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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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Hiding User Profile options

When a user is editing his profile he gets a list of attributes displayed even if they are not available.We are not using "IBM Connections notification" but the option gets displayed in the user profile and would like to hide this for the users.
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improve Process App Notifications

Improved email notifications. When launching "Work" through a process app, the notifications only work when a user has opted in to receive daily updates. If they have enabled these notifications it only notifies them if a task is upcoming or past ...
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Add a threshold metric to BAW Process Admin Console alerting definitions, for process instance steps

The Process Admin Console for BAW enables definition of runtime alerts for Process Instances or Tasks, based on various metrics.In the Process Monitor there is a metric being captured for the number of times a step is executed in a process instanc...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow Numbering and Analysis at Same Time

The process diagram functionality does not allow you to show the analysis and numbering at the same time. I would like to be able to keep the numbering while showing the analysis
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Can we add Risk name and description in metadata along with its severity which is already an existing feature

If we can include risk name and description in metadata then every time we extract the process and activity from bluworks it would be readily available for analysis of process improvement. It can help the analyst to have all the required informati...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Functionality to delete User Groups in archive

User groups are created as per the business requirement to have the control on access level of the space content. If the user group is no longer required, we are able to archive the user group. However, there is no option to delete the user group ...
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

allow export of application group to exclude export of applications

we try to keep our environments clean and only contain objects that are needed in that specific environment. We we like a check box on the application group export function that would allow us to turn off export of applications to the destination ...
over 1 year ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

Close browser/ Close process improvement

It was verified that the commands "Close browser" and "Close Process" does not work in all scenarios, there are some cases that they don't work as intended. The browser and/or process kept running. As a workaround, the command taskkill /f /im chro...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Ability to temporarily suspend IP address lockdown without losing configuration

At present IP address lockdown has no memory; i.e. if you temporarily switch it off for what ever reason you lose all the settings and need to retype them instead of just switching back on.
about 9 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

We need to handle deactivate condition cell merging on download decision table from DC

Right now in IBM ODM "We do not handle deactivate condition cell merging on download decision table, only processing it after re-upload in DC". It's good if IBM can provide deactivate condition cell merging on download also.
over 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under consideration