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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

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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.


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...
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

All ideas

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To create a exportable account backup of all artefacts and structure, so the account owner could create a account backup, which might be restored even in another Blueworks account.

As an account owner would like to have an option to backup my account and export the back in a form which might be restored in another Blueworks account (e.g.: in case user has multiple accounts or opens new account). The back up should contain al...
12 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Playback to include boundary events

When a playback is created and there's an activity or subprocess with boundary events the playback does not allow stepping through the boundary events. Being able to step through the boundary events during a playback will allow a better insight in...
16 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Include Release creation date in Decision Center (DC) APIs - Specifically the one that pull all the releases for a decision service in DC

IBM DC provides APIs to extract all the releases for a decision service that includes most of the details except release creation date. This will help the customers who are adopting IBM ODM as enterprise rules engine & have audit/accountabilit...
24 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 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.
25 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

multi select image feature from photo gallery in navigator mobile app

-What is the business scenario? users should be able to upload multiple images from mobile photo gallery the same way navigator web application allow users to upload multiple files. -Is the request only for iOS? Yes mainly for iOS but you should c...
25 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Datacap Fastdoc ability to configure the Verify panel to show the Page Type.

1)Description - What would the requested feature do? On the FastDoc Verify panel, the document type is displayed at the top left corner of the panel. In the prior, 8.x version of Datacap, the page type was displayed rather than the document type. ...
26 days ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Increase the Integer Variable limit in BAWoC

Hi Team, Integer is one of the most important field where we use it to input Tax amount and our users are frequently using higher limit compared to allowed limit(2147483647 and -2147483647). It would be a great idea to increase this limit by double
27 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM Content Navigator (ICN) add behaviour different

The add document behaviour is different in ICN depending on whether you add normally or by drag and drop. Drag and drop behaves better, in that the file names are displayed. Please see the attached screenshot.
about 1 month ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Purging the active process instances based on date criteria

We would like to do bulk purge/delete/terminate the active process instances, which are modified by certain date. We can do the smaller amount of processes in the Process Inspector. But we have around 1 million active processes, which are modified...
about 1 month 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