Skip to Main Content
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.


ADD A NEW IDEA

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

Showing 1973 of 1973

Allow the descriptions added to metadata fields to be viewable in Analysis Mode

Currently you have to exit Analysis mode to see the descriptions that have been added to metadata fields that you just hover over to view. We would like this same functionality in Analysis Mode so as we trying to view certain metadata fields and f...
2 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

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 ...
3 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Adding "extra signers" using the built-in DocuSign Plugin

The feedback from the field was that many customers like the DocuSign plugin. But currently our implementation offers only the access to static templates that are assigned to the user that is requesting a document to be signed. This means they hav...
15 days ago in Content Navigator 1 Future consideration

Allow scheduling of Rule runner threads

There may be times when you want certain tasks to only run during certain times - maybe off hours. It would be nice to either be able to configure threads to be enabled/disabled for set times instead of manually having to enable and disable. An ex...
9 days ago in Datacap 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...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Planned for future release

Need developer to be able to upload a decision to Decision Center without requiring roles rtsAdmin or rtsInstaller. The core roles grant to much access to developers.

Need functionality that would permit a developer to upload a decision from Rule Designer without giving them rtsAdmin or rtsInstaller permission because they should not require that much permission.
5 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Submitted

Translation mechanism for ICN custom menus

When changing regional settings, no translation mechanism exists to manage localized values of custom menus is ICN. The custom menu value should be able to be localized, and not be a fixed value. For example : I create new actions through a plugin...
18 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Feature enhancement request for Content Manager API to support multi-threading.

We have been consistently experiencing issue with ICN which is related to how the application is utilized. It looks like users are opening multiple browser sessions when using ICN which in turn are creating web container threads deadlocks. These a...
2 months ago in Content Manager (CM8) 1 Under review

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.
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Future consideration

Modify Deployment Configuration on Closed Release

Allow deployment configuration files to be modified in a closed release so that we can deploy to other environments that may not have been selected in the original deployment configuration. As of today, we have to create a new release to do this,...
23 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Under review