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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


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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Support setting default document type in Document Explorer

The issue is about lack of default document type when uploading files through new document explorer which were available in responsive document explorer. The details of the issue are put in PDF attached to this case. Our BPM version is 8.6 2018.03...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Web designer click and drag gives ugly results

When moving items around on the Web Designer canvas, lines get redrawn incorrectly. See attached screenshots for before and after.
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Adding a new private variable as a list of a new complex type to a new CSHS doesn't work properly

Adding a new private variable as a list of a new complex type to a new CSHS doesn't work properly. The variable type of the new variable in the "Private" variables section is given as String, instead of the newly-defined complex type. See the scre...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Web Designer Code editors need better JavaScript linter

All of the JavaScript code editors in the Web Designer have very simple JavaScript code checking, which means they cannot detect certain syntax errors. This means developers have to rely on visual inspection to assess code correctness, which is ve...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 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...
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

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

PFS support for SOLR index

Process Federation Server supports Elastic Search as an indexing engine. But we have strategic support in our enterprise for SOLR as an indexing service. As we implement an indexing service for our PFS solution, it would be helpful for us to rely ...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

VALIDATION ERROR ICONS ARE MISSING ON TAB HEADERS IN BAW CLIENT SIDE HUMAN SERVICES

IBM BAW - Tab Validations are missing on tab headersCase - TS003586891
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

REST API for updating web service settings for BPM snapshot servers tab settings

Allow settings on snapshot servers tab to be updated using rest api
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Process Summary Update

Currently the process summary includes values from the process that are not just at the process level. Example: If I've added inputs and outputs at the activity level, they are included in the process summary in the Inputs and Outputs. To me this ...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration