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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 (

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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,

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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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.


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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Add write_http plug-in into container images for monitoring

The write_http is must have for my cusomer in Filenet migration 5.5.4 when configuring the monitoring for sending PCH data to Broadcom APM. Here are a response from dev team reqarding this request ************ At the moment, our container images a...
almost 3 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Not under consideration

Monitoring of Event Manager outside ProcessAdmin console

Need a way to monitor the status of event manager outside the ProcessAdmin console.
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Blueworks live user invite email

We updated our system to use ADP SSO ( single singon (instead of the standard username/password from the URL). When we grant access to users it generates default email to them and then we have to tell them to use SSO URL. Sometimes users forget ou...
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Datacap: ex_scan action in Ewsmail needs to be able to scan from subfolders

The ex_scan action in Ewsmail in Datacap needs to be able to scan for e-mails in subfolders of the Inbox in addition to inbox. i.e. ex_scan_folder("orders")ex_scan checks the subfolder orders of the Inbox of the previously established connection
about 4 years ago in Datacap 0 Future 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

Wire labels could be better positioned

When developing services wires are used to connect various activities. These wires often have labels when leaving Coaches to quicky identify which View is triggering boundery event. These labels are currently a mess because (I think) they ar...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Feature to drag execution line to a previous execution line

Since we already have the ability to change variable value during execution, moving the cursor to a previous line after having its value changed would be very helpful for debugging purposes.
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Group Chat

If possible please try to include group chat feature in Blueworks live as it will make collaboration more effective.
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Add in capability for customized process scoring like your tool and heatmapping

There are many links between IBM's (Component Business Model) tool and BWL. Combining them would provide a more comprehensive process view to your users driving efficiencies and visibility gains. We leveraged to develop 17 criteria t...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration