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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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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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Enable LDAP Authentication Behind a Load Balancer

IBM RPA with Automation Anywhere currently does not support configuring LDAP authentication where the LDAP request is sent through a Network Load Balancer. I would like an enhancement which would enable me to configure the Control Room to make LDA...
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 0 Future consideration

ODM SMF 120 subtype 100 - set SMF120FLG bit 1 (SMFHDR_FLG) indicate subtype value for 100

We request that the WAS ODM SMF 120 subtype 100 data-recording be amended to include the IBM-standard SMF main-header bit-1 setting to denote that "subtype is valid". Consider that the WAS SMF 120 subtype 9 record applies to this standard.The IBM ...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Ability to apply the property validation for the String Multi-Vallue Property without Choice List

We created both a String Multi-value property with no choice list and with a choice list and added it to a case type. In the case type view property we have made the properties mandatory. In a property view layout we have added the String Multi-va...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Revalidation of toolkit components after BPM update

TS002628799 Current BPM functionality:The validation is performed on a Save operation. Importing the Process Application / Toolkit will result in the validation errors being still around. As soon as you modify aspects on the artifact and save them...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Make required fields actually required in a CSHS

If you set visibility to "Required" for a field in a CSHS, the system only puts in an asterisk. You have to do a lot of work to make it actually become a required field! If I set a field to Required, it should be Required!
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Saved search count performance optimization

Optimize saved searches with business data variables When ever we create a new variable we need to drop the pivot tables and re run the schema generator tool to reproduce the table and load the data .I am looking for permanent solution that help u...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Removal of Struts Currently using in BPM & Websphere

Business Automation Workflow- The Process Admin console or portal is using Struts framework with higher vulnerabilities IBM BPM product should move out for other frameworks instead using Struts. WebSphere - The administrative console in WebSphere ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Order / visualize views by tag within a category

This RFE is related to the support ticket TS002635333. Since the new categorization of views in the Process designer (see view...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Ability to make Task Name Uneditable Or Remove the Field "Enter A Name" while creating a Task

We are using IBm Business Automation Workflow ( On Prem) V When we Add a Task to a case, there are 2 optiosn that appear :1. Select a Type2. Enter a name When value in Select a Type is selected from the Dropdown, it is automatically copi...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Migrate snapshot and comparison capabilities from Eclipse PD to Web PD

Interamerican would like to use snapshots comparison functionality, as this was available to eclipse PD.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration