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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 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...

All ideas

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Graphic for activity type masks part of the activity title

When marking an activity as a user, decision or service task and an icon is inserted top left, it sometimes masks the activity name regardless of whether you have right-clicked and selected ‘Resize All Item Names to Fit'
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

BPM Coach not redirected back to login screen after timeout

BPM Coach does not automatically redirect users to the login screen when a session times out. Instead the information on the screen remains as is even after hours. Only when user tries to take any action, it then redirects to login page. This may ...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

HPE/Scality RING storage support with FileNet Image Services

HPE/Scality RING storage support with FileNet Image Services Case number: TS006578461 FileNet Image Services (current version) on Solaris 11 with a remote Oracle 19c database We are planning to migrate a storage platform for the FileNet/P...
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Not under consideration

HPE/Scality RING storage support with FileNet/P8

Case number: TS006578497 FileNet /P8 (current version) on Linux with a remote Oracle 19c database We are planning to migrate a storage platform for the FileNet/P8 app as follows: From: Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) - REST API To: HPE/Scal...
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Functionality already exists

Change of displayed information in Process Export file (xls)

Bring the following information in all sheets of the process export (Microsoft Excel Process Data (.xls) in order to have identification keys between the exported sheets, by:Option A (preferred):- Add the Item ID (similar to Artifact ID from Space...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Status sign next to Blueprint name

The idea is to have a status sign meaning Work in progress (the hammer sign) and Approved (for this one a new icon would be needed) next to Blueprint name, similarly to the Published sign. Thanks to this any user will see if a Process (like approv...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

extension of BPMoC / BAWoC 'Application Management REST API'

Hi development team, as discussed with Roland Peisl, i open this RFE. We are using BPMoC to host our isfinancial plattform for customer (PaaS). While rolling out new releases we set up shell scripts to install allneeded artifacts into websphere, c...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Case Properties in Coach UI

Once, IBM Case Manager solution is migrated to IBM BAW, case properties should be supported in Coach UI. As of now, if we drag any case property it throws warning message 'Content Object is filtered and can not be referenced.'
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Functionality already exists

Web Process Designer Zoom

Editor text font sizes are too small. Everything else is distorting when we use zoom feature in the browser. Can editor features be enchanced?
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Blueworks PowerPoint Export Linked Processes

Currently if I have a level 0 process with multiple linked subprocesses and I export it to PDF I have the option to include linked subprocesses which results in a multi-page PDF. The Word export has a similar option but the PowerPoint export does ...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration