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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,

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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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REST API Constraint

Only GET Methods can be developed with Exposed Rest APIs (APIs opened from BPM to external systems). HTTP methods such as PUT, POST,DELETE should also be added here.
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Documentation sources are very inadequate

Documentation sources are very inadequate. Most of the links to resources found through search engines are broken. This puts us in a really difficult situation. This is a big waste of time and motivation.
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0

Same visibility options for CV in CV like in Coach

When configuring Coach View visibility in Coach, there are 3 sources: Value, Rule and Script. There should be the same sources when configuring Coach View inside another Coach View.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

View - ECM Document Explorer - Filter document type

In the UI toolkit, there is a View called "ECM Document Explorer". This view is used to add some documents, folder, display documents ,... The problem is when adding a new document, all the document classes are displayed. There is no way to filter...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

As a project creator (developer), I should be the "creator" of my project in any runtime environments (test, production) no matter who deploys it offline

There are many automation projects published in the CP4BA production environment in IBM CIO Office. The centralized BAW admin team has been deploying all BAW projects to the CP4BA production environment offline on behalf of all project teams for t...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Code management in Process Center

Code management in Process Center is very limited; standard code repositories enable you to do branching and merging. Tracks offer a very limited branch capability, but there is no way to merge tracks other than manually moving items (which is a v...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The functionality of bookmarking dashboards is not useful if new snapshots are installed

When a Dashboard is marked as a favorite in the ProcessPortal for a user, if at any time a new snapshot is installed and the previous version is deactivated, the favorite disappears.
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Extend migration policy to support move token without token orphanization and restarting of tasks

When defining a migration policy, it should also support move token for steps that arent orphaned, to support rerunning added steps prior to the current task. The migration policy should also support restarting of tasks, that currenty would crash ...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Coach - Drag and drop document in a task

When a user is in a coach to process a task, he can add a document using a popup window to browse his computer's content. In addition, the user wants to be able to add a document by doing a drag & drop in the document widget
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Planned for future release

Allow Component Queue Adapter user credentials to be changed via automation

Current functionality of Case Manager and FileNet Workflow Component Queue Adapters allow you to change the user credential via ACCE in a manual fashion. For companies that have security policies that require strong passwords and periodic password...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration