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Digital Business Automation Ideas

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 (

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas
  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 ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


Operational Decision Manager

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ODM Language Translations

If there are any options available where ODM tool can return/translate the text/description in the Spanish/Chinese, etc.., used for language translation in runtime. Example: Condition/Input will be in English, Action/Output in other languages (Spa...
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Needs more information

Allow ODM sample server to run with OUT Admin rights

In ODM 8.10.0 and all previous versions, admin rights were not required to run Rule Designer or to start/stop the sample server. During Fannie Mae's testing of ODM and ODM 8.11.1, they noticed admin rights are required to start/stop the s...
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 3 Needs more information

Resolve separation of duties issue to address compliance issue

This request would be useful for everyone that requires separation of duties for compliance. We have "Business" users that create table changes on a Branch. These branches are then merged to Business Change Branch, then Stage, then Prod by our "De...
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Needs more information

Toggle feature flags

The question around implementing feature toggles for ODM came up in one of our problem-solving workshop. There was a request for an update on any challenges to implementation or our next steps. Can we have feature level toggles in ODM? If already ...
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Needs more information

Modernize the Decision Center GUI to streamline the access of information and improve the user experience while viewing and editing rules.

Improve the overlook look and feel of the GUI. Allow a way to view correlations between decision tables in a graphical topology. Allow data integrity to be maintained across related decision tables.
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Needs more information