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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 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

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Pinned ideas

PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...
PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all

All ideas

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To support installing multiple TOS with operator for baw container version

For case management, the case solution max property number is limited by database table max support column number, e.g. Oracle table max column is 1000. In our current situation, a case solution usually has hundreds properties, then one TOS can on...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Planned for future release

User management trail functionality for system auditing

Many BAW user companies are required to prepare SOC report (System and Organization Controls) on a regular basis. The report should include when users and groups in the system were created, when they were deleted, etc. In the BAW, users are often ...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support for sites that block automation

The only supported way to automate a web application is to use the IBM RPA Selenium web driver, with this, some sites are blocking access. A form of web automation without the use of the Chrome Driver would be extremely useful, so websites would ...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Not under consideration

Ability to select API Tester Application in testing Change or Validation Activity

Integrate functionality to allow the user to select a third-party API testing application (e.g., Postman, SoapUI, etc.) in the Test tab of a Change Activity to test business rules. Selecting an API testing application will automatically create a R...
21 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Support multiple ICCSAP Instances for Container deployment

The ICCSAP Deployment on Containers shall support installation of multiple ICCSAP Instances. All those ICCSAP Instances shall be managed by a single Content Navigator deployment, as this is the situation also in Non-Container On-Prem deployments c...
3 months ago in Content Collector for SAP 0

Allow "Instance owners" team for a BPD to be changed like the other "Expose to" teams for a BPD, for example via the Admin console.

Currently, the "Instance owners" team that can be defined on a BPD can only be changed through a snapshot deployment. Other teams that the BPD is exposed to, like process starters, can be changed via the Admin Console. Please add the "Instance own...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Bot attach in Chrome open by user

During the execution of the bot, the bot uses a Google Chrome session opened by the user. With that, the bot does not need to open an instance and be login, among other uses. For example, in the Process, it would be possible to reuse the chrome op...
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 5 Future consideration

CMOD 10.5 Command ARSACIF Support 64bit runtime library on RHEL 8 zLinux system

Command ARSACIF within CMOD 10.5 fails running on a 64 bit RHEL zLinux system. RHEL 8 only distributes a 64 bit OS, and At this moment, building the 31 - Bit GNU GCC runtime library is the only option current available for CMOD 10.5 on RHEL 8 zLin...
10 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0

Support automatic retries for service invocations

Support automatic retries for service invocations. Services can be temporarily unavailable or they can timeout (for a variety of reasons). It would be helpful to be able to configure n number of automatic retries for a service in a service flow in...
22 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support the ability to import schemas independently

Support the ability to import schemas. It seems that all objects have to be discovered from a service interface or manually defined. It would be helpful to be able to import a JSON or XML schema
22 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration