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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 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


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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Business Automation Workflow

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The "Set User Authentication" option is not available in WebPD when you remote debug into a PS.

Set User Authentication option is missing when process is run/debugged from remote process server. This option is used to run/debug human task with another test user id. Please refer PMR - TS006594335 for more details. It has videos & everythi...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Setting default Coach View for a Business Object type

It would be nice to be able to set default coach view for each business object. Something like associating files with program. If there are multiple coach views that have the same business object type as binding, user could choose which one would ...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Activate case-insensitivity in TWSearch

TWSearch API is case sensitive. So for example the search result for "customer= ibm " will be completely different than for "customer= IBM " which is creating confusion sometimes while searching and It would be easy if there is a setting to Activa...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM case manager case search/advance search properties display name labels

IBM case manager case search/advance search properties display name labels are not customized. In case manager case builder provides ability to given custom labels for work details page and case in baskets but case search will display original dis...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Support additionalProperties in OpenAPI Spec

additionalProperties in the OpenAPI spec is not currently supported in BAW per the following documentation: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/baw/22.x?topic=30-restrictions-invoking-rest-api-service It would be very useful to have more of the OpenAPI sp...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Column naming visualization

Hello, After moving to IBAW, if column width is smaller then column name, name is shortened and "..." is put at its end. In previous version if column width was too small, column name was moved to the next line. If possible, we want to have old va...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

When trying to add an extra column, if the exposed variables are exposed in different process, then the way it shows in workplace has too much data.

It works 'as designed' but that does not necessarily mean it is best for user experience. BAW User is using CP4A with the case feature. Their case type has multiple activities, each activity has at least one human service task. It has an exposed b...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Pasting code into WebPD should be validated

If you paste a code from an external IDE/editor into WebPD coach view element like custom HTML for instance it would not be validated by WebPD editor and as such leads to unpredictable behavior like errors in server logs and coach views changes no...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Ability to install BAW without shell BPM_ECM_DOS, BPM_ECM_TOS databases

We have a BAW standard 22.0.2 deployment and we do not use Case management features. We had to create empty databases with no tables as this is a requirement. We would like to have the ability to install BAW without needing to create empty/shell d...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Remove Unafe-inline and unsafe-eval as required directivies in content secuity Policy Header

As Standard practice is advised to have content security header present in the response and not to have unsafe-inline or unsafe-eval directives present in this header values These unsafe directives could allow malicious script code to be included ...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration