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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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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.



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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Change the SQL Server user password after RPA installation

Change the product so that you can change the SQL Server user password after installing RPA.
almost 4 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 0 Functionality already exists

Can we hide/show tabs dynamically from Tabs section control?

Hi TeamWe have a requirement to hide/show tabs based on some condition given from tabs section control in IBM BPM. So we need to show or hide tab dynamically based on some condition given. Ex: We have take tab section and we have tab1,tab 2,tab 3 ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Functionality already exists

We need the support "Integrating with IBM BAW by implementing a robot task" on Japanese environment.

Integration with IBM Business Automation Workflow(BAW) and Automation Anywhere Enterprise(AAE) is important function. That discriminates IBM RPA with AA and other RPA tools include original AAE. "Implementing a robot task for a basic setup" functi...
almost 5 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists

New NFS storage can be added

Now when we use the cloud Pak environment, we find that we can't add NFS storage, but can only use the NFS storage configured when installing the environment, which is very inconvenient. Customers may have multiple storage devices, old NFS server...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Allow only authenticated users to execute scripts through API

Implement an authentication flow for API calls to IBM RPA clients. There are multiple business concerns with the lack of authenticated calls: 1- It's impossible to check which tenant user triggered specific scripts. 2- With the proper policy...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Creation of multi-layered custom properties

Currently custom properties can only be text or number properties (with one value). But there are multiple instances where the business requires to create properties which are multi-valued like a drop down or multi-choice or boolean values. There ...
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists

Authorization Oauth 1.0 in the Request HTTP command

I request the addition of the Authorization Oauth 1.0 in the Request HTTP command.
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Continuously update execution logs in the Control Center

It would be great if the logs were sent from time to time to the Web Client, being updated frequently, instead of only at the end of the execution. Not as much as to cause performance issues, but enough to know that the robot isn't stuck. Currentl...
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Functionality already exists

Default setting on script level for timeout on UI commands

• Default setting (on script level?) for timeout on UI activities – and 5 seconds is also too short as default
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Requesting that Session Timeout Send Users to Login Page

Currently the session timeout in the Decision Center and Decision Server UIs only sends the user to the login page on the first request they make after their session expires. We're requesting that the UIs automatically move the users to the login ...
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Functionality already exists