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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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Business Automation Workflow

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Providing funtionaility for Business Automation Workflow on Cloud users to extract reports of activted , invited but not activated , inactive users on BAW

The client needs a functionality to export the list of activated , inactivated and invited users for BAW. This will be helpful for keeping track of the users especially the ones who were invited but didn't activate their accounts. This will unbloc...
3 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Order task by creation date in process inspector

As the flow of the instance flows, tasks appear in the process inspector. Those task is ordered by task id but Task ID aren't guaranteed to be in sequential order, especially in cluster environments. Task ID are picked up in buckets and it is poss...
4 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Copy paste images into Rich text editor

It is very much requirements from clients to allow them to Add images/ Copy paste / Attach screenshots through ctrl+c, ctrl+v or copy paste option.
12 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support BAW Designer for CNCF

Business Automation Workflow has been made available on CNCF Kubernetes clusters. However, it's nowhere documented that this does not cover the development environment (workflow center). For consistency, clients ask for a CNCF version of the devel...
13 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow only single session logon

Banking customer has security requirement that allow only single logon to the web based system. The application must not accept / allow concurrent login more than 1 session to reduce security beaches. Currently BAW traditional and container allow ...
14 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Tune and optimize resources with standalone runtime PODs with BAW which are not used exclusively for business purpose rather internal functional usage of various services

Summary: We understand following core components i.e. runtime pods required for standalone BAW installation. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/baw/20.x?topic=cibaw-containers-in-v2103-installing-configuring-migrating-business-automation-workflow The sta...
18 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Upgrade server side Rhino engine to use ES6 functionality

According to ticket Case number TS010336517 it will be very helpful to have more updated functionality (like arrow functions) in JavaScript language on server side.
18 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Automatic Pivot Table Regeneration: Currently if a new variable is exposed(check visible in process portal) we are manually regenerating pivot tables

We would like this to be automatically regenerated as part of the deployment.
21 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Limited Where Used Scope: Currently “Where Used” feature shows the artifact referenced within the application/toolkit.

Developer should be able to find in what applications a service developed in a toolkit is used.
21 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Search in authoring environment: Currently we are unable to search(with) any variable names, comments, that are used in artifacts.

If there is any external service component is referenced in a script, at a later point developer should be able to find the artifacts where that external service is referenced.
21 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration