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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 (

Shape the future of IBM!

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:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas
  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

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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.



Business Automation Workflow

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Request For the WCAG 2.1 accessibility support for BAW , expecially the ‘out the box’ BAW coaches for example the Portal page

Hi BAW Product Dev. Team,Hope you are doing well Our key account - banking customer, have recently been conducting accessibly testing on the UI.They are testing against the WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards.They found that a small number of the ‘ou...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Allow business managers to view and manage all the tasks for a given BAW solution

In the BAW documentation it is mentioned in the "Configuring in-baskets for roles" section that "You can assign this in-basket to a manager or supervisor role in addition to a personal in-basket" but there is also a note that says that from V20.0....
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Extend Process Federation Server /launchableEntities API with filter for "type"

In adoption of Process Federation Server (PFS) we are moving from current solution which leverages BPM API for ".../exposed/process" - a specific use of "/exposed/{type}" as documented here:
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

All Warning and Errors in WebPD section

All errors and warning from BPM artifacts should be displayed in Warnings and Errors section of the Web PD. Now only a subset is displayed and multiple types of errors are missing e.g. errors in javascript editors of Views event handlers, warning ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Ability to retain column re-sort and re-sizing

In the Heritage Portal, a user was able to resort columns, claim a task and return to the saved search list. When they returned, the columns still maintained the sort that was in place prior to claiming the task. In the new Responsive Portal, the ...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Dashboard Display Order - reset after snapshot deploy

Make Dashboard Display Order independent from the application snapshot, see
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BPM Teams Enhancement

IBM BPM 'Teams' cannot be shared easily across multiple process applications unlike groups (which got deprecated ~IBM BPM v8.0 timeline. These Teams unlike groups , are tied to snapshots and have unique db record for each snapshot they are belong ...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

BPM ENvironment Dashboard

We would like to see a Dashboard that shows how our environment is performing over the month/6 months etc. CPU utilization, Calls per hours, Peak Load times etc. This is going to be of immense help as we plan on bringing in more users/use cases to...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Show number of instances on a subprocess without having to drill down in Process Performance Diagram tab

Use case: When business users want to see the status and number of instances active for each subprocess at the top level The Process Portal Process Performance diagram tab shows the number of active instances for each activity in the Process App. ...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Ability to change default sorting of documents attached to a case

When users rely on document attachments for work on cases, they may need to sort them on other fields than the document name.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Functionality already exists