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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:

Search existing ideas

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 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...
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

All ideas

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Using yaml to configure foundational services

The client would like to do the configuration of foundational services with ldap groups and Active Directory, that currently needs to be done via the UI. this is for CP4BA and CP4I They would like to have this defined in a declarative way, so they...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Functionality already exists

allow export of application group to exclude export of applications

we try to keep our environments clean and only contain objects that are needed in that specific environment. We we like a check box on the application group export function that would allow us to turn off export of applications to the destination ...
about 1 year ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

Close browser/ Close process improvement

It was verified that the commands "Close browser" and "Close Process" does not work in all scenarios, there are some cases that they don't work as intended. The browser and/or process kept running. As a workaround, the command taskkill /f /im chro...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

We need to handle deactivate condition cell merging on download decision table from DC

Right now in IBM ODM "We do not handle deactivate condition cell merging on download decision table, only processing it after re-upload in DC". It's good if IBM can provide deactivate condition cell merging on download also.
about 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under consideration

"teamworks.Mail" allows "," as a part of file name of several attachment files.

"teamworks.Mail" don't allows "," as a part of file name of several attachment files. If "teamworks.Mail" is able to use "," as a character in the file name, it will improve the convenience of using "teamworks.Mail".
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Lotus Notes Integration

Integration of IBM RPA with Lotus Notes Lotus Notes database/application integration is a key feature for many of our current bots that use Blue Prism Notes is still a commonly used application for many repetitive, manual internal processes
about 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

IBM BAW to support Java11

Hi IBM Team, As per our Citi requirements BAW product has to be run on Java11. When we checked with vendor support on this. They have confirmed as "At this point, there are no plans for IBM BAW to support Java 11. " We Citi CATE Engineering team r...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

We need the support "Integrating with IBM BAW by implementing a robot task" on Japanese environment.

Integration with IBM Business Automation Workflow(BAW) and Automation Anywhere Enterprise(AAE) is important function. That discriminates IBM RPA with AA and other RPA tools include original AAE. "Implementing a robot task for a basic setup" functi...
over 5 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists

Allow deleting credentials even if they are on inactive schedules

I opened a support case with this issue number TS008442792 and they were instructed to open a new idea here. The problem is that Control Center RPA does not delete credentials EVEN WHEN IT IS ONLY ON INACTIVE SCHEDULES. If the credential is on an ...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Ability to Pin Folders to the Start Page

If like me, you have bot scripts saved in many different local folders, it makes it slow difficult to find bots you have worked on in the past. So it would be great to be able to pin a folders to the Start Page so you can quickly find the correct ...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration