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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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 (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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Cloud Pak for Business Automation

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CP4BA 22.0.2 (FCN 5.5.10) on Containers implemented readOnlyRootFilesystem, there are some cases where this feature should be able to be disabled

We have a customer that uses Dynatrace OneAgent that does code insertions on pods to install its agent. This was preventing FileNet Operator from being able to bring up application pods on an AWS EKS cluster due to the readOnlyRootFilesystem.
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Planned for future release

Support for OpenLDAP

My customer, a Dutch Government Data Center, uses OpenLDAP in production. Due to her selection of CP4BA and CP4D she is forced to - also support IBM Security Directory Server or Microsoft Active Directory. - or manually maintain user / groups for ...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Planned for future release

BAI support on EKS

Allianz UK is using BAW /Case Manager with Case Analyzer and Cognos traditional on WAS. Allianz is migrating all existing FileNet / BAW implementations to AWS with native EKS Allianz asked for a roadmap using IBM BAI in this environment to replace...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Planned for future release

Deployment of Common Services in the same namespace as CP4BA

With a dedicated installation of Common Service (i.e. one CS deployment per CP4BA deployment) we have to deploy CS in a dedicated namespace and with dedicated cp-console route. In order to reduce the amount of configuration at the OCP and reverse ...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Planned for future release

Add a guardrail feature in CP4BA to avoid Elastic Mapping Explosion or alert them upon reaching a certain threshold

Elastic Search has a known issue called "Mapping Explosion" (More about it here: https://www.elastic.co/blog/3-ways-to-prevent-mapping-explosion-in-elasticsearch), the issue is CP4BA by default is configured to use 1000 fields in Elastic and when ...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Planned for future release