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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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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 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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Visibility of Work to Admins

Process Apps are only visible to the user who starts them. Other people can not see the workflow process and status.Proposed Feature: All administrators should be able to see all process apps (started / finished/in process)
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Automatic publication after Approval

If a process blueprint is released (approved) via a process app, an editor must manually "unpublish" the previous version and manually publish the released process blueprint snapshot.Proposed Feature: After the final approval of the process bluepr...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Readability of process names

The process overview shows names shortened / truncated. The names are only fully displayed for a single process via mouse over. There is no way to make the names of all processes completely readable.Proposed Feature: Create a way to fully display ...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Allow sorting of documents in policies by name

Within a policy documents are only sorted by date. The sorting shall also be possible by name of the document as e.g. in the process overview.
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Warn if work is started and work already exists

When a user starts a workflow for a blueprint snapshot warn if there was already a workflow started before.
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Conversion utility needs to support additional types

BPM 8.6 provides a utility to convert deprecated items to newer types (for example, converting General System Services to Service Flows). However, the current utility does not support all item types, especially older ones. For example items of typ...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Deleting tracks from Process Center

I am not able to delete track from an process application, I can only archive it. There are multiple tracks in an process app which are not used since long, need to clear those to improve performance. I have raised a PMR mentioned above, it seems ...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Requesting that Session Timeout Send Users to Login Page

Currently the session timeout in the Decision Center and Decision Server UIs only sends the user to the login page on the first request they make after their session expires. We're requesting that the UIs automatically move the users to the login ...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Functionality already exists

Create Portlet from the Client Side Human Service exposed as dashboard

Desktop Process Designer - Heritage Human Service exposed as Dashboard has option to "Create Portlet". Is it possible to have "create portlet" option from Client Side Human Service exposed as dashboard
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BPM Portal user session

The BPM Portal session doesn't expire after the timeout set to 15 minute , however it keep the user session valid . As per IBM BPM support we made the changes on following app -App_clustermember IBM_BPM_Portal_TMS_AppCluster IBM_BPM_Teamworks_TMS_...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration