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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:

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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,

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.




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When a DCDesktop panel opens up, the cursor should land on a particular field consistently.

The customer desires consistency as far as the cursor landing in a particular field each time a DCDesktop panel is opened.
1 day ago in Datacap 0 Submitted

Scan to PDF in Datacap Navigator

We would like the ability to scan directly to an ICN entry template as a PDF. The Datacap Navigator transactional capture allows scanning directly to an entry template but only as a jpeg or tif image. We have customers that don't necessarily need ...
4 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Persist data between documents in a batch in Datacap Navigator

We have customized the index screen so when the indexer selects the 'Persist Date' checkbox, the indexing screen remembers the received date and populates the field for each document in the batch. When the indexer selects the 'Persist Doc Type' ch...
5 months ago in Datacap 1 Future consideration

Perform action when tabbing out of field in Datacap Navigator.

In the thick client, when the user leaves certain fields, it performs a lookup to an Oracle database to populate other fields. This is achieved using the fieldname.LostFocus event. I'm not sure if there is an equivalent to the LostFocus event in t...
5 months ago in Datacap 1 Future consideration

Split combined documents

During home loans application to a bank, applicant scans and submit ID, account statement, payslip, proof of address as one document. The homeloan assessor wants to automate the processing of splitting the documents and classify
30 days ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Latest version of Microsoft Report Viewer should be supported with latest Datacap Report Viewer (RV2)

Microsoft is no longer supporting the current version of MS ReportViewer 2010 Redistributable which is currently included with Datacap 9.1.9 iFix3.
about 1 month ago in Datacap 0 Planned for future release

Impliment true off line scanning

Continue scanning when central system is not running
about 1 month ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

For each fix pack or new version of Datacap, backup, save, all configurations and registry tunes and reapply as the last install step.

Customers constantly have to waste time and resources checking and resetting the previous settings and registry tunes in Datacap after every patch or new DC version.
9 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Enhancement request to introduce a new http / https based health check page to ensure that TMS service is up and responsive.

Datacap Taskmaster servers are setup for using IBM Cloud Load Balancer. Enhancement request to introduce a new http / https based health check page to ensure that TMS service is up and responsive. Currently Datacap do not have any health check for...
about 1 month ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

A large Datacap customer want s to add database connection pooling to the product It appears we may be able to use .NET's connection pooling ability by merely adding the following to the DB connection string: ;Pooling=true;Min Pool Size=<x>;Max Pool Size=<xxx>; " We need DEV/ENG to test this and provide support if the test achieves the desired results.

In order for an enterprise application to scale, connection pooling is needed.
2 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration