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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 (

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  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

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Operational Decision Manager

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Import / export excel files via Rule Designer

In Rule Designer (Windows) we would like to import excel files to decision tables and export decision tables to excel files.
9 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Extend cloud ODM with RMI Java Call

In our premise environment we use ODM for saving decision table with RMI and execute it with soap call, we would like to have the same feature in ODM on Cloud
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Needs more information

Propagate rule engine properties across branch/release merges

When testing with Excel spreadsheets, our ruleapp requires that the "Automatic exception handling in conditions" rule engine flag be set. Unfortunately, when a branch is merged, either to another branch or a release change activity, this flag is l...
19 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Under review

Easy way to customize/extend web.xml for res on kubernetes

We need to define an additional decision-datawarehouse in the res. As we have installed the management-console in our own kubernetes we need an easy way to customize/extend the corresponding web.xml of the res.war to add the needed additional cont...
19 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

ODM option to generate WSDL either of "document" or "document-literal wrapped" type.

IBM BAW team identified an incompatibility with WSDL generated by IBM ODM while importing that WSDL in IBM BAW environment, if the Target environment of the toolkit is set to "TRAD or CON" "Traditional or Container". It was working perfectly as ex...
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Improve Fastpath parsing performance

Rulesets with large decision tables and using Fastpath execution modes are taking a very long time to parse during a deployment. Improve parsing performance for rulesets with large decision tables using Fastpath execution modes.

Fully asynchronous ruleset updates

Currently, when a new ruleset is deployed, we are seeing an increase in response times for requests while the new ruleset is being parsed. Make the update of a ruleset fully asynchronous, extending further the current asynchronous ruleset parsing ...
24 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

in Business Console, for a decision service replace the linked projects view with a dependency tree view

In the business console we would benefit from having a dependency tree showing each project and branch with quick access to change a dependency. We have a linked projects view that shows dependency on project but it does not show the branch of the...
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

We want to disable the BC UI project export option via appliction role permissions

We want to restrict project export option to a set of users who are assinged read-only application roles, who can just view the rules but can't change anything today. To enforece better security, we want to restrict export project for set of users.
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

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 ...
5 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration