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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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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.


Business Automation Workflow

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High Availability On BPM Servers With Zero Downtime

As part of the PMR -17988,122,00 IBM BPM Upgrade/Patch install is not supported without downtime. Wellsfargo looking to have High availability support in all BPM applications. In last year IBM meeting Wellsfargo discussed about one approach to hav...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Not under consideration

Kerberos support for XA Recovery transactions using MSSQL datasource on BPM/WAS

The product currently provides the capability to use Kerberos Authentication for an MSSQL datasource. We have tested the MSSQL Datasource Kerberos connectivity. However, in case of a transaction failure, there is no XARecovery support using Kerber...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Search through code in application

The product would be greatly enhanced by having a simple search-option, to find where specific code is used. Would also be great if it supported RegEx. It would be plenty enough if it was usable to find code in Javascript/InputOutput bindings, and...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 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...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

BAW support for RHEL 8

Test and ensure support for BAW on RHEL 8
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Listener for MQ messages

This is a request for enhancement. Our requirement is to trigger BPM processes when a message is received in a queue. There is a OOTB api available in integration.jar(System toolkit) to read message from queue, but there is no active listening or ...
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Pasting code into WebPD should be validated

If you paste a code from an external IDE/editor into WebPD coach view element like custom HTML for instance it would not be validated by WebPD editor and as such leads to unpredictable behavior like errors in server logs and coach views changes no...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) should be supported with IBM Case Manager (ICM) and Business Automation Workflow (BAW)

This is useful because customer would want to have an option that is different from using FileNet as a document repository. Customers will benefit from this idea by integrating CMOD with BAW to captures and stores documents.
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Ability to install BAW without shell BPM_ECM_DOS, BPM_ECM_TOS databases

We have a BAW standard 22.0.2 deployment and we do not use Case management features. We had to create empty databases with no tables as this is a requirement. We would like to have the ability to install BAW without needing to create empty/shell d...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

MyWork in-basket when same user belongs to multiple roles

When the user belongs to two roles ('role1' and 'role'2) for the same case solution and the task is sent from 'role1' to 'role2', the same task is shown both in 'role2' in-basket and in 'role1' MyWork in-basket in Navigator.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists