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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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Operational Decision Manager

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Manage default values in decision tables as previously possible in RTS

My users used to define default values in their decision table in RTS. They are not able to do it now in BC.
10 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Delivered

Provide the ability to use custom editor for simulation input data

Simulation created with a custom data provider often use input data set in the definition of the simulation. They are used to control the behavior of the data provider during the simulation. This input might have values that comes from another ser...
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 3 Delivered

We need access control to block report generation for specific roles

We have created read-only roles for projects and the users can view the rule content in the decision center. But they shouldn't be allowed to copy the data outside. The Export project is one gap and we have already raised an RFE to get access cont...
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Delivered

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.
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Delivered

We want to disable the BC UI project export option via application 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 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Delivered

Alternative for implementing IlrTraceTester

When using DVS for testing, we implemented IlrTraceTester interface to customize the test result validation, so we can generated a custom report where some attributes are shown just for information, not validation. Some of this attributes are only...
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Delivered

Need an option to hard delete a rule

Today when we delete a rule, it is a soft delete. It is marked as deleted and goes to recycle bin, which is fine. But there is no option If we want to delete a rule completly out of my system (remove fully from DB) at project level. We are looking...
almost 3 years ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Delivered

Easily manage snapshots with REST API (delete and rename)

Our ODM implementation requires a full autonomy for our users in managing/testing/deploying rules. A baseline is created each time a user deploy rules into test environment. When deploying into production environment, we extract ruleset thanks to ...
about 2 years ago in Operational Decision Manager 5 Delivered

Print node/machine name in the UI in top panel for auditing/troubleshooting ODM issues

We have a cluster setup with 4 DC nodes. Sometime there may be issue with one or few nodes. When users report issues, its not possible for us to find the faulty node, so we restart everything and also when one node is slower, its hard find. So add...
about 2 years ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Delivered