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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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Delete Snapshots and Orphan Toolkits

Too many steps necessary to do housekeeping and managing the complex BPM applications that Commerzbank is deploying e.g. to delete a snapshot you first have to fire a REST call to get all snapshot names from the application... then you have to che...
about 2 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...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Cache choice list data on the client side to improve BAW Case client performance

During performance testing of the BAW platform we observed a high volume (1 million) queries against the Cvl table during a 4 hour test of 250 users. This contributes to latency in the BAW case client UI.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Request to automate the setup procedure of Google Cloud storage during BAW installation in Cloud Container Platform

Hi BAW product team, With reference to the "PMR TS012347042 - How to automate to install GCS advance storage", everytime when our customer install the BAW (e.g. BAW 22.0.2) in google cloud container platform (i.e. GKE), our customer requires to ma...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support for zVM V7.3 and later for current ( and future BAW releases running on zlinux.

We need to have support for zVM 7.3 and later for BAW and later because of the expected EOL for zVM in 2024Q4. Not having this is severly hindering our LCM for zVM.
27 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Allow re-link of BO types in REST and Web service

If discovered BOs needed in another context may BOs are moved to a toolkit for reusability. Currently isn't possible to change link in BOs in discovered services.
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Let developer decide if BOs should be created when discovering a REST or Web service

If a developer discovers a REST or Web service needed BOs are created. I this BOs are needed in different context they may moved to a toolkit. If developer has to re-discover REST or Web service, BOs are re-created if system can't find BOs in curr...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Desktop PD custom css attributes wrongly encoded in Web PD

We have an application developed in Heritage Human Service (HHS) with controls of Coaches toolkit and wanted to start to use Web Process Designer. When we open a Coach in Web Process Designer and check a control with custom css attribute specifica...
3 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...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

OOTB "Open document in a new window" button for File Viewer component

The "File Viewer" component of the Content Management Toolkit does not provide the the out-of-the-box button/option to open the current document in a new window, and this functionality is crucial for the users. The old/deprecated component "Respon...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration