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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).


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 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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Business Automation Workflow

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WebPD Directly link to individual assets (services, process definitions, human services etc) via URL

Simplify collaboration by being able to send link to what you are working on. Increased productivity
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

WebPD Ability to extend code completion with custom JS server files.

Increased productivity
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

WebPD Ability to extend code completion with custom JS web files

Improve productivity
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

WebPD javascript files editable through browser

Make added javascript files to a process application editable through the browser, currently you have to download and reupload the file. Would also be great if other filetypes could be previewed.
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Develop Visual Diagram API rest for CoachFlow

There are Visual Model API for Human Service, SCA Service, Integration Service, Rule Service and General System Service BUT : there isn't API for CoachFlow I'd like ask for this implementation, for Process Automating Documentation. Our IBM BPM pro...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Update BAW swidtags with each version release

IBM only updates the SWIDTAG version for certain major versions which makes software discovery for vendors such as BigFix impossible to be able to report accurately on currently installed software. Discovery issues within BAW could be fixed with p...
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Extend Process Federation Server /launchableEntities API with filter for "type"

In adoption of Process Federation Server (PFS) we are moving from current solution which leverages BPM API for ".../exposed/process" - a specific use of "/exposed/{type}" as documented here: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SS8JB4/co...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Make terminated instances recoverable

When a process instance is terminated it is not possible to recover the instance. This means that if an instance is terminated by accident it takes complex manual intervention to recover. If the number of instances terminated is large the task bec...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

REST API Constraint

Only GET Methods can be developed with Exposed Rest APIs (APIs opened from BPM to external systems). HTTP methods such as PUT, POST,DELETE should also be added here.
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Documentation sources are very inadequate

Documentation sources are very inadequate. Most of the links to resources found through search engines are broken. This puts us in a really difficult situation. This is a big waste of time and motivation.
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0