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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 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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WebPD Directly link to individual assets (services, process definitions, human services etc) via URL

Simplify collaboration by being able to send link to what you are working on. Increased productivity
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

WebPD Ability to extend code completion with custom JS server files.

Increased productivity
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

WebPD Ability to extend code completion with custom JS web files

Improve productivity
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

WebPD javascript files editable through browser

Make added javascript files to a process application editable through the browser, currently you have to download and reupload the file. Would also be great if other filetypes could be previewed.
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

REST API Constraint

Only GET Methods can be developed with Exposed Rest APIs (APIs opened from BPM to external systems). HTTP methods such as PUT, POST,DELETE should also be added here.
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Documentation sources are very inadequate

Documentation sources are very inadequate. Most of the links to resources found through search engines are broken. This puts us in a really difficult situation. This is a big waste of time and motivation.
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0

As a project creator (developer), I should be the "creator" of my project in any runtime environments (test, production) no matter who deploys it offline

There are many automation projects published in the CP4BA production environment in IBM CIO Office. The centralized BAW admin team has been deploying all BAW projects to the CP4BA production environment offline on behalf of all project teams for t...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add ODM configuration to limit REST API responses from returning error details

During penetration testing, one of the scenarios that the tester performed on our deployed REST APIs was to provide erroneous requests on purpose. This caused ODM to return an error response with full details of the error. This was noted by the pe...
12 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Providing funtionaility for Business Automation Workflow on Cloud users to extract reports of activted , invited but not activated , inactive users on BAW

The client needs a functionality to export the list of activated , inactivated and invited users for BAW. This will be helpful for keeping track of the users especially the ones who were invited but didn't activate their accounts. This will unbloc...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Planned for future release

Ability to assign the review/approval tasks to Viewers without any approval or completion action requiring from them

On the process blueprint review, we can assign the tasks to Editors but there is no way to assign the tasks to Viewers. We need a feature where a task can be sent to a Viewer user with or without giving them any access to complete, approve or reje...
12 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration