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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


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...
11 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

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...
almost 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Some super-user of ADS should have admin rights on all decision projects

Without that super-user authorization, there is no way to truly administer ADS projects. There could be numerous erroneous projects that need to be cleaned up. There could also be situations where an owner/creator of a project leaves - In that sit...
6 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Non-admin users need to be able to see who is authorized (and how) for a decision project.

When trying to open the collaborators page of a ADS project, get an error: "User is not authorized to perform this action on this decision automation,..." It seems to me that we might be getting the error because we are not admins on the decision ...
6 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 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

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 ...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 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...
almost 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

in Rule Designer, create a new operation decision run/debug configuration with HTDS json file as input

In order to test easily rules, it would be possible to reuse the idea of operation decision run/configuration with HTDS json files as inputs. That would help a lot developers/users to quickly test their rules with the same type of input that the o...
about 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration