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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 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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Changes during DEBUG mode

While stepping in, be able to add, delete, modify command/line, change variables and manually jump to any line. Similar to "Set Next Stage" in Blue Prism.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Process Monitor Data for Exporting

Export Process Monitor data into csv or xls for reporting.
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Shortcut to Step logs in Process Orchestration

In Process Orchestration, the tab "Execution flow" could have a direct link to the execution log of each Step of the instance. I believe this was available in the previous version of the interface and saved a lot of time when trying to find logs c...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Combo-box options could be ordered in the Control Center

In the WebClient, options from combo-box seem to be randomly ordered and it would be much better if they were ordered. This happens for script versions, for example.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Is a defect

BAW generated DDL is not z/OS DB compliant

Issue #3 DDL format is not for DB2 z/OS: Source DDL generated doesn't conform as required by standard DSNTEP2 (a program on mainframe- provided by IBM with DB2) . If we had a custom DSNTEP2 that supported longer line length that would alleviate th...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

See exposed items from nested toolkits on process app settings page

The process app settings page shows exposed items form the process app and its toolkits, but does not include those from nested toolkits (only directly dependent toolkits are taken into account). When having a large number of nested toolkits, this...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

twperfsvr.war (and product in general) should not use external internet DTD references

The Support Node (Performance Server) would not start for us on BPM 8.0 and BPM 8.5 due to a combination of product references to external internet DTD URLS and some oddities in our own firewall implementation. The BPM product should not refer to ...
over 8 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

System Logging file rotation

We typically start seeing some level of performance impact in bot/script execution when SystemLog.xml reaches 20 mb level. The SystemLog.xml file is located in the automation anywhere files folder. C:\Users\username\Documents\Automation Anywhere F...
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists

Obter formações para fazer um levantamento geral dos processos pelo WDG se deu inicio a execução, se falhou, qual os erros de logs, se finalizou, qual o RPA que está rodando e etc.

Estou buscando informações da equipe sobre buscar aperfeiçoamento no uso da ferramenta WDG Studio para acessar o Tenant. Estamos com uma quantidade de clientes consideravelmente cheios, com isso, com o objetivo de achar uma forma dinâmica de infor...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

zero downtime patching

it is now critical that downtime for upgrades or patches is either scheduled within a tighter timeframe or done away with altogether, and done to a timescale that is specific and helpful to the United Kingdom
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration