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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).


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


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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Provide Daeja View Toolkit for BAW

We use Daeja View embedded into BAW using a toolkit originally created by an IBM employee (https://us-south.git.cloud.ibm.com/schwarzs/bpm-ui-Daeja.Document.Viewer/-/tree/master). This toolkit is very useful but is now showing it's age as BAW has ...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 7 Future consideration

PFS able to federate multiple cells in different namespaces on the same cluster.

It is needed for PFS on Cloud Pak for Business Automation to be able to federate cells on-premise/traditional BAW and also other cells in different namespaces on the same cluster where PFS is instantiated. This has already been discussed with Seba...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW v23.02 version Process Admin console Health Management should revert back to old UI

BAW v23.02 version Process Admin console Health Management replace good UI with Swagger API tester UI, don't know the reason behind it. The old UI is much better in usability and feel. The Swagger UI doesn't look like product level quality and har...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM Process Designer is missing the properties specified by business objects shared in Case Builder

The case builder supports the reuse of Business Objects as Properties. In BAW Workflows (with case features) the use of properties and BO is supported. The reuse of properties is supported but not supported for BO. It's clearly for us an issue, be...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

BAW repository

BAW has no general repo. in 2024 in BAW its hard to control changes done for a project which uses heavely Tracks its also annoying to manually make this changes between tracks which are prone to errors. Please develop a repository in which Merge a...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

No Code environment to define workflows

Summary Web Process Designer environment is too complex to create a process for a persona with limited technical skills. There is a need for a much simpler No Code tool to configure workflows from pre-defined project-specific components that can b...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Lack of Task History

Summary IBM BAW does not allow to access the history of a given task. IBM BAI does not allow to build this history neither. The Task database only contains the latest state of a Task. Events generated by the product related to tasks don’t have eno...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Ability to refresh process models in Workflow Center automatically after installing an iFix in Business Automation Workflow (BAW)

In scenarios where customer has huge of process apps/models, fix is effective only when customers modify the processes in some minor way or when they remove and readd the process app back in Workflow Center.
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow to deploy a fix of a case with business automation workflows

Use the branches to create a fix deployable to production environment isn't possible when the BA workflow includes the case features. Make possible this feature again, even if the case feature part as to be manually managed. It's penalizing for in...
8 months 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...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration