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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).


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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:

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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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  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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Pinned ideas

PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all
PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...

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Default sort for case documents widget

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...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

MyWork in-basket when same user belongs to multiple roles

When the user belongs to two roles ('role1' and 'role'2) for the same case solution and the task is sent from 'role1' to 'role2', the same task is shown both in 'role2' in-basket and in 'role1' MyWork in-basket in Navigator.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Description popup for Participant

Just like popups all over BwL, it would be nice to have a popup with the description for Participant when viewing Process Diagram/Map/etc. This would be helpful when it's necessary to abbreviate Participant names (like System as a Participant).
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 5 Functionality already exists

create a multipart form data http request containing a json and a file

Based on the forum post created by Pedro Botolli Santos https://community.ibm.com/community/user/automation/discussion/how-to-create-a-multipart-form-data-http-request-containing-a-json-and-a-file-in-the-request-body?ReturnUrl=%2fcommunity%2fuser%...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Functionality already exists

Don’t remove feature RetePlus ordering modes

As the doc days (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/odm/8.11.0?topic=keywords-priority), RetePlus ordering modes are deprecated since OCM 8.6. Have not been removed yet in version 8.11.0 The wish is DON'T REMOVE this feature. It’s inherited from CRE, but...
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 5 Functionality already exists

FileNet should support customer managed encryption key for AWS S3 bucket upload and download of content.

FileNet should have mechanism to keep the encryption keys and also able to manage multiple keys in case multiple storage areas. This feature helps to maintain corporate security mandates. It's my understanding that there are several customers requ...
over 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Functionality already exists

Ability to change default sorting of documents attached to a case

When users rely on document attachments for work on cases, they may need to sort them on other fields than the document name.
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Functionality already exists

Enhancement of the REST-API to filter rules based on metadata

We use the REST interface to display rules and tables from the Decision Center in the customer's standard applications. Only a certain part of the rules is of interest, never all of them. Therefore, only those rules that are relevant should be ret...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Functionality already exists

Re-assignment of Work items in Bulk

User/role should be able to reassign BPM workflow items in bulk for other users/roles, the same as it's in: [Case Features (Case Manager) - How to reassign tasks (By code) | BPM, Workflow, and Case (ibm.com)|https://community.ibm.com/community/use...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Automatic backup execution for the Scripts being edited.

While a script is being edited, being a new script or an old one under review, from time to time (every 3 minutes for example - but let the user configure that time) IBM RPA should perform a backup of the script in the current state. This is impor...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists