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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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  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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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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Filtering in BPM

Main function: The component should be configurable to include the excel-equivalent filtering on the columns of the table. The filter should be configurable in the database. In the current project we have a working filter model that should be incl...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Not under consideration

Dynamic Column Reordering

The table columns should be able to be reordered dynamically ideally using a drag and drop capability
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Paging or data in CSHS Table UI View

Ability to configure for Client and Server-Side paging where the server-side paging calls a configurable service. In our current project implementation, the team has implemented a component called Paging Section that nests the existing Table in th...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Maintain version compatibility on RES

Compared with the classic rule engine, the decision engine has a smaller compatibility range of rule applications. In the jump-up migration, rebuild and distribution will be necessary.When upgrading, functions that do not require rebuild and distr...
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

Apply password expiration policy in IBM RPA

A password expiration policy is very important and requested by many customers who have external auditing. One suggestion is for the user to be notified and required to change their password every 90 days.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

API to Check if a user has task to action on

We have a requirement to check if a user has any Tasks for which he can action on, We have multiple BPEL processes with multiple tasks for each process. Each Task can be either a “Human Task” or a “Participating Task”. Each task has list of custom...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

ProcessPortal default value for "items per page"

Please add an option for ProcessPortal users to save a default value for "items per page".Case TS001092549
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Increase Word Document Information (Approval table and cover)

We are using "Process App" to launch process validation workflows.We can see the approval status in the "Work History" of each blueprint (Click on "Select a view or action for this process" > "View Work History") We would like to include in our...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Expand Word Footer to at least 150 characters

Expand word footer to at least 150 characters.
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Document Explorer Configuration

TS000810394 I add a document via the Content Integration Task with the following options:- Server: IBM BPM document store- Option name: Create documentIn this case the parameter 'Folder ID' is grayed out and the default value '/' is visible.But th...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration