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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


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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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Business Automation Workflow

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Selecting a later page in "Work" tab results in many API calls to reach that page.

When looking at the "Work" tab in Case Client, directly choosing a page other than the first one results in an ever-increasing number of API calls to the MergedWorklistService. The code is effectively calling “nextPage” until the desired page is r...
5 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.
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Code management in Process Center

Code management in Process Center is very limited; standard code repositories enable you to do branching and merging. Tracks offer a very limited branch capability, but there is no way to merge tracks other than manually moving items (which is a v...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add Merge & Split action on Document Widget from Case Client

From the document widget in the case client, the business user can't make a merge and split on a document because the action in the context menu is not implemented. This function is available in the "browse" section.
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

View all workflow instance in Workplace

Hi Team, Client found Workplace only retrieves BPM process&Workstream. In order to convenient users to manage all work in one place, can we consider adding FileNet workflow into Workplace? Thank you!
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Upgrades of running workflow for BPM process based activities

The current way of working of the legacy BPM is that it takes a snapshot at the moment you “save” the coach and the solution; this snapshot includes properties, choice list and other artefact of the solution. At the run time, there’s many checks/c...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW support for dynamic SSL configuration

In previous versions, users could secure BAW services by using the supplied keystore. BAW 19.0.0.3 accidentally no longer makes use of Custom SSL configuration.The BAW product would significantly benefit from enabling dynamic SSL configuration for...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Setting default Coach View for a Business Object type

It would be nice to be able to set default coach view for each business object. Something like associating files with program. If there are multiple coach views that have the same business object type as binding, user could choose which one would ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

MyWork in-basket when same user belongs to multiple roles

When the user belongs to two roles ('role1' and 'role'2) for the same case solution and the task is sent from 'role1' to 'role2', the same task is shown both in 'role2' in-basket and in 'role1' MyWork in-basket in Navigator.
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW support for RHEL 8

Test and ensure support for BAW on RHEL 8
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration