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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).


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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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Business Automation Workflow

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Upgrade server side Rhino engine to use ES6 functionality

According to ticket Case number TS010336517 it will be very helpful to have more updated functionality (like arrow functions) in JavaScript language on server side.
17 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Email synchronisation with active directory or IBM directory for BAW notifications

To enable email notification for BPM based worflow, the end user must go in the process portal, encode manually the email address where he want to receive the notifications and finally select the type of notification he want to receive. We need to...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

be able to switch to LDAP group if same-named BPM group already exists (without the chaos that deleting the BPM group causes)

The current requirement to delete the BPM security group before the same-named LDAP group can be recognized is too destructive: • The deleted security group also might have been a nested group for some other BPM security group. There is not a UI t...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provide Out of Box Customization Option for Email Template(from Portal)

This is a useful feature to be considered where developers/admins can configure the default process portal email notification template by customizing - HTML content Process variables including exposed business data
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improve Team filters: dynamici recalc and manage members

Team filters currently calculate a set of members once, then store it in an ad-hoc group which is static and inaccessible to the developer. Team filters should allow (optional) dynamic re-calculation of their members, so that changes in the user p...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Automatic Pivot Table Regeneration: Currently if a new variable is exposed(check visible in process portal) we are manually regenerating pivot tables

We would like this to be automatically regenerated as part of the deployment.
19 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Limited Where Used Scope: Currently “Where Used” feature shows the artifact referenced within the application/toolkit.

Developer should be able to find in what applications a service developed in a toolkit is used.
19 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Search in authoring environment: Currently we are unable to search(with) any variable names, comments, that are used in artifacts.

If there is any external service component is referenced in a script, at a later point developer should be able to find the artifacts where that external service is referenced.
19 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Capture Re-Assignment Events

The system needs to capture and emit events on task reassignment. This needs to capture both who did the re-assignment and to whom they reassigned the task to.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

parallel development in BAW

Having a source control inside BPM to help developers in releases
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Planned for future release