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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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  1. Post an idea.

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

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


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

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

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Add Support for TreeModel PMML Models created in SPSS Modeller into ADS

Currently ADS only supports the import of PMML Model ScoreCard and RuleSet definitions. SPSS Modeller in Cloud Pak for Data often creates TreeModel PMML definition files that contain decision table logic that could be mapped to an ADS decision tab...
10 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Add String Manipulation Methods to Business Action Language

Currently there are no basic string manipulation methods in the Business Action Language in IBM Automation Decision Services (ADS). This leads to the need to implement basic string manipulation methods like toUppercase and toLowercase in external ...
about 1 year 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....
about 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future 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...
over 6 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future 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...
almost 7 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Do not display the application related information to the user during error handling

Our security team found a vulnerability with the ODM product. It says application related errors are present in the logs, keep the error messages as generic as possible. Do not display the application related information to the user during error h...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Provide a DELETE REST API in Decision Server to delete unused libraries and xoms

When using CI to deploy ruleapps on a daily/commit basis, the amount of unused reslib library is rising regularly. It would be nice to be able to clean unused libs/resources with a REST API as part of a cleaning jenkins job. BTW : a single button ...
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Enhance error messages for debugging

Enhance error messages to contain actual rule that was fired that caused error (Decision table name and row/column if possible). Debugging errors that occur during rule execution is difficult and time consuming. Messages returned from execution an...
about 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Provide a Machine Learning Provider configuration option for CP4D - Watson ML

CP4BA - ADS v22.0.2 provides the ability to integrate with a Watson ML configured / running on IBM Cloud. The authentication method for this integration relies on the API Key to retrieve a token to be able to consume a deployed service as document...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration