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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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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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  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

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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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Limit usage of cmwebsvc (SOAP+REST)

End users should only be able to access CM via Content Navigator. They should not be able to use cmwebsvc to interact with the library server. We need a way to restrict usage of cmwebsvc to specific user, groups, etc.
13 days ago in Content Manager (CM8) 0 Under review

Enhance Business Console Test Report window to filter out all passed test cases and only show those cases that failed.

Currently, the Business Console Test Report window has the ability to filter on entered search criteria. We would like to have either a keyword to enter (like "Failed") or some way to click on something that filters out all the successful tests an...
16 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Under review

Export/import of project security details of a decision service as Decision Center REST API

Applying project security of a decision service through automation can be achieved by having this feature as OOTB API. This will help in reducing manual work of applying project security via Administration tab every time new decision service is cr...
21 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Some super-user of ADS should have admin rights on all decision projects

Without that super-user authorization, there is no way to truly administer ADS projects. There could be numerous erroneous projects that need to be cleaned up. There could also be situations where an owner/creator of a project leaves - In that sit...
21 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Non-admin users need to be able to see who is authorized (and how) for a decision project.

When trying to open the collaborators page of a ADS project, get an error: "User is not authorized to perform this action on this decision automation,..." It seems to me that we might be getting the error because we are not admins on the decision ...
21 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Add a REST endpoint to retrieve a rule analysis report from the Decision Center

Through a REST endpoint, we want to generate reports (similar to those already available within the Rule Designer) and forward them to the respective departments. The entire process would then be a fully automated solution without user interaction.
23 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

As a business user, I would like to be able to perform rule analysis in the decision center

To enhance the quality of our services, we need analysis capabilities similar to those already available with the Rule Designer
23 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Add REST API (+ ANT Tasks) to delete Groups and Users from the Business Console users registry

When you use the DC REST APIPOST /v1/repository/users-roles-registryto add a new user to the existing list, it worksYou can then see that user in the BC Console Administration / Users tabBut unfortunately you have no APIs to remove users / groups ...
24 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Creating users, groups and roles by using REST API should not ignore those created in the DC Business Console Administration tab

The DC REST API to retrieve the user roles registry is: GET /v1/repository/users-roles-registryBut in fact it does not retrieve all the users / roles. It only retrieves " the last configuration file that was uploaded". In fact the documentation ev...
about 1 month ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

CMOD - Oracle RAC - to be RAC aware

Currently in your whitepaper on active/active - it indicates it works with Oracle RAC but can not use the capabilities of Oracle RAC session reconnect to the other Instance. In essence CMOD is not active/active with Oracle RAC until the applicatio...
about 1 month ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Under review