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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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BWL to support creation of Ad-Hoc (Case) tasks

Several clients (notably Belastingdienst, the Dutch Tax Authority) have requested that BWL provides support to model Ad-hoc tasks (Case Style).
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Change the way to compact the PFS_BPD_CHANGE_LOG table

Our DBAs detect that the PFS does a compaction procedure every hour in BPM database executing this Query: DELETE FROM BPMPSRP1.PFS_BPD_CHANGE_LOG OLDER WHERE OLDER.CONSUMER_001 = 20 AND EXISTS ( SELECT 1 FROM BPMPSRP1.PFS_BPD_CHANGE_LOG YOUNGER WH...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Decision - Word export to provide single view of all Decision content

There are a number of options to export Decision Tables but none provide a single view of the whle decision- Print pdf only exports the activity box for the decision table- Export Decision - exports the data across 16 different Excel worksheets Wo...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Hyperlinks are not treated as hyperlinks

In various part of Blueworks Live where text can be entered, hyperlinks are not clickable.Notable areas are:- custom textfields- documentation- comments The only part where hyperlinks work is adding it as a policy and then adding the policy to the...
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists

Improve Error Messages for Overlaps

For overlaps in decision tables, currently the error message only states "Line X overlaps with line(s) Y". This is a problem if the problematic cell contains a huge set of numbers. In the attached screenshot, the number 2329 appears in two differe...
over 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Keep format when copying content from MS Word to BAW rich text editor

Our users use to copy/paste the content from MS Word to BAW rich text editor. Unfortunately, in some case the format get lost and they need to manually change it back to how it was. E.g.,if thay copy/paste a table froma a Word document, the table ...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support for PDF documents with attachments in Daeja ViewONE Virtual Viewer

The feature would enhance the Daeja ViewONE Virtual viewer to support viewing of attachments in PDF documents. There are existing PDF documents that contain embedded attachments of other PDF files, text files, MS word documents and TIFF files. Whe...
over 2 years ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Future consideration

Ability to download KB in a command

We have the ability to upload a knowledgebase with a single command, but we don't have the ability to download a knowledgebase with a single command.
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Add Service APIs to BAW Swagger UI page

At present on the BAW Swagger UI page, we are able to see links for System, Process and User Task. It will be beneficial to developers if a link for Service APIs is also added.
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Allow override of SSL config in tlsSecurity.xml in ODM CP4BA deployment

When ODM components are deployed as part of the CloudPak, the SSL settings for the Liberty application server can be found in tlsSecurity.xml file deployed to the pod. Currently, the only customization we can do to these settings are the ability t...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration