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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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New Data Mapping dialog in Process Center 23.0.1 should differ between input, output and private variables.

Case TS014697681 was opened to address that the new data mapping dialog does not differ between input, output and private variables.We were told in the case:"It's irrelevant as to what tab you are on (input mapping, output mapping) as to what vari...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The new data mapping dialog in PC 23.0.1 should switch between graphical and JS input and wait for input or leave the existing one instead of emptying the existing values.

After our move to BAW 23.0.1 and Process Center 23.0.1 we were struggling with the new data mapping dialog and opened case TS014292733. We started with data mapping as defined prior to 23.0.1 and see the "JS" marker. Then we switch to JS mode and ...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW repository

BAW has no general repo. in 2024 in BAW its hard to control changes done for a project which uses heavely Tracks its also annoying to manually make this changes between tracks which are prone to errors. Please develop a repository in which Merge a...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Option to reset the service result cache in BAW Process Admin Console

In Process Admin Console (under 'Manage Caches') interface, there is currently no option to perform flush/reset operation for Service Result Cache in scenarios where some data change happens (for eg - when users sometimes modify the catalogs which...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Remove the case-sensitivity check when an instance is launched in PFS Process Portal

As worked on case TS013115945, when a user is updated in LDAP from lower to uppercase of vice-versa, PFS and BAW does not update the user as expected since it checks the full path with no case-sensitivity… if it matches the exact same path, it’s s...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow Case workitem email notifications to open the item directly so the user can review and take action

Current email notification links direct the user to the in-basket instead of the worktime they need to process.
28 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

IBM Process Designer is missing the properties specified by business objects shared in Case Builder

The case builder supports the reuse of Business Objects as Properties. In BAW Workflows (with case features) the use of properties and BO is supported. The reuse of properties is supported but not supported for BO. It's clearly for us an issue, be...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

OpenAPI support for allOf, oneOf, anyOf

Allianz is looking to support allOf, oneOf, anyOf. TS015216832 is open to address this limitation https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/baw/23.x?topic=service-openapi-support.
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Use of OpenAPI Properties allOf, oneOf, anyOf

Business Case need use of the allOf, oneOf, anyOf provided from Rest OpenAPI
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Set retention period via REST API call

Retention period for a case folder in ACCE can be set manually, but there is no REST API call available for that. Would it be possible to expose a REST API call for setting the Retention period and document it in the existing Case Manager REST API...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration