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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 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 ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.



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...

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Search option in Single select control

We require a search option in the SPARK UI single select control. The legacy controls based on the Dojo toolkit had the option of searching the dropdown values by typing .After migration our business users are facing issues and have to manually sc...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Dynamic size of comment box in Stream section

Users enter comments in Stream section while working on process instance task. There are circumstances where they have to type long comments and due to fixed size of the field, the whole comment line is not visible to the user unless it is posted....
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Ability to update custom process properties via APIs

The OpenPages team wants to be able to publish key risk and control information into Blueworks Live using the REST APIs. Only a retrieve API is available for ProcessData.
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Powerpoint export header to be made customized.

We are getting the below options to customise;1. Customisation of email Notifications 2. Customisation of Logo and colour scheme 3. Customisation of custom logo on the word export's header and footer However, we are NOT getting the option to ;4. C...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

'Problems' property to be be made customisable

'Problems' property to be be made customisable in such a way that along with 'Severity' and 'Frequency' we should be abale to add the 3rd element .i.e 'Detection'
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Allow multiple tasks selection in My Team Performance for bulk assignment

On BAW v19.0.0.2, the Team Performance functionalities have been changed (UI / basic logic). One of the old functionalities present in "My team performance" on BPM v8.0.1, was the possibility to multiple select tasks and assign them to a user/grou...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Future consideration


Missing features:Remove the “guidelines” in some documents in order for C.A. extract IBAN values ( Bank ID standard)
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Not under consideration

Change the SQL Server user password after RPA installation

Change the product so that you can change the SQL Server user password after installing RPA.
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 0 Functionality already exists

LocalDate and LocalDateTime

We want to use LocalDate and LocalDateTime instead of Java Util Date. Now we use Java Util Date and add an annotation @JsonFormat(timezone="Europe/Amsterdam", shape = JsonFormat.Shape.STRING, pattern = "yyyy-MM-dd").Timezone issues are a real head...
almost 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Extend BAL

In the BAL there are constructs for ‘there is at least one (object)' and ‘there is no (object)'. We quite often need the construct ‘every (object)' to check whether some conditions apply to every object in a set of objects. We now mostly use the c...
almost 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration