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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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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 ...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Facility to add config file in parameters in control room

Control center acts as the web interface with which a business user can control and monitor the execution of a bot without having to change a bot for few user input changes. Most of the bots use a config file which is translated in the bot to read...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Build full diagrammatic interchange capability in line with BPMN 2.0 specifications

Build full diagrammatic interchange capability in line with BPMN 2.0 specifications
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release

Multiple business logs in BAWoC

ONS now have several BAW projects running in parallel in BAWoC. However, the only log file that can be used for debugging purposes is the underlying WAS stdout log, exposed via the System Operations Live Log Viewer in the BAWoC / DBA console.. Thi...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add Configuration Option to Only Keep a Finite Number of History Versions

Every time a decision model is saved, a new version is created, and there are currently no automated ways to delete old or unneeded versions. This is also true for ODM artifacts.
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

close all windows

um comando que feche todas a janelas abertas independente de seletores.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Future consideration

run time window

semelhante ao AA, estuda a possibilidade de no modo agendar ter uma janela de acompanhamento do bot que esta sendo executado.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

comando limpar

seria de grande ajuda o IBM RPA ter um comando de limpar campos.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Future consideration

Support for Bulgarian document to be exported as doc/docs format using the OCR_A engine

The customer wants to use the OCR_A engine to OCR documents and save them as Word documents. The function is available in the product but not officially supported.
over 1 year ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Ability to restrict Service Credentials access

Request enhancement to limit access of Service Credentials to specific decision services. Currently Service Credentials are allowed access to all available deployed services.
over 6 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration