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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 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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

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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...

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Pdf Option For Process Export API

For the API call …/bwl/blueprints/{blueprint-id}/export… add the option of PDF for parameter Format.
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration


Could you let us know if it is possible to have a dynatrace module installed on the IHS server in the IBM cloud, we require this for performance testing of applications. Regarding the PMR : TS002574954
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

OpenAPI compatibility: Ignore additional properties in REST responses

In OpenAPI, when additionalProperties is not specified for an object, the default behaviour is that any number of additional properties of any type are allowed.In typical implementations (for example Swagger Tools), the actual implementation simpl...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BPMoC Process Monitor does not allow user to select a certain node

When viewing the Process Monitor through the Process Admin console, the server is automatically selected for the user. However, there can be multiple servers that need to be viewed. The user has no way of selecting which server they want to view, ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Add Timeout to the Test Suite comparison task

When you have huge / complex unordered collection being used in the Test Suite, after the Decision Runners finishes executing the scenario, the comparison phase might takes a huge amount of time.As a result, Decision Runner report page gets stuck ...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Copy variable to JSON in Data section of WPD Inspector

It would be very useful to have Copy to JSON functionality when inspecting objects in Web Process Designer. In Data section there could be a button for each variable (and its param and param of param and so on). Please refer to uploaded image "Cop...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Mapping list variable on error data

TS002444983 Currently it is possible to map variable which is a list to "Error End Event" in "Service Flow". It is also possible to caught the error and to extract object from error object. However, when binding the list, a validation error: "The ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

bpmext.ui for complex objects

TS002434977 Let's say that we have nameValuePair variable as a CV's configuration option. Let's say that that context option is not bounded. If we use:var nameValuePairJsObject = { name: "Name 1", value: "Value 1" };bpmext.ui.substituteConfigOptio...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

JS API to update BPD instance variables

For CSHS development you normally map input and output data, but due to security concerns this is not safe as the data could be tampered while flowing over the wire. Therefore we need an approach to directly update the process instance variables v...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support Selection Simple type

Support Selection Simple type
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration