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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...

All ideas

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Add resource files to process variables

We would like to use localized resource files in our process models. Alternativley it would be useful to have a app-wide api for this. Like this: tw.system.getResourceByName("name", ("language"))
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Vertical Privilege Escalation - vulnerability

A6:2017-Security Misconfiguration - Vertical privilege escalation, also known as privilege elevation, where a lower privilege user or application accesses functions or content reserved for higher privilege users or applicationsThis flaw could allo...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enable generic broadcast to all BW users within an account by admin.

Develop a tool that enables the admin to send a broadcast message within their account to either their entire account community or only to their admins; selectable by the admin
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Not under consideration

Input limit missing

Many application does not have size limit for each specified parameter or some times it accept too much values that could lead to buffer overflows if the attacker could bypass other functionalities. Attacker might try to inject large script in tha...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Clear text Submission of password

The Sensitive data like password are sent into clear text, it becomes easy for the attacker to sniff the network and get the sensitive data.It was found that the password is being transferred in clear text.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BPM 8.6 Content Manager toolkit upload file security checking

While using Content Management toolkit to upload file into Filenet, by intercepting browser request, the request data can be tampered and bypass frontend and backend file type validation. Currently, BPM server side provide file MIME type/extension...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Being able to see full process name

Process names are truncated in spaces and there is no way of seeing the whole name at a glance. It would be great to be able to see the full name
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Not under consideration

Optimize eclipse.ini

The eclipse.ini of the Desktop Process Designer is not optimal
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Connect IBM Integration Designer to test Process Server in cloud

BPM on Cloud allows users to download and install an instance of Integration Designer locally. No test server is provided with this download, as is true with the regular BPM Advanced product set. Rather than requiring such customers who want to ta...
about 7 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Ability to make Task Name Uneditable Or Remove the Field "Enter A Name" while creating a Task

We are using IBm Business Automation Workflow ( On Prem) V When we Add a Task to a case, there are 2 optiosn that appear :1. Select a Type2. Enter a name When value in Select a Type is selected from the Dropdown, it is automatically copi...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration