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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 (

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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 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
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...

All ideas

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Add the Ability to View Previous Snapshots and the Copy to Tip Functionality to Web Designer

In desktop designer, we can view processes and service implementations of prior snapshots. We also have a copy to tip functionality. If we find that we need to go back to a prior version of a process or service implementation, we can go to the sid...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

A "Refresh" button needs to be added to the case details page.

The user updated the data in the case object after the "activity" process approval, but did not automatically refresh the detailed data. You need to close the case type and reopen it to see the latest data. This process is troublesome. You need to...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Copy and Import Decision Table logic from Excel

The application allows Editors to move data from Decision Tables to Excel but not from Excel back into the Decision Tables. Need ability to Copy/Import Decision Table logic from Excel. At least provide cut & paste functionality for entire rows...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Graphical Data Objects (per BPMN spec) instead of or in addition to Input / Output properties.

The BPMN specification defines the Data Object and Associations that allow the author to clearly articulate the production/consumption/association of abstracted data artifacts. Since most business processes are data aggregations especially across ...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration

Add Dashboard's Owner info

For user within the control room, it would be nice to know who is the owner of a specific dashboard. Our only way currently to do so is to imply a rule such as "name a dashboard, starting with your username" but if your roadmap allow it, that woul...
12 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Option to Merge the CSHS, Service Flow and process from one track to other

Need an option to merge CSHS, Service Flow and Processes from one track to another.
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

How to find out no reference (not used anywhere) artefacts

We need to know how to find out the artefacts which is not used anywhere in the process app. basically we want to know no 'Referenced By' services to cleanup.
almost 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The "Reason" field is not listed after changing EPV in Server Admin/Admin Tools/Manage EPVs

After changing the value of an existing EPV in Server Admin/Admin Tools/Manage EPVs, we fill the reason field in. But in the list of the changed EPV does not display the reason field. Therefore we do not know why previous changes have been made. T...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Support for XSLT v2.0 in xmltransform function

The xmltransform function is a hidden gem in the BAW product, allowing workflow developers to "externalize" business logic and complex computations and string parsing.There are a lot of cool features in XSLT v2.0 that would make this powerful func...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Cert Expiry Endpoints

We are using certificates to call external services from BPM which have an expiration date. As part of our DevOps team we need to monitor when these certificates expires so we can get them renewed before they expire.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration