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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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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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  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

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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 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
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...

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New roles for Decision Center which has Read-Only Access

The customer has requested a new role to be created which has Read-Only access to the Decision Center. It would be like resMonitor role for RES console.The basic user role rtsAdmin has basic priviliges in DC which enable it to edit the rules and p...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Enable LDAP Authentication Behind a Load Balancer

IBM RPA with Automation Anywhere currently does not support configuring LDAP authentication where the LDAP request is sent through a Network Load Balancer. I would like an enhancement which would enable me to configure the Control Room to make LDA...
almost 5 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 0 Future consideration

backport functionality which was added to version of have execution evaluator run on workflow server

in an open case we had about not being able so run execution evaluator from the web designer to run javascript commands against the workflow server , which does exsist in the desktop desinger. we were told that this feature will be added to the we...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Add 'Item Type' data when exporting to Excel

When exporting data to Excel parameter 'Item Type' is missing at sheets 'Documentation' and 'Text Annotations'. Because the data 'Item Name' already exists in those sheets it would be very helpful for further analysis to add also the missing param...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration

BAW container standalone need support naming database user with hyphen

The hyphen character is supported by postgresql to be used as user name, while when HSBC try use a service account which include hyphen character, BAW will treat it as database schema name also. Since the hyphen is the invalid character for databa...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0

Ability to apply the property validation for the String Multi-Vallue Property without Choice List

We created both a String Multi-value property with no choice list and with a choice list and added it to a case type. In the case type view property we have made the properties mandatory. In a property view layout we have added the String Multi-va...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Revalidation of toolkit components after BPM update

TS002628799 Current BPM functionality:The validation is performed on a Save operation. Importing the Process Application / Toolkit will result in the validation errors being still around. As soon as you modify aspects on the artifact and save them...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Saved search count performance optimization

Optimize saved searches with business data variables When ever we create a new variable we need to drop the pivot tables and re run the schema generator tool to reproduce the table and load the data .I am looking for permanent solution that help u...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Included decision table in word/pdf/ppt export

It would be good to be include the decision table when exporting a process. This behavior should be able to be toggled on/off using the configuration screen.
about 8 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Control of URLs for Client Side Human Services

When you run a CSHS today, it gets a unique URL such as "/rest/bpm/wle/v1/coachflow/service/1.fd73e33c-ad9f-4c42-a4cc-9322dbd4b93e". If you have multiple process apps and multiple CSHSs, you end up with dozens of such URLs and now easy way to know...
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Planned for future release