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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,

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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.



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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Option to display/export Queue in IBM control center

In the Control Center. I would like to have a option to display/export the data added to the Queue(like in UiPath tool) . Right now I don't have any option to even see the data in the control center.
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 9 Future consideration

Allow for null fields in sortable columns for work lists rather than showing an error.

Needed by the business to re-sort each column. Not all fields have a value.
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Citrix Remote Agent Work integration

Can we have similar functionality to this ->
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Please remove swim lane from service flow

For some reason there is a swim lane in service flow. There is no way to add another swim lane or to remove existing one. However, that unnecessary swim lane causes the limitation on activity placement. Sometimes I need to expand swim lane in orde...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Add JS initialization for selection list business Object

Let's say that there is a selection simple type business object named SelectionSimpleTypeObject and that there are some values and display text pairs entered:1 One2 Two Let's say that there is a Service Flow, Client Side Human Service, Heritage Hu...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

When showing connections that run over each other or meet at corners, it would be easier to follow the path of the connection if the lines at the corners were rounded.

To improve the comprehensibility of the scheme.
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Allow sorting of documents in policies by name

Within a policy documents are only sorted by date. The sorting shall also be possible by name of the document as e.g. in the process overview.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Give admins the ability force a cleanup run of Glossary Terms.

In trying to delete Glossary Terms, I frequently get the message that clean up has not occurred. Some process maps were deleted weeks ago, yet I cannot delete the associated values. What constitutes an automatic cleanup run, how often should they ...
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Send an email with outlook request confirmation email option

Send an email with request confirmation option would be good because a return receipt in special cases are necessary due to audit purpose.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Annotation Auto save feature while processing the case or closing the case

In Daeja setting we can specify Annotation auto save and this is working fine in ICN and Stand alone Daeja, but it doesnt work in ICM or BAW. PMR was raised and we were requested to submit enhancement request.
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration