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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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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Query to look-up ruleflows for their definition (rule selection, flow, etc.)

Queries in ODM do not support selecting rule all artifacts that are used within a ruleflow definition (rule selection within the tasks, flow that uses variables). Also the selection of ruleflows that include in their definition a specified rule pa...
about 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Decision Center Rest API DELETE methods

I would like at least one of the following methods to be added to the Decision Center rest api: UPDATE /v1/decisionservices/{decisionServiceId}/import DELETE /v1/decisionservices/{decisionServiceId}/import
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

Requesting Ability to Prevent File Uploads to Stream on Business Console

The "Decision Center" application allows any file type to be transferred.Under the "Stream" section of the application, users are able to add comments with attachments. There is no restriction on the type of files attached to these comments, which...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Requesting that Session Timeout Send Users to Login Page

Currently the session timeout in the Decision Center and Decision Server UIs only sends the user to the login page on the first request they make after their session expires. We're requesting that the UIs automatically move the users to the login ...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Functionality already exists

Stop deployment in Decision Center

When deployments should be stopped, for various reasons, there is no obvious way to stop a deployment.
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

ARL view of a rule (via API)

PayPal needs real time IRL or ARL, on demand per rule id to extract the logic out of DC. This should be able to give us the latest version of the rule.
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

Maintain version compatibility on RES

Compared with the classic rule engine, the decision engine has a smaller compatibility range of rule applications. In the jump-up migration, rebuild and distribution will be necessary.When upgrading, functions that do not require rebuild and distr...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

Archive raw data from rules simulation execution for future analysis

When a rules simulation job is executed on RES (rules execution server), the raw data results used to calculate the metrics for the KPI report should be archived so that users can conduct further analysis beyond what the KPI report provides.
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Limit Export capabilities for the users

Hi, Can we have permissions for the export of Decision Tables to Excel files:1. Can export single table(s)2. Can export tables in folders and subfolders
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Archive ruleapps created for a rules simulation for re-use

When a ruleapp is created under the rules simulation feature, there should be an option to save the ruleapp for future use.
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration