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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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  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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Blueworks Change Request

We would like to include the Item numbers in all of the data tabs.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Export process to PDF from space view

In a space when looking at the list of all the process blueprints, you can easily export the process to PowerPoint, Word, and Excel without going into the process blueprint except PDF. Please add an option to export to PDF from the space view
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Combine init () and readWsdl() functions on outbound call, using integration service

I have attached a screenshot of what happens whenever an outbound service call is made within BPM, using the integration service. We have the yellow highlighted which take upto 700ms each; the actual invoke takes ~80ms - the wsdl has more than 35 ...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

DataBase Encryption for BPM on premise

BPM proprietary databases need to be encrypted.
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Package IID 8.5.7 with Windows 10 compatible DB2 (for UTE)

Our team uses IID with UTE. As we are moving to Windows 10, we need a version of IID that is compatible with Windows 10. IID 8.5.7 is compatible with Windows 10 but the UTE needs DB2. The DB2 currently packaged with IID 8.5.7 is not comptatible wi...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Right and Left Control Key in IBM RPA

In order for robot to automate host emulator sessions (Pcomm, HOD, and other emulator products), the Right and Left Control Keys should be handled separately.Since IBM RPA does not distinguish Right and Left Control keys, the emulator session coul...
almost 6 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 2 Not under consideration

BWL Enhancement for Problem Prioritization

Our team uses advanced Lean Six Sigma techniques and BWL best practices for our process improvement engagements. One technique involved capturing process pain point in BWL by documenting the description along with severity and frequency.
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Web designer click and drag gives ugly results

When moving items around on the Web Designer canvas, lines get redrawn incorrectly. See attached screenshots for before and after.
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Not under consideration

Web Designer Code editors need better JavaScript linter

All of the JavaScript code editors in the Web Designer have very simple JavaScript code checking, which means they cannot detect certain syntax errors. This means developers have to rely on visual inspection to assess code correctness, which is ve...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Consistency for DT row comments

Comments on rows in DTs are available in Rule Designer but not shown in DC consoles. This comes as a surprise to most users who start commenting their tables in RD. Feature should be made consistent across UIs by either deprecating from RD or addi...
almost 6 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release