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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,

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.



Business Automation Workflow

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Helper function to clear all validations in coach

We are using BPM 8.6.0 and would like to have a helper function to clear all the validations in the coach, something like bpmext.ui.clearInvalidViews() or bpmext.ui.resetInvalidViews() Currently, there is no simple way to do it. We need to use the...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Auto flow doesn't work from parent task to sub process task

The autoflow from process task to sub-process task doesn't work between two different teams having common users. Whereas the auto flow from one process task to next process task between two different teams works.Our process design involves multipl...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Invalidate the CSHS URL in Process Center based on exposure and archived flags

Currently, the CSHS URLs have the following pattern: PROTOCOL://HOST:PORT/teamworks/executecf?modelID=1.&branchID=2063..You can look up the PROCESS_ID and BRANCH_ID in LSW_PROCESS and LSW_BRANCH table to create the URL and access the CSHS. Thi...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enhancement Request for executing the acceleration api or acceleration tool of BAW in a better approach in Container Platform of GCP

Our customer is using BAW 22.0.2 in Container platform of Google Cloud. They found that, in their live system environment (i.e. container platform), the execution of the acceleration tool (i.e. restful api) will be failed if process instance is ru...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Process Inspector: alphanumerical sorting the list of installed snapshots

In the left sidebar of the Process Inspector you can filter the instances based on certain Process App snapshots. The list of installed Process Apps are sorted, but for each Process App, the list of snapshots is not. (On some environments they see...
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow Component Queue Adapter user credentials to be changed via automation

Current functionality of Case Manager and FileNet Workflow Component Queue Adapters allow you to change the user credential via ACCE in a manual fashion. For companies that have security policies that require strong passwords and periodic password...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

As a user I want to automatically filter the In-basket based on the Logged in Users "Profit Center"

("Profit center" represent the logged-in user’s organization belonging/or branch office location for the logged in user). An Idea of solution: The logged in User (Profile) in Case Client should be able to add(configure) on one or more strings for ...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add Merge & Split action on Document Widget from Case Client

From the document widget in the case client, the business user can't make a merge and split on a document because the action in the context menu is not implemented. This function is available in the "browse" section.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Functionality already exists

Limitation on sorting activities in-baskets

Currently there is a limit on the number process instances/activities in a Navigator in-basket for column sorting of 200 items. We are using a BAW Case Solution with BPM workflows. Because of the way the in-basket is implemented, displaying proces...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BAW ENV Variable Cache Size.

CBR (Dutch Driving Agency) are experiencing severe performance problems. They've noticed that a high proportion of the BPEDB Database activity is related to accessing ENV variables. Apparently, the tables LSW_ENV_VAR, LSW_ENV_VAR_SET and LSW_ENV_V...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration