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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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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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  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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Business Automation Workflow

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Providing funtionaility for Business Automation Workflow on Cloud users to extract reports of activted , invited but not activated , inactive users on BAW

The client needs a functionality to export the list of activated , inactivated and invited users for BAW. This will be helpful for keeping track of the users especially the ones who were invited but didn't activate their accounts. This will unbloc...
2 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Order task by creation date in process inspector

As the flow of the instance flows, tasks appear in the process inspector. Those task is ordered by task id but Task ID aren't guaranteed to be in sequential order, especially in cluster environments. Task ID are picked up in buckets and it is poss...
2 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

When using the get next function, if the user picks the last item in the inbasket they get a message "no more work items" when the dispatch the work item

The behavior where if the last work item is picked, and it reports 'no more items' is the behavior that was inherited from the prior release and is how the in-basket current processes work. If the customer would like it to behave differently, then...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Document Title / Document Name

When the user opens a case, the document widget defaults to sorting by "Document Title / Document Name". The business is requesting the default sort be on "Date Added / Added On" instead. Currently we can't find a way to change the default sort or...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Dynamic Filter for all the inbaskets on page load

We have implemented Dynamic Filter for all the inbaskets, on initial load only first inbasket is filtering and other for inbaskets after clicking on them they are filtering but not on initila load. Have a way to filter all the inbaksets for a spec...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

BPM Mail notification on CP4BA on container

We are currently using CP4BA on container, our case activities are BPM Based process/workflow. We need to notify the business users that they've tasks to process. In the current version using Navigator/case client UI, the users are only notified f...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Future consideration

Copy paste images into Rich text editor

It is very much requirements from clients to allow them to Add images/ Copy paste / Attach screenshots through ctrl+c, ctrl+v or copy paste option.
11 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provide Daeja View Toolkit for BAW

We use Daeja View embedded into BAW using a toolkit originally created by an IBM employee (https://us-south.git.cloud.ibm.com/schwarzs/bpm-ui-Daeja.Document.Viewer/-/tree/master). This toolkit is very useful but is now showing it's age as BAW has ...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 6 Planned for future release

Support BAW Designer for CNCF

Business Automation Workflow has been made available on CNCF Kubernetes clusters. However, it's nowhere documented that this does not cover the development environment (workflow center). For consistency, clients ask for a CNCF version of the devel...
12 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provide REST API capability to create a BAW group

Customer needs the ability to create a BPM/BAW group, without being directly present on the server or requiring custom code.Currently a customer must be present in Process Admin Console's "Group Management" to create a group.The only API currently...
24 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration