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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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Access required for user deifned resource bundle variables in load&inline JS in coachview

Hi Team, Please provide access to get user defined resource bundle variables in load&inline js in coachview. If we store error messages of application in resource bundle and if we want to do validations within CV(inline js) we need to hardcode...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Future consideration

508 Issue - Search Page Widget – Unlabeled Search By Field

This issue was original opened as a PMR but the Product Team asked the it be submitted as an Enhancement Request. The PMR Number is TS002789819 (it wouldn't let me add to this form due to new PMR Number formatting) Also, this Enhancement Request i...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support Selection Simple type

Support Selection Simple type
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add Execution Evaluator to Web PD

Execution Evaluator is currently available in the Desktop Process Designer but has been deprecated in Web Designer. With the release of BAW, Desktop Process Designer is going away with no replacement for the Execution Evaluator.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Manage complex type EPVs in ProcessAdmin

If you want to change EPV-Value in Process Admin, this is no problem for simple type EPVs. But if you want to change the value on a complex type EPV an exception is thrown:Exception in SystemOut.log: ControllerSer E CWLLG0004E: A Throwable was cau...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enhance Validation errors and warning message

In the Process Center the panel that displays the validation errors and warning is a nice to have but when a error/warning mesage is displayed it does not (always) specify which activity has the problem so you basically have to go to each activity...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Open/public Federation APIs in IBM BAW

Currently federated list is created by fetching data from a BPM database. The protocol is closed. Please open and make protocol public so that it is possible to create home grown federated server
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Any additional function in utility jars will not be available if not creating new service flow on WebPD

On WebPD, any additional function in same utility jars will not be available if not creating new service flow on WebPD. WebPD works different from Process Designer from this perspective. The WebPD working way does not reasonable and effective. It ...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

twperfsvr.war (and product in general) should not use external internet DTD references

The Support Node (Performance Server) would not start for us on BPM 8.0 and BPM 8.5 due to a combination of product references to external internet DTD URLS and some oddities in our own firewall implementation. The BPM product should not refer to ...
about 8 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

CSHS - Allow Multiple outgoing connections from nested services.

In CSHS nested services, currently we are allowed to have multiple end events. But the limitation of having only single outbound connection prevents us from directly mapping those connections. Due to this, We have to use a decision gateway and dec...
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted