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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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Ability to restrict the file upload of 0 kb or a corrupted file

Ability to restrict the file upload of 0 kb or a corrupted file & Ability to restrict the file upload larger than a specific size Corrupted files are accidentally uploaded to FileNet via Content Navigator.
6 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Wrap Text for Metadata

For Text Metadata fields, having the boxes wrap text would allow for a smoother user experience.
6 days ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Add blueprint ID to API call collecting changes

Hello, Blueworks allows a users to create multiple blueprints with identical name within a space. However when we use following API call: "
8 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Preview within Outlook NMO window

It would be nice to see a preview of the clicked e-mails in the Add-in window within Outlook (on the right side --> in another window below the folder structure). This is only needed for E-Mails.
21 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Change path for temp folders that creates ABBYY engine during processing document/pages with action RecognizeToPDFOCR_A.

Currently, it is not possible for the user to set a custom temporary path for temp folders that creates ABBYY engine during processing document/pages with action RecognizeToPDFOCR_A. Default path is in the environment is "C:\Windows\Temp\ABBYY Fin...
21 days ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

FNCM - Provide an option to re-enable HTTP ports (9080)

Starting with FNCM 5.5.12, the HTTP ports are no longer exposed on the service created by the operator (and will apparently be removed from the pods as well).But there are use cases for which HTTP traffic is required:- on dev environment, for trou...
25 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Add support to search for custom objects and edit their properties

Supporting custom objects in ICN would be awesome as not everthing is a document or folder. Searching custom objects and edition their properties, sercurity and so on (Edit Properties Dialog) would be the first step.
28 days ago in Content Navigator 1 Future consideration

Customer's Plugins do not work anymore when activating the new CSP support for removeUnsafeEval and removeUnsafeInline

Please refer to ICN Forums here for details: A customer's Development team opened a Case with the following Problem Description: ===================================================We ...
29 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Support for FNCM Operator in separate namespace(s) to it's operands on OpenShift

On OpenShift deploying FNCM as on CNCF with no Cluster roles is not a supported configuration. FNCM when deployed on OpenShift requires Cluster Level roles (for Cluster level artefacts such as Routes). On a shared Cluster (multiple customers or mu...
about 1 month ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Access hot pilot screens

Access hot pilot screens: provide customizable indicators (by number, by percentage, by histogram) for users in BAW's hot piloting. They would make it possible to manage their activities. These indicators created could be made public by the creato...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration