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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.


Pinned ideas

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...
PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all

All ideas

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The ability to save any email attachment in IBM Daeja Viewer

Currently Daeja only allows users to download email attachment file types that can be opened in the viewer. The users would like to be able to download any file type without having to open it first. For example, the rar file type can not be opened...
26 days ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Submitted

IBM RPA doesn't work with SharePoint shared Files and Folders

On Sharepoint, you can share the files from the Sharepoint tenant with the OneDrive application. When doing this, a folder shortcut will be created inside the drive folder, but the IBM RPA cannot interact with it or read any file from this folder,...
26 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Submitted

how can I validate the deployment is successfully installed in BAW -REST application ?

how can I validate the deployment is successfully installed in BAW -REST application ?
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Needs more information

Workplace - Allow statistics to be hidden by default

Workplace displays statistics by default which must then be hidden individually by each user after loading. Statistics in Workplace should be displayed/hidden by default based on a configuration per desktop.
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Workplace - Allow configuration of a default view

Workplace allows you to define custom views but does not allow you to define a default view per user group and/or per desktop. The default view used when opening Workplace should be configurable by user group and/or by desktop.
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Workplace - Restrict views creation to certain users only

Workplace views can currently be created by any user. Views creation should be restricted to certain users only (right based on a group).
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Workplace - Views modifiable/deletable by a "manager" group

Workplace views are currently only editable/deletable by the users who created them. The views should be modifiable/deletable by managers (right based on a group)
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Refactor the Input and output mapping for Processes

You recently changed the way we assigned input/output data to a System Task while designing a Process. But honestly this is not good at all : it's a complete waste of time to work with the new design. 1) you cannot see the input/output data of the...
27 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

There should be a feature to limit the number of workitems that can be created in a Case Client In-Basket.

There is pagination feature of maximum of 50 workitems per page in the In-basket. The performance of the In-Basket can be degraded when there are tens of thousands of workitems in the In-Basket. To improve the performance, there should be a limit ...
27 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Needs more information

Improve the Zen Access Control UI to manage non-LDAP groups

Today, it is possible to add a non-LDAP group via the API /v2/groups/{group_id}/members, even if the documentation seems to imply that this should work only with 'ldap_groups' groups:
28 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted