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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 (

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 ( - 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.


Business Automation Workflow

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Process instance migration when moving from traditional to container

IBM has a tool to migrate instances when it is traditional to traditional.The idea is a similar tool, however, to a different platform. Tool must perform a process instance migration from traditional to container platform.
4 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Submitted

Web PD: Ability to switch between snapshots when connected to online Workflow Server

In our BAW environment, our Dev team can connect to online Workflow servers and debug the instances. However, if we need to switch between snapshots: 1. We will have to navigate out of Web PD process inspector 2. Select the application and a new s...
17 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

BAW v23.02 version Process Admin console Health Management should revert back to old UI

BAW v23.02 version Process Admin console Health Management replace good UI with Swagger API tester UI, don't know the reason behind it. The old UI is much better in usability and feel. The Swagger UI doesn't look like product level quality and har...
12 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Access hot pilot screens

Access hot pilot screens: provide customizable indicators (by number, by percentage, by histogram) for users in BAW's hot piloting. They would make it possible to manage their activities. These indicators created could be made public by the creato...
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Creation of the motif

Creation of the motif: be able to delegate to establishments the creation of a motif (for example a private motif within their establishment) without the need to use code. <Création du motif : pouvoir déléguer aux établissements la création d'u...
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Triggering without treatment commitment

Triggering without treatment commitment: trigger a task without treatment commitment. This option is available when creating the pattern at each step of each task when setting up. <Déclenchement sans engagement de traitement : déclencher une tâ...
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Manage workflow versions (Brouillons, test, PRD)

Manage workflow versions (Brouillons, test, production): allow the programmer to have a sandbox to test the workflow in the different environments (e.g. assembly, production etc.) before delivering the workflow to the user. <Gérer les versions ...
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Define a mode for automatically closing or not a workflow

Define a mode of automatic closing or non-automatic closing of a workflow: have the possibility to render an automatic closure in the tool (for example if in 5 days the workflow is not processed, the workflow closes automatically). <Définir un ...
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Export, import a community pattern

Export, import a community pattern: make it possible to provide other institutions with the construction of the pattern in BAW so that the establishment programmer does not need to develop everything within his institution. <Exporter, importer ...
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Generation of forms and HMIs no code

Generation of forms and no-code HMIs to allow a better dialogue between the tool, the user and the programmer <Génération des formulaires et des IHM no code afin de permettre un meilleur dialogue entre l'outil , l'utilisateur et le programmeur>
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted