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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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Ability to copy and paste comments from/to the comments widget

Business requirement is to have A Comment Widget available on the screen (and not on click of a button) so as to make sure the case handler(s) can enter a manual comment at any time - Main requirement in this Comment Widget is that the case handle...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Performance SLA for BPM Cloud

In addition to current availability SLAs for BPM on cloud offering, IBM should provide some SLAs around product performance in cloud environment. We understand that some of the performance is dependent on application design but core product functi...
about 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add support for filtering email messages by content type

Add support for filtering email messages by their content type (HTML, plain text) in the emailApplySearchFilters command.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Add support for the POP3 protocol

POP3 is currently not supported.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Click command support for right-clicks and double right-clicks

Currently, the click command only supports left-click and double left-clicks. It could start supporting right-clicks and double right-clicks as well. This would remove the need for using real mouse inputs to simulate right-clicks and double right-...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Add ablitly to connect all data exports within Blueworks Live

Citi is transitioning our current process mapping inventory into Blueworks. Today we have the capability outside of Blueworks to view all of our map meta data in one file. With the current map data export options in Blueworks (Excel, BPMN, XDPL) t...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 8 Future consideration

Provide an inline evaluator within the scripts for mathematical processing

Instead of having to do math calculate commands everytime we want to modify a number value it would be great if we could designate some evaluated math that would return values. For instance if I wanted to select vIndex + 1 instead of using a comma...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Add Pools

We would like pools to better reflect interactions with customer/outside partners, etc.
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

URL for artifacts in BAW application

It would be nice to have a link to an artifact in BAW application. This would enable developers to bookmark artifacts, share URL(s) with colleagues and so on.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Hybrid Defined Color Legend

We like the recent enhancement to define multiple color legends for the BWL account; however, we'd like to have a hybrid option. We'd like to be able to define a few colors but the rest of the colors are still available to be used in the map AND m...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration