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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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Business Automation Workflow

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Improved migrations for newly added intermediate events

When adding a new Intermediate event subprocess or a new intermediate event listener to an Activity, the intermediate event wont have a token for migrated process instances. Tokens can be injected through the undocumented api: This is not documen...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Improved migrations for task content

When migrating tasks, the execution context for the task is unable to be modified, and tokens cannot be moved inside the task. This results in us having to "pollute" our code with loadEvents firing navigation events to force tasks to "reverse" in ...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Improved migrations with custom services

When an instance is migrated, sometimes variables in the instance need their variables updated, or something else need to be performed on the instance. It would be great if we in the migration script could define a serviceflow, that would be calle...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Add versioning utility to Case Manager

Our team uses IBM Case Manager for our solution - SEB Case. Through the experience working with IBM Case Manager's Case Builder we noted difficulties tracking the changes of solution especially after changes were committed. Therefore there are no ...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The "Set User Authentication" option is not available in WebPD when you remote debug into a PS.

Set User Authentication option is missing when process is run/debugged from remote process server. This option is used to run/debug human task with another test user id. Please refer PMR - TS006594335 for more details. It has videos & everythi...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Provide Revision History Feature in WebPD

This feature is available in Desktop PD but not available in WebPD. This can be very essential for the developers to see the change history and revert back the code to any prior change point.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enable JavaScript editor for JS web or server files

There should be an editor for uploaded JavaScript files so when the JS file needs to change, we could open the wanted artifact and just change the code. It could be a new type of artifact, or you can leave JS file as Web or Server File as it is no...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Case activity permissions need to be more precise

1. Case has many activities 2. Each activity corresponds to a different BPM process 3. Each activity (BPM) has its own permissions. To view the activity (BPM) instance, you must be the instance owner (initiator, participant), otherwise you have no...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Needs more information

Please add EPV and ENV binding options in CV

Please add (next to "Business Data", "Configuration Options" and "Localization Resources") ability to bind EPVs and ENVs in "Variables Declarations" in "Variables" in Coach View designer. You already have "Exposed Process Variables" and "Environme...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW container standalone need support naming database user with hyphen

The hyphen character is supported by postgresql to be used as user name, while when HSBC try use a service account which include hyphen character, BAW will treat it as database schema name also. Since the hyphen is the invalid character for databa...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted