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Option To Set default "Grid Columns" for all users

To display custom rule properties in explore view, we should change the settings under profile -> "Grid Columns". Each user should set this individually. We need an option to set a default list of columns for all users.
6 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Include Tenant Name in the email about Schedule failure.

This e-mail has the error message, Schedule name, Script name, and Computer name, but, isn’t have the Tenant's name. If you are a manager of two or more tenants this information is so important.
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Simpler ODM DC REST API to create DC schema

the possibilities of enhancing the 'decisioncenter-api' app to consider the default model extensions and messages file while running '/v1/DBAdmin/execute' endpoint to create the DC schema. We don't need to run the '/v1/DBAdmin/uploadextensionmodel...
6 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

BC: Showing custom properties in explore view

In BC, "Decision Artifacts" explore view & query results view, we want to show custom properties. Based on the config (custom properties to be showed in explore view), it should have columns for custom properties with usual sort option.
6 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Functionality already exists

BC Rule Editing: category change should be effective immediately

While writing rule, when rule writer changes the category property in the property window and goes back to the rule editor, BOMs should be filtered according to the new category list and rule also should be compiled and errors should be highlighte...
6 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Is a defect

BC - Create Rule: Collect data for properties first before creating the rule

In business console, while creating a new rule, it just collects rule name and creates the rule. But it should collect all the properties data before providing the rule editor. In PayPal, BOMs are filtered based on the checkpoints(category) proper...
6 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

DE : need a new construct to execute all given conditions irrespective of results.

We need a new construct where all conditions can be executed irrespective of results. This is needed for doing custom variable assignments in the rule conditions.
6 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Numeric input field: automatically show separator

The customer need is to automatically show the separator for thousands while inserting the number in Decimal and Integer fields, while currently the separator appears only after the on blur event.
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Allow resource tagging

During the process/user/organization/tenant creation it would be nice to tag these resources and have integration APIs to retrieve resources by specific tags. This can be seen as an additional list of String tags to be added to processes and diffe...
7 months ago in IBM Process Mining 0 Future consideration

Allow the upload of multiple reference models

In complex processes, where multiple vendor, service providers, companies etc are involved, it would be good to be able to upload several reference models, and perform the conformance checking agains one model at a time based on a set of filters s...
7 months ago in IBM Process Mining 0 Planned for future release