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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 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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Enable social features on Process Federation Server

This RFE to ask for adding all the social features to Process Federation Server
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Move Numbering Boxes So They Do Not Cover Arrow Tips on Process Flows

Adding the Auto Numbering function to a diagram will often result in the number boxes covering up the tip of an arrow on the process diagram. This makes it difficult to see the direction of the flow.
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

To list the recently added Meta Data “ Assurance date” in Glossary

We have recently added a new metadata field called “Assurance Date “(choosing the Number property).However we could not find the same listed in Glossary (where we could see other Meta data items mapped as text property are listed in Glossary).We h...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Allow arrow navigation in DC Desktop Verify treeview

Using arrow keys to navigate from page to page the the treeview works fine in Datacap Desktop with a scan step, but it doesn't work in a Verify step. In Verify, the focus shifts to fields in the field pane and the treeview and the arrow keys no lo...
over 2 years ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Move Gateway Label

Want to be able to move label for gateways. Cannot move it at all.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

More attach points on gateways

Want more attach points on the gateway. Currently only have 4, with at least one used for the input.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Rule Artefact count per Service/Project rather than for the whole instance

Can the Rule Artefact Count in the Decision Center Diagnostics page be made to show aggregated totals per Decision Service rather than only for the whole instance? For both the on premises and on cloud versions of ODM.
about 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Multi processes in a space data analysis , Pls add ID at activity level in each "items" "Process items" "Stakeholders" "Systems" "Cycle Time" sheet

Currently when I export space to excel report I would like to compare "items" "Process items" "Stakeholders" "Systems" "Cycle Time" of each processes in space (see in "Example comparison" attachment) but with current excel report separately and ha...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Included decision table in word/pdf/ppt export

It would be good to be include the decision table when exporting a process. This behavior should be able to be toggled on/off using the configuration screen.
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Option required to include " Date" property along with Calendar option under Custom Process Properties

In Blue works live, we have options to include new text & number properties. How ever, we do not have option to include date properties (with calendar option). This data is essential for almost all the diagrams as we capture these details for ...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration