reason. Also include the specific action/change that caused the cache invalidation in the log/event msg.
20 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Needs more information

automate Ifix to registry

The current process is to login to fix central , download, unzip, load docker images, and push to my registry. It would be great if the ifix was directly accessible in the registry or any process to automate it.
about 1 month ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

ODM on Cloud: Enhance Decision Center Deploy REST API

ODMoC is limited by a 2-minute timeout on API requests. Whenever a response to a request is not sent within 2 minutes, the proxy sends a response with an HTTP 524 error code. Later, when the server finally sends the response, the proxy does not fo...
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Generate warnings for unused verbalizations in Rule Designer

Add a feature to Rule Designer that will automatically identify the unused or unreferenced verbalizations in a Decision Service. One of the performance issues noted in IBM's documentation is the amount of verbalized fields in a Decision Service's ...
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

BAI should index decisions list data a JSON arrays in the ElasticSearch Index

List of objects in the BOM of a decision event is flattered in the JSON document. For instance, a Client object with a list of Product is represented as the JSON object: “data.ruleapp.ruleset.in.client.products.1.id”: “id1”, “data.ruleapp.ruleset....
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration