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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 Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

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

  • Content and Capture Services - including Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live


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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.

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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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Decision Table Precondition – Unused Variable Warning Flag Enhancement

If you have unused variables in an action rule it causes a warning and underlines the variable informing the developer of the issue. With a Decision Table if you have unused variables that are created in the preconditions tab they do not cause war...
about 10 hours ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Submitted

Showing String-type value in Report

For ODM, it is only possible to show KPIs in Report. However, the data type of KPIs are limited. Is it possible to have a function to show other types of data in report? Such as String or Hashmap?
2 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Submitted

ODM on Cloud: Enhance Decision Center Deploy REST API

ODMoC is limited by a 2-minute timeout on API requests. Whenever a response to a request is not sent within 2 minutes, the proxy sends a response with an HTTP 524 error code. Later, when the server finally sends the response, the proxy does not fo...
20 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Enable the Rule Analysis feature for Decision Engine based Decision Services

The Rule Analysis feature is not available for Decision Engine Decision Services. It appears to only be available only for Classic Rule Engine based Decision Services.
29 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Under review

Generate warnings for unused verbalizations in Rule Designer

Add a feature to Rule Designer that will automatically identify the unused or unreferenced verbalizations in a Decision Service. One of the performance issues noted in IBM's documentation is the amount of verbalized fields in a Decision Service's ...
30 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

To provide an option using Decision Center API and RES REST API to specify the custom RuleApp and Ruleset version instead of using the default versioning policy

We have created a new deployment configuration in decision center for which the "Ruleset version policy" is set to "Define the version numbers" . Hence every time we deploy , we set the version number manually depending on the type of release ( ma...
about 1 month ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Allow JSON Data model Import

NYS Tax has a complex data model with Quarterly/Annual updates , hence it will be cumbersome to utilize the existing ADS data model approach that allows manual entry. We would like to import the JSON data model auto generated by our system into AD...
about 1 month ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Planned for future release

want the simultaneously windows scrolling down function back (when comparing rule differences)

The old version 8.7.1 DC one can moves Windows on both sides automatically when comparing rule differences, but the new version 8.11.0 DC will only move one side. You have to manually scroll down two windows to the same position on both sides whe...
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Decision Center逾時警告或非預期錯誤的提示訊息內容能否友善化,目前的訊息呈現對一些較無程式概念的使用者而言較難以理解。

譬如目前Decision Center在逾時會出現的Timeou警告訊息內容,其中伺服器已回傳逾時錯誤、xhrTimeout、300000毫秒等字眼對於一般無程式概念的Users而言過於艱深,因此希望IBM能夠評估改善這些提示訊息的內容。
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Add REST API for downloading/uploading ressource files in ODM Decision Center

The curent REST API of Decision Center dont allow downloading/uploading of ressource files (Excel sheets for Dynamic Domains). Customers may want to automate this tasks (updating dynamic domains) when their content change.
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review