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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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  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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longer retention for RPA Client services log files

AAClientService.log stores information only for few days.We request to retain the IBM RPA Client service logs for last few months such as the Control Room log files which are retained for months and rotated each day.
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists

HTDS Role-based access control management for decision services

We need to have HTDS services in RES console should have a provision to map roles and we should be able to secure them based on individual Decision Service and its consumers. Today, we manually map the roles and update HTDS EAR for redeployment. T...
over 7 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Functionality already exists

Allow multiple tasks selection in My Team Performance for bulk assignment

On BAW v19.0.0.2, the Team Performance functionalities have been changed (UI / basic logic). One of the old functionalities present in "My team performance" on BPM v8.0.1, was the possibility to multiple select tasks and assign them to a user/grou...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 5 Functionality already exists

1. The Regulatory Project must be configured so that it is impossible to modify or delete a record before the completion of its retention period or shorten the retention period

Defect 1 : Administrator is able to delete the ACTIVE document after declaring a document as record by removing a reference to the record from ACCEThe value of the the record information property is set to "unset" in the propery tabs next to the g...
over 4 years ago in Enterprise Records 0 Functionality already exists

Request for enhancement on BPM Saved Search to support users not in participant process

Our business is looking for a solution to search against all accessible process instances / tasks, not just process instances with task assigned to their team or tasks available, completed by themselves.
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Internal variables for coach views

It would be very useful if we could have internal variables for Coach Views. Currently there are Business Data, Configuration Option and Localization Resources. I would like to add one more type of variables: "Internal". Those variables would not ...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Functionality already exists

Namespace Autocompletion

In the Service Flows in Web PD, the variable namespace auto completion doesn't work. suppose, lets say, I have a variable country in my service flow, on typing, and doing control+space, 'country' is not prompted for me to choose. I hav...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Expose getCurrentProcess to the JS API, along with other related methods

Within the JS Execution Context, there are methods available to get the currently running Process, and Process Item. If these were exposed to the JS API, we would not have to resort to using unsupported/unexposed product features. Currently, this ...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Client unable to log in when a session already exists from a different host

Need a method to disconnect a client from the control room without having to reboot the Client/Control Room servers or restart services. Ideally this would be something the user could do from the client without the need for administrative help.
about 6 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 0 Functionality already exists

Goals are stuck in edit mode - eeek!

Why is it that the goals are stuck in edit mode? I can edit the Description area in Space Details and then view the text in display mode. However, goals only display in edit mode. It is ideal to see the full text of the goal after entry. I'm not s...
almost 9 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Functionality already exists