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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 (

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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:

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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 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

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Pinned ideas

PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all
PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...

All ideas

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For email notifications to be provided to the person who has launched a workflow task, if the workflow task is not completed by the task due date

This would be useful to remind the user that a workflow task has not been completed. This would benefit the user in being able to contact the approver of the task and remind them of their overdue task. This could work by IBM Blueworks sending a da...
about 17 hours ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Redhat Decision Manager is crashing when a rule goes into infinite loop

The Redhat Decision Manager (Version 7.12) crashes because of out of memory when a user written rule goes into infinite loop when unit tested in Decision Manager. We have got multiple users working on RHDM. When a user writes a loop that goes on i...
1 day ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Submitted

Selection fields added to export

When exporting information from spaces/maps you can do this in different formats which have varying levels of information depending on the way it is exported (e.g. word document exports process information all meta data etc, whereas powerpoint doe...
1 day ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

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

Based on current BAW documentation: "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

Improvements in TM and PM integration - Add TM recorded Task to continue a event log based Process.

See the following situation: 1- An application emits event logs for a specific App as part of the process. 2- Later, the users must perform a series of actions on their machines to complete the process. Those actions are recorded in IBM Task Minin...
7 days ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 1 Submitted

Add hint on Task Mining Agent to indicate the need of ctrl-clicking application

When using Task Mining Agent, you need to select some applications to start working with it. Once you click on the option to select the application, it's necessary to press Ctrl + Click to perform the selection but this is unclear to a first-time ...
7 days ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 0 Submitted

Import / export excel files via Rule Designer

In Rule Designer (Windows) we would like to import excel files to decision tables and export decision tables to excel files.
9 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

Allow drag and drop of folders with contents in navigator

End users usually upload large number of files and folders in ICN. Though ICN allows drag and drop of documents, users ae unable to do this with folders. They have to manually select each folder (create, if not available) and upload documents there.
10 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

More colors for Analytics/Dashboard graphs

When drawing graphs in dashboard, we can see data from different activity or resource will be showed in different colours for better understanding. However, the types of colors is limited to 10. Therfore, if there are more than 10 kinds of data sh...
10 days ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 0 Submitted

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