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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 Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Control exposure for REST Automation Service from admin console

there is no way to remove exposure for a REST Automation service similar to Web Service Killian.Byrne (IBM) Jan 30, 2024, 15:08 Hi Amr, Thanks for joining me on the call today. I created a service flow yesterday and created an exposed automation r...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Increase the Integer Variable limit in BAWoC

Hi Team, Integer is one of the most important field where we use it to input Tax amount and our users are frequently using higher limit compared to allowed limit(2147483647 and -2147483647). It would be a great idea to increase this limit by double
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Purging the active process instances based on date criteria

We would like to do bulk purge/delete/terminate the active process instances, which are modified by certain date. We can do the smaller amount of processes in the Process Inspector. But we have around 1 million active processes, which are modified...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW repository

BAW has no general repo. in 2024 in BAW its hard to control changes done for a project which uses heavely Tracks its also annoying to manually make this changes between tracks which are prone to errors. Please develop a repository in which Merge a...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

OpenAPI support for allOf, oneOf, anyOf

Allianz is looking to support allOf, oneOf, anyOf. TS015216832 is open to address this limitation
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

BAW BPM - ECM Uploader component - Create unfiled document

Currently the component ECM Uploader only supports (works as design) for filed documents (folder or root folder), the idea is to expand the feature to allow in the configuration to create unfiled documents since it is supported by FileNet and CMIS...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Adjust Slovak translations in Case Client widgets and actions

Customer would like to enhance some of the provided product translations (Slovak language), which might be for end-users misleading. Here is the list of translations to change (in form of EN label - current SK label => newly proposed SK label):...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Business Automation Workflow should support Multi-value property templates of type unique

We are facing issue with the multi value property allowing duplicate values for multi value property in case client screen. We would like to have a property to provide values with unique and ordered as list in case client screen. PFA of case clien...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Set retention period via REST API call

Retention period for a case folder in ACCE can be set manually, but there is no REST API call available for that. Would it be possible to expose a REST API call for setting the Retention period and document it in the existing Case Manager REST API...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Automatic task affectation - BPMN Process on CP4BA 21.0.3 IF019

We need the automated affectation of tasks to users who works on a specific task . This can be accomplished by refraining from task assignment during visualization, prompting them to explicitly confirm task affectation acceptance, or automatic rel...
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration