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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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  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 (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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Snapshot History view in Web Process Designer

In the Desktop Process Designer I have the History view at the bottom left. In the Web Process Designer this view is not available.
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 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

UserInfoCache reset mechanism should be optimized

Every time after change FullName parameter in AD system calls reset of UserInfoCache. This operation generates thousands of DB queries (select t0.USER_ID,t0.USER_NAME,t0.FULL_NAME,t0.PROVIDER,t0.USER_STATE,t0.LAST_STATE_MODIFIED from LSW_USR_XREF ...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Nested Service flow caching

It would be nice if "Service flow" caching would work even on child/nested service flows. Now caching only works on the top-level Service Flow. If you enable caching on a child flow, the option will be ignored, and the service will be executed eve...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Build technical capability to leverage similar features bundled with IBM BAW standalone containers with IBM FileNet Content Manager standalone containers OR any other CNCF based offerrings to optimize the various resources like shared ICN, UMS, FileNet CPE, CMIS with BAW

We already have standalone CNCF based FileNet Content Manager containerized deployment in our environment. There was a request to build additional capability around CASE with standalone CNCF based BAW by leveraging similar capabilities like FileNe...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Same visibility options for CV in CV like in Coach

When configuring Coach View visibility in Coach, there are 3 sources: Value, Rule and Script. There should be the same sources when configuring Coach View inside another Coach View.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 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...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Remove Unafe-inline and unsafe-eval as required directivies in content secuity Policy Header

As Standard practice is advised to have content security header present in the response and not to have unsafe-inline or unsafe-eval directives present in this header values These unsafe directives could allow malicious script code to be included ...
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provides custom read LDAP attribute function

The user's ldap attribute value can be obtained through "tw.system.user." in bpm. Now, we want to get other LDAP attributes of people by this command, for example: o, ou. Hopefully IBM will add the ability to custom read LDAP attribute values.
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BPM Audit Trial

IBM BPM such a robust system should come with the audit trial feature, whereby it should able to capture the login / logout and activities performed by users.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration