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This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Platform 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 (

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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:

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.

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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.


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RAD 9.7x on macOS Big Sur

I have upgraded to macOS Big Sur. And I have Rational Application Developer (RAD) 8.5.5. It does not work on Big Sur. I know it's old version. I can upgrade to RAD 9.7x in couple of months. But RAD 9.7x has not been tested on Big Sur yet. As per R...

Commercial Quality JSF Components

There is currently no commercial quality JSF component library available which is supported for use in RAD. Since JWL was deprecated by IBM, we developed our web applications using RichFaces. RichFaces has a pretty decent visual appearance but bot...
over 10 years ago in Rational Analysis, Design & Construction / Application Developer 3 Delivered

Add support for CDI in JSF Portlet project

JSF cannot only be used with Managed Beans but also with CDI beans.When creating a new Portlet project, the dialog does not show a selectable runtime
over 10 years ago in Rational Analysis, Design & Construction / Application Developer 2 Delivered