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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 Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content and Capture Services - including Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

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A way to publish standard rule project using ANT and REST API

Currently it is possible to publish a single project only from Rule Designer. Most customers automate their publish and this should be possible using REST API and ANT.
about 18 hours ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Option to change date format to English(UK)

The language English(United States) show date as MM-DD-YYYY. Customer request is that he would like the option to have ENGLISH (UK) language so dates are DD-MM-YYYY.
1 day ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Request For the WCAG 2.1 accessibility support for BAW , expecially the ‘out the box’ BAW coaches for example the Portal page

Hi BAW Product Dev. Team,Hope you are doing well Our key customer, HSBC, have recently been conducting accessibly testing on the UI. They are testing against the WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards. They found that a small number of the ‘out the box’...
1 day ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Show number of instances on a subprocess without having to drill down in Process Performance Diagram tab

Use case: When business users want to see the status and number of instances active for each subprocess at the top level The Process Portal Process Performance diagram tab shows the number of active instances for each activity in the Process App. ...
5 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Allow to inform arguments when creating schedule

It is useful to inform arguments when creating a schedule because we can make different schedules dynamically using only one code and not needing to create multiple scripts to do so.
6 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

MS SQL Server with jdbc > 10.2

It appears that MS SQL jdbc drivers > 10.2 have a change in behaviour related to ssl. The command BPMConfig -validate -db c:\IBM\bawinst\PC\ fails with the following error CWMCB0313E: An error occur...
7 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Ter a opção de escolher a resolução e escala nas máquinas quando o robô for executar.

Ter a opção de escolher a resolução e escala nas máquinas quando o robô for executar.
8 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Under review

Allow for null fields in sortable columns for work lists rather than showing an error.

Needed by the business to re-sort each column. Not all fields have a value.
8 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Needs more information

License - Charge by Time of Use

Right now, if we pay for 1 runtime, we can only use it in 1 computer. We would like to be able to install this license in other machines and the clients would be charged by additional use. Other RPA tools have this function, and it would be useful...
9 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Please remove swim lane from service flow

For some reason there is a swim lane in service flow. There is no way to add another swim lane or to remove existing one. However, that unnecessary swim lane causes the limitation on activity placement. Sometimes I need to expand swim lane in orde...
9 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration