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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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Dashboard with error summary

It will be helpful if the dashboard has deeper details, such as for failed jobs what is the most common errors and maybe the script line number as well so it's easier for developers to debug the script later on their studio.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Exclude glossary updates from model Last Modified metadata

It would be very useful to be able to use the Last Modified Date property of artefacts to show when a model should be reviewed, but this is not currently possible as every glossary update can change this date. Please consider having a modified dat...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists

Tags to reflect while exporting the diagrams (any format of export)

Tags to reflect while exporting the diagrams (any format of export) Currently while exporting the diagrams in word / excel the tag details are being captured in the sameHowever, Tags are not getting populated while exporting as PDF / PPT. Hence it...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 5 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

Status updates in "Migrate Inflight Data From Snapshot"

When migration inflight data from other snapshots, the screen is blank when retrieving processes from different snapshots (like in uploaded image). The screen is also blank if no processes have been found (like in uploaded image). What I propose i...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

"Migrate Inflight Data From Snapshot" loader

Hello, When migrating inflight data, we have no way of knowing is the BPM Admin Portal retrieving the data or not. The "Migrate Inflight Data From Snapshot" screen will be blank until processes from different snapshots are retrieved (like in ima...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Implement SSO Feature for CMIS using SAML

CMIS is being used rapidly to communicate with FileNet repository by multiple client application for content operations. SSO feature will provide seamless user interaction with FileNet and proper security will be applied based on login user.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 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

Coach Views Help Text Enhancements in BAW

In BAW there is a new feature for displaying Help Text for coach views using a question mark icon before the control. In previous versions Help text was displayed on hover of the coach views, but this is not working for some time now and ...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW (BPM) Process Portal Menu Items show/hide configuration

The enterprise customers require to release a simplified interface to their end users using the BPM Process Portal, removing the unnecessary menu items such as the Process Dashboard, Team Dashboard etc..Actually this is only possible by taking the...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration