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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.



Business Automation Workflow

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Regression of all assigned work in basket in BPM/task side

On the P8 side this functionality works very well where if the task is assigned to the role other users of the same role can view the tasks assigned for different users on the same role. But on BPM this functionality should be introduced too, as o...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Toolkit dependency matrix

The purpose of this matrix would be to identify which all applications are using a given toolkit for easier maintenance and change management. For large and complex implementations of BAW such as ours with ~30 process apps and ~50 toolkits, it's s...
22 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Assign task to a user from a Team

This is a request for enhancement, In Task assignment configuration we want 1) Assign a task to a given user 2) Also an option to reassign it back to the group. In BAW 21.x Standard version we have 2 options 1) Assign to user: This addresses the f...
22 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Needs more information

Show number of instances on a subprocess without having to drill down in Process Performance Diagram tab

Use case: When business users want to see the status and number of instances active for each subprocess at the top level The Process Portal Process Performance diagram tab shows the number of active instances for each activity in the Process App. ...
6 months 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 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Disabling of Drag and drop feature from the IBM BAW desktop

In order to ensure security, it may be necessary to restrict access to uploaded documents for certain users. However, users can utilize the drag-and-drop feature from the BAW desktop to upload documents. It would be advantageous to have the option...
24 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 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...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Request For the WCAG 2.1 accessibility support for BAW , expecially the ‘out the box’ BAW coaches for example the Portal page

Hi BAW Product Dev. Team,Hope you are doing well Our key account - banking customer, have recently been conducting accessibly testing on the UI.They are testing against the WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards.They found that a small number of the ‘ou...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Remove reliance on WAS 8.5.5

Many customers in the public space are mandated to use current versions of products. WAS is currently at version 9, but BAW requires WAS 8.5.5 creating a technical roadblock that requires a policy waiver and special attention by the security team.
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 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...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration