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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).


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 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


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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As a companion to the Undo feature, have a Redo feature as well

There are times that you want to quickly Undo a series of changes to see how they impacted the diagram, but then want to put them back. Snapshots don't facilitate this unless you happened to put a snapshot at the point you want to back to, but it'...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Right and Left Control Key in IBM RPA

In order for robot to automate host emulator sessions (Pcomm, HOD, and other emulator products), the Right and Left Control Keys should be handled separately.Since IBM RPA does not distinguish Right and Left Control keys, the emulator session coul...
almost 5 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Future consideration

BWL Enhancement for Problem Prioritization

Our team uses advanced Lean Six Sigma techniques and BWL best practices for our process improvement engagements. One technique involved capturing process pain point in BWL by documenting the description along with severity and frequency.
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Web designer click and drag gives ugly results

When moving items around on the Web Designer canvas, lines get redrawn incorrectly. See attached screenshots for before and after.
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Adding a new private variable as a list of a new complex type to a new CSHS doesn't work properly

Adding a new private variable as a list of a new complex type to a new CSHS doesn't work properly. The variable type of the new variable in the "Private" variables section is given as String, instead of the newly-defined complex type. See the scre...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

To list the recently added Meta Data “ Assurance date” in Glossary

We have recently added a new metadata field called “Assurance Date “(choosing the Number property).However we could not find the same listed in Glossary (where we could see other Meta data items mapped as text property are listed in Glossary).We h...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Specific log files for different apps

When using IBM BPM on cloud, we need some capability as developer to define different log files for different process application).
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Web Designer Code editors need better JavaScript linter

All of the JavaScript code editors in the Web Designer have very simple JavaScript code checking, which means they cannot detect certain syntax errors. This means developers have to rely on visual inspection to assess code correctness, which is ve...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Eclipse designer has short session timeout

I need to login to the Eclipse designer for the cloud environment several times per day. Rather than enhance security, it might even reduce security by encouraging developers to choose short passwords! It's not needed because my workstation is sec...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Web Designer has incorrectly-sized code editor window on first load

When I open up my web process designer to edit a coach view at start the day, the coach view always opens as shown in the attached screenshot, with huge gaps between the Behavior window and the bottom panel, and the same is true for the Code window.
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration