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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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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.


Business Automation Workflow

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Business Automation Workflow should support Multi-value property templates of type unique

We are facing issue with the multi value property allowing duplicate values for multi value property in case client screen. We would like to have a property to provide values with unique and ordered as list in case client screen. PFA of case clien...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Feature to register when an email is sent with a successful status (by the workflow tasks)

The customer wants a feature to monitor and register when an email sending is completed with a failed or success status. The reason behind this need is to bring evidence in case of an internal auditing. As a service provider company, my customer g...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Option to block upload for .doc extension or feature to convert from .doc to .docx

When a customer upload a .doc in the beginning of the workflow, the base64 of a .doc fail to receive some headers and footer components, causing the flow to fail. There is no chance of educating the customer users from uploading .doc documents and...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Modularize the Case tab in a way that allows some components to be hidden.

The customer needs an easy and quick way to make some items/options, like properties, unavailable to some users to avoid human error. CPFL created a ticket asking for assistance with this, but the support team suggested an RFE or customization due...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Functionality already exists

Cache the Solution information when the Solution is deployed

When a user logs on to Case Client, ICMAPIPlugin GetSolutionInformation is called to get the Solution information such as Case Types and Case properties. When user accesses Work page for Inbaskets, another same call is for Task Properties. So if t...
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

High Availability On BPM Servers With Zero Downtime

As part of the PMR -17988,122,00 IBM BPM Upgrade/Patch install is not supported without downtime. Wellsfargo looking to have High availability support in all BPM applications. In last year IBM meeting Wellsfargo discussed about one approach to hav...
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Not under consideration

Allow re-link of BO types in REST and Web service

If discovered BOs needed in another context may BOs are moved to a toolkit for reusability. Currently isn't possible to change link in BOs in discovered services.
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Not under consideration

Let developer decide if BOs should be created when discovering a REST or Web service

If a developer discovers a REST or Web service needed BOs are created. I this BOs are needed in different context they may moved to a toolkit. If developer has to re-discover REST or Web service, BOs are re-created if system can't find BOs in curr...
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Not under consideration

Desktop PD custom css attributes wrongly encoded in Web PD

We have an application developed in Heritage Human Service (HHS) with controls of Coaches toolkit and wanted to start to use Web Process Designer. When we open a Coach in Web Process Designer and check a control with custom css attribute specifica...
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW support for dynamic SSL configuration

In previous versions, users could secure BAW services by using the supplied keystore. BAW accidentally no longer makes use of Custom SSL configuration.The BAW product would significantly benefit from enabling dynamic SSL configuration for...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration