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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

  • 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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Allowing copying and pasting of multiple images from outside BWL

System: Blueworks Live, component: Process Documentation It is impossible to copy and paste multiple images (png. or jpg. format) from outside of BWL (MS Word, PowerPoint, Snipping Tool). When selecting ONE image using CTRL+C (or Copy button) and ...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

longer retention for RPA Client services log files

AAClientService.log stores information only for few days.We request to retain the IBM RPA Client service logs for last few months such as the Control Room log files which are retained for months and rotated each day.
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists

Admin view of ALL work - not just work in my queue

I'm admin for Global Sales Incentives Account. We use processes to manage some approval requests. For example, if a process drafted in the construction space needs to replace a now-dated process which is currently in the Production space, a user w...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Getting BPM application or toolkit snapshot validation errors and warnings from scripting command

Currently it is possible to view Process Application or Toolkit validation errors from classic Workflow Center Console, as shown in the product Knowledge Center: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS8JB4_20.x/com.ibm.wbpm.admin.doc/topics...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW Create a new BPM Project Application or Toolkit Branch from scripting command

It is possible to create a new Project Application or Toolkit Branch (aka Track) from the BPM classic Workflow Center console, as described in the product Knowledge Center: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS8JB4_20.x/com.ibm.wbpm.admin...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Process Diagramm on iPad

I want to use the process diagramm website on iPad.But this is not supported but our customers needs this.
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Oauth Tokens Change Every Hour: BPM Needs to Update a Variable Hourly for Use by All BPMN Instances

How can we store an OAuth token in the BPM equivalent of a global variable? We use this token in order to connect to our micro service layer, and we are exhausting our Rest endpoint that generates the token because every instance is generating a t...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BWL Process App Notification Platform

Enhance Process App work notifications to include MS Teams and Slack messages rather than just emails to notify users of assigned work from a Process App checklist or workflow.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Implement line wrapping in portal web interface

In Process Portal web interface, there is not line wrapping implemented. Customer needs to enlarge the columen in order to see all the text.This line wrapping functionality should be implemented in one of the next releases.
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Blueprint Work History visible for everybody

Only the account Admin can see the Work History of all Blueprints, while the Editor can only see the Work History of these Blueprints that contain Processes launched by him. It there are Processes launched by any other Editor, in the Work History ...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration