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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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 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


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Separate Participants from Business Owners & Experts in Glossary

In the Glossary, Participants are grouped together with Business Owners & Experts. However, the nature of these are very different. A "participant" (swim lane) should rarely be the name of an individual (Jane Doe), but should be their role in ...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Improved Process Discovery Map View

1. When a process have many milestones and many activities, a scrollbar is presented. When scrolling down to one activity, the Milestone header will be hidden. To be able to work with all different activities, we need to scroll up to see what mile...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Docker support

Docker support for BPM-AdvancedOnly (to run SCA modules).
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Search and Replace in Documentation mode

Add the ability to search and replace text within the Documentation view while editing a blueprint. This should prompt to make changes in activities and all supporting documentation similar to a word processor. This could not be satisfied by the G...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Multiple pools

We should have the ability to create multiple pools connected via message connections (dotted line).
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

To have task types - message and manual

Currently, we can only define three task types - user, service and decision. In BPMN, two other commonly used tasks are manual and message task. It is important to have these symbols to ensure diagram is BPMN compliant.
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Enhance user roles of Decision Center so that separate different business departments with settings

Please add department user management roles of Decision Center which only can give authorization for users within only own department.The rules of each department is confidential information for them and they would not like to show it to users of ...
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

Workflow Access

Our organization uses the workflow to route process maps to the Process Owners and Process Managers for approval. We use the approval as evidence for our risk and control assessments but only the people included in the approval flow can see the ev...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

zRES logging behaviour - integration with z/OS Console

Hi all, ODM must be highly available (no outages allowed) and we must be able to react on very short notice (real-time) if a problem occurs. If ODM is not responding for whatever reason, all transactions will be blocked/cannot be executed. Current...
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Prompt for Business Unit while provisioning JIT license

When a new user is provisioning a Viewer license using SSO/JIT, they should be prompted for their Business Unit. Additionally, it should be required before accepting the request if account Admin configures it as a required field.
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration