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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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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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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Reporting Feature Enhancement with CSV Exporting Capability

We need a reporting tool that will provide a user selectable granular report on specific data. Example, We need to pull a report on Process models that have been published and who the author were another example We need a report that will list all...
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 5 Future consideration

Allow copy and paste of default values in PD

When you have a complex variable and select to fill in default values, you cannot copy those values for unknown reasons. Copy and paste by keyboard shortcut or selection in menu is not possible.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Desire for visible "Business unit"; when defining User Groups

This suggestion is connected to the function "User Groups" under Library. The March 2017 release, introduced "Business Unit" as a new field in "User Management". It would very convenient to have the business unit visible when adding new members in...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

API support for import / export of process maps.

API support for import / export of process maps.
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Configurable support link / button for custom help page

The custom help page contains a button "Launch support portal" at the bottom right corner. There should be a way to configure this button so that it doesn't link to the IBM support portal but to a custom address. Also it would be nice to have the ...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Allow Playback to Repeat Steps

The Playback function does not allow you to repeat activities, so we cannot use it when an exception path on a map takes you back to repeat an activity. This is a common feature of processes in most fields. We would like to be able to walkthrough ...
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Ant 1.7 Vulnerability issue in IBM Business Automation Manager instances

Hi Team, In CITI we have a vulnerability with ant 1.6 version and Ant 1.7 ,when we install IBM Business Automation Worklfow 19.0.0.3 and 20.0.0.2 versions we are able to see the ant 1.6 or 1.7 installed. The Ant component is found in the below loc...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

In the rule designer, make default verbalizations for List and Map handling methods

We would like to have default verbalizations for the java.util.List interface the following methods : get, set, add, addall, containsAll, remove, removeAll, retainAll.For the java.util.Map interface : put, keySet, entrySet (and more if possible)
almost 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Add a filter to have the report of Standard Decision Service only

In the report tab, there is one link for the full report and one link for the report of main rules project. We have decision service with multiple project, in a multiple project, the main project don't have rules, the second link is empty. It woul...
almost 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Functionality already exists

Blueworks live Word Document Export

The export process to word functionality is so much limited that we can't use the generated report for anything, we need to add the following a. Due & Duration of task & decisions (no of months, days, hours etc.) b. Total No. of task &...
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration