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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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  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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Export Decision Table from Decision Diagram to Word

When exporting a decision diagram to word, the decision table under the decision tab is not included in the.
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Create onbeforeunload event listener in Coach for identifying User navigating out of coach

IBM BPM Does not provide way to identify the event of user navigating out of form when user has changed the data on form. The client wants to prevent user from navigating out of form and prevent from viewing any Dashboards or launch process when h...
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Cover Task completed time on The Gantt Chart in Process Instance view

The Gantt Chart in Process Instance view does not cover thecompleted time even if the task is completed.
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Custom PDF Header/Footer

Would be nice to specify a personalized message in PDF print output much like custom headers/footers for Word export.
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Invalidate the CSHS URL in Process Center based on exposure and archived flags

Currently, the CSHS URLs have the following pattern: PROTOCOL://HOST:PORT/teamworks/executecf?modelID=1.&branchID=2063..You can look up the PROCESS_ID and BRANCH_ID in LSW_PROCESS and LSW_BRANCH table to create the URL and access the CSHS. Thi...
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

High Availability On BPM Servers With Zero Downtime

As part of the PMR -17988,122,00 IBM BPM Upgrade/Patch install is not supported without downtime. Wellsfargo looking to have High availability support in all BPM applications. In last year IBM meeting Wellsfargo discussed about one approach to hav...
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Not under consideration

Tagging Enhancement

Right now we do not currently have the ability to make tags preferred. The only option right now is "Only visible when used." Would also like visibility to all tags when conducting a search, not just those on items you have access to see.
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Handle Long Datatypes with external Webservice Integrations

Hi Naveen, So the reason why there is no LONG type is that IBM BPM uses Javascript at various locations. JavaScript represents all the numbers as IEEE 754 double precision floating point numbers.See Variable types in Process Designer. It is not po...
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

support for Long type (or equivalet)

BPM is a widely used product, which integrates with many different systems. Long type is also a widely used data type, which many systems use and send/receive.BPM must support such a common type, in order for the integration with all the other sys...
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

REST interface for IBM Process Federation Server resources - Process List Resource - GET Method

Currently the PFS exposes a federated task list of all task instances through REST. GET /rest/bpm/federated/v1/tasksWe need the following enhancement to the REST interface to give us similar functions as the existing federated task list.1. The abi...
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration