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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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition


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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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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Log file improvements

At the top of the log files we would like you to have information about the client version. In case the client updated its version, we suggest a WARN in the file informing that the version was updated. If the log file is deleted, we ask that the n...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

"Run now" scheduled UCA in the Workflow Server

There is "Run Now" button in the Workflow Center. It is an easy way to manually run scheduled UCA.https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/baw/20.x?topic=agents-creating-configuring-undercover-agent-scheduled-message-event However, the Workflow Server environm...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enhance general product ecosystem - extensibility

An AA metabots-like approach would provide more flexibility and extensibility to the product.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Future consideration

For FileNet Content Platform Encryption, support for KMIP 2.0 standard needed in 2023

Thales Software is combining several products (like Vormetric DSM) into a future suite called CipherTrust, this product requires KMIP 2.0 standard. Thales CiperTrust becomes main KMIP provider solution in 2024 (sounds like per internal crypto team...
about 2 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Running bots on the same VM with different user accounts

We know that In IBM RPA, we do not have the ability to run bots on the same VM with different windows user accounts because it works with console sessions of Windows and cannot have two console sessions so is their any option to make it works with...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Under review

create a multipart form data http request containing a json and a file

Based on the forum post created by Pedro Botolli Santos https://community.ibm.com/community/user/automation/discussion/how-to-create-a-multipart-form-data-http-request-containing-a-json-and-a-file-in-the-request-body?ReturnUrl=%2fcommunity%2fuser%...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Functionality already exists

Column naming visualization

Hello, After moving to IBAW, if column width is smaller then column name, name is shortened and "..." is put at its end. In previous version if column width was too small, column name was moved to the next line. If possible, we want to have old va...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Needs more information

FileNet Object Stores and definitions created by a CR Defintion

It would be really good have a FileNet Operator that created object stores and definitions based on a CRD in OpenShift with an appropriate operator. This would also help in the installation process making things far easier to debug.
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Ablity to Store Bots in folders in Control Center

Currently, all bots that get published are stored in a root folder. In a large organization, this can be come hard to manage. If the product would allow folders to be used that would be extremely helpful.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

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 ...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 6 Planned for future release