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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


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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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Update BAW swidtags with each version release

IBM only updates the SWIDTAG version for certain major versions which makes software discovery for vendors such as BigFix impossible to be able to report accurately on currently installed software. Discovery issues within BAW could be fixed with p...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

The functionality of bookmarking dashboards is not useful if new snapshots are installed

When a Dashboard is marked as a favorite in the ProcessPortal for a user, if at any time a new snapshot is installed and the previous version is deactivated, the favorite disappears.
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow Component Queue Adapter user credentials to be changed via automation

Current functionality of Case Manager and FileNet Workflow Component Queue Adapters allow you to change the user credential via ACCE in a manual fashion. For companies that have security policies that require strong passwords and periodic password...
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

support for Long type (or equivalet)

BPM is a widely used product, which integrates with many different systems. Long type is also a widely used data type, which many systems use and send/receive.BPM must support such a common type, in order for the integration with all the other sys...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Extend migration policy to support move token without token orphanization and restarting of tasks

When defining a migration policy, it should also support move token for steps that arent orphaned, to support rerunning added steps prior to the current task. The migration policy should also support restarting of tasks, that currenty would crash ...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Nested Service flow caching

It would be nice if "Service flow" caching would work even on child/nested service flows. Now caching only works on the top-level Service Flow. If you enable caching on a child flow, the option will be ignored, and the service will be executed eve...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Snapshot History view in Web Process Designer

In the Desktop Process Designer I have the History view at the bottom left. In the Web Process Designer this view is not available.
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Same visibility options for CV in CV like in Coach

When configuring Coach View visibility in Coach, there are 3 sources: Value, Rule and Script. There should be the same sources when configuring Coach View inside another Coach View.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Possibility of deactivation BPMCSRF Token for REST API V2 calls

Since we will be connecting an application frontend to the BPM REST API V2 and, according to the system target architecture, all calls should go through our API Gateway we need to establish a connection to the BPM REST API V2 through the gateway. ...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

As a user I want to automatically filter the In-basket based on the Logged in Users "Profit Center"

("Profit center" represent the logged-in user’s organization belonging/or branch office location for the logged in user). An Idea of solution: The logged in User (Profile) in Case Client should be able to add(configure) on one or more strings for ...
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration