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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,

Post your ideas
  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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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 Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all
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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Add links to IBM RPA courses and the official documentation in IBM RPA Studio's Start Page

Add widgets with links to IBM RPA associate courses and IBM RPA's official documentation in IBM RPA Studio's Start Page to increase user visibility to courses and the documentation. The attached image shows the Start Page. Adding visibility to edu...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Request for Warning Icon to show in Tab Section label of UI Toolkit when the validation criteria is not met.

We are currently upgrading from BPM Responsive Coaches toolkit to BAW UI Toolkit, and noticed that upon validation, warning icons are missing in the labels of the Panels of a Tab Section which contain fields that still need to be filled out after ...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Issue with updating WAS Admin passwords for IBM BAW where special characters are included as part of password

Hi IBM Team, We are trying to automate the solution for updating WAS admin passwords [CELLADMIN and BPMADMIN] that get generated by the CyberArk Vault. As suggested by IBM Support, used Jython list syntax to change the wsadmin Passwords but still ...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Include customizable gamification framework integrated into Cloud Pak for Business Automation

Looking at gamification, there is currently no standard and research shows individual perspectives rather than implementation steps or best practices. The sooner IBM claims this flag, the further ahead we'll be from any other future competitors. A...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

Analyze By Comments and Documentation

Can only identify if an Activity Box has documentation or comments in Details if you open the Action box or view the process diagram in a documentation view. Would be great if the process diagram analyze feature also allowed the viewer to pinpoint...
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Separate Participants from Business Owners/Experts in Glossary (NOT DUPLICATE)

Currently Participants, Business Owners and Experts are all grouped together in the Glossary. Recently added feature allows us to "Warn users that enter non-preferred values", but it sets it for all three types. Participants are usually defined as...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Allow sorting of documents in policies by name

Within a policy documents are only sorted by date. The sorting shall also be possible by name of the document as e.g. in the process overview.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Expose event (either intermediate or attached) implementation for REST API call

Using rest API is a more common way to get the process implementation. Currently, IBM supports the process model and process visual model API to get the process implementation but they don't include the event implementation (e.g: interrupt option ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Graphical Data Objects (per BPMN spec) instead of or in addition to Input / Output properties.

The BPMN specification defines the Data Object and Associations that allow the author to clearly articulate the production/consumption/association of abstracted data artifacts. Since most business processes are data aggregations especially across ...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration

Improve Studio UI for multiple screens

In Studio, when we drag 2nd script as new window, it doesn't provide panels like Toolbox, Variables, Output. Aim is to have multiple Studio windows on separate monitors. As we can run script only from beginning, we usually copy few lines from main...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration