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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 (

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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 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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Pinned ideas

PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...
PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all

All ideas

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Allow editing common values of multiple shapes at one time

Allow the selection of multiple shapes and edit them all at the same time. Possible edits include Participants, Other details, Color, Hide in Map, Type (for similar shapes), deletion, etc. This could be incorporated with RFE 90401 to pull multiple...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Planned for future release

Blueworks Live BPMN 2.0 does not export the Diagram Interchange

Blueworks Live BPMN2 does not export the Diagram Interchange (aka DI aka bpmndi tags ). Other process mapping tools are not able to generate the Process diagram (layout, etc) when the DI is not present. Could the DI be included to the BPMN2 export...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Planned for future release

Support AIX 7.3 for BAW

In these moment we try upgrade to the last version of AIX in many of our server, that it is 7.3 and upgrade in the same time the application, but the compatibility report mention thet AIX 7.3 it´s not support. For the company is very important cou...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Planned for future release

Activity Type Icon overlaps activity label

When adding an Activity Type Icon to an Activity Box it can overlap activity labels.
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release

Include coordinates in BPMN export

We would like to integrate Blueworks Live with other Enterprise design tools that support BPMN.We can of course use deep link but there are also situations where we want to import the diagram as BPMN 2.0 and then design other activities on top of ...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release

Single site for REST API information in Business Automation Workflow

BAW v20 has multiple categories of REST APIs. There are separate Swaggers for the Ops APIs vs. the BPM APIs, plus there are the Case APIs that don't have a Swagger. This makes it difficult or impossible to find the information you need when workin...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Planned for future release

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...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Planned for future release

Enhance BPMoC rest API to allow activation of snapshots

I need to automated deployment of applications to our BPMoC instance. I am able to use the REST APIs documented here to export a snapshot from de...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Planned for future release

Providing funtionaility for Business Automation Workflow on Cloud users to extract reports of activted , invited but not activated , inactive users on BAW

The client needs a functionality to export the list of activated , inactivated and invited users for BAW. This will be helpful for keeping track of the users especially the ones who were invited but didn't activate their accounts. This will unbloc...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Planned for future release

Add specific anti-affinity rule in FNCM Custom Resource (OpenShift)

We have FNCM Custom Resource deployed in DHL OpenShift cluster. When we configure for more than 1 replicas of CPE or ICN, we want the replicas to be placed on different nodes. It is a mandatory requirement. In the current state, the pod anti-affin...
about 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Planned for future release