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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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,

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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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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

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Provision of Turbonomic Operator Resource Mappings for the Cloud Pak for Business Automation to allow automated resource management

IBM Turbonomic Application Resource Management is used to dynamically manage IT resources to ensure application performance while avoiding infrastructure waste. Applying the Turbonomic Kubernetes Optimization use case to the Cloud Pack for Busines...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

New Data Mapping dialog in Process Center 23.0.1 should differ between input, output and private variables.

Case TS014697681 was opened to address that the new data mapping dialog does not differ between input, output and private variables.We were told in the case:"It's irrelevant as to what tab you are on (input mapping, output mapping) as to what vari...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The new data mapping dialog in PC 23.0.1 should switch between graphical and JS input and wait for input or leave the existing one instead of emptying the existing values.

After our move to BAW 23.0.1 and Process Center 23.0.1 we were struggling with the new data mapping dialog and opened case TS014292733. We started with data mapping as defined prior to 23.0.1 and see the "JS" marker. Then we switch to JS mode and ...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add Support for TreeModel PMML Models created in SPSS Modeller into ADS

Currently ADS only supports the import of PMML Model ScoreCard and RuleSet definitions. SPSS Modeller in Cloud Pak for Data often creates TreeModel PMML definition files that contain decision table logic that could be mapped to an ADS decision tab...
6 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Exception Handling for the Scripts

My idea is to have something close to what we have in Blueprism today, a block. A block is a rectangular region that groups together all the stages that fall completely within it. A block can contain its own Recover Stage, which will handle except...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Future consideration

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...
16 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 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

Netapp SnapLock Customers are not welcome in the containerized world

There are many customers in the fields which are using FileNet Content Manager since years successfully in combination with Netapp SnapLock volumes. They have created many volumes due to compliance reasons. They have grouped volumes for each year ...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Future consideration

Improve edit service configurable temp path

What we can do is to improve for this: Since we can't avoid popping up the 'Save As' window, we can only try to optimize manual settings/steps in option 2 to make the Temp file path configurable for the end user. The current temp folder(C:\Users\#...
4 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Option to reset the service result cache in BAW Process Admin Console

In Process Admin Console (under 'Manage Caches') interface, there is currently no option to perform flush/reset operation for Service Result Cache in scenarios where some data change happens (for eg - when users sometimes modify the catalogs which...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration