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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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Fix Process Designer to filter out control characters which cause issues in Process Center

If a developer somehow enters a hidden control character, Process Designer accepts it and stores it in the underlying XML for the process model. However, if such a control character is present, Process Center cannot promote the Process Application...
about 7 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

In the rule designer, make default verbalizations for List and Map handling methods

We would like to have default verbalizations for the java.util.List interface the following methods : get, set, add, addall, containsAll, remove, removeAll, retainAll.For the java.util.Map interface : put, keySet, entrySet (and more if possible)
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

To have option to have collaboration window to insert sticky notes

To have option to have a collaboration window for the users to insert the sticky notes with their comments , ideas & feedback. we should have option to insert multi color notes. also there should be option for all users to comment on other per...
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration

Decision - Word export to provide single view of all Decision content

There are a number of options to export Decision Tables but none provide a single view of the whle decision- Print pdf only exports the activity box for the decision table- Export Decision - exports the data across 16 different Excel worksheets Wo...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

"Everyone" option of saved search can be hidden

Currently, the "Everyone" option of the Saved Search share with selection can be searched out, and the saved search will be shared with everyone. But so far, there is no scenario that need to share a user created saved search with everyone. Actual...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Check the compatibility on DB2 i servers

In current environment we have several IBM i servers which are used as our DB2 servers. there for we would like to see the compatibility of the Business Automation workflow on those i servers1. DB2 Edition -iSeries2. DB2 version -iSeries3. DB2 F...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Vertical Text in Tables

Thankyou for all the lastest weeks in Blueworks Live, I have just used the "adding a table feature" in my Workflow Documentation. Both tables were quite large and it would have helped if I could have positioned a text heading vertically. At the mo...
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Improve Error Messages for Overlaps

For overlaps in decision tables, currently the error message only states "Line X overlaps with line(s) Y". This is a problem if the problematic cell contains a huge set of numbers. In the attached screenshot, the number 2329 appears in two differe...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Ability to add notes to IP address lockdown

Managing IP address lockdown would be much easier if it displayed a note against each entry to help the administrator identify what the range refers to.
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Desire for visible "Business unit"; when defining User Groups

This suggestion is connected to the function "User Groups" under Library. The March 2017 release, introduced "Business Unit" as a new field in "User Management". It would very convenient to have the business unit visible when adding new members in...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration