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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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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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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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Capture Re-Assignment Events

The system needs to capture and emit events on task reassignment. This needs to capture both who did the re-assignment and to whom they reassigned the task to.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provide full support for Okta as Identity and Access Manager Provider

Many customers are or will be using Okta as their cloud IAM provider and CP4BA should provide full support for this IAM provider.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 3

Automatic Pivot Table Regeneration: Currently if a new variable is exposed(check visible in process portal) we are manually regenerating pivot tables

We would like this to be automatically regenerated as part of the deployment.
21 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Limited Where Used Scope: Currently “Where Used” feature shows the artifact referenced within the application/toolkit.

Developer should be able to find in what applications a service developed in a toolkit is used.
21 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Search in authoring environment: Currently we are unable to search(with) any variable names, comments, that are used in artifacts.

If there is any external service component is referenced in a script, at a later point developer should be able to find the artifacts where that external service is referenced.
21 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow Renaming and Deletion of Snapshots

Allow the ability to rename an existing saved Snapshot. Sometimes we may have entered a typo or just want to enter a clearer description of the previously saved Snapshot. Also permit deletion of a previously saved Snapshot. Number of times we sav...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

parallel development in BAW

Having a source control inside BPM to help developers in releases
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Planned for future release

Eliminate the need to have BWL open before clicking on a link to a process blueprint

Currently, you must have BWL open before you can click on a link to a process blueprint that someone sends you. This is an extra step which causes confusion to users who are not aware that you must first have BWL open before you can click on the l...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Additional Credential Data

Credential management is more than user and password. This idea is to enhance credential management with additional fields/features Possibility to disregard username. For tokens, etc where only the password applies Add Expiration Date Field Add St...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Ability to launch Bots ad-hoc via Control Center

The ability to click a button to immediately schedule a bot for launch from the Control Center. This is like for like capability that AA has
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration