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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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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

Conversion tool for Heritage Human Services in BPM

Many long-time customers have large numbers of heritage artifacts, such as Heritage Human Services. There is no tool available to convert Heritage Human Services to a CSHS with the SPARK toolkit; you would have to recreate the entire UI by hand. A...
over 4 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

Divide attachment

Hi team, When I map process on IBM BW, I need to upload and review some documents at Attachment tab on IBM BW. However, there are many files, it makes me crazy when I look for some files there.So I suggest that I can sort as name and type of file ...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration

Change default color of IBM BW

Hi team, Ive learnt that IBM BW tool can support BPMN 2.0 but in fact, I find many notations missing such as manual task, message task and we have to use different color (manual task = yellow color, message task= orange color) for these tasks.Besi...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Fix the resume behavior in Process Inspector

In our BPM solution, we are using Process Inspector to manage the instance and handle the failed instances. The failed instances are visible in PI and we want to resume the instances from there.But PI is not able to resume all the failed instances...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Any additional function in utility jars will not be available if not creating new service flow on WebPD

On WebPD, any additional function in same utility jars will not be available if not creating new service flow on WebPD. WebPD works different from Process Designer from this perspective. The WebPD working way does not reasonable and effective. It ...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Notifying User that a Process or Space has been shared.

In BWL, I have shared a Space, and or a Process by 'adding users'. My assumption was that they would receive a notification with a link (just like you would in Box). But this does not happen. I now have to go back to the process or space and captu...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Provide reports in operational data

Our customers use BPMoC to drive core decision processes in the business. They have a requirement to regulaly report on operational health and reliability of the IT systems used to run their business. BPMoC should therefore provide reports on at l...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Increase Word Document Information (Approval table and cover)

We are using "Process App" to launch process validation workflows.We can see the approval status in the "Work History" of each blueprint (Click on "Select a view or action for this process" > "View Work History") We would like to include in our...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration