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This is an IBM Automation portal for Digital Business Automation products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content and Capture Services - including Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Decision Engine BOM2XOM ARL editor needs auto-completion

The Bom2XOM mapping field does not auto-complete entries when using the Decision Engine instead of the classic rules engine.The ARL based field don't respond to CTRL + SPACE so you have to manually type in all the code
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 3 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

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...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Single Rule Designer for ODMoC, ODM for Developers and ODM Traditional

When using ODM on Cloud, Rule Designer includes some additional capabilities connect to and ODM on Cloud instance. These features, prevent users to connect to a RES or Decision Center running locally our outside of the ODMoC. For this reason custo...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

zRES logging behaviour - integration with z/OS Console

Hi all, ODM must be highly available (no outages allowed) and we must be able to react on very short notice (real-time) if a problem occurs. If ODM is not responding for whatever reason, all transactions will be blocked/cannot be executed. Current...
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Don’t remove feature RetePlus ordering modes

As the doc days (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/odm/8.11.0?topic=keywords-priority), RetePlus ordering modes are deprecated since OCM 8.6. Have not been removed yet in version 8.11.0 The wish is DON'T REMOVE this feature. It’s inherited from CRE, but...
8 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 5 Functionality already exists

Enhance user roles of Decision Center so that separate different business departments with settings

Please add department user management roles of Decision Center which only can give authorization for users within only own department.The rules of each department is confidential information for them and they would not like to show it to users of ...
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

Enhancement of the REST-API to filter rules based on metadata

We use the REST interface to display rules and tables from the Decision Center in the customer's standard applications. Only a certain part of the rules is of interest, never all of them. Therefore, only those rules that are relevant should be ret...
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Functionality already exists

Download PDF report

It would be good to have the option to download/print the reports as PDF or some other format, as this is currently not possible (not all scenarios are shown in the print through the browser, scenarios are not expanded to show all tests...).
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

there are duplicated verbalization in the same BOM class, only warning message

In case there are duplicated verbalization in the same BOM class, only warning message is reported when the duplicated phrase is used in an action phrase. It is difficult to locate the duplicated verbalization as warning messages tend to be ignore...
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration