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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Business Automation Workflow

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BAW container V2202 formatting timestamp(timezone setup) for Application engine relevant Pods

Client aim to have timezone setup for workspace Pods, workspace/workplace Pods are components of Application Engine. Currently the Application Engine doesn't use ISO format to output the timestamp. By now the AE log time is linux time value instea...
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The user who terminates a running BPM Instance is not captured

When a valid logged in the Process Inspector terminates a running process that has active ready user tasks waiting on another Assignee, it terminates the process and closes the task. But it appears that the assigned user worked on the task while n...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Simplified REST calling from service flows

To be able to call a backend from a process application, you either need to define the backend as a server in your process application, or create java classes that you pipe your calls through. It would be great if the Javascript-serverside-api had...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Automatically expand the visible script window when clicking into it (events, pre/post, etc.)

Currently a developer has 2 ways to see code not visible in a code window 1. Scroll inside the small 3 lines window (events) or the 10 line windows for pre/post script windows 2. click the up arrow which expands the window to 18 lines. Problems wi...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Limitation on sorting activities in-baskets

Currently there is a limit on the number process instances/activities in a Navigator in-basket for column sorting of 200 items. We are using a BAW Case Solution with BPM workflows. Because of the way the in-basket is implemented, displaying proces...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

External webservice Call with ANY is not supported

As part of migration from BPM 8.6 to BAW 21.0.3, imported the latest twx file (production deployed twx file) into the newly set up BAW 21.0.3 environment. After successful importing, converted all components under BPD, UI AND Service Conversions. ...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Restricting access to Process Instance data for Admin User

Dear Team, There is a requirement in our organization to restrict access of Process Instance data to only users involved in the process. From Process Inspector, an admin (tw_admin) user can view/edit the data of the any process instance by search...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Rename of variables in web pd

Allow the renaming of variables over the whole process app in the web pd. Including scripts.
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BAW - Providing a Process Portal search index command to re-index only active process instances and open tasks

providing a Process Portal search index command to re-index only active process instances and open tasks in IBM Business Automation Workflow
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 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