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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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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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  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 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
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...

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Finding Active Token Instances For The Given BPM Name or BPD ID with ACTIVITY ID/ACTIVITY NAME

WELLS working on one new requirement where it needs to find all active tokens in given BPD(All instances for the BPD). Currently the solution identified with existing exposed REST API, execution context can be retrieved either in JSON/XML format a...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Limit the size of BPM error objects for SOAP faults

When web service calls are made by BPM applications, the service providers may reply by passing back SOAP faults to indicate error conditions. These SOAP faults are transformed by BPM into objects which thereby carry the informati...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 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...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Update Language in Federated Cells when user changes in Master Cell in Responsive Portal

The Responsive Portal when is working in Federation Mode has limitations when the user changes the language in Profile. The Language is updated in Cell where is running the Responsive Portal but doesn't update all cell federated, this creates a ba...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Self-service UI to manage the Activation Spec

Self-service UI to manage the Activation Spec
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Not under 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.
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Functionality to delete User Groups in archive

User groups are created as per the business requirement to have the control on access level of the space content. If the user group is no longer required, we are able to archive the user group. However, there is no option to delete the user group ...
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Blueworks Change Request

We would like to include the Item numbers in all of the data tabs.
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Additional BWL Admin functions

The Admin panel for BWL needs additional capabilities to properly manage users.-There should be a button to send a notification to all users (or a defined subgroup)-There should be a way to define a message for users to see when they log in within...
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Export process to PDF from space view

In a space when looking at the list of all the process blueprints, you can easily export the process to PowerPoint, Word, and Excel without going into the process blueprint except PDF. Please add an option to export to PDF from the space view
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration