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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 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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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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list of literal Integers

In BAL, we would like to be able to provide a list of literal Integers in the actionpart. At the moment, a literal number in a list is automatically transformed to a Double in the actionpart of the rule, which seems strange when there are no decim...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Out of the Box, Scalable, Lightweight (like value editor) Multilevel (Parent-Child) Dynamic Domain Support

We want ODM to provide an option to simply define multilevel data filters with dynamic data configuration. Today dynamic domain creates bom class which doesn't scale when we have a large number of entries, and also to extend it for two-level (pare...
almost 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

ODM on Cloud: Aggregate RES report of ruleapps

Executive IT requires a report of the number of requests per decision service in Production. A report similar to the 1 month metrics available in Production Rule Execution Server Consolidated Report.
about 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

BC:Provide a control (UI Object) to receive multiple inputs from the list of given static items for a custom rule property

Provide a control (UI Object) to receive multiple inputs from the list of given static items for a custom rule property. For example, to show the list of items with checkboxes where the user can select multiple checkboxes and we should be able to ...
about 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

DE: Add all the rule properties to rule objects during extraction

DE: Add all the rule properties to rule objects during extraction. Today only few rule properties are added to the rule objects, but we need all the default/custom properties to be part of the rule object in the extracted ruleset as a default beha...
about 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

ODM Decision Center 'search' feature should be expanded to include initial actions and rule flow reference

Decision Center 'search' function only searches for variable references within decision tables and action rules. We'd like to see 'search' to find references within rule task initial actions, and 'search' for which rule flow/task references a part...
about 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Enhance error messages for debugging

Enhance error messages to contain actual rule that was fired that caused error (Decision table name and row/column if possible). Debugging errors that occur during rule execution is difficult and time consuming. Messages returned from execution an...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Add OAuth functionality to Operational Decision Manager 8.10.x running on Tomcat web server

ODM 8.10.3 supports OAuth, but only when running on WebSphere® Application Server Liberty. We are running ODM on Tomcat 8.5. The need using OAuth on all web service calls is a new mandate by FannieMae. FannieMae also requires the use of Tomcat app...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

LocalDate and LocalDateTime

We want to use LocalDate and LocalDateTime instead of Java Util Date. Now we use Java Util Date and add an annotation @JsonFormat(timezone="Europe/Amsterdam", shape = JsonFormat.Shape.STRING, pattern = "yyyy-MM-dd").Timezone issues are a real head...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Extend BAL

In the BAL there are constructs for ‘there is at least one (object)' and ‘there is no (object)'. We quite often need the construct ‘every (object)' to check whether some conditions apply to every object in a set of objects. We now mostly use the c...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration