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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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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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  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

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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...

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Tags to reflect while exporting the diagrams (any format of export)

Tags to reflect while exporting the diagrams (any format of export) Currently while exporting the diagrams in word / excel the tag details are being captured in the sameHowever, Tags are not getting populated while exporting as PDF / PPT. Hence it...
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 6 Future consideration

Numeric input field: automatically show separator

The customer need is to automatically show the separator for thousands while inserting the number in Decimal and Integer fields, while currently the separator appears only after the on blur event.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Exclusive Gateway label Dragging

When creating an exclusive gateway, the labels along the lines (i.e. yes / no) can only be dragged along the line within a certain limit if the line is long. The system does not allow the user to drag it further.
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration

Allow resource tagging

During the process/user/organization/tenant creation it would be nice to tag these resources and have integration APIs to retrieve resources by specific tags. This can be seen as an additional list of String tags to be added to processes and diffe...
over 1 year ago in IBM Process Mining 0 Future consideration

Add Signal Event Type

Add a Signal Event type to current event types in process modeling. Include interim, begin and end events. Also include Signal as a Boundary Event type.
about 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Check for an umlaut in definition fields for tracking groups

When you are adding an umlaut in definition fields for tracking groups the process designer will accept it. But when you are updating the tracking definitions, it will cause an SQL error because of illegal characters. So please implement a field v...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

In the Analysis, provide the count of handoffs between swimlanes in the Process Map.

The number of handoffs, between participants or systems, is a metric for reduction and improvement in Lean analysis. A count of the handoffs is indicated by the change from one participant to another and is shown graphically in flow from one swiml...
about 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Process App for multiple Blueprints

It would be very useful if you could use a Process App for multiple Blueprints by one click – for example. Currently only one Blueprint can be connected to a Process App and this is a big limitation.
about 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

When displaying reports under report section, it would be great if we enable URL field value as link.

We have a URL field in Tririga, and it can be added to a report. However, when we display it in the report section, is it possible to make the URL value as a link, so that the user may go directly to the URL instead of opening the record?
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

Snapshot Process Review & Approval enhancement

currently in our business for process owners to approve documents we use the snapshot review and approval tool. This can be very time consuming when a process owner has multiple process maps as we have to create a snapshot of each map individually...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration