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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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:

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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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  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 Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content and Capture Services - including Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Support all OOTB business objects in external REST service

Data types like ECMID from BAW toolkit are not supported for external exposed REST services. This is a limitation which forces to do business object remapping to cloned structure without these OOTB data types. It would be beneficial to also allow ...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BPM Portal user session

The BPM Portal session doesn't expire after the timeout set to 15 minute , however it keep the user session valid . As per IBM BPM support we made the changes on following app -App_clustermember IBM_BPM_Portal_TMS_AppCluster IBM_BPM_Teamworks_TMS_...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Establish an efficient way to install fixes when customizations are involved

During the software upgrades to BPM/BAW, the recommended last environment to upgrade is ALWAYS going to be the Process Center. Process Center holds the production code repository, and once updated will not be able to support a production Process S...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Case Builder to delete solution properties from runtime configuration

Currently when a solution designer deletes a solution property in Case Builder, the property is only deleted from the solution definition. The property stays available in the runtime data. This behavior is not intuitive for developers and business...
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Remove comments from client side browser code (BPMExt-Control-BPMFileList.js)

Security concerns regarding comments in BPMExt-Control-BPMFileList.js which contains CMIS queries. Suggestion is to remove comments from browser side code.
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

An Efficient way to pause in bulk a bunch of different instances

We had the need to pause all the process instances related to a single BPD process definition (BPMn) due to the maintenance of a remote server used by them. We had more that 150k instances running only on that process application. We tried to use ...
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

JS API - Updating instance variables is missing from JS API.

Updating instance variables is missing from JS API. TWInstance.businessData.put("xyz", "123") has no effect.
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

JS API - Claim Task is missing from JS API

Claim Task is missing from JS API. Only reassignTo() is available, which always succeeds, even though the task may be claimed by someone else. Add Task.claim(TWUser).
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Testability - make environmental variables instance scoped

Make environment variables instance-scoped instead of application-scoped, to allow for easier mocking/stubbing of external services.
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

WebPD support for refactor/rename

Refactor/rename was supported in Desktop Designer. When will it be added for WebPD?
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration