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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

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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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Enable logging of deployer's username/ip when deploying ruleapps via RES console or Rule Designer

Our distributed team has several specialists responsible for developing and deploying rule apps to Production and Test environments. We do not use Decision Center. Our team deploys rule apps directly through RES Console. Currently there's no way t...
about 7 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Creation of multi-layered custom properties

Currently custom properties can only be text or number properties (with one value). But there are multiple instances where the business requires to create properties which are multi-valued like a drop down or multi-choice or boolean values. There ...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists

Archive multiple snapshots at once

I would like a new feature where you can select multiple snapshots of a single application/toolkit and archive them all at once.Currently you have to right click each of them one by one and select archive
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Improve Search

The search is limited in a few important aspects. First, viewers do not have the same search capabilities as Editors and Contributors. Second, the search API functions differently than the search in the user interface. The API is limited to a sing...
over 8 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

View process blueprints in a space as list view

In a space that has multiple process blueprints that have long names, it's difficult to see what the full name is unless you hover your mouse over it. It would be great if there was an option to view the process blueprints as a list so that it's e...
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Allow images (that's stored in a SharePoint and added to Documentation with a link) to appear in Word Doc export

Our company does not have a public repository or SharePoint where we can store images/docs. Because we have used all the storage space in BWL before, a SharePoint has been set up to act as a repository for images and documentations. Users get a li...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Japanese support for Automation Document Processing (ADP)

Automation Document Processing (ADP) is new capture solution on Cloud Pak for Business Automation. Its AI-OCR capability could be very competitive in Japanese market, but it does not support Japanese yet.
over 1 year ago in Automation Document Processing 0 Future consideration

provide more KPI thresholds

For now you can set 3 levels for KPI thresholds and these are coloured red-yellow-green. It would helpful if we were able to define and configure more levels and the colours used for display.
over 1 year ago in IBM Process Mining 0 Future consideration

It is recommended to provide one-button degradation function

After upgrading CP4BA, if the environment cannot be used due to serious BUG, we hope to provide one-button degradation function. For example, after I upgraded 21.03.ifix16 to ifix17, there was a serious bug that caused the production environment t...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Is a defect

XU's are down when we had RES console down

Hi Team, we had a major outage for one day on our platform because our DB has a problem with high CPU usage which are using for res consoles and RTS schema. we are researching all ways to look at any slow executing queries that are consuming more...
almost 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration