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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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Automated Blue/Green deployment of RuleApps.

On the Cloud version of ODM, when RuleApps are deployed and while a ruleset is being parsed, new requests to the ruleset are blocked until the ruleset is fully parsed. To alleviate this issue, we have a manual process to break the communication be...
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Systematic enforcement that the Approver cannot also be the Author of a change activity.

Allow the administrator to choose if the enforcement of this new constraint: The Approver of a change activity cannot also be the author of the same change activity. Enforcement of this constraint will ensure separation of duty is followed.
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Display error messages in deployment report

During deployment time, if ruleset generation or deployment failed, for example GBRED0040E as a result of variable not initialized, the trace is shown in workspace log, not in Rule designer nor deployment report. The deployment report indicates "A...
3 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Future consideration

Create APIs to delete unused Resources and Libraries in RES

Our company is automating the deletion of unused RuleSets in Rule Execution Server by using some of the existing APIs. We would also like to automate the deletion of any unused Resources and Libraries. Having APIs to accomplish this task would all...
3 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Provide some APIs to retrieve separately the important infos available in the XU Dump

Currently one has to retrieve a XU dump, or to retrieve the "DebugInfos" in the XU MBean, to be able to check some of the infos we can see in the XU Dump, such as the Connections. However, if we are just focusing on one part of those infos (such a...
4 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

DC Query for same business rule name

Customer is trying to find all business rules with list of rule names inside a certain package, however they need to also filter it by the parent folder (only validation or only computation) Find all business rules such that the name of the rule p...
4 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 3 Future consideration

Enhance Business Console Test Report window to filter out all passed test cases and only show those cases that failed.

Currently, the Business Console Test Report window has the ability to filter on entered search criteria. We would like to have either a keyword to enter (like "Failed") or some way to click on something that filters out all the successful tests an...
5 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Future consideration

Capability to provide release deployment report as OOTB API

REST API as part of Decision Center should be provided to get the data for all the releases deployment to dev/test/production environment. This API should give details on all the releases of all the projects that are deployed to Rule Execution Ser...
5 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 3 Future consideration

Export/import of project security details of a decision service as Decision Center REST API

Applying project security of a decision service through automation can be achieved by having this feature as OOTB API. This will help in reducing manual work of applying project security via Administration tab every time new decision service is cr...
5 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Add a REST endpoint to retrieve a rule analysis report from the Decision Center

Through a REST endpoint, we want to generate reports (similar to those already available within the Rule Designer) and forward them to the respective departments. The entire process would then be a fully automated solution without user interaction.
5 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration