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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 Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining

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Pinned ideas

PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all
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...

All ideas

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ODM Project Security - Programmatically map LDAP groups to Project Security

Business Users frequently facing issues with not able to automatically map the LDAP Groups to the Project in Project Security. We are able to connect to the LDAP and Import Groups and Users. However, the imported groups are being manually mapped t...
almost 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Allow Button View to be disabled after click

Currently there is a bug/limitation that will immediately reenable a button after .setEnabled(false) is called from the button click event. We would use this functionally to disable a button so it cannot be clicked more than once (until an operati...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Content Navigator Logs Login

Currently Content Navigator only shows logins for the system out when logging is set to Information level which also captures all performance logging which is unnecessary for our need and causes disk space constraints with large log file sizes. Th...
almost 3 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Automatic sign-off behavior for unattended bot runners should be configurable.

Currently, the host machine is returned to the state it was previously in when the unattended bot runner completes its task. It would be helpful if this was configurable. For example if we want the bot to sign on to the host machine, and then leav...
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists

Use secure string variables in certain commands

Certain commands, like httpRequest or runWindowsScript that could require credentials for some actions, do not allow secure string variables in their declarations. A review of all commands that could benefit from secure strings is required. Try to...
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Future consideration

Automatically show the input and output parameters of sub files when using execute script

It would be great if we can automatically show input and output parameters when we use the execute script command. In current state we need to manually flip back and forth between scripts and look at the files that have inputs and outputs so we ca...
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

To enable option for editors (Space Managers) to export data from Community page

During December-20 Enhancement release , we got the feature as Admins can export up to one year of history. after this feature, we are getting request from many business teams to export the data on the changes made in their space/ map etc. since t...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Fix .setValid() to work for all Input Views

Currently some UI Toolkit Views do not support .setValid() despite documentation stating it should. The following views as of v20.0.0.1 do not show a validation indication on a coach when using .setValid(): Check Box Group Input Group Multi Select...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Close document viewer if it is being opened in a different window

Business Users are viewing documents from a case and updating properties on a case details page based on document content. When a case is closed and a new case is opened, documents from previous case are still opened in another popup. There are hi...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow user to see all names (instead of just 10) and scroll through the list when reassigning a task in the Process Portal

Currently, when a user reassigns a task to another user, they only see a list of 10 names, even if there are more, and they must start typing a user's name in order to find it and click on it. My request would be to show the full list of the users...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration