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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 (

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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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  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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

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Business Automation Workflow

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provide the parameters' chnage logic after upgrade

I found the JVM heap size is changed after I upgrade BPM from BPM8.5.6 to BAW(Business Automation Workflow) set a value of 2GB for the JVM max heap size of my AppCluster application Server in my current version of BPM8.5.6.However I foun...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Bulk operation(s) for GDPR deletion of users

Currently the GDPR deletion of users can only be accomplished one-user-at-a-time: "Deleting personal data of BPM users" We would like the abilit...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add OR option to portal saved search filters

Our internal customers have asked us to provide a way to allow filters using OR when defining saved searches. They have told us of situation where this would be helpful, such as task subject contains Build or task subject contains Verify This c...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Edit or remove comments on case

In the current version, a user can add a comment to a case but there's no possibilities in the UI to edit or remove this comment. In the API, the comment object can be edited or removed but this is not exposed to business users.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Selecting a later page in "Work" tab results in many API calls to reach that page.

When looking at the "Work" tab in Case Client, directly choosing a page other than the first one results in an ever-increasing number of API calls to the MergedWorklistService. The code is effectively calling “nextPage” until the desired page is r...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Limitation on sorting activities in-baskets

Currently there is a limit on the number process instances/activities in a Navigator in-basket for column sorting of 200 items. We are using a BAW Case Solution with BPM workflows. Because of the way the in-basket is implemented, displaying proces...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

View all workflow instance in Workplace

Hi Team, Client found Workplace only retrieves BPM process&Workstream. In order to convenient users to manage all work in one place, can we consider adding FileNet workflow into Workplace? Thank you!
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BPM Table Pagination - Add Configuration to get sequential pagination

The current stock table control is displaying the calculated pagination numbers with internal algorithm. At the moment there is no option to change it to standard pagination with sequential paging numbers. This RFE is to add a config to have conve...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Ability to specify a default solution to load for the Cases ICN Desktop Feature or limit the solutions that can be access from an ICN Desktop

When you select the Cases Feature in a Desktop, Case Manager loads. Using the Role drop down in the top right corner, the user can not only change roles for the current Solution they loaded into, but they can change to any other solution they have...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Add reference when REST service is invoked in a scripted way

When REST service is called using script as described in Docs for some cases, reference in "where used" is lost which makes it hard to perform dependency analysis.
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration