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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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Provide notification before LTPA token expires

Our Process Servers have been upgraded to BAW 20002. At this release, when the LTPA token expires, users are logged out without notice. In some cases end users have lost information entered into data fields.
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

log4j 1.x jar's end of support dates passed. Move jar versions to 2.15 and above

When working with recently vulnerabilities(CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-4104) on log4j jars, identified BAW product uses older version 1.x jars and these are passed end of support dates. Wells Fargo has a corporate directive to mitigate the CVE(CVE-20...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Planned for future release

ProcessAdmin read only capability

Currently with BAW 19.0.0.x users have the ability to connect to process servers from traditional desktop process designer inspector view. This allows Developers and application Support Teams to troubleshoot any issues reported by users by inspect...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Limit the size of BPM error objects for SOAP faults

When web service calls are made by BPM applications, the service providers may reply by passing back SOAP faults to indicate error conditions. These SOAP faults are transformed by BPM into tw.systems.error objects which thereby carry the informati...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

log4j 1.x jar's support ended. Move jar versions to 2.15 and above

We recently found out that BAW uses log4j 1.x version which is unsupported version. We understand that log4j1.x jars are used in the product not vulnerable CVE-2021-44228 and it is vulnerable to CVE-2021-4104 if JMSAppender feature is used. Howeve...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Planned for future release

Autocomplete in Web Process Designer

Improve the auto-complete in Web Process Designer such as:The auto-complete works when assigned to a local variable created in a script scope.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Bulk operation(s) for GDPR deletion of users

Currently the GDPR deletion of users can only be accomplished one-user-at-a-time: "Deleting personal data of BPM users" https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSFPJS_8.6.0/com.ibm.wbpm.main.doc/topics/gdpr_delete_personal_data.html We would like the abilit...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM Integration designer solution to cloud without modifying source/application code

As world is moving towards IT cloud , our customer also have plan to migrate to IBM Integration designer solution to cloud containers. I am wondering if IBM can provide a tool or something to migrate IBM Integration designer solution to cloud cont...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The "Set User Authentication" option is not available in WebPD when you remote debug into a PS.

Set User Authentication option is missing when process is run/debugged from remote process server. This option is used to run/debug human task with another test user id. Please refer PMR - TS006594335 for more details. It has videos & everythi...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

EJB Sessions should be renewable especially when running exposed Human Services.

We would like to be able to renew an EJB Session for a user. Increasing the timeout as described here ‘https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR50708' is not possible, as with many users this would increase the heap size unjustified.
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration