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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


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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.

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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Provide an ODM API to invoke Rules Simulation

Provide an ODM API to allow a client application to invoke (or kickoff) a Rules Simulation Job programmatically by specifying the “simulation name identifier” and “simulation property parameters” (this is so that the client application can pass ot...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Enhance user roles of Decision Center so that separate different business departments with settings

Please add department user management roles of Decision Center which only can give authorization for users within only own department.The rules of each department is confidential information for them and they would not like to show it to users of ...
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

zRES logging behaviour - integration with z/OS Console

Hi all, ODM must be highly available (no outages allowed) and we must be able to react on very short notice (real-time) if a problem occurs. If ODM is not responding for whatever reason, all transactions will be blocked/cannot be executed. Current...
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Consistency for DT row comments

Comments on rows in DTs are available in Rule Designer but not shown in DC consoles. This comes as a surprise to most users who start commenting their tables in RD. Feature should be made consistent across UIs by either deprecating from RD or addi...
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

Ability to restrict Service Credentials access

Request enhancement to limit access of Service Credentials to specific decision services. Currently Service Credentials are allowed access to all available deployed services.
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Enhance Decision Runner handling uninitialized lists

Request to enhance Decision Runner to handle comparison of a null List as output to an actual String or list of Strings in expected results. Currently this scenario generates an error and no results are displayed.
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

The user's TimeZone should be used in Business Console

The customer timezone (the client machine timezone) is being ignored in the timeline on the Business Console. So if we have a DC Server running in the US, and a client connecting from Japan or from China, when he/she creates a new artifact in the ...
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

Download PDF report

It would be good to have the option to download/print the reports as PDF or some other format, as this is currently not possible (not all scenarios are shown in the print through the browser, scenarios are not expanded to show all tests...).
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Enable logging of deployer's username/ip when deploying ruleapps via RES console or Rule Designer

Our distributed team has several specialists responsible for developing and deploying rule apps to Production and Test environments. We do not use Decision Center. Our team deploys rule apps directly through RES Console. Currently there's no way t...
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

there are duplicated verbalization in the same BOM class, only warning message

In case there are duplicated verbalization in the same BOM class, only warning message is reported when the duplicated phrase is used in an action phrase. It is difficult to locate the duplicated verbalization as warning messages tend to be ignore...
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration