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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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Require Policies to Have Unique Names

Currently policies can have the same name which can create a confusing list of policies in the glossary. Don't allow duplicate policy names.
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Retain Inbasket Filters in Advanced Case Manager across user sessions

Currently the inbasket filters gets flushed out once the user logs off from the case manager client. The next time the user logs in, he has to again select the required inbasket filter property and provide the corresponding value to get the filter...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enabling Kerberos Auth Mechanism in PFS to External Elastic Search

No description provided
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Webhook for rule changes

IBM should provide webhooks to get notified with all the rule details to a custom application when a new rule is created, when an existing rule is modified or deleted. It should be simple configuration on the DC to configure any external REST appl...
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 3 Functionality already exists

Infinite scroll for large data

The table in BPM should support infinite scroll for large data sets with the mouse scroll triggering next page.
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Configuration Option To Force Linking Instead Of Attachements

Create a configuration option for administrators to disable the ability for users to upload attachments. When configured all of the functionality for attachments is replaced by functionality to add a url to a document in another repository.
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration

API support for import / export of process maps.

API support for import / export of process maps.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Display of metadata values in PPT extract.

Currently the PPT extract from BWL process map lists only the below four metadata values:Participants, Inputs, Outputs, and ProblemsWe would require other metadata values also like Systems, Control points to be included in the list. We would want ...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Ability to change password using API or rest service

Feature : Password change for IBM BPM process center and IBM BPM Process server using API or restful service
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Ant 1.7 Vulnerability issue in IBM Business Automation Manager instances

Hi Team, In CITI we have a vulnerability with ant 1.6 version and Ant 1.7 ,when we install IBM Business Automation Worklfow and versions we are able to see the ant 1.6 or 1.7 installed. The Ant component is found in the below loc...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration