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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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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:

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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.

  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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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...

All ideas

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Increase storage space

Our users have been using a lot of storage space for their process maps to the point where we ran out of storage space. About 99% have been images pasted directly into the Documentation tab and 1% have been documents. No videos are uploaded. My un...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Add ActivityID to Process Items Tab of Export

In the Excel export, add the activityID to the Process Items tab. Alternatively, at least make the same capability available in an API.
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Improvement for TwSearch functionality in IBM BPM. Need to be able to find all instances regardless of task status

TwSearch functionality in IBM BPM is only fully functional for administrators. Regular users, i.e. case workers, might be misled by information from dashboards as they don't get to see some of the instances. Process instances are only visible if t...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Export to Word include references in glossary section

When I export a process map to WordI want to have the glossary section to output references that are stored with the glossary itemSo that the document can be used to access external references by stakeholders e.g. regulators, auditors.
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Detect whether deprecated feature is used and then show in “Validation Errors" in Web PD

The use of deprecated feature may cause some production issue. We would like to highlight the deprecated feature and detect whether deprecated feature is used in BPM app (especially after upgrading/migration) and then show it in “Validation Errors...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Changing Context Root of Case Manager Components, such as ICMClient

Currently we are not able to change ICMClient context root. The context root is hardcoded in some java scripts. If we change the context root in WAS console, the hardcoded context root in the javascripts won't be changed and then Case Manager appl...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

View thumbnail of multiple documents

In IBM content navigator for FileNet, the embedded Daejae viewer currently only has a tab view of multiple documents but does not have a thumbnail view of multiple documents. Our client processing center would like to seek the feature enhancement ...
about 5 years ago in Content Navigator 1 Future consideration

Seamless integration with IBM Process Mining

Integrate IBM Process Mining and IBM RPA. Feed Process Mining with logs from RPA bots, so Process Mining can analyze bot processes, make recommendations for process improvements and find gaps. Create an RPA bot from the Task Mining output of Proce...
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Provide custom order of Buttons in IBM RPA Launcher application

For Business users its better to provide the order of BUTTONS in Launcher for easy running of bots one by one. Sometimes IBM RPA Launcher cannot keep the order of the buttons when created.
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Added workplace team "custom view" function

In workplace, you can query processes in various states through "customized view", but this function is not available in "team". Customers need to view the completed process through the "team".
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration