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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 (

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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,

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  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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Pinned ideas

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
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...

All ideas

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Enable document downloads at Application group API level in CMOD (Without using ODFolder)

Why is it useful - Currently if any developer wants to do bulk ingestion that is possible via Application Group level APIs, reference - However if we want to extract documents...
about 24 hours ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Submitted

client should be able to customize Advanced Search page in Case Client

As of now, Advanced Search page is not allowed customized(please refer to the screenshot advancedsearch2.png). Sometimes users would like to hide some search condition or add some notes in the page. It is reasonable. But it is not allowed in curre...
2 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted


When writing messages to the cmod system log application group, add the dns or ip address of the arssockd task that wrote the message. We have multiple started tasks and this information would be helpful at troubleshooting time minimally messages ...
4 days ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Submitted

Customer wants to be able to sign documents from Content Naviagtor

Currently Davita has to use DocuSign for all signatures and every signature has a cost. If there was a way to include a signature option with a custom plugin or with Daeja, this could save the customer having to pay for every signature.
5 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

When using the API to export Dashboards, the API should first apply any saved filters to the output exported to the .csv file.

Currently when exporting the dashboard no saved filters are applied, which results in having to manually apply them to the .csv file produced using another tool.
6 days ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 0 Submitted

JBPM - Control Registration of TaskCleanUpProcessEventListener

Hello all, We are looking for a way in order to be able to control the registration of TaskCleanUpProcessEventListener which causes unnecessary database queries. Open source code reference at link :: Currently the only ...
6 days ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Submitted

convert multi-value property from default system table to its own table

this is a feature to persist multi-value property to its own table However, for existing multi-value property, current...
6 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted


7 days ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 0 Submitted

Role Process Application Administrators should be able to access environment variables of their process application in Process Admin Console

At VKB we are currently discussing the use of the role „Process Application Administrators“. Our understanding about such a role is different to how it is implemented in BAW. Users in the role „Process Application Administrators“ have the appropri...
8 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Define composite search criteria on more than one property template in Search Template

Over the years of using the FileNet Content management system, customer environment end up having alias property templates to describe the same index information of the document. A line of business might create a document and index a property on a...
8 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted