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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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  • 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


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DE AutoException Handler:Continue Rule Execution on Next Statement When Exception Raised on Set Statements(Rule Definition)

When there is an exception raised from set statement written on definition section of the rule, if the DE auto exception handler is used, then the exception should be handled and a null value should be assigned to the variable and then the rule ex...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

BC:Provide a control (UI Object) to receive multiple inputs from the list of given static items for a custom rule property

Provide a control (UI Object) to receive multiple inputs from the list of given static items for a custom rule property. For example, to show the list of items with checkboxes where the user can select multiple checkboxes and we should be able to ...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

An option to avoid categories being inherited from dependent projects

When we add dependencies to a rule project, we may add another rule project as a dependency and we need an option to restrict categories list being inherited from the dependencies.
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

DE: Add all the rule properties to rule objects during extraction

DE: Add all the rule properties to rule objects during extraction. Today only few rule properties are added to the rule objects, but we need all the default/custom properties to be part of the rule object in the extracted ruleset as a default beha...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Create a unique id (rule id) for each rule when it is created and support search, query functionalities on that

Create a unique id (rule id) for each rule when it is created and support search, query functionalities on the rule id.
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

Expose only intersection list of BOM variables when multiple categories are chosen for a rule

Expose only intersection list of BOM variables for the rule writing when multiple categories are chosen for a rule
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Delete functionality using Keyboard

Now to delete any elements in BWL (e.g. Activity, Gateway, Events) we have to right click to use "Delete" option. It will be helpful and useful when "Delete" icon in the keyboard can be used for any deletion functionality. Please check and conside...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

DE: Implement auto exception handler to handle rule action exceptions

Decision Engine, today provides an auto exception handler that handles the condition exceptions and continues the rule execution with the next condition, but it doesn't support action exceptions. We want auto exception handler support for action e...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

Enable Partitioning for BPM / BAW table CONTENTS

Problem raised with IBM as Case number TS003756070 We are using Db2 as the database to back BPM and BAW. The largest table CONTENTS has grown to 2Tb and will continue to grow because we do not have an archiving strategy in place for the contents t...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

ODM Decision Center 'search' feature should be expanded to include initial actions and rule flow reference

Decision Center 'search' function only searches for variable references within decision tables and action rules. We'd like to see 'search' to find references within rule task initial actions, and 'search' for which rule flow/task references a part...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration