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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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  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


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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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Request For the WCAG 2.1 accessibility support for BAW , expecially the ‘out the box’ BAW coaches for example the Portal page

Hi BAW Product Dev. Team,Hope you are doing well Our key customer, HSBC, have recently been conducting accessibly testing on the UI. They are testing against the WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards. They found that a small number of the ‘out the box’...
1 day ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Show number of instances on a subprocess without having to drill down in Process Performance Diagram tab

Use case: When business users want to see the status and number of instances active for each subprocess at the top level The Process Portal Process Performance diagram tab shows the number of active instances for each activity in the Process App. ...
5 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Process Inspector: alphanumerical sorting the list of installed snapshots

In the left sidebar of the Process Inspector you can filter the instances based on certain Process App snapshots. The list of installed Process Apps are sorted, but for each Process App, the list of snapshots is not. (On some environments they see...
29 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Support Dynamic Event Framework on BAW standalone container without BAI

This is the feature currently support on VM version, we need some way to get the events from BAW while we can't use BAI as it only support on Openshift
15 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Process Inspector: alphanumerical sorting the list of installed snapshots

In the left sidebar of the Process Inspector you can filter the instances based on certain Process App snapshots. The list of installed Process Apps are sorted, but for each Process App, the list of snapshots is not. (On some environments they see...
29 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

CSHS - Allow Multiple outgoing connections from nested services.

In CSHS nested services, currently we are allowed to have multiple end events. But the limitation of having only single outbound connection prevents us from directly mapping those connections. Due to this, We have to use a decision gateway and dec...
27 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

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...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

MS SQL Server with jdbc > 10.2

It appears that MS SQL jdbc drivers > 10.2 have a change in behaviour related to ssl. The command BPMConfig -validate -db c:\IBM\bawinst\PC\Advanced-PC-ThreeClusters-SQLServer.properties fails with the following error CWMCB0313E: An error occur...
7 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Export / import process instances from a backup in case of disaster or loss of data

Sometimes it could happens that a process instance get lost, and we would being able to import this instance without impacting on the running instance. Let me pose 2 examples: Example 1: During a disaster a lot of instance could have been lost, bu...
about 1 month 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...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration