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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:

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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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Getting process instances from production to a test environment

We would like to copy process instance and data from one environment to another. * Extract process instances for a given process from source environment (PS1)* Get that process instances into a target environment (PS2), with the same version of th...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Need to restrict the Delete Document operation on the files atteched to a process from the "Processes" dashboard

We have a requirement to customize the "Processes" dashboard from the Process portal. Our requirement is that, we don't require the "delete document" operation from Documents section. Kindly help us how to disable/delete this operation from "Proce...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

WebService Servers move to other domain, how to simply update external WebService service in BPM end to reflect the change

When using an external WebService service with WSDL, if there is any change in the content of the WSDL, we can always update the external service by re-runing the external service wizard. But recently our WebService Server changed domain and ip ad...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

508 Issue - Page Widgets do not contain semantic headings

Originally opened as PMR TS002789830 Most likely affects all Page Widgets, although 508 testing specifically focused on Case List page widget which is used for Search results. The Issue: Tabbing into pages (page widgets), heading is not read out t...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add resource files to process variables

We would like to use localized resource files in our process models. Alternativley it would be useful to have a app-wide api for this. Like this: tw.system.getResourceByName("name", ("language"))
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

508 Issue - Search Page Widget – Unlabeled Search By Field

This issue was original opened as a PMR but the Product Team asked the it be submitted as an Enhancement Request. The PMR Number is TS002789819 (it wouldn't let me add to this form due to new PMR Number formatting) Also, this Enhancement Request i...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BAW Webservices (Inbound webservices on BPD Layer) are not filtering SQL error when URL is manipulated

When we try to access an inbound web service ( exposed in BPD Layer) with a malformed URL , it prints SQL error to the calling client giving access to database details . There does not seem to be any way to control the SQL output (Potential for SQ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Moving ENVs and servers along with library artifacts

TS002787495 When moving a library artifact, if that artifact or its dependency have reference to environment variable or server, this settings are not moved because they are not library items. The result is broken binding after the move. The devel...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Paging in import wizards for ENVs and Servers

Case TS002781598. If the environment has a lot of applications and toolkits, the timeout can occur in first page of import wizard when importing servers or environmental variables in application or toolkit settings in Web Process Designer. Current...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Vertical Privilege Escalation - vulnerability

A6:2017-Security Misconfiguration - Vertical privilege escalation, also known as privilege elevation, where a lower privilege user or application accesses functions or content reserved for higher privilege users or applicationsThis flaw could allo...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration