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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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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...

All ideas

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Paging or data in CSHS Table UI View

Ability to configure for Client and Server-Side paging where the server-side paging calls a configurable service. In our current project implementation, the team has implemented a component called Paging Section that nests the existing Table in th...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Maintain version compatibility on RES

Compared with the classic rule engine, the decision engine has a smaller compatibility range of rule applications. In the jump-up migration, rebuild and distribution will be necessary.When upgrading, functions that do not require rebuild and distr...
almost 6 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

Space Documentation visible for Viewer

The description in "Space Details" (visible for all other roles) should be also visible for role "Viewer".
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Display of metadata values in PPT extract.

Currently the PPT extract from BWL process map lists only the below four metadata values:Participants, Inputs, Outputs, and ProblemsWe would require other metadata values also like Systems, Control points to be included in the list. We would want ...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Ability to change password using API or rest service

Feature : Password change for IBM BPM process center and IBM BPM Process server using API or restful service
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

The new Standard REST API should have the same functions as the heritage REST API

The new standard REST API only has a few methods available, compared to many in the heritage REST API - this is a drawback when deciding which variant to use - the heritage model clearly is the preferred one for complex integrations, but it is lac...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Allowing copying and pasting of multiple images from outside BWL

System: Blueworks Live, component: Process Documentation It is impossible to copy and paste multiple images (png. or jpg. format) from outside of BWL (MS Word, PowerPoint, Snipping Tool). When selecting ONE image using CTRL+C (or Copy button) and ...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

API to Check if a user has task to action on

We have a requirement to check if a user has any Tasks for which he can action on, We have multiple BPEL processes with multiple tasks for each process. Each Task can be either a “Human Task” or a “Participating Task”. Each task has list of custom...
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

ProcessPortal default value for "items per page"

Please add an option for ProcessPortal users to save a default value for "items per page".Case TS001092549
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

request for the process restart with same process instance ID and last activity step

System: IBM BPM AdvancedActor: User needing new feature Description : The Customer want to process restart with same process id, last activity step.(the client do process restart for terminated process instance by mistake or circumstances.) becaus...
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration