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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.



Business Automation Workflow

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To support installing multiple TOS with operator for baw container version

For case management, the case solution max property number is limited by database table max support column number, e.g. Oracle table max column is 1000. In our current situation, a case solution usually has hundreds properties, then one TOS can on...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Planned for future release

OOTB "Open document in a new window" button for File Viewer component

The "File Viewer" component of the Content Management Toolkit does not provide the the out-of-the-box button/option to open the current document in a new window, and this functionality is crucial for the users. The old/deprecated component "Respon...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Improvement CSP Case Notification

Adding screenshots/pictures in comment field for customer replies: As a large IBM customer we need better CSP case notifications that already contain important information in the subject. Attached an example. This shows that it does not contain im...
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Email synchronisation with active directory or IBM directory for BAW notifications

To enable email notification for BPM based worflow, the end user must go in the process portal, encode manually the email address where he want to receive the notifications and finally select the type of notification he want to receive. We need to...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

parallel development in BAW

Having a source control inside BPM to help developers in releases
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Planned for future release

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 objects which thereby carry the informati...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BAW on CP4BA plugin to accept same WSDL format of type "document" in container and non container environment.

We have identified an incompatibility with WSDL generated by IBM ODM while importing that WSDL in IBM BAW environment, if the Target environment of the toolkit is set to "TRAD or CON" "Traditional or Container".It was working perfectly as expected...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Time-based filter for Swagger "/bpm/processes" and "/bpm/user-tasks" APIs.

Swagger "/bpm/processes" and "/bpm/user-tasks" APIs can retrieve and get a list of process and task instances with instance data. These APIs can get instance data with "optional_parts=data". So, the results can be used as audit data of instances f...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

MQ integration using integration.jar

Hi, We are trying to BAW with MQ i.e. trigger process in BAW when messages arrive on queue. We are using jmsIntegration.jar. The api's available in this jar allows reading only one message at a time. Since we want to try avoiding long running loop...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Remove reliance on WAS 8.5.5

Many customers in the public space are mandated to use current versions of products. WAS is currently at version 9, but BAW requires WAS 8.5.5 creating a technical roadblock that requires a policy waiver and special attention by the security team.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration