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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 (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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Provide Daeja View Toolkit for BAW

We use Daeja View embedded into BAW using a toolkit originally created by an IBM employee (https://us-south.git.cloud.ibm.com/schwarzs/bpm-ui-Daeja.Document.Viewer/-/tree/master). This toolkit is very useful but is now showing it's age as BAW has ...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 6 Planned for future release

Add support for missing Java controls

Some Java applications are not fully supported by the IBM RPA STUDIO recorder today. Elements that we don't have a code-level procedure for preventing the rest of the recorder's interaction with other parts of the application. An example of this...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Be able to delete and edit process's variables

We need to be able to delete and edit process variables in the orchestrator. When you create a process in the orchestrator, on this process you can and will create variables, but when you create a variable with the wrong name or wrong type, you w...
11 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

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...
11 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

import attribute data via api or excel

Currently for any process map in blueworks where a task is created any attribute or metadata linked to the task has to be entered directly in blueworks. Using the existing exports to excel its easy to identify where data is missing. it would be mu...
12 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Generate warnings for unused verbalizations in Rule Designer

Add a feature to Rule Designer that will automatically identify the unused or unreferenced verbalizations in a Decision Service. One of the performance issues noted in IBM's documentation is the amount of verbalized fields in a Decision Service's ...
about 1 month ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Use of LDAP groups for IBM Content Navigator Administrators

We currently use LDAP groups to manage permissions in all CP4BA components, but ICN only offers the ability to add user IDs as administrators, not LDAP groups. In order to have a consistent approach for managing permissions for administrators in C...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future consideration

Stop Runtime execution using the Control Center

For now, if you need to stop a scheduled runtime execution that is already running, you need to access the computer and close the WDG.Automation.Agent process. With this new feature, you will not need to access the computer with the runtime, you ...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

IBM Navigator supports mobile client browsers

IBM Navigator does not support mobile device browsers, which means HTML5 is not supported. From what we've used, IBM Navigator should become an application portal that will integrate Workplace, BAI and other product components. If HTML5 is not sup...
7 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Provide REST API capability to create a BAW group

Customer needs the ability to create a BPM/BAW group, without being directly present on the server or requiring custom code.Currently a customer must be present in Process Admin Console's "Group Management" to create a group.The only API currently...
24 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration