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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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ProcessInstanceID and TaskID Generation

we had set up the new BAW environment version.we need to set the processInstanceID and task ID generation should start from the specific value as this should not conflict with our old environment as we are using same application schema in...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Include Activity/Gateway in the data export

Current map data exports do not allow user identify Activity/Gateway color. Adding this feature would assist the user to easily identify specific Legend items within the map data export.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Cover Task completed time on The Gantt Chart in Process Instance view

The Gantt Chart in Process Instance view does not cover thecompleted time even if the task is completed.
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Tagging Enhancement

Right now we do not currently have the ability to make tags preferred. The only option right now is "Only visible when used." Would also like visibility to all tags when conducting a search, not just those on items you have access to see.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Minimize Chat Box

I would like to see an enhancement to be able to minimize the chat windows. It's difficult to use the chat boxes as an opportunity for collaboration when they obscure the process mapping window.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

"Everyone" option of saved search can be hidden

Currently, the "Everyone" option of the Saved Search share with selection can be searched out, and the saved search will be shared with everyone. But so far, there is no scenario that need to share a user created saved search with everyone. Actual...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Check the compatibility on DB2 i servers

In current environment we have several IBM i servers which are used as our DB2 servers. there for we would like to see the compatibility of the Business Automation workflow on those i servers1. DB2 Edition -iSeries2. DB2 version -iSeries3. DB2 F...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Vertical Text in Tables

Thankyou for all the lastest weeks in Blueworks Live, I have just used the "adding a table feature" in my Workflow Documentation. Both tables were quite large and it would have helped if I could have positioned a text heading vertically. At the mo...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Configuration self service for application configurations

IID supports adding promotable properties to applications, these can be configured from was console. One can also create resource environment properties that can be configured from was console. The admin interface currently supports only configuri...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Provide a preference that hides the left sidebar and keeps it hidden unless the preference is changed

We would like a preference setting in a user's profile that allows them to hide the left sidebar unless the setting is changed.
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration