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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.


Pinned ideas

PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...
PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all

All ideas

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A bulk update facility in updating same data fields with the same data for multiple process\activity boxes.

A bulk update facility is now becoming a must. We are waiting days and sometimes weeks updating the same data fields with the same data, and wasting hours and hours of time on this and this time can definitely be spent on more pressing items of work.
3 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

A pop up every time the edit pencil is pressed

A pop up every time the edit pencil is pressed, asking user if they'd like to take a snapshot before editing. This helps in versioning control of all the process documented in Blueworks. Provide great change governance in a regulated organization....
3 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

ICC Mail should support start supporting MS Graph Rest API (eliminate need to install Outlook client on server)

In current versions of Content Collector 4.0.1, ICC relies on an Outlook client installation to get access to required libraries and the option to create a profile. This requirement is more often refused by security departments. Microsoft strategy...
4 days ago in Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files 0 Future consideration

User audit logging

A rest API or a feature to fetch the last login details of all users in process Center and Process servers.
5 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Make Simple Search Filters configurable.

This would improve the usability of the Simple Search for Org.
7 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

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...
7 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

DATACAP - Suggestions in ICN lists

Searchs in ICN pannel lists will be more readables for users.At the moment when in a list there is an item like "Word1 Word2 Word3"If a user type : "Wo" there is a suggestion showing "Word1 Word2 Word3" If a user type "Word1" the suggestion is "Wo...
7 days ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration


Customer needs to deploy BAMoE on GCP in Q4 2024. For this to happen, customer needs BAMoE supported on RHOCP (or GKE) on GCP. IBM needs the approval from D&B ARB (Architectural Review Board) this month to approve the project. For this, we nee...
8 days ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Submitted

Functionality for limiting the total number of bots running concurrently across a group of computers

There is currently no functionality for limiting the total number of bots running concurrently across a group of computers.
8 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

IBM Content Navigator (ICN) for MS Office (NMO) Outlook-Addin adds the wrong MIME-type for an email

When uploading an e-mail to ICN using NMO in MS Office, the MIME-type property of the resulting document in FileNet is set to 'application/x-filenet-filetype-msg'. However, when adding an email in the ICN desktop, the file has the correct mimetype...
8 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted