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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).


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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 Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content and Capture Services - including Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live


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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Use of Deaja Viewer by default when viewing a document in a task

We are using CP4A 20.0.3 and it is not possible to use by default the Daeja Viewer to open the Document Preview in a case client task. This means that file viewing / downloading relies on the browser configuration and the behavior is not consisten...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Allow only single session logon

Banking customer has security requirement that allow only single logon to the web based system. The application must not accept / allow concurrent login more than 1 session to reduce security beaches. Currently BAW traditional and container allow ...
13 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Simplify the container image download procedure for BAW or Cloud Pak for BA

Hi IBM colleage, Start from Cloud Pak for BA 21.0.3, the customer cannot download the installation file or container image file directly from IBM Passport Advantage Portal. The cusotmer needs a lot of effort to download the Cloud Pak for BA or BA...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

REST API for deleting completed tasks

Allow the deletion of completed tasks using REST API.The product only supports deleting completed tasks using the wsadmin command BPMTasksCleanup.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

We need existing features available in Eclipse PD added in Web PD.

When Process Application users report issues, our DevOps Team use the capability currently provided in Eclipse PD, to troubleshoot and resolve the issues then document in an incident ticket. With functionality removed in WebPD, our DevOps Team wil...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Add REST APIs to retrieve all active task list of specific task including the task claimed by others and bulk assign some of them

The below requirement was asked by business from time to time in different projects. As a supervisor with allocation privileges, he / she want to view all the active tasks of specific user task including the available tasks and assigned (to self...
27 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

UserInfoCache reset mechanism should be optimized

Every time after change FullName parameter in AD system calls reset of UserInfoCache. This operation generates thousands of DB queries (select t0.USER_ID,t0.USER_NAME,t0.FULL_NAME,t0.PROVIDER,t0.USER_STATE,t0.LAST_STATE_MODIFIED from LSW_USR_XREF ...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support for IIS using WebSphere Plugin for BAW Product

The BAW server and the ICN/ICM Server are configured to run all services using the WebSphere Plugins through IIS. This configuration doesnt work and we receive below errors: [6/20/22 13:31:28:025 EDT] 000000ed SystemOut O CIWEB.ICMAPIPlugin Error...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow business managers to view and manage all the tasks for a given BAW solution

In the BAW documentation it is mentioned in the "Configuring in-baskets for roles" section that "You can assign this in-basket to a manager or supervisor role in addition to a personal in-basket" but there is also a note that says that from V20.0....
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Tune and optimize resources with standalone runtime PODs with BAW which are not used exclusively for business purpose rather internal functional usage of various services

Summary: We understand following core components i.e. runtime pods required for standalone BAW installation. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/baw/20.x?topic=cibaw-containers-in-v2103-installing-configuring-migrating-business-automation-workflow The sta...
16 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration