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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,

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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

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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.



Business Automation Workflow

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Internal variables for coach views

It would be very useful if we could have internal variables for Coach Views. Currently there are Business Data, Configuration Option and Localization Resources. I would like to add one more type of variables: "Internal". Those variables would not ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Connect IBM Integration Designer to test Process Server in cloud

BPM on Cloud allows users to download and install an instance of Integration Designer locally. No test server is provided with this download, as is true with the regular BPM Advanced product set. Rather than requiring such customers who want to ta...
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Ability to Multi-Select in a Muti-Valued Property Table

Case builder should have the ability to allow a User to Multi- Select Values inside a Multi-Valued Dropdown inside a property Table, which can be changed later as well. As of now the tool allows to select only 1 value.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Use a Non Email Federation ID as the userid for BPM on Cloud

Currently BPM on cloud is using email address as the user ID to login to the system. We would like the product to use a Non Email, Federation ID as the unique id to identify the user
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Create Authentication Alias

Authentication Aliases are useful for storing credentials to use for connections. While Cloud allows you to designate Data sources, it would be useful to be able to create Authentication Aliases as well. Without Authentication Alias, user will hav...
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Namespace Autocompletion

In the Service Flows in Web PD, the variable namespace auto completion doesn't work. suppose, lets say, I have a variable country in my service flow, on typing, and doing control+space, 'country' is not prompted for me to choose. I hav...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Reduce multiple instances (manual tasks created using ICM) to single process

1. We have a case type in which we have different tasks about 10. 2. These 10 tasks are created manually and are using BPM workflow. 3. These tasks use same Process App and same business process4. In the Business process we have created different ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Default the home page of BPMoC's new portal design to the production tab

In our BPMoC environment, we have been upgraded to a new portal that now has 3 different tabs depending on which environments you have access to (Development, Test, Production). By default, the page always defaults to the first one that is availab...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Client-side Human Service Error Notifications

In development using client-side human services, there are several pieces of functionality that exist in development inside the BPM application that do not exist when using client-side human services that could potentially save time during develop...
almost 7 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

lower() DB function renders idex on LSW_BPD_INSTANCE ineffective

Description of the issue; we started seeing “SQLCODE=-905, SQLSTATE=57014”. At that time, process instance creation was successful but all fetch operation failed. See ticket number - TS002094734; this ticket number failed the PMR validation above....
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration