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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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 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


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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I would like to have the AA Player automatically shut down whatever happens.

The AA Player stops responding (hangs) when the process being interrupted while the schedule is running stops responding (for example, when the IE stops responding). And since it does not recognize it as an error, it can not handle exception by er...
about 4 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Not under consideration

Autocomplete in Web Process Designer

Improve the auto-complete in Web Process Designer such as:The auto-complete works when assigned to a local variable created in a script scope.
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2

Open/public Federation APIs in IBM BAW

Currently federated list is created by fetching data from a BPM database. The protocol is closed. Please open and make protocol public so that it is possible to create home grown federated server
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Wellsfargo policy control procedure Specification of component-managed aliases on JAVA EE resources is prohibited

As part of Wellsfargo security policy usage of component managed authentication aliases prohibited. Currently IBM BPM not supported this change and requires enhancing the product. Created PMR - TS001475871 and IBM expressed no solution for now. CP...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Code management in Process Center

Code management in Process Center is very limited; standard code repositories enable you to do branching and merging. Tracks offer a very limited branch capability, but there is no way to merge tracks other than manually moving items (which is a v...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Request for multiple format handling in UI component DateTimePicker

The BPM UI "Date Time Picker" component in BPM UI Toolkit, can as per today, validate input with only one input format, i.e. yyyy-MM-dd when entered by the user using the keyboard. (in addition to the ability to pick a date in the calendar that po...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

BPM Coach not redirected back to login screen after timeout

BPM Coach does not automatically redirect users to the login screen when a session times out. Instead the information on the screen remains as is even after hours. Only when user tries to take any action, it then redirects to login page. This may ...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Request support for dynamic port connection to SQL Server

In discussion between our integrator BP3 and Automation Anywhere it was determined that AA RPA Control Room requires a static port to connect to SQL Server. Our company's policy does NOT allow static ports for SQL and the DBA manager is rejecting ...
about 4 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Future consideration

Change of displayed information in Process Export file (xls)

Bring the following information in all sheets of the process export (Microsoft Excel Process Data (.xls) in order to have identification keys between the exported sheets, by:Option A (preferred):- Add the Item ID (similar to Artifact ID from Space...
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Dashboard Display Order - reset after snapshot deploy

Make Dashboard Display Order independent from the application snapshot, see https://developer.ibm.com/recipes/tutorials/defaulting-custom-dashboards-in-ibm-bpm-process-portal/
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration