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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 (

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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

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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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IBM BPM/BAW must be compliant with tmforum provided standard openAPI.

IBM being a member of tmforum ( and many clients adopting standard set by tmforum all the product should be able to consume swagger files provided by tmforum community. However IBM BPM is not able to parse it. Pl...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Instance dates in PFS Portal

If you want to migrate Saved Searches from BAW to PFS and the SS uses date fields from instance, you cannot migrate the saved searches. Some of the fields that are usable out of the box in BAW saved searches are not usable as is in PFS saved searc...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Planned for future release

Ability to audit code changes in BAW.

We need to be able to trace 1. Who has changed the source code? 2. What time does the change occurred? 3. What has changed? That means every change that is made in the source code must be linked to an individual.This support does exist in Eclipse-...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Expose RESTful services from process app

Similar to the way we can define/expose Web Services in Process Designer, we'd like to be able to define RESTful services that can be exposed, including a swagger to be downloaded (analogously to the WSDL that is generated automatically when defin...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Search option in Single select control

We require a search option in the SPARK UI single select control. The legacy controls based on the Dojo toolkit had the option of searching the dropdown values by typing .After migration our business users are facing issues and have to manually sc...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Getting process instances from production to a test environment

We would like to copy process instance and data from one environment to another. * Extract process instances for a given process from source environment (PS1)* Get that process instances into a target environment (PS2), with the same version of th...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Maximum number of starred Saved Sarches

We want an error message that appears on the Process Portal when a user tries to save a Saved Search as a favorite one, but he alreadey overpassed the maximum number available (limited by the max size of the user attribute). By the way, we are cur...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Kerberos support for XA Recovery transactions on BPM/WAS

Requesting Kerberos authentication support for transactions during XA recovery. Product version: IBM BPM Kerberos functionality provided by IBM on WAS/BPM is not fully working and needs enhancement.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Fix the resume behavior in Process Inspector

In our BPM solution, we are using Process Inspector to manage the instance and handle the failed instances. The failed instances are visible in PI and we want to resume the instances from there.But PI is not able to resume all the failed instances...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Unify the two validation frameworks in BPM

We are using BPM 8.6.0 and would like to have a tighter coupling of the BPM validation framework, tw.system.coachValidation, together with new client-side validation, bpmext.ui.setValid().Currently, BPM validation framework, tw.system.coachValidat...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration