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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 (

Shape the future of IBM!

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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.



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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Improved search functionality in IBM BlueworksLive

Our organization uses widely IBM BlueworksLive as the standard process documentation tool. Many processes have been created, many accompanying attachments are stored in the system. The user needs a quick and exact identification of the process rel...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

timezone independent DateTimePicker control

It would be good to have an additional option in the DataTimePicker control (BPM UI 8.6) to able to set timezone independent dates and times.
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Hiding Saved Search from Process Portal

We want to create the saved searches and expose them to users group so it can be used in the custom Inbox. But we do not want to show those saved searches to the users in the Portal.
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Button to go up in the sub hierarchy (breadcrumbs style)

When developing using multiple Subs, it is common to reuse a Sub in another and this might lead to some nested levels. Currently, going back to the previous Sub is painful, since this is what you can do: Go back to the Main of the script and try t...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Date Time Picker with Calendar Icon

Presently there is no visual difference between Date Time Picker control and Text control unless the user clicks on Date Time Picker to open the Calendar. It would be nicer to have a calendar icon as an indicator for the Date Time Picker.It can al...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Pagination in Preview Collapse

NB: Case number is TS003080650.Product is Data stewardship UI System : Physical MDMSuspected Duplicate Process Application Description : Major issue - If there are 20 suspects for a party, in preview screen the Right pane will contain 20 party det...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enable Watson Translate on the template description

We have a good set of template available!library:templatesHowever, the template description, sometime detailed, is available only in english.It would be good to enable Watson Translate on that page so that cu...
about 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Provide ability to change scheduled time of events in BAW

BPM/BAW should have the ability to update scheduled time of events to a later date/time through the Process Admin console or any other method in case a problem occurs with certain event execution.
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

TW Search API truncates text (string data type) that has more than 512 characters long.

As requested by IBM engineering team in case# TS002626219 for problem statement as follows - TW Search API result is truncating the TW search result output to 512 characters. The data type of that variable is String; please note that all those obj...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow search for part of words instead of whole word

Search does now work for Japanese : need to be able to search with parts of a word
about 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration