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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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Check for an umlaut in definition fields for tracking groups

When you are adding an umlaut in definition fields for tracking groups the process designer will accept it. But when you are updating the tracking definitions, it will cause an SQL error because of illegal characters. So please implement a field v...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

To list the recently added Meta Data “ Assurance date” in Glossary

We have recently added a new metadata field called “Assurance Date “(choosing the Number property).However we could not find the same listed in Glossary (where we could see other Meta data items mapped as text property are listed in Glossary).We h...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

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 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists

HPE/Scality RING storage support with FileNet Image Services

HPE/Scality RING storage support with FileNet Image Services Case number: TS006578461 FileNet Image Services (current version) on Solaris 11 with a remote Oracle 19c database We are planning to migrate a storage platform for the FileNet/P...
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Not under consideration

HPE/Scality RING storage support with FileNet/P8

Case number: TS006578497 FileNet /P8 (current version) on Linux with a remote Oracle 19c database We are planning to migrate a storage platform for the FileNet/P8 app as follows: From: Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) - REST API To: HPE/Scal...
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Functionality already exists

Status sign next to Blueprint name

The idea is to have a status sign meaning Work in progress (the hammer sign) and Approved (for this one a new icon would be needed) next to Blueprint name, similarly to the Published sign. Thanks to this any user will see if a Process (like approv...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Option required to include " Date" property along with Calendar option under Custom Process Properties

In Blue works live, we have options to include new text & number properties. How ever, we do not have option to include date properties (with calendar option). This data is essential for almost all the diagrams as we capture these details for ...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

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 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW Portal Dashboards Multiple Teams

In Process Portal you can save searches and share with a team. It would be nice if you can share with more then one team. We the Developers are the ones creating those custom dashboards for our users, by only be able to add one team my peers can't...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Ability to restrict Service Credentials access

Request enhancement to limit access of Service Credentials to specific decision services. Currently Service Credentials are allowed access to all available deployed services.
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration