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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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 (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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Business Automation Workflow

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Add merge cells feature in Table view for BAW

According to client business requirements, they are looking for merge cells feature in Table view (UI toolkit) based on some column data within the table.
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Multiple endpoints should be allowed to connect to same next step in Parent service like eclipse Process designer

We have hundreds of toolkits and PA in environment where sometime multi end points in some common toolkits services need to connect to same next step in parent(implementor) service. This is valid business case for many Authors and common toolkits....
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Audit Trail for BPM Process Admin

Due to statutory requirement, we are required to keep the audit trail of all activities performed by any administrators / users in the Process Admin console, including Date/Time, Host IP, User ID, Property / Item on which action performed, Action ...
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Eliminate tablespace information for postgres in BAW on Containers

Customer: Discover Financial Services Product: Business Automation Workflow on Containers version : 22.x onwards DFS is using RDS Postgres Operator on AWS so we are not using the traditional postgres version, Cleanup is needed to keep required val...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Predefined schema creation setup in BAW on Containers

Customer: Discover Financial Services Product: Business Automation Workflow on Containers version : 22.x onwards DFS Postgres Design Pattern is to have schema creation is predefined step and should be created in advance with proper naming conventi...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

EJB Sessions should be renewable especially when running exposed Human Services.

We would like to be able to renew an EJB Session for a user. Increasing the timeout as described here ‘https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR50708' is not possible, as with many users this would increase the heap size unjustified.
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Old BFM (BPEL) APIs available with valid and complete OpenAPI specifications on BAW swagger.

Currently BAW swagger only offers only BAW Process/Task API (OpenAPI standard) whereas BPEL, HTM and BFM are currently not available on BAW Swagger definition. With the enhancement customer can make use of the standard OpenAPI definition available...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Snapshot deployment PALException should be more meaningful

Problem description: Snapshot deployment / installation always throw generic PALException exceptions and not the actual cause of the issue. You need to dig through logs to find the actual cause of the problem Improvement Proposal: Instead of the g...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Process portal - no calls to pfs requests when session is invalid

When you open a Process portal in the background you can see calls to PFS server. Sometimes our customer open process portal in many tabs. When the session is not longer valid the requests are still sending and always cause a errors. In the monito...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add missing features from Traditional BAW environment System Data toolkit in Cloud Pak for Business Automation

Several features or components available in Traditional BAW - System Data toolkit are removed from the Cloud Pak for Business Automation (CP4BA) System Data toolkit. CP4BA "System Data" toolkit has only SQL integration components available and doe...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration