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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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Business Automation Workflow

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Process instance migration when moving from traditional to container

IBM has a tool to migrate instances when it is traditional to traditional.The idea is a similar tool, however, to a different platform. Tool must perform a process instance migration from traditional to container platform.
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Future consideration

Option to disable 'ADVANCED COMPRESSION' on Case History store level even though the capaibility is available on Oracle DB server level.

Case History store automatically use function 'ADVANCED COMPRESSION' when it is available (https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/1097385). If the Case History store is configured to use an Oracle database and the Oracle server has ADVANCED compre...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Increase character Limit for USER_NAME value in lsw_user_xref table to 113

Microsoft AD UPN has a character limit of 113 and IBM BAW lsw_usr_xref table has character limit of 64 characters. usernames with characters more than 64 cannot be properly configured on IBM BAW. An increase in char Limit to 113 as Active director...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

New Data Mapping dialog in Process Center 23.0.1 should differ between input, output and private variables.

Case TS014697681 was opened to address that the new data mapping dialog does not differ between input, output and private variables.We were told in the case:"It's irrelevant as to what tab you are on (input mapping, output mapping) as to what vari...
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The new data mapping dialog in PC 23.0.1 should switch between graphical and JS input and wait for input or leave the existing one instead of emptying the existing values.

After our move to BAW 23.0.1 and Process Center 23.0.1 we were struggling with the new data mapping dialog and opened case TS014292733. We started with data mapping as defined prior to 23.0.1 and see the "JS" marker. Then we switch to JS mode and ...
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Git integration for Process App and Toolkit Exports

Having a fully git integration, to use merge and pull requests outside of Process/Workflow Center is essential for working on different Workflow Centers. In huge organizations and also working from different organizations, it is necessary to have ...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Revert input/output variable mapping to classic view to remove extra steps

Users are facing challenges with BAW 23.0.1's new variable mapping process, finding it cumbersome due to extra clicks and complexity, especially in complex projects. The classic mapping offered quicker, more straightforward access to variable usag...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Refactor the Input and output mapping for Processes

You recently changed the way we assigned input/output data to a System Task while designing a Process. But honestly this is not good at all : it's a complete waste of time to work with the new design. 1) you cannot see the input/output data of the...
23 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Remove the case-sensitivity check when an instance is launched in PFS Process Portal

As worked on case TS013115945, when a user is updated in LDAP from lower to uppercase of vice-versa, PFS and BAW does not update the user as expected since it checks the full path with no case-sensitivity… if it matches the exact same path, it’s s...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Option to reset the service result cache in BAW Process Admin Console

In Process Admin Console (under 'Manage Caches') interface, there is currently no option to perform flush/reset operation for Service Result Cache in scenarios where some data change happens (for eg - when users sometimes modify the catalogs which...
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Future consideration