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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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  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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Business Automation Workflow

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Ability to change default sorting of documents attached to a case

When users rely on document attachments for work on cases, they may need to sort them on other fields than the document name.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Future consideration

Order task by creation date in process inspector

As the flow of the instance flows, tasks appear in the process inspector. Those task is ordered by task id but Task ID aren't guaranteed to be in sequential order, especially in cluster environments. Task ID are picked up in buckets and it is poss...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Bulk operation(s) for GDPR deletion of users

Currently the GDPR deletion of users can only be accomplished one-user-at-a-time: "Deleting personal data of BPM users" https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSFPJS_8.6.0/com.ibm.wbpm.main.doc/topics/gdpr_delete_personal_data.html We would like the abilit...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Setting default Coach View for a Business Object type

It would be nice to be able to set default coach view for each business object. Something like associating files with program. If there are multiple coach views that have the same business object type as binding, user could choose which one would ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW support for dynamic SSL configuration

In previous versions, users could secure BAW services by using the supplied keystore. BAW 19.0.0.3 accidentally no longer makes use of Custom SSL configuration.The BAW product would significantly benefit from enabling dynamic SSL configuration for...
over 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 ...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

To have Revision history and the snapshot history in the Web PD

In the Web PD, it is not possible to see the Revision History and the list of snapshots that are already snapped in a particular process app/toolkit. For the artifacts that can only be developed and viewed in Web PD, like CSHS, Service Flow, Proce...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 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.
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

IBM BPM/BAW must be compliant with tmforum provided standard openAPI.

IBM being a member of tmforum (https://www.tmforum.org/open-apis/) and many clients adopting standard set by tmforum all the product should be able to consume swagger files provided by tmforum community. However IBM BPM is not able to parse it. Pl...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

In Process Admin console, I (tw_authors) want to have the ability to edit runtime properties (env vars) of projects deployed by tw_admins offline if they are created by me as owner or collaborator.

tw_admins (BAW Admin) can centrally deploy projects to runtime environment offline for all teams today. tw_authors, however, don't even have ability to see their own projects deployed by tw_admins in Process Admin console. They should at least hav...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration