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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,

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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 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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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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Support Kerberos authentication for component manager nor DBExecute accounts in Content Engine

Kerberos is a standard mechanism for authentication for many users of FileNet Content Engine
almost 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Support Java2 Security for FileNet Content Manager within WebSphere.

Currently Java2 Security is disabled to make FileNet Content manager run on WebSphere.
almost 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Not under consideration

Changes during DEBUG mode

While stepping in, be able to add, delete, modify command/line, change variables and manually jump to any line. Similar to "Set Next Stage" in Blue Prism.
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

To have task types - message and manual

Currently, we can only define three task types - user, service and decision. In BPMN, two other commonly used tasks are manual and message task. It is important to have these symbols to ensure diagram is BPMN compliant.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Shortcut to Step logs in Process Orchestration

In Process Orchestration, the tab "Execution flow" could have a direct link to the execution log of each Step of the instance. I believe this was available in the previous version of the interface and saved a lot of time when trying to find logs c...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Combo-box options could be ordered in the Control Center

In the WebClient, options from combo-box seem to be randomly ordered and it would be much better if they were ordered. This happens for script versions, for example.
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Is a defect

Obter formações para fazer um levantamento geral dos processos pelo WDG se deu inicio a execução, se falhou, qual os erros de logs, se finalizou, qual o RPA que está rodando e etc.

Estou buscando informações da equipe sobre buscar aperfeiçoamento no uso da ferramenta WDG Studio para acessar o Tenant. Estamos com uma quantidade de clientes consideravelmente cheios, com isso, com o objetivo de achar uma forma dinâmica de infor...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Support for "Simple HTML" column in "Table" CV when exporting through "Data Export"

When developing UI, sometimes there is a need to export table data into an excel file. There is a "Data Export" View which can be configured to use the View "Table" in order to export data from table into an excel file. However, currently, that fu...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support to provide USER and GROUP to Workflow Process Service image

Current behavior of WfPS images when using docker-compose, we can either pass the USER or the GROUP, but customers can't pass both.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Intermediate Timer Events to use the attributes set in the BPD where the timer exists and not the parent BPD attributes

In our shop, we have several BPDs that are invoked as "Linked Process" from parent processes. Both parent and child BPDs have "Intermediate Timer Events" and these timers are designed to follow the respective attributes set under "Work Schedule" s...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration