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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,

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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How to automatically retrieve team/user/group permissions and authority that are defined individually for each Process App as a list in a batch.

Right now, the configuration is visually checked for each Process App (snapshot) from Designer, which makes it difficult to make simple comparisons and prone to errors.For example, we would like a way to automatically extract settings and permissi...
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Use of OpenAPI Properties allOf, oneOf, anyOf

Business Case need use of the allOf, oneOf, anyOf provided from Rest OpenAPI
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

use of PATCH or TRACE in REST service OpenAPI

Use of the Patch Operation offered by the Rest OpenAPI is required by the Business Case.
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

PFS able to federate multiple cells in different namespaces on the same cluster.

It is needed for PFS on Cloud Pak for Business Automation to be able to federate cells on-premise/traditional BAW and also other cells in different namespaces on the same cluster where PFS is instantiated. This has already been discussed with Seba...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

There should be a kind of BPM API to get business data of an instance and according to it, to get another business data (which is Instance ID).

Once a checkbox is selected, there should be a service called, so customer would like to get all the instance IDs that should have service working. Hence, they need to make a call, that takes all instances and checks whether particular checkbox is...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Calico Network Policy creation in BAW on Containers

Customer: Discover Financial Services Product: Business Automation Workflow on Containers version : 22.x onwards BAW on Container product creates default kubernetes network policy not the calico network policy, Discover Financial Services Design p...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Pasting code into WebPD should be validated

If you paste a code from an external IDE/editor into WebPD coach view element like custom HTML for instance it would not be validated by WebPD editor and as such leads to unpredictable behavior like errors in server logs and coach views changes no...
18 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

use of MIME type application/pdf in OpenAPI Rest service invocation

Business case use the need of implementation of PDF in rest api services as evolving technology
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Ability to install BAW without shell BPM_ECM_DOS, BPM_ECM_TOS databases

We have a BAW standard 22.0.2 deployment and we do not use Case management features. We had to create empty databases with no tables as this is a requirement. We would like to have the ability to install BAW without needing to create empty/shell d...
18 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Provide Daeja View Toolkit for BAW

We use Daeja View embedded into BAW using a toolkit originally created by an IBM employee ( This toolkit is very useful but is now showing it's age as BAW has ...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 7 Planned for future release