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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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Client-side Human Service Error Notifications

In development using client-side human services, there are several pieces of functionality that exist in development inside the BPM application that do not exist when using client-side human services that could potentially save time during develop...
about 7 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Default the home page of BPMoC's new portal design to the production tab

In our BPMoC environment, we have been upgraded to a new portal that now has 3 different tabs depending on which environments you have access to (Development, Test, Production). By default, the page always defaults to the first one that is availab...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Improve error output after failure of profile creation

When running "BPMConfig.sh -create -de {properties file}" we encountered a crash resulting in (first attempt) a Java core dump then (second attempt) a thrown exception followed by a pile of stack trace output. It transpired that the Dmgr profile h...
about 7 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Admin Feature - Quicker Access Administration

Admin must go through many screens to add users to various spaces or groups. Often users want mirrored access to their co-workers as well. This requires a call back to the user and their coworker or for Admin to comb the db to determine where thei...
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Ref: TS001213733: Attachment Download Issue in ICN SAP (RTC 101014)

Ref: TS001213733 Problem Details . Product or Service: Content Navigator 3.0.0 Component ID: ISCONTNAV . Operating System: Linux . Problem title Attachment Download Issue in ICN SAP . Problem description and business impact We are getting an error...
over 3 years ago in Content and Capture Services 2 Future consideration

lower() DB function renders idex on LSW_BPD_INSTANCE ineffective

Description of the issue; we started seeing “SQLCODE=-905, SQLSTATE=57014”. At that time, process instance creation was successful but all fetch operation failed. See ticket number - TS002094734; this ticket number failed the PMR validation above....
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add the equivalent of "Find rule dependencies" menu to the ruleflows

When a user mkes a right click on a rule, a menu "Find rule Dependencies" is available and enables the user to look for ruleflows which may select this rule. Would it be possible to get the same feature for the ruleflows, ie. "find ruleflows which...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Snapshot revision Variances

Details on the variance between each snapshot. Could be managed by colour coding activities that have changed since previous versions. Have seen this capability with other BPM platforms.
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Utilise Hierarchy Function for Processes

Use hierarchy view function for both spaces and processes so you can see list of process names within each space using the hierarchy function. Currently only available for Space's.
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Exclusive Gateway label Dragging

When creating an exclusive gateway, the labels along the lines (i.e. yes / no) can only be dragged along the line within a certain limit if the line is long. The system does not allow the user to drag it further.
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration