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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:

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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,

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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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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When using the API to export Dashboards, the API should first apply any saved filters to the output exported to the .csv file.

Currently when exporting the dashboard no saved filters are applied, which results in having to manually apply them to the .csv file produced using another tool.
4 months ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 0 Delivered

Avoid extra clic for end users by choosing LDAP or SAML

When connecting with SSO avoid for end user extra clic for choosing the correct method to connect when the method is known
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Delivered

Support for zVM V7.3 and later for current ( and future BAW releases running on zlinux.

We need to have support for zVM 7.3 and later for BAW and later because of the expected EOL for zVM in 2024Q4. Not having this is severly hindering our LCM for zVM.
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Delivered

Process Mining: Enable re-usage of Process App for the same process in order to add more data

In the current state of the product (version 1.14.1), Process Apps can be used once to create a process in IBM Process Mining. If the use case requires adding more data later on, this is only possible by manually uploading the data as csv data set...
9 months ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 1 Delivered

Add ability to upload and retrieve documents in incremental parts via the GraphQL API.

Add the ability to upload and retrieve documents via the GraphQL API in small increments (chunks). This will enable large files to be uploaded and retrieved without exceeding common timeout settings for incoming/outgoing HTTP requests/responses. T...
9 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Delivered

Work with complex data types for input/output API parameters

There are business cases where you need to work with complex data types like Data Tables when it comes to input/output API parameters. The idea is to add some data types to that mechanism, considering that we only support the following nowadays: D...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Allow User Stories to be programatically synchronised between BWL and external Project Management tools.

As a consultant within Technology Expert Labs, I frequently work with customers on process designs using Blueworks Live. It is standard practice to describe the functionality of each activity within BPMN process flows using one or 'User Stories'. ...
9 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Delivered

Manage default values in decision tables as previously possible in RTS

My users used to define default values in their decision table in RTS. They are not able to do it now in BC.
10 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 2 Delivered

Add script version to AuditEvent table when published

When working with IBM Robotic Process Automation OnPremises, checking the AuditEvent table helps keeping records and organize some audit data. Specifically when it comes to publishing scripts, it's possible to see that there's a column to map the ...
12 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

You can modify the name of the case solution

When developing processes and CASE, the process name can be modified, but the case solution name cannot be modified. Please allow the name of the case solution to be modified.
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Delivered