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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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Input Validation Missing

Input validations are required not only to stop some attacks on the application but also to stop wrong data being processed by the application. Server side input validations are important, when the client side validations are not there or could be...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

backport functionality which was added to version of have execution evaluator run on workflow server

in an open case we had about not being able so run execution evaluator from the web designer to run javascript commands against the workflow server , which does exsist in the desktop desinger. we were told that this feature will be added to the we...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

We need support of complex type WSDL in WebPD

The XSD type schema included in the WSDL uses the construct of derived complex objects in many places. It builds a complex type hierarchy where both the base types and the derived types are used in parallel.As per ticket TS002481263BPM Standard ha...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

twperfsvr.war (and product in general) should not use external internet DTD references

The Support Node (Performance Server) would not start for us on BPM 8.0 and BPM 8.5 due to a combination of product references to external internet DTD URLS and some oddities in our own firewall implementation. The BPM product should not refer to ...
almost 10 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Not under consideration

Content Objects cannot be selected as mappings for an RPA Task

In BAW, if you have a Case Activity referencing a BPM Process, then you also have Content Objects that reference the Case properties. If you add an RPA task to this BPM Process, you cannot select the content objects as mappings to the tas...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Permit workstreams install in production patterns with workflow authoring

Production pattern is used for PoC and Demo environments when Cp4BA also needs to connect to customers LDAP and DBs. Absence of workstreams when Workflow Authoring is chosen is forcing to install another resource intensive instance just have works...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Not under 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...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Not under 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

BAW (BPM) Process Portal Menu Items show/hide configuration

The enterprise customers require to release a simplified interface to their end users using the BPM Process Portal, removing the unnecessary menu items such as the Process Dashboard, Team Dashboard etc..Actually this is only possible by taking the...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Not under consideration

Wellsfargo policy control procedure Specification of component-managed aliases on JAVA EE resources is prohibited

As part of Wellsfargo security policy usage of component managed authentication aliases prohibited. Currently IBM BPM not supported this change and requires enhancing the product. Created PMR - TS001475871 and IBM expressed no solution for now. CP...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration