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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 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...

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Allow Numbering and Analysis at Same Time

The process diagram functionality does not allow you to show the analysis and numbering at the same time. I would like to be able to keep the numbering while showing the analysis
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Removing the metadata from Rest API response

The Rest API response always has the metadata piece in it and there is no way for you to remove the metadata from the response like how you do for the parts. You should give another option below the parts checkbox to remove the metadata from the r...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Option to automatically activate as default even if no instances

In PC when deploying apps to PS, would be a nice feature to have the option to automatically make default the new deplyed snapshot even if the app has no processes, or on the PS are no active instances.Now if you deploy a new snapshot that has no ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

DBAoC Customization Instance Names

We need to have the ability to customize the display instance names for BAW, ODM, etc (DBA on Cloud Product Subscriptions).
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Future consideration

Reduce multiple instances (manual tasks created using ICM) to single process

1. We have a case type in which we have different tasks about 10. 2. These 10 tasks are created manually and are using BPM workflow. 3. These tasks use same Process App and same business process4. In the Business process we have created different ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Ability to copy and paste comments from/to the comments widget

Business requirement is to have A Comment Widget available on the screen (and not on click of a button) so as to make sure the case handler(s) can enter a manual comment at any time - Main requirement in this Comment Widget is that the case handle...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Ability to Add a Property Tab (i.e. Opportunities) Next to Current Tabs, Details, Problems, Policies etc.

Currently you can add additional "properties" within the "Details" tab behind a task. However, you can't:1. Add a stand alone property tab next to Details, Problems, Policies, Documentation etc.2. Move added "properties" within the "Details" tab t...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

configure syntax coloration on BAL rules/Decision tables

Developpers using dark theme complain not being able to read rules. It would be nice to be able to configure the colors of bal constructs, as it is already possible to do with IRL editor
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 3 Future consideration

URL for artifacts in BAW application

It would be nice to have a link to an artifact in BAW application. This would enable developers to bookmark artifacts, share URL(s) with colleagues and so on.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BPM Table Pagination - Add Configuration to get sequential pagination

The current stock table control is displaying the calculated pagination numbers with internal algorithm. At the moment there is no option to change it to standard pagination with sequential paging numbers. This RFE is to add a config to have conve...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration