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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).


Shape the future of IBM!

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:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas
  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 Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining


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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Managing navigator access points to allow multiple clients on the same URL in a CP4BA environment.

Clients who want to access the Case Client, using other different URLs instead of the default one. For now when they are trying to access the case client from a different route, it fails with CORS error. Seems the content navigator plugin is calli...
11 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Include Gantt Chart and Diagram feature in BAW or a similar view for workflows

There is a limitation of using federated Process Portal with BAW product, the Gantt Chart feature is not available in the container version. Although in several cases, a complete diagram workflow shows the user more information or details of the w...
16 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Add "Email Send IBM BPM Email" service into System Data toolkit for BAW Container environment

Based on current BAW documentation: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/baw/22.x?topic=reference-system-data-toolkit "Email Send IBM BPM Email" service is not supported in BAW container version, which causes the existing applications developed from BAW on...
5 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

PFS able to federate multiple cells in different namespaces on the same cluster.

It is needed for PFS on Cloud Pak for Business Automation to be able to federate cells on-premise/traditional BAW and also other cells in different namespaces on the same cluster where PFS is instantiated. This has already been discussed with Seba...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Enhancement to replace pivot table solution

BAW acceleration tool uses the pivot tables to improve the search performance, but this solution is not so perfect, refer to below. 1. BAW is a shared environment, all the process apps' data are store in pivots tables 2. as every process flow ha...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BAW backward-compatibility issue of v21.0.3 (Case Management Function) for BAW v22.0.2 container platform in Cloud

Hi BAW product team, Our customer is performing the function test on BAW v22.0.2. They deploy the BAW on Google cloud container platform without Openshift. When they tried to export the BAW solution package from v21.0.3 to BAW v22.0.2. They found ...
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

IBM BAW on CP4BA plugin to accept same WSDL format of type "document" in container and non container environment.

We have identified an incompatibility with WSDL generated by IBM ODM while importing that WSDL in IBM BAW environment, if the Target environment of the toolkit is set to "TRAD or CON" "Traditional or Container".It was working perfectly as expected...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Under review

To support installing multiple TOS with operator for baw container version

For case management, the case solution max property number is limited by database table max support column number, e.g. Oracle table max column is 1000. In our current situation, a case solution usually has hundreds properties, then one TOS can on...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Under review

Enhancement Request for executing the acceleration api or acceleration tool of BAW in a better approach in Container Platform of GCP

Our customer is using BAW 22.0.2 in Container platform of Google Cloud. They found that, in their live system environment (i.e. container platform), the execution of the acceleration tool (i.e. restful api) will be failed if process instance is ru...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add missing features from Traditional BAW environment System Data toolkit in Cloud Pak for Business Automation

Several features or components available in Traditional BAW - System Data toolkit are removed from the Cloud Pak for Business Automation (CP4BA) System Data toolkit. CP4BA "System Data" toolkit has only SQL integration components available and doe...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Under review