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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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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...
2 days ago in Datacap 0 Submitted

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...
8 days ago in Content Navigator 1 Submitted

Set SMSESSION=userid as a json header instead of using a cookie.

The utility the customer is using is much easier to set JSON headers than cookies, set SMSESSION=userid as a json and TMWeb is able to then use SSO after selecting the Application and station. Several of the customer's applications use this code t...
about 23 hours ago in Datacap 0 Submitted

"Hover Dialog" for annotations to present real user name instead or in addition to a technical user, that is used to connect to the backend content repository

When using Daeja as part of a custom application, the "Hover Dialog" for annotations should display the real user name using the application instead or in addition to a technical user that is used by the application to connect to the content store...
1 day ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Submitted

ODM Helm deployments in OpenShift - related to security requirements for handling passwords and secrets.

The main issue is how passwords/secrets are managed within ODM Helm chart deployments in OpenShift. Since unencrypted passwords (i.e. cleartext) cannot be used due to your security requirements, CyberArk is being used as a credential vault to mana...
2 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Submitted

Enhancements on the recorder

The recorder will map more applications through natural utilization, and automatic component detection and will not depend on Windows drivers. Users require that because the target applications are generally automation blockers when surface automa...
2 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

ODM Language Translations

If there are any options available where ODM tool can return/translate the text/description in the Spanish/Chinese, etc.., used for language translation in runtime. Example: Condition/Input will be in English, Action/Output in other languages (Spa...
2 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Submitted

"Active Processes Currently Executing" table in Process Monitor should have a filtering feature specified date and time.

The paging feature on the "Active Processes Currently Executing" in Process Monitor only allows moving from one page to the other. This becomes tedious where there are many pages of processes. There should be a feature where customers can filter a...
2 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Exception Handling Enhancements

We propose the following key enhancements to the platform's exception handling capabilities. Command-Level Exception Handling Built-in Retry Options: Add built-in options within individual commands to retry operations in case of exceptions, with c...
2 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

REST calls via proxy

Add functionality to set up proxy for REST calls in BPMRESTRequest ()
2 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted