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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 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 (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 a preference that hides the left sidebar and keeps it hidden unless the preference is changed

We would like a preference setting in a user's profile that allows them to hide the left sidebar unless the setting is changed.
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Users with Read permission can export snapshots from the Process Center console.

System : IBM Business Automation Workflow Enterprise 8.6.1.19001 / 20190329-121307 Users with Read permission can export snapshots from the Process Center console. How can we restrict a user from exporting the application/toolkit from Process Cent...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Combine init () and readWsdl() functions on outbound call, using integration service

I have attached a screenshot of what happens whenever an outbound service call is made within BPM, using the integration service. We have the yellow highlighted which take upto 700ms each; the actual invoke takes ~80ms - the wsdl has more than 35 ...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

DataBase Encryption for BPM on premise

BPM proprietary databases need to be encrypted.
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Package IID 8.5.7 with Windows 10 compatible DB2 (for UTE)

Our team uses IID with UTE. As we are moving to Windows 10, we need a version of IID that is compatible with Windows 10. IID 8.5.7 is compatible with Windows 10 but the UTE needs DB2. The DB2 currently packaged with IID 8.5.7 is not comptatible wi...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Add option to views in UI Toolkit that have "Items from Service" to not run on page load

The BPM UI Views such as Single Select, Multi Select, Checkbox Group, Radio Group always call the List Item Service when configured with Items from Service on page load. These views also offer methods such as setServiceInputData and reloadServiceI...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Web designer click and drag gives ugly results

When moving items around on the Web Designer canvas, lines get redrawn incorrectly. See attached screenshots for before and after.
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Not under consideration

Web Designer Code editors need better JavaScript linter

All of the JavaScript code editors in the Web Designer have very simple JavaScript code checking, which means they cannot detect certain syntax errors. This means developers have to rely on visual inspection to assess code correctness, which is ve...
almost 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Getting BPM application or toolkit snapshot validation errors and warnings from scripting command

Currently it is possible to view Process Application or Toolkit validation errors from classic Workflow Center Console, as shown in the product Knowledge Center: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS8JB4_20.x/com.ibm.wbpm.admin.doc/topics...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BPM Product Security Hardening Configuration

Security hardening configuration property added to the IBM BPM product to prevent Process Portal from using PUT or DELETE calls, and request to instead use POST calls with the x-override-method header.
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration