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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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ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Add REST API for downloading/uploading ressource files in ODM Decision Center

The curent REST API of Decision Center dont allow downloading/uploading of ressource files (Excel sheets for Dynamic Domains). Customers may want to automate this tasks (updating dynamic domains) when their content change.
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Add a property or switch to enable generating Kafka event for failed executions.

Customers in financial industry need ODM to generate Kafka events for failed executions same way as successful executions for auditiability, explainability, and compliance requirements. The current workaround is for the client app to monitor the H...
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Support ODM Rule Designer on MacOS

After upgrading to ODM 8.10.2, found out that RuleFlows and Decision Tables do not work on MacOS. So the recommended solution is to either use Decision Center or Windows VM to make changes. We would like for IBM to make the same functionality work...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Provide independent settings for RES and DC databases in the Helm Chart

When deploying ODM Helm Chart to certified Kubernetes, if you want to deploy in the same Helm release the components for Decision Server Runtime and Decision Center you can only specify settings for one database. As a result, the schemas correspon...
8 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

Ability to conduct a Comparison on BOM changes at the SnapShot level in Decision Center.

Development teams trying to determine what code changes were made by Business Teams use the Comparison feature on the current state of the release with the initial snapshot of when the release was created. Currently, BOM comparison is not availabl...
7 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

enhance the ODM DC merge

As mentioned in the doc: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/odm/8.11.0?topic=branches-merging ODM DC always has this limitation that certain changes cannot be merged and must be published separately from RD, as they are not versioned. But from user's poi...
5 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

To provide an option using Decision Center API and RES REST API to specify the custom RuleApp and Ruleset version instead of using the default versioning policy

We have created a new deployment configuration in decision center for which the "Ruleset version policy" is set to "Define the version numbers" . Hence every time we deploy , we set the version number manually depending on the type of release ( ma...
about 1 month ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

want the simultaneously windows scrolling down function back (when comparing rule differences)

The old version 8.7.1 DC one can moves Windows on both sides automatically when comparing rule differences, but the new version 8.11.0 DC will only move one side. You have to manually scroll down two windows to the same position on both sides whe...
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Decision Center - Business Console - Add ability for rtsUser to export decision service project

Non-technical users have the ability to use the business console in Decision Center however, they are not able to export their project from development to integration unless they are given administrative privileges such as rtsConfigManager. For ex...
9 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Decision Center逾時警告或非預期錯誤的提示訊息內容能否友善化,目前的訊息呈現對一些較無程式概念的使用者而言較難以理解。

譬如目前Decision Center在逾時會出現的Timeou警告訊息內容,其中伺服器已回傳逾時錯誤、xhrTimeout、300000毫秒等字眼對於一般無程式概念的Users而言過於艱深,因此希望IBM能夠評估改善這些提示訊息的內容。
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review