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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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Enable additional trace for ProcessAdmin EPV, Environment Varaiable for manual edits

We are using Business Automation Workflow 21.0.3 running on linux flavor, Application team listed the below concern to handle in BAW product. ibm should add more logger information so that if someone making a change in the processAdmin--> deplo...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Ability to discard library item changes

Goal The idea is to have a clear and correct history of the library item changes. Current functionality Imagine that the developer makes an unwanted change to the library item. The developer then chooses the undo option and undoes those changes. H...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

EJB Sessions should be renewable especially when running exposed Human Services.

We would like to be able to renew an EJB Session for a user. Increasing the timeout as described here ‘https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR50708' is not possible, as with many users this would increase the heap size unjustified.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support for IIS using WebSphere Plugin for BAW Product

The BAW server and the ICN/ICM Server are configured to run all services using the WebSphere Plugins through IIS. This configuration doesnt work and we receive below errors: [6/20/22 13:31:28:025 EDT] 000000ed SystemOut O CIWEB.ICMAPIPlugin Error...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM case manager case search/advance search properties display name labels

IBM case manager case search/advance search properties display name labels are not customized. In case manager case builder provides ability to given custom labels for work details page and case in baskets but case search will display original dis...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Improve move/copy of artifacts from one application to another

When copying or moving artifacts, they only bring themselves and toolkit dependencies. If would be great if when an artifact is copied, and it contains custom business objects or other artifacts defined in the original applications, it would query...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Better support for automated testing.

Automated testing would be a great addition to the product. Currently to autotest you have to use external definitions of tests, and call API's to run specific services. It would be great if we could create tests for processes, services, cshs and ...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Improvements for synchronous and asynchronous steps in process development

When developed applications in BAW we currenly can force an entire process to behave sychronously by ticking the box Optimize Execution for latency, in combination with Autoflow to nex task on the tasks. It would be great if these options could ...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Improve the Update Instance Variable API

It would be great if the Update Instance Variable API could update only a member of a complex object, and not the entire complex object. For us to externally first get the entire object, make a local change, and then call update, makes it more pro...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Simplified REST calling from service flows

To be able to call a backend from a process application, you either need to define the backend as a server in your process application, or create java classes that you pipe your calls through. It would be great if the Javascript-serverside-api had...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted