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Digital Business Automation Ideas


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).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Operational Decision Manager

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Systematic enforcement that the Approver cannot also be the Author of a change activity.

Allow the administrator to choose if the enforcement of this new constraint: The Approver of a change activity cannot also be the author of the same change activity. Enforcement of this constraint will ensure separation of duty is followed.
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Creating users, groups and roles by using REST API should not ignore those created in the DC Business Console Administration tab

The DC REST API to retrieve the user roles registry is: GET /v1/repository/users-roles-registryBut in fact it does not retrieve all the users / roles. It only retrieves " the last configuration file that was uploaded". In fact the documentation ev...
5 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

BOM and Domain Spreadsheet Mapping is Positional

We have attached a doc file explaining in detail with the screenshots.
23 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Support for the ability to compare rule flows between versions in Business Console

Since Enterprise Console functionality was removed in ODM 8.11.0, it is no longer to compare rule flows that were previously available. My customer has been using this feature for some time now and would like us to add the ability to compare rule ...
11 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

RuleApp Versioning Policy in Business Console and Rule Designer

Currently, Deployment Configuration in Business Console and Rule Designer do not support RuleApp Versioning Policy. We need to deploy ruleapp from Business Console that automatically increments the version of the ruleapp when it is deployed.
3 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Not under consideration

Resolve separation of duties issue to address compliance issue

This request would be useful for everyone that requires separation of duties for compliance. We have "Business" users that create table changes on a Branch. These branches are then merged to Business Change Branch, then Stage, then Prod by our "De...
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Needs more information

Toggle feature flags

The question around implementing feature toggles for ODM came up in one of our problem-solving workshop. There was a request for an update on any challenges to implementation or our next steps. Can we have feature level toggles in ODM? If already ...
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Needs more information

Modernize the Decision Center GUI to streamline the access of information and improve the user experience while viewing and editing rules.

Improve the overlook look and feel of the GUI. Allow a way to view correlations between decision tables in a graphical topology. Allow data integrity to be maintained across related decision tables.
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Needs more information

Enhance merging features

Ability to graphically compare the changes to a rule flow. Ability to compare files in page rather than a separate modal window. Ability to view comparison for all files in a single page. Currently, whenever there are conflicts in a file, the only...
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under consideration

Send email notifications when the status of an activity changes.

Examples: Notify the approver he/she has been assigned as an approver. Notify approver the activity is ready to be approved. Notify when an activity has been approved.
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review