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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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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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition


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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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Add ant sync target "publish and reset" "retrieve and reset" for Business Console

Context :Ant tasks synchronisation with the Business Console Rationale : Using jenkins to perform automated synchronisation between a SCM (git/svn) and the Business Console triggers new needs for the ant sync tasks. One the the main problem is to ...
20 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

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...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Add a DC REST API endpoint to generate Rule documentation

In order to generate on a regular base a rule project HTML documentation with a CI tool like jenkins, provide an DC REST API to generate HTML report.Based on this existing GUI feature : https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/odm/8.11.0?topic=branches-generat...
17 days 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 ...
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Under review

add a "clean all" for resources and libraries in RES

When cleaning unused resources / libraries in the RES explorer, a displayed range of 10/100 resources/libs can be selected to be deleted. When using automated deploiment on a regular base, this list can grow. It becomes then cumbersome to iterate ...
20 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

User-control allowing the blocking of deletion of reports

For audit purposes, we need some kind of user-control, such as a new parameter, allowing the blocking of the deletion of reports We are required to maintain a read-only, non-delete copy of the deployment reports for 13 months for regulatory purposes.
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Functionality already exists

Need an option to define virtual categories

We have a use case to split a ruleset into multiple rulesets to reduce the complexity and also to execute the multiple rulesets in parallel and asyc based on the requirement for the same category. We will execute the rulesets for the same checkpoi...
24 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Not under 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

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...
5 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

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 ...
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 3 Future consideration