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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 Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content and Capture Services - including Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

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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...

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Cleanup unused bom/xom/b2x in the ruleset jar

When we extract a ruleapp from decision center, the ruleset jar contains all the bom ([out] parameters( under the "\ruleset.dsar\RULES_ENGINE\default\resources\ruleset\" fold...
almost 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 3 Planned for future release

Option to define the rule priority order in Decision Engine

In ODM, the rule priority property is understood in such a way that higher value means higher priority. But in PayPal, our requirement is just the opposite, lower the value, higher the priority. We have customization to flip the priority value. So...
almost 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

Process Portal Customization

Please configuration option for process portal like a change of page colour, adding company logo, font etc.
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Denote Archived Model on Intermediate Events

BWL only allows 1 send/receive connection on intermediate events (aka send/receive messages, boundary, sequence flow, and start / end events) however when a model is archived BWL will reflect more than one. (See attachments)Requesting archived ind...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Add OAuth functionality to Operational Decision Manager 8.10.x running on Tomcat web server

ODM 8.10.3 supports OAuth, but only when running on WebSphere® Application Server Liberty. We are running ODM on Tomcat 8.5. The need using OAuth on all web service calls is a new mandate by FannieMae. FannieMae also requires the use of Tomcat app...
almost 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

customize the control room DB password encryption tool

AA ever provided a DB password encryption tool to this client. Currently, when running the "crutil jar" file, the password must be entered with the keyboard. However, the client would like to customize the control room DB password encryption tool....
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Not under consideration

BPMoC SAML Token Propogation

We are integrating IBM BPM on Cloud with our backend SAP HR system via IBM Integration Bus. One of the requirement we have is to pass the SAML token of logged in user to SAP when they try to execute a transaction in SAP from BPM. The BPMoC system ...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Label swimlanes on right margin when exporting to .pdf

PDF files lack swimlane labels on the right margin.
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Customizing Unstructured Activities

Customization of the unstructured activities you can design in the process designer only show the name of the activity as defined during design time.However, during run time it would be helpful to provide context to the activity so that the end us...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow multiple tasks selection in My Team Performance for bulk assignment

On BAW v19.0.0.2, the Team Performance functionalities have been changed (UI / basic logic). One of the old functionalities present in "My team performance" on BPM v8.0.1, was the possibility to multiple select tasks and assign them to a user/grou...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Future consideration