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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 (

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

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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...
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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System Logging file rotation

We typically start seeing some level of performance impact in bot/script execution when SystemLog.xml reaches 20 mb level. The SystemLog.xml file is located in the automation anywhere files folder. C:\Users\username\Documents\Automation Anywhere F...
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists

Refresh BPMDocumentList Automatically

In our application we have a startable client side human service in which there is a list of every instance of our application. Every instance in that list is unique and contains its own information, including some attached documents too. To acces...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Coach Views Help Text Enhancements in BAW

In BAW there is a new feature for displaying Help Text for coach views using a question mark icon before the control. In previous versions Help text was displayed on hover of the coach views, but this is not working for some time now and ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Blueworks PowerPoint Export Linked Processes

Currently if I have a level 0 process with multiple linked subprocesses and I export it to PDF I have the option to include linked subprocesses which results in a multi-page PDF. The Word export has a similar option but the PowerPoint export does ...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 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...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Change request to Process Performance Gantt chart

Product: Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.1 Gantt chart in BAW Process Performance Dashboard displays duration times of a process. (see attahced the duration time is "END_TIME-CREATION_TIME". From TASKS view, BAW also saves START_...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Hiding Saved Search from Process Portal

We want to create the saved searches and expose them to users group so it can be used in the custom Inbox. But we do not want to show those saved searches to the users in the Portal.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Pagination in Preview Collapse

NB: Case number is TS003080650.Product is Data stewardship UI System : Physical MDMSuspected Duplicate Process Application Description : Major issue - If there are 20 suspects for a party, in preview screen the Right pane will contain 20 party det...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Compound document manual creation/management (ICN)

Manual compound document creation will allow end user to manually create compound documents from within Content Navigator’s out of the box UI
almost 4 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Enable Watson Translate on the template description

We have a good set of template available!library:templatesHowever, the template description, sometime detailed, is available only in english.It would be good to enable Watson Translate on that page so that cu...
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration