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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 (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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FileNet Content Manager (CPE)

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Solution packaging and deployement using both BA Studio and ACCE configuration

The goal is to automate as much as possible the CP4A/BA Studio solution deployment. For the moment, when you design a solution within BA Studio, for the document management part, you can only configure the document types, associated properties and...
about 3 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

FileNet Object Stores and definitions created by a CR Defintion

It would be really good have a FileNet Operator that created object stores and definitions based on a CRD in OpenShift with an appropriate operator. This would also help in the installation process making things far easier to debug.
about 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Future consideration

It would be preferred to be able to make a choice list value as deprecated or similar so that it could still be valid but not selected for new docs. 

ADMINISTRATION CONSOLE > Object Store 1. It would be preferred to be able to make a choice list value as deprecated or similar so that it could still be valid but not selected for new docs. 2. Looking to make "choiceless" items that are valid v...
12 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Support of Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Systems to run against Read Only RDBMS and File Storage

Typically on premise systems have either a Production/Disaster Recovery or Production/Bunker/Disaster Recovery live / production system deployment model. In this model, if changes (upgrades, patches, JVM arguments & configs, web container patc...
11 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

FileNet Deployment Manager (FDM) allow for one souce object store to many target object stores in half mapping.

Often there is a need to propagate the same object to multiple target object stores for data model consistency or for common configuration / objects shared and used across object stores, examples are: common classes, common property templates, com...
11 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Content Platform Engine Storage Area Metric Count Anomalies Correction Script

During ingestion and deletions we often see miscounts in the storage area metrics, leading to for instance negative counts in a storage area if swept content from an area to another area (change of device type, migration to object storage). We hav...
about 2 years ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Future consideration

Add PostgreSQL as a supported relational database for Traditional (on-Prem) Content Manager (CPE) in addition to the Container release.

Adding PostgreSQL as a supported relational database would provide a low cost, open source option for the deployment of FileNet Content Manger and it is already qualified with the CPE container release.
about 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 2 Future consideration

Support for Huawei S3 storage

We want to migrate from a 'Traditional Content Platform Engine' to a 'Containerized Content Platform Engine' environment. There is need to store our documents on a S3 storage solution. Our (on premise) S3 storage solution is based on Huawei Storag...
4 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Cyberark JDBC Connector enhancement

The Cyberark Credential Mapper connector would allow us to automate password rotation for all of our jdbc connections in Filenet. See the following article: Credential Mapper for WebSphere Classic: https://docs.cyberark.com/AAM-CP/Latest/en/Conten...
7 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Provide a Virtual Instance Configurable Limit on Number of Concurrent Sweeps Allowed

We have observed, within a site that if multiple sweeps are running and restarts of JVMs happen during sweep processing, all running sweeps can potentially realign to the first active JVM post restart and therefore overload the JVM/Server. In case...
about 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration