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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.


Business Automation Workflow

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Timeline Visualizer to support large database

We are having issue with their Timeline Visualizer in Case Manager/BAW does not display any activities comments. The root cause is due to the Case History database is huge and taking from 5-10 minutes to load in our back-end. Case Timeline Visuali...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Bulk cleanup of task and process instances

There are some cases in which task and process instances are created and left abandoned.It can then be visually completed and deleted using Process Inspector.It is also possible to complete and delete them using the REST API below. /rest/bpm/wle/v...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Functionality already exists

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

Custom Header Propagation and Exposure in BAW

The requirement here is for BAW to propagate custom headers that are used to invoke a process/service flow throughout the entire process/server flow. Those custom headers may contain values such as an application correlation ID. The custom header ...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow Component Queue Adapter user credentials to be changed via automation

Current functionality of Case Manager and FileNet Workflow Component Queue Adapters allow you to change the user credential via ACCE in a manual fashion. For companies that have security policies that require strong passwords and periodic password...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Migration of completed instances of older snapshots to the latest active snapshot

Minor fixes may be made and the latest snapshot installed on the Workflow Server.The old snapshot should be deleted from the housekeeping perspective, but it is not possible to migrate instances that have already been completed in the old snapshot...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

CyberArk intergration with IBMBPM for password management

As many of the application teams are trying to integrate their application with cyberArk for password management but current IBMBPM version is not supporting cyberArk integration with direct and indirect JNDI approach. Please find SR we opend for ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

As a user I want to automatically filter the In-basket based on the Logged in Users "Profit Center"

("Profit center" represent the logged-in user’s organization belonging/or branch office location for the logged in user). An Idea of solution: The logged in User (Profile) in Case Client should be able to add(configure) on one or more strings for ...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 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.
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Functionality already exists

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