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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 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

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In Process Admin console, I (tw_authors) want to have the ability to edit runtime properties (env vars) of projects deployed by tw_admins offline if they are created by me as owner or collaborator.

tw_admins (BAW Admin) can centrally deploy projects to runtime environment offline for all teams today. tw_authors, however, don't even have ability to see their own projects deployed by tw_admins in Process Admin console. They should at least hav...
5 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Submitted

Showing String-type value in Report

For ODM, it is only possible to show KPIs in Report. However, the data type of KPIs are limited. Is it possible to have a function to show other types of data in report? Such as String or Hashmap?
6 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Swagger file for CM 8.7 APIs

Swagger having become a reference for the documentation and standardization of API's, it would be interesting if the different APIs provided with CM (in my case, version 8.7) could have its swagger file made available.
11 days ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Copy paste images into Rich text editor

It is very much requirements from clients to allow them to Add images/ Copy paste / Attach screenshots through ctrl+c, ctrl+v or copy paste option.
11 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Be able to delete and edit process's variables

We need to be able to delete and edit process variables in the orchestrator. When you create a process in the orchestrator, on this process you can and will create variables, but when you create a variable with the wrong name or wrong type, you w...
11 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Support BAW Designer for CNCF

Business Automation Workflow has been made available on CNCF Kubernetes clusters. However, it's nowhere documented that this does not cover the development environment (workflow center). For consistency, clients ask for a CNCF version of the devel...
11 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

import attribute data via api or excel

Currently for any process map in blueworks where a task is created any attribute or metadata linked to the task has to be entered directly in blueworks. Using the existing exports to excel its easy to identify where data is missing. it would be mu...
12 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

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

Add specific anti-affinity rule in FNCM Custom Resource (OpenShift)

We have FNCM Custom Resource deployed in DHL OpenShift cluster. When we configure for more than 1 replicas of CPE or ICN, we want the replicas to be placed on different nodes. It is a mandatory requirement. In the current state, the pod anti-affin...
13 days ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Show list of jobs in web portal when you enter page and sort in descending date order

When opening, the list of jobs are not in any particular order. Expected behaviour would be to see them in descending date/time order (by either Start or End). To view the latest jobs ...
13 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted