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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...
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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Need developer to be able to upload a decision service to Decision Center without requiring roles rtsAdmin or rtsInstaller. The core roles grant to much access to developers.

Need functionality that would permit a developer to upload a decision from Rule Designer without giving them rtsAdmin or rtsInstaller permission because they should not require that much permission.
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Allow CSV mapping through API

We are currently trying to build an automated option for creating projects. For now, the only part we can't automate is the CSV mapping (we've already explored the option of using an IDP file, but we can only create an IDP after creating a project...
about 2 months ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 1 Functionality already exists

Request to add option to allow editting business data in completed instance for admin user

Customer keeps saving completed instances for a long term from a company audit perspective. In business data of process instances, customer adds organization information for user management. After instances are completed, organization in customer’...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 6 Functionality already exists

set variable, substitute variable and not concatenate

When you want to set a value for a variable, in the input of which variable you want to set the variable doesnt substitute the previous variable if it was. It should be a select and not an append.
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Modularize the Case tab in a way that allows some components to be hidden.

The customer needs an easy and quick way to make some items/options, like properties, unavailable to some users to avoid human error. CPFL created a ticket asking for assistance with this, but the support team suggested an RFE or customization due...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Functionality already exists

Feature to monitor and rank the most accessed documents.

The customer needs a report from the most accessed document for marketing, model creation and quality auditing. Right now, the only event monitoring we have doesn’t seem to register when a user opens a document and the deep event monitoring, we ha...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 2 Functionality already exists

Improve FileNet UI and UX

The UI needs to be more user friendly to avoid unnecessary clicks to reduce human error and the time spent searching for documents.
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 2 Functionality already exists

Mask P8admin display name.

The customer needs an easy way to change the display name of P8admin for systemic tasks due to a security rule of never displaying admin users. In the case of a security breach, by having an admin user named in the system will make it easier for h...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Functionality already exists

Make ODM v8.11 compatible with Liberty

This would make ODM v8.11 compatible with the most current version of Liberty. It would also extend the compatibility of ODM with the most current versions of ancillary products.
4 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Functionality already exists

add parm to arsadmin unload to allow parms be read via alternative DD card

similar to the -V parm on the ARSLOAD program provide the capability for program arsadmin to read parm values in from a pointed to DD card.
4 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 1 Functionality already exists