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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 (

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

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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.



Pinned ideas

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...
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

All ideas

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Display current webservice endpoint information

In the ProcessAdmin, If user doesn't input the "override endpoint" field, he won't know what current endpoint is. It doesn't make sense that user needs to go back the authoring environment to check what current value is for runtime. The product sh...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Include customizable gamification framework integrated into Cloud Pak for Business Automation

Looking at gamification, there is currently no standard and research shows individual perspectives rather than implementation steps or best practices. The sooner IBM claims this flag, the further ahead we'll be from any other future competitors. A...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

Allow ADP use a GitHub Repo classified as "Internal" for it's repositoroes.

Our organization doesn't allow "Public" GitHub Repo's and currently, per support ADP only supports connecting to a "Public" repo during initial configuration.
9 months ago in Automation Document Processing 0 Future consideration

Extend ICM Operations to set Creator based on parameter

Provide the ability to set the Creator when using ICM_Operations such as createDiscretionaryTaskWithProps and addCommentToCurrentTask. Currently, the Creator is always the system user configured for the JAAS User Name on the Component Queue. Attem...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add a DC REST API endpoint to generate Rule documentation

In order to generate on a regular base a rule project HTML documentation with a CI tool like jenkins, provide an DC REST API to generate HTML report.Based on this existing GUI feature :
9 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

add a "clean all" for resources and libraries in RES

When cleaning unused resources / libraries in the RES explorer, a displayed range of 10/100 resources/libs can be selected to be deleted. When using automated deploiment on a regular base, this list can grow. It becomes then cumbersome to iterate ...
9 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Work Page Inbasket Filter window(popup) to allow "Enter" Key to OK(submit) instead of having to scroll down to the bottom of the window to hit and to run the filter.

We are getting a lot of user request to have Case Manager Inbasket Filter window allow Enter Key to OK instead of having to scroll down to the bottom of the window to hit and to run the filter. As there are longer and longer list of filter paramet...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Need an option to define virtual categories

We have a use case to split a ruleset into multiple rulesets to reduce the complexity and also to execute the multiple rulesets in parallel and asyc based on the requirement for the same category. We will execute the rulesets for the same checkpoi...
9 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Not under consideration

Ability to discard library item changes

Goal The idea is to have a clear and correct history of the library item changes. Current functionality Imagine that the developer makes an unwanted change to the library item. The developer then chooses the undo option and undoes those changes. H...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support generic (custom) LDAP providers as target for the SID Migration Update tool

Cloud Pak for Business Automation extends support for generic LDAP providers in version 22.0.2, beyond IBM SDS and Microsoft AD, to include support for "Custom" LDAP providers, in line with the support statement of the Foundational Services. This ...
10 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration