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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 (

Shape the future of IBM!

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:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas
  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 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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.



Pinned ideas

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...
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

All ideas

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REST API to handle invitation expiration / resend

There are no REST API for handling the invited user.An API to retrieve the list of expired invitation + expiration date, + a REST API to resend the invitation + a REST API to delete the invited user would help account administrators handling huge ...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

No warning being send to invited user before the invitation expired

When a user received an invitation to join a BWL account he has 72h to "accept" this invitation.However, there is no reminder being send, for instance 24h before expiration
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Single Rule Designer for ODMoC, ODM for Developers and ODM Traditional

When using ODM on Cloud, Rule Designer includes some additional capabilities connect to and ODM on Cloud instance. These features, prevent users to connect to a RES or Decision Center running locally our outside of the ODMoC. For this reason custo...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Can we hide/show tabs dynamically from Tabs section control?

Hi TeamWe have a requirement to hide/show tabs based on some condition given from tabs section control in IBM BPM. So we need to show or hide tab dynamically based on some condition given. Ex: We have take tab section and we have tab1,tab 2,tab 3 ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

ODM Decision Center 'search' feature should be expanded to include initial actions and rule flow reference

Decision Center 'search' function only searches for variable references within decision tables and action rules. We'd like to see 'search' to find references within rule task initial actions, and 'search' for which rule flow/task references a part...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Process Monitor Data for Exporting

Export Process Monitor data into csv or xls for reporting.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support setting default document type in Document Explorer

The issue is about lack of default document type when uploading files through new document explorer which were available in responsive document explorer. The details of the issue are put in PDF attached to this case. Our BPM version is 8.6 2018.03...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW generated DDL is not z/OS DB compliant

Issue #3 DDL format is not for DB2 z/OS: Source DDL generated doesn't conform as required by standard DSNTEP2 (a program on mainframe- provided by IBM with DB2) . If we had a custom DSNTEP2 that supported longer line length that would alleviate th...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

See exposed items from nested toolkits on process app settings page

The process app settings page shows exposed items form the process app and its toolkits, but does not include those from nested toolkits (only directly dependent toolkits are taken into account). When having a large number of nested toolkits, this...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

System Logging file rotation

We typically start seeing some level of performance impact in bot/script execution when SystemLog.xml reaches 20 mb level. The SystemLog.xml file is located in the automation anywhere files folder. C:\Users\username\Documents\Automation Anywhere F...
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists