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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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Excel Integration - Search by named range / name manager

After some research with the Excel integration verbs, I realized that excelGet and excelGetTable works only with cell ranges or line/column references. There is an available resource inside Excel that allow us to find cell ranges based on a named ...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Instant messaging interface service

I hope to provide an instant messaging interface service. For example, in the BPM process, people need to be reminded to deal with work tasks. Now they are reminded by email, and there are no interface services for pushing to slack and wechat. If ...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Refresh BPMDocumentList Automatically

In our application we have a startable client side human service in which there is a list of every instance of our application. Every instance in that list is unique and contains its own information, including some attached documents too. To acces...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

ICN theme to support changing of font size, text color, etc. by user performance

Currently, only user can select pre-defined theme styles, default or some classic layouts only, user cannot further adjust font size, color or style such as bold etc.
over 1 year ago in Content Navigator 0 Not under consideration

Ba studio login guidelines, please support multiple languages

The Ba studio login guide now only supports English and does not support multilingualism, which makes the user experience with poor English very poor and even conflict. Especially in the project bidding, it will lead to failure to win the bid due ...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

Multilingual support in IBM navigator

On the IBM navigator homepage, we found that workplace and Bai features are displayed in English instead of Chinese. Obviously, this does not achieve multilingual internationalization, which will make the user experience with poor English very po...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Future consideration

Support Environment Variable in Case Manager

For BAW case manager, there is no way to have environment variables for the same package to be deployed to production and non-production environment. It makes the package impossible to deploy to production after user acceptance testing unless we f...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Coach Views Help Text Enhancements in BAW

In BAW there is a new feature for displaying Help Text for coach views using a question mark icon before the control. In previous versions Help text was displayed on hover of the coach views, but this is not working for some time now and ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

add more details for caller task like task ID or caller process instance id when calling Ajax service

add more details for caller task like task ID or caller process instance id when calling Ajax service i have already raised it to IBM on case TS007915309, i was informed that this feature is not available if you are calling a service flow using Aj...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Show Data Volume one table for each activity in Process Dashboard

we want to have an overview data volume for activity in Process Performance Dashboard
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Not under consideration