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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...

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Ability to send message from throw (send) message event to multiple catch (receive) message events in one or more processes

In order for multiple spawned processes to be "linked" via send/receive message events, send event should be able to send message to multiple receive message events in one or more processes. Basically provide ability for "Multiple" event type.
almost 8 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Seamless integration with IBM Process Mining

Integrate IBM Process Mining and IBM RPA. Feed Process Mining with logs from RPA bots, so Process Mining can analyze bot processes, make recommendations for process improvements and find gaps. Create an RPA bot from the Task Mining output of Proce...
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

request for the process restart with same process instance ID and last activity step

System: IBM BPM AdvancedActor: User needing new feature Description : The Customer want to process restart with same process id, last activity step.(the client do process restart for terminated process instance by mistake or circumstances.) becaus...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provide custom order of Buttons in IBM RPA Launcher application

For Business users its better to provide the order of BUTTONS in Launcher for easy running of bots one by one. Sometimes IBM RPA Launcher cannot keep the order of the buttons when created.
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Added workplace team "custom view" function

In workplace, you can query processes in various states through "customized view", but this function is not available in "team". Customers need to view the completed process through the "team".
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add WORKPLACE view data custom sorting function

The data displayed in workplace cannot be sorted by user, which is very inconvenient. I hope to add this function.
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

New NFS storage can be added

Now when we use the cloud Pak environment, we find that we can't add NFS storage, but can only use the NFS storage configured when installing the environment, which is very inconvenient. Customers may have multiple storage devices, old NFS server...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Single site for REST API information in Business Automation Workflow

BAW v20 has multiple categories of REST APIs. There are separate Swaggers for the Ops APIs vs. the BPM APIs, plus there are the Case APIs that don't have a Swagger. This makes it difficult or impossible to find the information you need when workin...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Planned for future release

OpenAPI compatibility: Ignore additional properties in REST responses

In OpenAPI, when additionalProperties is not specified for an object, the default behaviour is that any number of additional properties of any type are allowed.In typical implementations (for example Swagger Tools), the actual implementation simpl...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Work Page Inbasket Filter window(popup) to allow "Enter" Key to OK(submit) instead of having to scroll down to the bottom of the window to hit and to run the filter.

We are getting a lot of user request to have Case Manager Inbasket Filter window allow Enter Key to OK instead of having to scroll down to the bottom of the window to hit and to run the filter. As there are longer and longer list of filter paramet...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration