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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:

Post your ideas

Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

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The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The product management team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

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Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 23, 2020

Permit Approver and/or Author required fields by configuration

Allow Approver and/or Author required fields by configuration when creating an Activity. The current design allows Approver and Author to be bypassed. This is a violation of the separation of responsibilities and bypass the governance process that forces checks to be put in place.

  • Admin
    Ferenc Katai
    May 7, 2021

    no idea what is asked

    • with DOC the user creates an application

    • an approver or Author of an Activity is in the context of a (business) application/aolution not in the context of DOC as a tool itself

    • as a consequence it is not the "responsability" of DOC to make such connections between Activity and Approver/Author but the maker of the application/solution