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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 (

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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

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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.

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Model Labels Field length and width adjustment

Customers have requested the field length of 8 for model objects be extended to 12 and field height adjusted a line or two.
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Support unstructured DBs on IBM BPM such as Postgres, MongoDB

We want to use unstructured DBs on IBM BPM such as Postgres, MongoDB etc
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

DataBase Encryption for BPM on premise

BPM proprietary databases need to be encrypted.
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Delete functionality using Keyboard

Now to delete any elements in BWL (e.g. Activity, Gateway, Events) we have to right click to use "Delete" option. It will be helpful and useful when "Delete" icon in the keyboard can be used for any deletion functionality. Please check and conside...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Package IID 8.5.7 with Windows 10 compatible DB2 (for UTE)

Our team uses IID with UTE. As we are moving to Windows 10, we need a version of IID that is compatible with Windows 10. IID 8.5.7 is compatible with Windows 10 but the UTE needs DB2. The DB2 currently packaged with IID 8.5.7 is not comptatible wi...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

DE: Implement auto exception handler to handle rule action exceptions

Decision Engine, today provides an auto exception handler that handles the condition exceptions and continues the rule execution with the next condition, but it doesn't support action exceptions. We want auto exception handler support for action e...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

Enable Partitioning for BPM / BAW table CONTENTS

Problem raised with IBM as Case number TS003756070 We are using Db2 as the database to back BPM and BAW. The largest table CONTENTS has grown to 2Tb and will continue to grow because we do not have an archiving strategy in place for the contents t...
over 2 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 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 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.
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration