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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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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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Improvement of command 'Create from Data Table'

Currently, command Create from Data Table does not save Datatable columns with their format ( number as number, date as date ) but as the excel where it is saved is formatted. A switch option to keep format of Data table would be very beneficial. ...
1 day ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Submitted

Possibility to delete Queues, Possibility to delete/update Processes

Possibility to delete processes was taged here as delivered within . But this is not true. Only to delete Computers has been delivered. Delete obsolute processes or update variables within it is very useful ...
5 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

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...
6 days ago in Content Manager (CM8) 1 Submitted

Multiple user able to delete/edit connections in the Control Center

Today when a connection is created in the Control Center only the user who created can edit and delete that connection. It will be useful to have more than one user with this permission to avoid the dependencies. Imagine a scenario in which the de...
about 7 hours ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

set variable, substitute variable and not concatenate

When you want to set a value for a variable, in the input of which variable you want to set the variable doesnt substitute the previous variable if it was. It should be a select and not an append.
about 3 hours ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Datacap Navigator verify client, vertical scrollbar batchtreeview should persist when marking a page for delete

Currently in Datacap Navigator Verify, the batchtreeview returns to the top of the list, once a page is marked for deletion, when the page is very low in the list.
about 4 hours ago in Datacap 0 Submitted

Create APIs to delete unused Resources and Libraries in RES

Our company is automating the deletion of unused RuleSets in Rule Execution Server by using some of the existing APIs. We would also like to automate the deletion of any unused Resources and Libraries. Having APIs to accomplish this task would all...
about 7 hours ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Submitted

Support search within PDF annotations content

Right now, users can search for PDFs via IBM Content Navigator using Content Search Services. The results include those documents that have the specific wording searched within PDF native annotations (PDF forms, for example). But, once the user op...
about 12 hours ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Submitted

Cluster should show Failed whenever deployment failed.

CP4BA deployment should show Failed whenever deployment failed.
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

When using the API to export Dashboards, the API should first apply any saved filters to the output exported to the .csv file.

Currently when exporting the dashboard no saved filters are applied, which results in having to manually apply them to the .csv file produced using another tool.
about 2 months ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 0