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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 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
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...

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Better support for automated testing.

Automated testing would be a great addition to the product. Currently to autotest you have to use external definitions of tests, and call API's to run specific services. It would be great if we could create tests for processes, services, cshs and ...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improvements for synchronous and asynchronous steps in process development

When developed applications in BAW we currenly can force an entire process to behave sychronously by ticking the box Optimize Execution for latency, in combination with Autoflow to nex task on the tasks. It would be great if these options could ...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Members of owner group should have rights for uploading and editing reference models

you can only upload a reference model to a process only if you are the owner of the process. In this instance, owner means the creator of the process. If you are using a process that is shared with you, then this feature appears as disabled. Use...
over 1 year ago in IBM Process Mining 0 Future consideration

Improve the Update Instance Variable API

It would be great if the Update Instance Variable API could update only a member of a complex object, and not the entire complex object. For us to externally first get the entire object, make a local change, and then call update, makes it more pro...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improved migrations for newly added intermediate events

When adding a new Intermediate event subprocess or a new intermediate event listener to an Activity, the intermediate event wont have a token for migrated process instances. Tokens can be injected through the undocumented api: This is not documen...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improved migrations for task content

When migrating tasks, the execution context for the task is unable to be modified, and tokens cannot be moved inside the task. This results in us having to "pollute" our code with loadEvents firing navigation events to force tasks to "reverse" in ...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improved migrations with custom services

When an instance is migrated, sometimes variables in the instance need their variables updated, or something else need to be performed on the instance. It would be great if we in the migration script could define a serviceflow, that would be calle...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Capability to orchestrate and manage bot licenses in control room

Providing role based access control in all subscriptions to give flexibility to customers to orchestrate and manage bot licenses in control room.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Scheduled job run for artifacts extract such as Spaces, Process blueprint, Task management

Scheduled job run will save time as it would require one time rules configuration by eliminating the repeated manual effort in selecting the spaces/sub-spaces and run report which is time consuming Admins and Users will benefit from this enhanceme...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Support for Servlet 3.1 on WebSphere 8.5.5

With structural libraries, such as SpringFramework evolving and in some cases have to be upgraded when facing vulnerabilities, WebSphere 8.5.5 is not supporting Servlet 3.1, which is compromising these updates on J2EE applications
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration