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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.


Content and Capture Services - other

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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.
4 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

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...
4 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

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...
4 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

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...
4 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

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...
4 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

Improve FileNet UI and UX

The UI needs to be more user friendly to avoid unnecessary clicks to reduce human error and the time spent searching for documents.
4 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

Mask P8admin display name.

The customer needs an easy way to change the display name of P8admin for systemic tasks due to a security rule of never displaying admin users. In the case of a security breach, by having an admin user named in the system will make it easier for h...
4 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

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.
29 days 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...
26 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted

Support .NET Core for IBM P8 libraries

Upgrade IBM P8 .NET integration libraries to support .NET core. Since the DLLs are still using .NET 2.0 framework, its not even possible to write a wrapper and use them in .NET core. With .NET core becoming popular and the best option and most eff...
27 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Submitted