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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 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

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  • 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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support for Long type (or equivalet)

BPM is a widely used product, which integrates with many different systems. Long type is also a widely used data type, which many systems use and send/receive.BPM must support such a common type, in order for the integration with all the other sys...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

REST interface for IBM Process Federation Server resources - Process List Resource - GET Method

Currently the PFS exposes a federated task list of all task instances through REST. GET /rest/bpm/federated/v1/tasksWe need the following enhancement to the REST interface to give us similar functions as the existing federated task list.1. The abi...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Minimize Chat Box

I would like to see an enhancement to be able to minimize the chat windows. It's difficult to use the chat boxes as an opportunity for collaboration when they obscure the process mapping window.
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Get User to Group relation displayed

It is easy to get the information which users are members of a group but there is no direct display showing in which groups a user is member of. A similar implementation as used for Glossary items "where used" showing the group membership would be...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Hiding User Profile options

When a user is edition his profile he gets a list of attributes displayed even if they are not available. We are not using "IBM Connections notification" but the option gets displayed in the user profile and would like to hide this for the users.
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Loading Avatar from LDAP

There is a function to load user information like mail address, job title etc. from LDAP into the user profile. There is no function to also load the Avatar from LDAP.
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Finding Active Token Instances For The Given BPM Name or BPD ID with ACTIVITY ID/ACTIVITY NAME

WELLS working on one new requirement where it needs to find all active tokens in given BPD(All instances for the BPD). Currently the solution identified with existing exposed REST API, execution context can be retrieved either in JSON/XML format a...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Limit the size of BPM error objects for SOAP faults

When web service calls are made by BPM applications, the service providers may reply by passing back SOAP faults to indicate error conditions. These SOAP faults are transformed by BPM into objects which thereby carry the informati...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Configuration self service for application configurations

IID supports adding promotable properties to applications, these can be configured from was console. One can also create resource environment properties that can be configured from was console. The admin interface currently supports only configuri...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Update Language in Federated Cells when user changes in Master Cell in Responsive Portal

The Responsive Portal when is working in Federation Mode has limitations when the user changes the language in Profile. The Language is updated in Cell where is running the Responsive Portal but doesn't update all cell federated, this creates a ba...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration