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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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  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 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...

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Support visibility concept for TK artifacts

Today all artifacts in Toolkits are public and can be re-used from other TKs or PAs that reference the TK.Yet common practice should be to structure the content of a TK in artifacts that are exposed and can be re-used and artifacts that are intern...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

request for the process restart with same process instance ID and last activity step

System: IBM BPM AdvancedActor: User needing new feature Description : The Customer want to process restart with same process id, last activity step.(the client do process restart for terminated process instance by mistake or circumstances.) becaus...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

To have activity numbered in the Analyse and Playback mode

Currently we have the option to “Show Activity Numbering” in the process map which is not available in Analyse and Playback mode. The requirement is to freeze the activity number that is enabled in the process map for other functionality including...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

sorting option not shown in Single Select in UI Toolkit

In Single Select under Responsive Coach the "Disable sorting" option is shown. The items that appears in single select is alphabetically ordered. But in Single Select under UI Toollkit the "Disable sorting" option is not shown. The items that appe...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improve Search/Sort functionality in Web Designer

The search functionality in Web Designer doesn't seem to work very well. Every time my team want to get to a specific project we have to sort and then page through until we find the project. Every time to go back out to the main screen, the sortin...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

We really need Custom Assignment Back for All Tasks

We have a use case where a user who does one task needs to also be the user that does a future task. It isn't a good use case for last user in lane because we use subprocesses and last user in lane doesn't work. We used to be able to assign direct...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Decision Center: Add REST methods to manage Decision Runner

In today trends, we use Decision Runner no just to check, but also to generate compliance reference values, hence it would be nice to also get those operations exposed in the REST-API to add new scenario. Create Scenario (and Simulation) execute S...
12 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Not under consideration

Allow custom "tw" client side properties

Support case: TS002069687 Currently, IBM BPM 8.5.7 CF2016.12 and IBM BAW support the following: tw.CSHSPresenter = {...} Then in each diagram step it may be possible to use the code tw.CSHSPresenter.init(); without increasing the security...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

REST API to handle invitation expiration / resend

There are no REST API for handling the invited user.An API to retrieve the list of expired invitation + expiration date, + a REST API to resend the invitation + a REST API to delete the invited user would help account administrators handling huge ...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Improve BPM Generated Process documentation to include CSHS and other services

Our aim is to create a support guide for our application that is generated directly from the application configuration data, code and documentation fields. Its important that the support guide is created direct from source as we need it the guide ...
almost 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration