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

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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

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Operational Decision Manager

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User-control allowing the blocking of deletion of reports

For audit purposes, we need some kind of user-control, such as a new parameter, allowing the blocking of the deletion of reports We are required to maintain a read-only, non-delete copy of the deployment reports for 13 months for regulatory purpos...
over 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 4 Future consideration

Add ODM support for HashiCorp Vault Secrets Operator in OpenShift Dedicated

Enhance ODM to be able to use the HashiCorp Vault Secrets operator to store secrets and config maps.
5 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Add values() enum methods for Excel dynamic domains

Excel dynamic domains mimics Java Enum only in BOM area for virtual classes. It can be synchronized with excel. It is sometimes needed to get the list of values from this domain to iterate on all the possibles domains.It would be nice to have the ...
over 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Future consideration

Allow to have more than 6 users and 6 groups per ODM role defined in ODM on Container

USAA has more than 6 groups defined in their current setup. The current workaround is assemble all the groups with the same ODM role into one group in Azure AD and associate this group with one of the predefined groups. This way the setup is able ...
5 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under 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...
10 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

For Sox Compliance also add IP address /device info when updating the rules

Many clients are taking SOX chapter 5 ( IT controls ) as a general guidelines for SOX. Chapter 5 best pratice is to keep not only who did the change but also the device info ( IP, device type ) of who changed the content ( in the case of ODM who c...
10 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under consideration

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...
almost 2 years ago in Operational Decision Manager 3 Planned for future release

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.
12 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Support CyberArk for secure authentication to ODM

Currently there is no official support of CyberArk for authentication to ODMHowever, CyberArk is using LDAP and OpenID connections -OpenID: -LD...
6 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under consideration

Extend cloud ODM with RMI Java Call

In our premise environment we use ODM for saving decision table with RMI and execute it with soap call, we would like to have the same feature in ODM on Cloud
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under consideration