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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

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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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Add WORKPLACE view data custom sorting function

The data displayed in workplace cannot be sorted by user, which is very inconvenient. I hope to add this function.
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future 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

More attach points on gateways

Want more attach points on the gateway. Currently only have 4, with at least one used for the input.
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

New NFS storage can be added

Now when we use the cloud Pak environment, we find that we can't add NFS storage, but can only use the NFS storage configured when installing the environment, which is very inconvenient. Customers may have multiple storage devices, old NFS server...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Put Text on Gateways in Front of the Arrows

The text on the gateways is always behind the arrow and can be difficult to read. You need to adjust the wording a bit to get it to show more clearly, or move the arrows so there is no arrow coming out from the bottom of the gateway. The latter is...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 6 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

Enhance ARSUSECZ to support CSDATA user proxy processing with RACF groups

With CMoD for z/OS, ARSUSECZ is provided to externalize security to RACF and makes use of RACF CSDATA user segments to assign sets of permissions to users. ARSUSECZ is currently designed to only make RACROUTE REQUEST=EXTRACT calls for "users" by d...
over 1 year ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

Restore scroll bar on linked processes frame

We have some process activities that have multiple linked processes. In a previous version of Blueworks, there was a scroll bar that we were using to browse the linked processes. However, this scroll bar is no longer available in the recent versio...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Is a defect