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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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,

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  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 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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

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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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 22 hours ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Provides custom read LDAP attribute function

The user's ldap attribute value can be obtained through "tw.system.user." in bpm. Now, we want to get other LDAP attributes of people by this command, for example: o, ou. Hopefully IBM will add the ability to custom read LDAP attribute values.
about 9 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

cmod system log entries for arsmaint program should have correct userid

when running arsmaint, the cmod system log entries should have the id provided as part of the command string stored with the records in the user id column, not the generic arsmaint label. The way it is recorded now, it provides no audit trail for ...
about 22 hours ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

In Process Admin console, I (tw_authors) want to have the ability to edit runtime properties (env vars) of projects deployed by tw_admins offline if they are created by me as owner or collaborator.

tw_admins (BAW Admin) can centrally deploy projects to runtime environment offline for all teams today. tw_authors, however, don't even have ability to see their own projects deployed by tw_admins in Process Admin console. They should at least hav...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 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 Under review

When using the get next function, if the user picks the last item in the inbasket they get a message "no more work items" when the dispatch the work item

The behavior where if the last work item is picked, and it reports 'no more items' is the behavior that was inherited from the prior release and is how the in-basket current processes work. If the customer would like it to behave differently, then...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Webservice request using .pfx certificate

We need IBM RPA to support performing a web service request passing a pfx certificate.Both commands need to have https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/rpa/21.0?topic=web-http-request and https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/rpa/21.0?topic=web-soap-request.
20 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Document Title / Document Name

When the user opens a case, the document widget defaults to sorting by "Document Title / Document Name". The business is requesting the default sort be on "Date Added / Added On" instead. Currently we can't find a way to change the default sort or...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Case supports "forms"

https://www.ibm.com/docs/zh/baw/22.x?topic=widgets-form-widget describes that forms are not supported, which affects the use of users, and it is hoped that this function will be supported in the OCP environment.
15 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Dynamic Filter for all the inbaskets on page load

We have implemented Dynamic Filter for all the inbaskets, on initial load only first inbasket is filtering and other for inbaskets after clicking on them they are filtering but not on initila load. Have a way to filter all the inbaksets for a spec...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration