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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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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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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

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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Don’t remove feature RetePlus ordering modes

As the doc days (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/odm/8.11.0?topic=keywords-priority), RetePlus ordering modes are deprecated since OCM 8.6. Have not been removed yet in version 8.11.0 The wish is DON'T REMOVE this feature. It’s inherited from CRE, but...
12 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 5 Functionality already exists

Generate warnings for unused verbalizations in Rule Designer

Add a feature to Rule Designer that will automatically identify the unused or unreferenced verbalizations in a Decision Service. One of the performance issues noted in IBM's documentation is the amount of verbalized fields in a Decision Service's ...
5 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

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...
almost 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

New roles for Decision Center which has Read-Only Access

The customer has requested a new role to be created which has Read-Only access to the Decision Center. It would be like resMonitor role for RES console.The basic user role rtsAdmin has basic priviliges in DC which enable it to edit the rules and p...
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

automate Ifix to registry

The current process is to login to fix central , download, unzip, load docker images, and push to my registry. It would be great if the ifix was directly accessible in the registry or any process to automate it.
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Enable the Rule Analysis feature for Decision Engine based Decision Services

The Rule Analysis feature is not available for Decision Engine Decision Services. It appears to only be available only for Classic Rule Engine based Decision Services.
5 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Implement artefact deletion in Business Console update REST API

Decision Center REST API (update command) does not manage deletion of Rules artefact (package and rules). In order to synchronize a developer rulebase reference (SVN) and a Business Analyset rulebase reference (BC), we are using a CI integration (...
7 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future 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...
12 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

A way to publish standard rule project using ANT and REST API

Currently it is possible to publish a single project only from Rule Designer. Most customers automate their publish and this should be possible using REST API and ANT.
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

add pom version in ruleapp properties when using rule compiler

when compiling with the rule compiler, the artefact version number is taken from the pom. When the compiled ruleapp is deployed in the RES, this artefact version information is lost as a different path version management is used in the RES : /rule...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration