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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 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

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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Ability to remove from the Recycle Bin on BC

This would allow customer to remove inappropriate versions of rules, for instance if a rule contain some Sensitive Information that should not be there for security reasons (such as Personal Information) and may even be required to satisfy some re...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Delivered

To provide an option using Decision Center API and RES REST API to specify the custom RuleApp and Ruleset version instead of using the default versioning policy

We have created a new deployment configuration in decision center for which the "Ruleset version policy" is set to "Define the version numbers" . Hence every time we deploy , we set the version number manually depending on the type of release ( ma...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Delivered

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...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Delivered

ODM 8.11: We need manual rule lock/unlock feature in BC

ODM 8.11 BC, doesn't have rule lock/unlock feature which is available in enterprise console. We need that future in BC too. This feature is useful for below scenarios, Rule writer's once rule change is completed, they lock the rule and request for...
almost 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Delivered

Option To Set default "Grid Columns" for all users

To display custom rule properties in explore view, we should change the settings under profile -> "Grid Columns". Each user should set this individually. We need an option to set a default list of columns for all users.
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Delivered

DE : Switch to disable condition re-ordering.

When DE compiles the rule , it rearranges the conditions for improving the performance. But we have use cases where conditions need to be executed in the given order. So we need this switch at ruleflow/rule level.
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Delivered

MySql8 should be supported by ODM

There is a customer in medical and health industry. They are using ODM8.8 product to build a clinical decision support system. Now the customer are complaining MySql8 is not supported by ODM8.8, even though MySql5.7 is OK. IBM's official website's...
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 4 Delivered

Ability to conduct a Comparison on BOM changes at the SnapShot level in Decision Center.

Development teams trying to determine what code changes were made by Business Teams use the Comparison feature on the current state of the release with the initial snapshot of when the release was created. Currently, BOM comparison is not availabl...
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Delivered

Provide independent settings for RES and DC databases in the Helm Chart

When deploying ODM Helm Chart to certified Kubernetes, if you want to deploy in the same Helm release the components for Decision Server Runtime and Decision Center you can only specify settings for one database. As a result, the schemas correspon...
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Delivered

Decision Center - Business Console - Add ability for rtsUser to export decision service project

Non-technical users have the ability to use the business console in Decision Center however, they are not able to export their project from development to integration unless they are given administrative privileges such as rtsConfigManager. For ex...
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Delivered