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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 (

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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

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Pinned ideas

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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"Wait Download" command could download the filename instead of generating a random name

The "Wait Download" command could use the downloaded filename instead of a random name when the parameter is empty. Currently the system behavior is to generate a random name which can cause confusion when looking for the file in the folders, spe...
about 17 hours ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Provide a Machine Learning Provider configuration option for CP4D - Watson ML

CP4BA - ADS v22.0.2 provides the ability to integrate with a Watson ML configured / running on IBM Cloud. The authentication method for this integration relies on the API Key to retrieve a token to be able to consume a deployed service as document...
about 21 hours ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Submitted

Separate ability to set user access rights from "Manage and Edit Space"

It is not possible to allow users the ability to create their own sub-spaces, but prevent them from assigning their own user/group permissions. this results in lots of support calls when users or their colleagues cannot see content. Compounded by ...
about 23 hours ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Allow Case Solutions to be upgraded using the BAW Admin Client

During an upgrade we are supposed to Upgrade the Workflow Servers first and then later upgrade the Workflow Center. Using this process it will break the deployment pipeline for Tradional Case Solutions. New development work won't be able to be dep...
1 day ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Under review

Enhance ARSUSECZ to support CSDATA user proxy processing with RACF groups

With CMoD for z/OS, ARSUSECZ is provided to externalize security to RACF and makes use of RACF CSDATA user segments to assign sets of permissions to users. ARSUSECZ is currently designed to only make RACROUTE REQUEST=EXTRACT calls for "users" by d...
4 days ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Submitted

Add PostgreSQL as a supported relational database for Traditional (on-Prem) Content Manager (CPE) in addition to the Container release.

Adding PostgreSQL as a supported relational database would provide a low cost, open source option for the deployment of FileNet Content Manger and it is already qualified with the CPE container release.
5 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

IBM Process Mining to enable license metrics notification

Today, some customers want to monitor their licensing metrics, such as processes, users, and events, and be notified about them. We suggest functionality that counts these metrics and sends notifications when limits are exceeded
11 days ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 1 Under review

Support AIX 7.3 for BAW

In these moment we try upgrade to the last version of AIX in many of our server, that it is 7.3 and upgrade in the same time the application, but the compatibility report mention thet AIX 7.3 it´s not support. For the company is very important cou...
11 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Have location identified for attachments colored in blue in File Management

In File Management, items that are marked blue does not have a location identified. It would be best if there was a location identified so that admin users can go to the process maps, determine if those attachments can be removed so that it can cl...
13 days ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Increase storage space

Our users have been using a lot of storage space for their process maps to the point where we ran out of storage space. About 99% have been images pasted directly into the Documentation tab and 1% have been documents. No videos are uploaded. My un...
13 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration