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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).


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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


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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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lower() DB function renders idex on LSW_BPD_INSTANCE ineffective

Description of the issue; we started seeing “SQLCODE=-905, SQLSTATE=57014”. At that time, process instance creation was successful but all fetch operation failed. See ticket number - TS002094734; this ticket number failed the PMR validation above....
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Nested Service flow caching

It would be nice if "Service flow" caching would work even on child/nested service flows. Now caching only works on the top-level Service Flow. If you enable caching on a child flow, the option will be ignored, and the service will be executed eve...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

References pane should be the same as any other panel

Currently, the Reference panel is not like "All" panel, "Processes" panel or any other artifact panel. There is no right click menu or triangle arrow pointing to right like there is on all other panels.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow copy and paste of default values in PD

When you have a complex variable and select to fill in default values, you cannot copy those values for unknown reasons. Copy and paste by keyboard shortcut or selection in menu is not possible.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Include coordinates in BPMN export

We would like to integrate Blueworks Live with other Enterprise design tools that support BPMN.We can of course use deep link but there are also situations where we want to import the diagram as BPMN 2.0 and then design other activities on top of ...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release

Setting default Coach View for a Business Object type

It would be nice to be able to set default coach view for each business object. Something like associating files with program. If there are multiple coach views that have the same business object type as binding, user could choose which one would ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Possibility to reassign claimed tasks for Team members, not only managers

Actually only team managers are able to reassign tasks that are allready claimed.Team members should be able to reassign tasks belongs to their teams, without having extensive manager rights.This should be also work for dynamic adhoc teams (create...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Move token in Process Inspector

Actually tokens on a BPD only can be moved by REST-API.First you have to get the execution tree, search for the token- and target-step-id. Build a new REST-request with this information... Operators should have the possibility to move token on a g...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Manage complex type EPVs in ProcessAdmin

If you want to change EPV-Value in Process Admin, this is no problem for simple type EPVs. But if you want to change the value on a complex type EPV an exception is thrown:Exception in SystemOut.log: ControllerSer E CWLLG0004E: A Throwable was cau...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Move Numbering Boxes So They Do Not Cover Arrow Tips on Process Flows

Adding the Auto Numbering function to a diagram will often result in the number boxes covering up the tip of an arrow on the process diagram. This makes it difficult to see the direction of the flow.
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration