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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 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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

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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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Allow business managers to view and manage all the tasks for a given BAW solution

In the BAW documentation it is mentioned in the "Configuring in-baskets for roles" section that "You can assign this in-basket to a manager or supervisor role in addition to a personal in-basket" but there is also a note that says that from V20.0....
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Request to support multiple upload documents in BAW

Our business have a requirement on multiple upload documents in BAW like the screenshot show in attachment, they need to select multiple documents in one go to improve their operation performance. this will be great helpful for their daily work.
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Needs more information

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 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provide notification before LTPA token expires

Our Process Servers have been upgraded to BAW 20002. At this release, when the LTPA token expires, users are logged out without notice. In some cases end users have lost information entered into data fields.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Search through code in application

The product would be greatly enhanced by having a simple search-option, to find where specific code is used. Would also be great if it supported RegEx. It would be plenty enough if it was usable to find code in Javascript/InputOutput bindings, and...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Submitted

It is recommended to set the default "document class" when uploading through "document Explorer"

When uploading documents in case activities (BPM), users need to select "document class", which is inconvenient. In particular, if the user does not select the correct "document class", the subsequent process will fail to achieve the expected goal...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support BAW Designer for CNCF

Business Automation Workflow has been made available on CNCF Kubernetes clusters. However, it's nowhere documented that this does not cover the development environment (workflow center). For consistency, clients ask for a CNCF version of the devel...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Case supports "forms" describes that forms are not supported, which affects the use of users, and it is hoped that this function will be supported in the OCP environment.
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Restricting access to Process Instance data for Admin User

Dear Team, There is a requirement in our organization to restrict access of Process Instance data to only users involved in the process. From Process Inspector, an admin (tw_admin) user can view/edit the data of the any process instance by search...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enable additional trace for ProcessAdmin EPV, Environment Varaiable for manual edits

We are using Business Automation Workflow 21.0.3 running on linux flavor, Application team listed the below concern to handle in BAW product. ibm should add more logger information so that if someone making a change in the processAdmin--> deplo...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted