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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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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.


Content and Capture Services - other

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In IBM Content Collector create a new collector that can connect to and archive content from S3 storage

S3 storage is becoming more frequently used for various applications and it would be useful to be able to access and archive content from this type of storage.
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Under review

Add a warning about possible data loss when Removing a Property Definition from a Document Class Definiton

Users would be warned about the possibility that metadata could be lost when property definitions are removed from a Document class if the class it is being removed from is the only one using the property definition. On SQL server the column defin...
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

Netapp SnapLock Customers are not welcome in the containerized world

There are many customers in the fields which are using FileNet Content Manager since years successfully in combination with Netapp SnapLock volumes. They have created many volumes due to compliance reasons. They have grouped volumes for each year ...
7 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 1 Future consideration

ICN Datacap Plugin for Fingerprint Maintenance

I think the Datacap industry needs a way for Datacap Operators to perform all of the activities in the DStudio Zones tab but using ICN. If we had a plugin that allowed an operator to tweak zones and see FP stats that would be awesome.
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

IBM JDK 17 or latest version support for FileNet Content Management

FileNet Content Management currently supports only IBM JDK 8 with traditional WebSphere. Though IBM JDK 8 is long term supported the industry has already moved to the latest version of JDK. Currently only the liberty supports with latest JDK. Need...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Under review

Feature to filter starred/favorite documents.

There is no way to create a report/use a filter with the documents flagged as favorite by the customer, so it seems that we don’t have any real benefits for the customer.
2 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Future consideration

Feature to monitor and rank the most accessed documents.

The customer needs a report from the most accessed document for marketing, model creation and quality auditing. Right now, the only event monitoring we have doesn’t seem to register when a user opens a document and the deep event monitoring, we ha...
2 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 2 Functionality already exists

Create a user-dictionary for UI elements translation.

When changing the system language, only the prebuild/vanilla textual elements are translated. This became a problem when the customer needs to use the solution in a multi-language setting because the labels or any textual elements created by the u...
2 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Future consideration

Include a mandatory index primary key for documents tables.

Due to the ability of creating document codes using integers or strings, in the case of a strategy change, the effort needed to include a new index and then fix the created structure is huge. By having a mix between string and integers, the orderi...
2 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Not under consideration

Create a document-name column in the database to improve the documents searching.

Right now, when you upload a document the name you insert is created as a variable and this is a problem for Latin languages because we use a lot of special characters. We don’t have a fuzzy feature for the search, so, unless the customer writes t...
2 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Not under consideration