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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:

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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,

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.


Business Automation Workflow

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Option to automatically activate as default even if no instances

In PC when deploying apps to PS, would be a nice feature to have the option to automatically make default the new deplyed snapshot even if the app has no processes, or on the PS are no active instances.Now if you deploy a new snapshot that has no ...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

As a project creator (developer), I should be the "creator" of my project in any runtime environments (test, production) no matter who deploys it offline

There are many automation projects published in the CP4BA production environment in IBM CIO Office. The centralized BAW admin team has been deploying all BAW projects to the CP4BA production environment offline on behalf of all project teams for t...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Providing funtionaility for Business Automation Workflow on Cloud users to extract reports of activted , invited but not activated , inactive users on BAW

The client needs a functionality to export the list of activated , inactivated and invited users for BAW. This will be helpful for keeping track of the users especially the ones who were invited but didn't activate their accounts. This will unbloc...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Planned for future release

automatically return to the computer when a user closes the browser

A Client Side Human Service is assigned to a team and a user open this task. But the user decides not to take any action and close the browser, this task is assigned to the user for life. I would like that after a certain time (for example 30 minu...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

zero downtime patching

it is now critical that downtime for upgrades or patches is either scheduled within a tighter timeframe or done away with altogether, and done to a timescale that is specific and helpful to the United Kingdom
almost 7 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Copy paste images into Rich text editor

It is very much requirements from clients to allow them to Add images/ Copy paste / Attach screenshots through ctrl+c, ctrl+v or copy paste option.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Open multi artifacts in web PD

Open multiple artifact in the same time
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Not under consideration

Tune and optimize resources with standalone runtime PODs with BAW which are not used exclusively for business purpose rather internal functional usage of various services

Summary: We understand following core components i.e. runtime pods required for standalone BAW installation. The sta...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Upgrade server side Rhino engine to use ES6 functionality

According to ticket Case number TS010336517 it will be very helpful to have more updated functionality (like arrow functions) in JavaScript language on server side.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The created Case type can be deleted

After adding a case, it cannot be deleted, which is very inconvenient. Please add the delete function to allow the administrator to delete the added case. Although the link below provides a method, it is too complicated, please provide a one-clic...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration