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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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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...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

An environment that only has ICN configured with Kerberos SSO, while everything is not configured with Kerberos SSO.

This will be useful for customer that wants to have an environment where ICN to be configured with Kerberos SSO and other products like BAW and CPE can be configured with other authentication methods such as basic authentication.
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Not under consideration

Add the user role as an input to the service cache

the current caching mechanism in BAW is not designed to take the user's roles into account when serving cached data. The caching mechanism uses only the service's input data as index for cached data. Our business requires the caching mechanism to ...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Changeable export data encoding

Customer is using “Data export” in the UI toolkit. They use this to export table data as csv. They want to change the character encoding of the output csv. As far as I look into, the da...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

A blocklist of MIME types that cannot be uploaded.

BAW is able to configure an allowlist using the <document-attachment-accepted-mime-types> parameter. And, BAW can disable of document upload security by the <disable-document-attachment-accepted-mime-types> parameter.But, There is a lo...
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Possibility to reassign claimed tasks for Team members, not only managers

Actually only team managers are able to reassign tasks that are allready claimed.Team members should be able to reassign tasks belongs to their teams, without having extensive manager rights.This should be also work for dynamic adhoc teams (create...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future 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...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Extend Process Federation Server /launchableEntities API with filter for "type"

In adoption of Process Federation Server (PFS) we are moving from current solution which leverages BPM API for ".../exposed/process" - a specific use of "/exposed/{type}" as documented here:
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

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
over 1 year 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...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration