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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 (

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

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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.


Pinned ideas

PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all
PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...

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Improve scrollbar place in Web ProcessCenter for MacOS users

In Process Center some scroll bars are overlapping the real content and prevents from a smooth usage of the designer.
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Delivered

Reassign hooks

Feature to add a "hook" at reassign actions (either at Portal or API) to trigger actions like WS call i.e.
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Delivered

IBM Recommendation on choosing JMS, MQ JMS, Generic JMS and MQ Binding

Does IBM knowledge center or developer works portal has any articles about Different JMS bindings and in what scenario we have to choose them? Most of the times we can use any of JMS binding for JMS communication. Then how these four are different...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Delivered

Enhance Bulk API for BPM REST To Include Failure Responses

We are using BPM Advanced 8.5.7 currently using a 3-step process to use REST query/claim/finish call to update a task in received status for a given process instance. I would like IBM to reconsider it's approach to how the bulk API support is hand...
about 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 6 Delivered

- User name details in Instance level reporting for concurrent users

User name details in Instance level reporting for concurrent users
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Delivered

Reword prompt to enter email address to be more clear about ID to use

The initial prompt to login to BPMoC is ambiguous and doesn't indicate to users that "email address" is the expected input. Other IBM prompts are worded more clearly, and this RFE is to request that this prompt follow that convention. Good (such a...
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Delivered

Collapse the header section when viewing a process diagram

Having the option to expand or collapse the header section will provide a significant increase to the viewing area for process diagrams. This is not the same as zooming.
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Delivered

Spark UI widget indicates when field is mandatory

When I set the Visibility configuration option of a Spark UI control to “REQUIRED”, I expect to see a little red asterisk (*) next to the label text to indicate that the field is mandatory. Older versions of BPM widgets, the Heritage Coaches, supp...
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Delivered

Blueprint export should include "comments"

Exporting the Blueprints from a Space delivers almost all of the data built into models, and populates 34 tabs in a single spread sheet But the comments are not included in the export
over 8 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Delivered

Comment Notification

Comments are visible to an editor for one time only, if the editor views a comment that requires action that they need to come back to at another point, they will have to search through all steps to find the comment again. When editing process map...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Delivered