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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 (

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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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  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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Pinned ideas

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
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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Add String Manipulation Methods to Business Action Language

Currently there are no basic string manipulation methods in the Business Action Language in IBM Automation Decision Services (ADS). This leads to the need to implement basic string manipulation methods like toUppercase and toLowercase in external ...
7 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

How to automatically retrieve team/user/group permissions and authority that are defined individually for each Process App as a list in a batch.

Right now, the configuration is visually checked for each Process App (snapshot) from Designer, which makes it difficult to make simple comparisons and prone to errors.For example, we would like a way to automatically extract settings and permissi...
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Streaming of WAV files in Content Navigator

We need the ability to stream WAV audio files in Content Navigator. These files are stored in FileNet and can be downloaded through Content Navigator. However other audio formats can be streamed through the viewer. Having WAV files also available ...
24 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

GITLAB integration

Could we please have integration set withup between ODM and gitlab so that we can manage the ODM assets from Git. Seem this is currently available in Automation Decision Services - can this please be extended to ODM as well.
24 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under consideration

Function to merge multiple graphs into a single graph

Measurements/SERVICETIME based on multiple criteria are calculated from the same activity.In this case, a graph can be generated for each SERVICETIME / measurement (start time and end time).We would like the function to integrate multiple generate...
24 days ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 0 Submitted

Use of OpenAPI Properties allOf, oneOf, anyOf

Business Case need use of the allOf, oneOf, anyOf provided from Rest OpenAPI
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

IBM RPA - GetTable method for Chromium Desktop Application #EMEA #SPGI

We are trying to carry out with IBM RPA Studio is to capture the data of several tables present in this chromium desktop application using the "Get Table" command. In order to do that we have worked with the recorder tool so we explore the differe...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

To refine the code of re-establishing connection with Db2 instead of core dumping when enchanting communication error

Because the customer need to clean core dump log every day, the CMOD & DB2 didn't crash, it cause the IT need to take a lot of time to maintain and handle this problem.
4 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 3 Not under consideration

Admin should be able to delete a process and delete a queue as well.

Admin should be able to delete a process (not a process instance) from the orchestrator and delete a queue as well.  the ability to delete unused queues should be enabled, as well.
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Enhance Rule project compatibilities with dependant Maven nature XOM projects

When creating a XOM project derived from Maven, then a Rule project using that XOM in Rule Designer, the xom-libraries xom does not contain XOM project resources. It is actually a problem as resources might be needed at runtime when executing the ...
25 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review