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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 (

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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 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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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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A less intrusive way to set script timeout

When we want to define the time limit that a script can execute, we use the red time, either because we need another robot to run on the same machine at a specific time, or because we know that the processing will not exceed this time, and if it d...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Automatic Pivot Table Regeneration: Currently if a new variable is exposed(check visible in process portal) we are manually regenerating pivot tables

We would like this to be automatically regenerated as part of the deployment.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Limited Where Used Scope: Currently “Where Used” feature shows the artifact referenced within the application/toolkit.

Developer should be able to find in what applications a service developed in a toolkit is used.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Search in authoring environment: Currently we are unable to search(with) any variable names, comments, that are used in artifacts.

If there is any external service component is referenced in a script, at a later point developer should be able to find the artifacts where that external service is referenced.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Check for an umlaut in definition fields for tracking groups

When you are adding an umlaut in definition fields for tracking groups the process designer will accept it. But when you are updating the tracking definitions, it will cause an SQL error because of illegal characters. So please implement a field v...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

"Refresh" function is provided on the case details page

After the case "attribute" data is updated through the case activity (BPM), the "attribute" data of the case details page will not be updated automatically, and there is no API to refresh, please provide a refresh API.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Case data can be reused

We need to reuse Case data, which means that data between different Case instances can be called with each other, of course, after authorization is required. Simply put, each Case can set its own data (attribute data) that can be read and updated ...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Change collections treatment in TestSuites Output Excel Report, from columns to rows

When using Decision Runner in Decision Center, there are business scenarios where the XOM has a collection of objects as the input and output. When a testsuite is executed, we have the ability to create an output Excel file report which compares t...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

Workplace requires an adaptive mobile browser or the development of a Workplace mobile app

Many of the customers who use the system are on business trips, especially the leaders. When traveling on business, now basically do not bring a laptop or tablet, but bring your own mobile phone, which is convenient for movement. However, the work...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

ICM - Documents Filter does not work together with Sort

Affected componentIBM Case Manager Solution / Case Information widget DescriptionCase Information widget is essential part of IBM Case Manager, that allows user to see overview of case. One of main parts of this widget is a Documents section used ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Functionality already exists