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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 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...

All ideas

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Include coordinates in BPMN export

We would like to integrate Blueworks Live with other Enterprise design tools that support BPMN.We can of course use deep link but there are also situations where we want to import the diagram as BPMN 2.0 and then design other activities on top of ...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release

FileNet Salesforce Connector - Enhancement to “Add Document Dialog” page

They would like to set the default or preset value in each property on the page. This could be done using Property Defaults on Content Platform Engine. I mentioned that on the call yesterday however they would like to have these defaults / preset ...
about 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Hierarchical dropdowns for custom fields

We are requesting the implementation of hierarchical drop downs, such that a selection of a 1st level dropdown spawns a 2nd level dropdown based upon the 1st level selection, and then the selection of the 2nd level dropdown spawns a 3rd level drop...
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Content Navigator Logs Login

Currently Content Navigator only shows logins for the system out when logging is set to Information level which also captures all performance logging which is unnecessary for our need and causes disk space constraints with large log file sizes. Th...
about 3 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Get User to Group relation displayed

It is easy to get the information which users are members of a group but there is no direct display showing in which groups a user is member of. A similar implementation as used for Glossary items "where used" showing the group membership would be...
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

See the # of items in a Space without having to open the space.

In the Show Space Hierarchy view, the number of items in the space is displayed when you hover over the space name. Would like this same capability when within a Space View, so if the space has sub-spaces you can hover over a sub-space and see the...
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

The function of "nesting business objects inside business objects" needs to be added to the case

The function of "nesting business objects inside business objects" needs to be added to the case. Similar to complex business objects in BPM, those created in case can be reused directly in BPM to improve development efficiency.
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

apply icm.model.InbasketFilter after dynamic filter apply on click of In-basket tab

Our requirement is we want to apply icm.model.InbasketFilter after dynamic filter apply on click of In-basket tab. We tried to apply In-basket Filtering after a dynamic filter was applied, but this was conflicting due to wiring on the same event (...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Do not close browse window in Outlook Plug-in when opening and closing an archived mail

As a user I want to open an archived mail. From Outlook, I open the ICN Outlook-Plugin browse window, navigate through the folder structure to my archived mail and open in. The mail is opened in a separate Outlook-Window and in the background (in ...
about 1 year ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Loop detection. Rules loops that cause memory overloads should shut down gracefully

When creating a rules project that calls another rules project, but accidentally gets called back you end up in an endless loop. This loop causes a memory overflow which crashes the server. It would be better if an error is thrown so that the deve...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 1 Not under consideration