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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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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,

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  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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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 ...
12 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Not able to merge changes specific to deployment query and operations from Decision Center Change activity into release.

Not able to deploy the changes specific to deployment query and operations from an ODM service Release in Decision Center into PROD RES because we are not able to merge the changes from Change Activity to Release. We upgraded to 8.11 version and t...
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Provide REST RES API or ant task to collect XUDump

Customers need the ability to collect XU dumps via REST API or Ant task programmatically. This is typically needed for performance tuning and debug and the current manual interface does not provide the ability to do so within a short interval of t...
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Import / export excel files via Rule Designer

In Rule Designer (Windows) we would like to import excel files to decision tables and export decision tables to excel files.
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Propagate rule engine properties across branch/release merges

When testing with Excel spreadsheets, our ruleapp requires that the "Automatic exception handling in conditions" rule engine flag be set. Unfortunately, when a branch is merged, either to another branch or a release change activity, this flag is l...
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Future consideration

in Business Console, for a decision service replace the linked projects view with a dependency tree view

In the business console we would benefit from having a dependency tree showing each project and branch with quick access to change a dependency. We have a linked projects view that shows dependency on project but it does not show the branch of the...
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

ODM option to generate WSDL either of "document" or "document-literal wrapped" type.

IBM BAW team identified an incompatibility with WSDL generated by IBM ODM while importing that WSDL in IBM BAW environment, if the Target environment of the toolkit is set to "TRAD or CON" "Traditional or Container". It was working perfectly as ex...
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

The RFE is for a gRPC service end point make it available at Decision Server Run time POD or make it as a separate service end point.

The use case is to wrap the XOM objects and send to Rule Engine as binary objects from client side. ODM used to provide a remote EJB support with older versions and we are looking for a similar service pattern on ODM on cloud. It is not necessary ...
over 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

add a "clean all" for resources and libraries in RES

When cleaning unused resources / libraries in the RES explorer, a displayed range of 10/100 resources/libs can be selected to be deleted. When using automated deploiment on a regular base, this list can grow. It becomes then cumbersome to iterate ...
over 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Add ant sync target "publish and reset" "retrieve and reset" for Business Console

Context :Ant tasks synchronisation with the Business Console Rationale : Using jenkins to perform automated synchronisation between a SCM (git/svn) and the Business Console triggers new needs for the ant sync tasks. One the the main problem is to ...
over 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration