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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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  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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Query to look-up ruleflows for their definition (rule selection, flow, etc.)

Queries in ODM do not support selecting rule all artifacts that are used within a ruleflow definition (rule selection within the tasks, flow that uses variables). Also the selection of ruleflows that include in their definition a specified rule pa...
almost 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Archive multiple snapshots at once

I would like a new feature where you can select multiple snapshots of a single application/toolkit and archive them all at once.Currently you have to right click each of them one by one and select archive
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Blueprints/{blueprint-id} API to return custom activity numbering in JSON

Our team uses Blueworks Live for custom process modelling on behalf of clients. Some of this requires generating custom Blueprint documentation using the data from the Blueworks Live API. This documentation is generated on-demand and uses the Blue...
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Enhance Validation errors and warning message

In the Process Center the panel that displays the validation errors and warning is a nice to have but when a error/warning mesage is displayed it does not (always) specify which activity has the problem so you basically have to go to each activity...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Need a Way to purge scheduled UCA Jobs that are created due to looping in a fail UCA.

FernandoTorres (IBM)14 Nov 2018 11:41 AMHello Daniel, that is true. UCA's will not be associated with any instances, so deleting instances will do nothing. Also, if these are just UCA's, unfortunately, the tool in the Process Admin Console does on...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

I would like to have the AA Player automatically shut down whatever happens.

The AA Player stops responding (hangs) when the process being interrupted while the schedule is running stops responding (for example, when the IE stops responding). And since it does not recognize it as an error, it can not handle exception by er...
almost 4 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 0 Planned for future release

Autocomplete in Web Process Designer

Improve the auto-complete in Web Process Designer such as:The auto-complete works when assigned to a local variable created in a script scope.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Open/public Federation APIs in IBM BAW

Currently federated list is created by fetching data from a BPM database. The protocol is closed. Please open and make protocol public so that it is possible to create home grown federated server
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Wellsfargo policy control procedure Specification of component-managed aliases on JAVA EE resources is prohibited

As part of Wellsfargo security policy usage of component managed authentication aliases prohibited. Currently IBM BPM not supported this change and requires enhancing the product. Created PMR - TS001475871 and IBM expressed no solution for now. CP...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Code management in Process Center

Code management in Process Center is very limited; standard code repositories enable you to do branching and merging. Tracks offer a very limited branch capability, but there is no way to merge tracks other than manually moving items (which is a v...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration