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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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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  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 (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Improve Team filters: dynamici recalc and manage members

Team filters currently calculate a set of members once, then store it in an ad-hoc group which is static and inaccessible to the developer. Team filters should allow (optional) dynamic re-calculation of their members, so that changes in the user p...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enable communication from BAW in containers to SOAP services

There are some clients who are starting to implement BAW and other automation capabilities in containers, however, some of those clientes have an old integration layer where they have some apps and services build in SOAP 2.0 or other versions; the...
20 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Case supports "forms"

https://www.ibm.com/docs/zh/baw/22.x?topic=widgets-form-widget 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.
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Under review

Provide Out of Box Customization Option for Email Template(from Portal)

This is a useful feature to be considered where developers/admins can configure the default process portal email notification template by customizing - HTML content Process variables including exposed business data
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

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....
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Capture Re-Assignment Events

The system needs to capture and emit events on task reassignment. This needs to capture both who did the re-assignment and to whom they reassigned the task to.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0

parallel development in BAW

Having a source control inside BPM to help developers in releases
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Planned for future release

Build technical capability to leverage similar features bundled with IBM BAW standalone containers with IBM FileNet Content Manager standalone containers OR any other CNCF based offerrings to optimize the various resources like shared ICN, UMS, FileNet CPE, CMIS with BAW

We already have standalone CNCF based FileNet Content Manager containerized deployment in our environment. There was a request to build additional capability around CASE with standalone CNCF based BAW by leveraging similar capabilities like FileNe...
about 2 months 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

Improve conformance to WCAG 2.1

WCAG Compliancy is a government requirement. Current non-compliancy does limit product acceptance, negatively impacts solution valuation. Dutch government entities do test all her applications against WCAG before go-live. Several non-compliancy f...
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted