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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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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.



Business Automation Workflow

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Ability to audit code changes in BAW.

We need to be able to trace 1. Who has changed the source code? 2. What time does the change occurred? 3. What has changed? That means every change that is made in the source code must be linked to an individual.This support does exist in Eclipse-...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Add Merge & Split action on Document Widget from Case Client

From the document widget in the case client, the business user can't make a merge and split on a document because the action in the context menu is not implemented. This function is available in the "browse" section.
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Functionality already exists

Support Dynamic Event Framework on BAW standalone container without BAI

This is the feature currently support on VM version, we need some way to get the events from BAW while we can't use BAI as it only support on Openshift
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow users the ability to set the default number of tasks

Our users would like the ability to set a default number of tasks. Currently, saved searches allow them to select 25, 50 or 75 tasks per page. They would like that to be a part of their profile so that they do not need to reset it each day.
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

About add new feature of BAW to fix this data type issue (>14 digits)

Dear team, We used control decimal in Toolket UI of BPM and we knew the reason for the error is enter too bigger than the allowed limitation 90000000000000. We are a customer in Vietnam, using Vietnam Dong, 1 USD ~ 24,000 VND, so We need a numb...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Move token in Process Inspector

Actually tokens on a BPD only can be moved by REST-API.First you have to get the execution tree, search for the token- and target-step-id. Build a new REST-request with this information... Operators should have the possibility to move token on a g...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

optimize the blank pages as loading page in BPM Process Portal

As discussed, we have closed the case no TS001047503 and came for RFE on optimizing the blank pages as loading page in BPM Process Portal.
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Writing or generating PDF and Excel files

In many kinds of organizations, customers need to download some business data as a file (pdf, excel, and etc.). But our IBM BAW does not have any out-of-the-box feature to achieve this basic frequent requirement. IBM confirmed it in TS008160848. I...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support federating BAW systems into multiple PFS clusters

Customer wants to federate their BAW environments into multiple independant PFS clusters to address the following use cases: - Load balancing: Gaining better performance by having multiple independent elastic search clusters, which are always up t...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support multiple versions running simultaneously in the same BAW instance

1. Case instance 1 started when there is only snapshot 1 deployed in BAW, activityA started, it triggered BAW process instance A created under snapshot 1. And another activity "activityB" is waiting for starting depends on preconditions. 2. If fou...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Planned for future release