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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 (

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

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


Pinned ideas

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...
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

All ideas

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A bulk update facility in updating same data fields with the same data for multiple process\activity boxes.

A bulk update facility is now becoming a must. We are waiting days and sometimes weeks updating the same data fields with the same data, and wasting hours and hours of time on this and this time can definitely be spent on more pressing items of work.
1 day ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

A pop up every time the edit pencil is pressed

A pop up every time the edit pencil is pressed, asking user if they'd like to take a snapshot before editing. This helps in versioning control of all the process documented in Blueworks. Provide great change governance in a regulated organization....
1 day ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

ICC Mail should support start supporting MS Graph Rest API (eliminate need to install Outlook client on server)

In current versions of Content Collector 4.0.1, ICC relies on an Outlook client installation to get access to required libraries and the option to create a profile. This requirement is more often refused by security departments. Microsoft strategy...
2 days ago in Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files 0 Future consideration

Handle and display compoud documents (Parent-child-connection)

At the moment, the handling of compound documents in the IBM Content Navigator via Cloud Pak for Business Automation is not very convenient and continuously in the IBM Content Navigator. The display as well isn't that useful. In the attached docum...
5 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted


Customer needs to deploy BAMoE on GCP in Q4 2024. For this to happen, customer needs BAMoE supported on RHOCP (or GKE) on GCP. IBM needs the approval from D&B ARB (Architectural Review Board) this month to approve the project. For this, we nee...
5 days ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Submitted

Update Container Reference Architecture for CP4BA.

Our existing reference architecture for our container platform based CP4BA is 2 years old. Reference architecture is viewed as "table steaks" in terms of selling software. It is requested in EVERY RFP/RFI. It is often requested/required by our cli...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Planned for future release

User audit logging

A rest API or a feature to fetch the last login details of all users in process Center and Process servers.
3 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Content Navigator Configuration & Deployment tool support on Shared Network Drive

Customer has an architectural requirement to install and deploy Content Navigator on Shared Network Drive which is not a supported method until now.
12 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

Move all functionality that requires modification of the product .war files (like secured htds & dynamic domains) into the product itself

With installation and management of the product needing more and more to be 100% automated, it becomes increasingly difficult to maintain one-off instances of RES & Decision Center when the DecisionCenter.war and DecisionService.war files have...
12 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Emergency exit for a running bot

Currently, RPA is not offering any way to abort a bot when it's running if a user does not have admin rights to kill the running process. Even if the user has such admin rights, it's not recommended to use this method as it will remain unclear whi...
11 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted