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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 Manager (CM8)

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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...
3 months ago in Content Manager (CM8) 1 Future consideration

Add support for generating and deleting Database Connection ID's in the CM Administration Plug-in for Content Navigator

The CM System Administration client allows you to create and delete Database Connection IDs which creates these users in the CM repository. This is the functionality that is found under the Tools -> Manage Database Connection ID. We often need ...
3 months ago in Content Manager (CM8) 0 Under review

Make CM8 API Threadsafe

We use IBM Content Navigator and IBM Content Manager 8 (CM8) as our repository. Our users access Content Navigator for searching and they use the URL Linking API to view documents. We started running into memory issues on our application servers a...
over 2 years ago in Content Manager (CM8) 3 Future consideration

Limit usage of cmwebsvc (SOAP+REST)

End users should only be able to access CM via Content Navigator. They should not be able to use cmwebsvc to interact with the library server. We need a way to restrict usage of cmwebsvc to specific user, groups, etc.
5 months ago in Content Manager (CM8) 0 Future consideration

1og4j2.x support in CM 8.6

Customer wants CM 8.6 to use log4j2.x. Currently, log4j1.x is used in CM 86, which is not maintained any more
almost 2 years ago in Content Manager (CM8) 0 Not under consideration

RDS Oracle EE on AWS as one of the supported database for IBM Content Manager

Our organization is migrating on-premise Content Manager to AWS cloud. As per official documentation, only DB2 and Oracle database are supported for Content Manager version 8.7. RDS Oracle EE is the approved database service on AWS for this applic...
about 1 year ago in Content Manager (CM8) 0 Future consideration