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Digital Business Automation Ideas


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).


Shape the future of IBM!

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.


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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Cancel changes in Workflow Center Solutions

Currently, when opening an existing solution in Workflow Center, there is no option to exit out of the solution to release it, or to cancel any changes (on purpose or inadvertent) made by the developer that should not be saved or deployed. Just li...
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Make the FileNet local groups feature available on BAW.

The customer has hierarchy tasks created and distributed on FileNet that doesn’t replicate on BAW. The idea is to import/use the existing local groups to have a better control of the users and roles. In the case of an AD failure or expressive chan...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Future consideration

Request to update the "Validation errors and warnings view" if there is data mapping error in the service flow.

If there is error of data mapping in the client-side human service, the "Validation errors and warnings view" is updated to indicate its error.But, if there is error of data mapping in the service flow, the "Validation errors and warnings view" is...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Process portal - no calls to pfs requests when session is invalid

When you open a Process portal in the background you can see calls to PFS server. Sometimes our customer open process portal in many tabs. When the session is not longer valid the requests are still sending and always cause a errors. In the monito...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Define and retain Workplace's user default view in user preferences

In Workplace users can create custom views but they cannot have a default personnal view.Users should be able to define their default view and it shoukd be kept in the user's preferences so that they can systematically return to their default view...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Link between documents and case / activity

Allow to link a document to an activity in order to be able to open the corresponding activity or case directly from the document.
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Management of replacements and absences from Workplace

Allow management of substitutes, absences and automatic reassignment of tasks from Workplace, similar to what was possible via the “My Substitutes” / “I am absent” checkbox in Business Process Choreographer Explorer. The activation of absence per...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Sort and filter activities in Case detail

Allow to sort and filter based on criteria like type, status, creation date, completion date, etc. activities in the case detail activity tab.
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

WEB PD does not evaluate Decision gateway complex Condition for Unknown Variable/Property.

WEB PD does not evaluate Decision gateway complex Condition for Unknown Variable/Property. Please refer attached screen shot of WEB and eclipse PD for same gateway Condition. WEB PD is error prone . Authors does not know if variable/property...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Decision Gateway wiring does not show next step name in WEB PD

Decision Gateway wiring does not show next step name in WEB PD. Its very convenient feature for Authors while updating/editing large flows with hundreds of steps where multiple wirings coming out from decision gateways. This feature is available i...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration