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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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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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WebClient - Open links on new tabs

In this new interface of the WebClient I can't open links on new tabs using the scroll button (or right clicking). Being able to open links on new tabs improves the user experience a lot since all the filters and ordering applied won't be lost if ...
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Is a defect

Cache scripts before starting execution

IBM RPA seems to download the script from the cloud every time an Invoke Script is used, which occasionally leads to execution errors due to network instability (failing to download the script). Probably a better approach would be to cache all nee...
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Decision Table Content Display Options

Decision tables only allow simple text. Should allow user to use text features like color, bold, underline and italicizing. Should allow for paragraph or line breaks as well.
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Analyze Mode Usability Enhancements

The analyze feature in a process diagram is a powerful feature and well liked but it would be better if the analyze results allowed the user to edit items in the analyze view, rather than having to click into an activity box (which closes analyze)...
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Expand Undo Feature

Expand Undo feature to Activity Details panel and Decision Table editor.
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Planned for future release

To make / Enable Printing from a Documentation view more effective for viewers

Printing from a Documentation view is not effective (Viewers are not able to do Word exports so this is the only option)ocumentation view to be able to be printed:See all the fields that are completeNot include empty meta-data fileds Documentation...
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 6 Not under consideration

increased network traffic between ODF Storage Nodes on AWS

Reduce the Cost Of Operations. The Customer is THE STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA LIMITED. Customer is expecting to reduce the networm traffic
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Is a defect

To enable Delete option in archive section , to delete the training spaces for the staff leaving the Bank

Delete option is not getting list for training spaces in the archive section. We require this option to delete the training space of editors who are leaving the bank (for whom we know for sure that a restoring will not be required)
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Not under consideration

Rearrange linked items (policies, processes, etc.) by dragging and placing in the correct order

Rearranging linked items by dragging would save time. For example, you have an activity box that links to 10 processes and those processes are arranged alphabetically to find them easily. If you add a new process and then realphabetize, you would ...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

The RFE is for a gRPC service end point make it available at Decision Server Run time POD or make it as a separate service end point.

The use case is to wrap the XOM objects and send to Rule Engine as binary objects from client side. ODM used to provide a remote EJB support with older versions and we are looking for a similar service pattern on ODM on cloud. It is not necessary ...
over 1 year ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration