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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


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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Support ODM Rule Designer on MacOS

After upgrading to ODM 8.10.2, found out that RuleFlows and Decision Tables do not work on MacOS. So the recommended solution is to either use Decision Center or Windows VM to make changes. We would like for IBM to make the same functionality work...
almost 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Powerpoint export header to be made customized.

We are getting the below options to customise;1. Customisation of email Notifications 2. Customisation of Logo and colour scheme 3. Customisation of custom logo on the word export's header and footer However, we are NOT getting the option to ;4. C...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Ability to set regular review dates for processes

Currently a governance process application cannot be set to run on a regular basis. As process diagrams typically need to be reviewed regularly, e.g. every six months, it would be useful to be able to set a regular future start date for a review p...
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

BPM User and Team Reassignment and Attribute Enhancement

BPM very commonly requires complex user management and routing patterns. One of the most common is implementing a user attribute to be used with a Team Filter Service in order to provide complex assignment patterns for tasks within BPDs. These att...
over 7 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Log file improvements

At the top of the log files we would like you to have information about the client version. In case the client updated its version, we suggest a WARN in the file informing that the version was updated. If the log file is deleted, we ask that the n...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Execute different parts of the script, skipping some steps of the process

The idea would be to be able to execute different parts of the script, skipping some steps of the process without these steps being processed, that is, we can execute the beginning of the script and jump to the end of it without having to process ...
10 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Use secure string variables in certain commands

Certain commands, like httpRequest or runWindowsScript that could require credentials for some actions, do not allow secure string variables in their declarations. A review of all commands that could benefit from secure strings is required. Try to...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Future consideration

Stats break down - functionality to be added

In the Workflow ‘Stats', a feature needs to be built such that, upon filtering, we should be able to get the break-down of Stats, i.e. Count of;1. How many processes have been completed 2. How many approved 3. How many rejected 4. How many are sti...
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

IBM BPM Portal user session

The BPM Portal session doesn't expire after the timeout set to 15 minute , however it keep the user session valid . As per IBM BPM support we made the changes on following app -App_clustermember IBM_BPM_Portal_TMS_AppCluster IBM_BPM_Teamworks_TMS_...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Blueworks space/diagram creator history

System: Blueworks Live Actor: All Blueworks Live users Currently, the history of who created a space or a diagram is lost as soon as another person edits the space or the diagram. The history of who created the space/diagram is important to us bec...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration