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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 (

Shape the future of IBM!

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:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas
  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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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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Ask for a specific volume number

Process - IER ICN Desktop > Work Area - "Work Item" list From - "Process In-basket" window Function - Ability to filter/search for For - Electronic Record Folders' properties When/Example - User needs to find a specific volume by name GAIG Prio...
over 1 year ago in Enterprise Records 1 Functionality already exists

BO Changes and instance migration

When BO properties are deleted/renamed in-flight instance migration results in failures/error due to mismatch in properties in task/instance context data and the BO definition in the target snapshot version. Proposal - log the mismatch as a warnin...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Show task count for Saved Searches

Users wish to see the number of tasks within each saved search so that they do not have to open the saved search to see how many tasks are there.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Retain column width and sorting changes on Process Portal

Our business representatives have requested to have Process Portal retain latest changes to column widths and sorting on saved searches, on a per-user basis. The inability to do this causes steps to be repeated frequently and is frustrating to the...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Separate ability to set user access rights from "Manage and Edit Space"

It is not possible to allow users the ability to create their own sub-spaces, but prevent them from assigning their own user/group permissions. this results in lots of support calls when users or their colleagues cannot see content. Compounded by ...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow Case Solutions to be upgraded using the BAW Admin Client

During an upgrade we are supposed to Upgrade the Workflow Servers first and then later upgrade the Workflow Center. Using this process it will break the deployment pipeline for Tradional Case Solutions. New development work won't be able to be dep...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

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

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...
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 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