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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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition


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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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...

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Process Inspector: alphanumerical sorting the list of installed snapshots

In the left sidebar of the Process Inspector you can filter the instances based on certain Process App snapshots. The list of installed Process Apps are sorted, but for each Process App, the list of snapshots is not. (On some environments they see...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

REST API for deleting completed tasks

Allow the deletion of completed tasks using REST API.The product only supports deleting completed tasks using the wsadmin command BPMTasksCleanup.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Planned for future release

Export / import process instances from a backup in case of disaster or loss of data

Sometimes it could happens that a process instance get lost, and we would being able to import this instance without impacting on the running instance. Let me pose 2 examples: Example 1: During a disaster a lot of instance could have been lost, bu...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Request switch option to only show FILE item for "Add" button in "BPM Document List".

"Add" button is available in "BPM Document List" if "Allow create" is enabled. BPM Document List - IBM Documentation https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/baw/20.x?topic=toolkit-bpm-document-list---Allow updates - Allow files in the list to be updated.--- W...
30 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Needs more information

script in flowchart format in designer

Currently, call graphs can be viewed in Studio. This allows us to grasp the call relationships, but does not allow us to see the branching and loop structures. Therefore, it would be good to have a function that allows business users to view s...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Admin should be able to delete a process and delete a queue as well.

Admin should be able to delete a process (not a process instance) from the orchestrator and delete a queue as well.  the ability to delete unused queues should be enabled, as well.
16 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Decision Table Precondition – Unused Variable Warning Flag Enhancement

If you have unused variables in an action rule it causes a warning and underlines the variable informing the developer of the issue. With a Decision Table if you have unused variables that are created in the preconditions tab they do not cause war...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Unattended Bot Scheduler is unreliable​, and should work without failures showing clear logging to increase confidence

The scheduler is not reliable. It uses an asynchronous process. As a result, we need to wait until the "trigger event" to know if it worked or not. Because it is asynchronous, we have no confirmation of any error when scheduling an unattended bot....
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Interaction with iframes in different contexts

All web commands do not support the interaction in iframes with different contexts. For example: A website with a page that contains five iframe contexts, with all of them being identical. Field1 Field2 Field3 Field4 Field5 If I try to interact wi...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Support JWT token authentication for BAW Container

Support JWT token verification for BAW Container On BAW VM version, TAI feature of Traditional WAS can be used for JWT token verification, need the same for BAW container version
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration