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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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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.


Cloud Pak for Business Automation

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Update Container Reference Architecture for CP4BA.

Our existing reference architecture for our container platform based CP4BA is 2 years old. Reference architecture is viewed as "table steaks" in terms of selling software. It is requested in EVERY RFP/RFI. It is often requested/required by our cli...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Planned for future release

Handle and display compoud documents (Parent-child-connection)

At the moment, the handling of compound documents in the IBM Content Navigator via Cloud Pak for Business Automation is not very convenient and continuously in the IBM Content Navigator. The display as well isn't that useful. In the attached docum...
13 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Online Backup and Restore

Availability of online backup and restore features and capabilities in Cloud Pak for Business Automation

Provision of Turbonomic Operator Resource Mappings for the Cloud Pak for Business Automation to allow automated resource management

IBM Turbonomic Application Resource Management is used to dynamically manage IT resources to ensure application performance while avoiding infrastructure waste. Applying the Turbonomic Kubernetes Optimization use case to the Cloud Pack for Busines...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Planned for future release

UI_Preferred_Logon prohibits to add users or groups to the ZEN administration

Our endusers would like to be brought directly to navigator after having selected the URL in their brwosers. We are using OICD and this works great. Because we want to supress the dialog where you could select the authentication methods we have co...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Future consideration

CP4BA support for ROSA HCP

In Mapfre we have the possibility to deploy CP4BA in ROSA, but it would be more convenient for the client to use ROSA HCP, so we are asking to provide official support for ROSA HCP in CP4BA.

Windows Authentication Support for CP4BA Database connections

Currently traditional BAW supports both SQL Server and Windows authentication methods. However, CP4BA only has the SQL Server authentication support. Some organization policies do not allow using SQL server authentication when databases are runnin...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Planned for future release

Improve the Zen Access Control UI to manage non-LDAP groups

Today, it is possible to add a non-LDAP group via the API /v2/groups/{group_id}/members, even if the documentation seems to imply that this should work only with 'ldap_groups' groups:
26 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

IM/Zen support for authentication/authorization with OIDC+LDAP

CPFS Support for OIDC+LDAP ( to support CP4BA migration use cases) Description: The main request is about support for OIDC+LDAP in IM, but this RFE has in fact a much broader scope.It also includes requests for:improvements to the IM UI, to make i...
26 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

I would like for CP4BA routes to be able to use OpenShift platform certificates instead of requiring custom certificates with keys

In my environment, the platform team are allowed to use long duration certificates, and have configured one for the OpenShift platform certificate and AWS load balancer used by our Cloud Pak for Business Automation install. We need to use custom c...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 6 Future consideration