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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).


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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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  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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Spark UI widget indicates when field is mandatory

When I set the Visibility configuration option of a Spark UI control to “REQUIRED”, I expect to see a little red asterisk (*) next to the label text to indicate that the field is mandatory. Older versions of BPM widgets, the Heritage Coaches, supp...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Consistency for DT row comments

Comments on rows in DTs are available in Rule Designer but not shown in DC consoles. This comes as a surprise to most users who start commenting their tables in RD. Feature should be made consistent across UIs by either deprecating from RD or addi...
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

Customize Portal Dashboard Process Label

We would like to be able to change the Processes Label in the process portal dashboards. With this change, it would be possible to name the "Proccesses" with the name that the client desire.
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Snapshot comparison view of process blueprints or list of changes

If you work on a process blueprint you often have the need to see what has changed from one version to another or compare two versions. This can be either achieved by a simple list of changes, or a side-by-side comparison of the old versus new pro...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Option required to include " Date" property along with Calendar option under Custom Process Properties

In Blue works live, we have options to include new text & number properties. How ever, we do not have option to include date properties (with calendar option). This data is essential for almost all the diagrams as we capture these details for ...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

BPM ENvironment Dashboard

We would like to see a Dashboard that shows how our environment is performing over the month/6 months etc. CPU utilization, Calls per hours, Peak Load times etc. This is going to be of immense help as we plan on bringing in more users/use cases to...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Ability to restrict Service Credentials access

Request enhancement to limit access of Service Credentials to specific decision services. Currently Service Credentials are allowed access to all available deployed services.
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Enhance Decision Runner handling uninitialized lists

Request to enhance Decision Runner to handle comparison of a null List as output to an actual String or list of Strings in expected results. Currently this scenario generates an error and no results are displayed.
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Meta data fields - Free format text input

There are certain meta data fields in Blueworks which requires users to input free textFor e.g.. Risk Description, Controls etc...These fields are unlikely to be the same on different processes and will start to build up rapidly once we start buil...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Allow end edit when showing snapshots

When looking at process blueprint snapshots other than the current version the "Edit" (in view mode) and "End Edit" (in edit mode) icons are inactive. This might make sense for the view mode, but a user should be able to leave the edit mode in any...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration