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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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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...

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Message ARS0081I should include AG fields that are set to be 'Logged'

Customers want to see field information in messages that show document information when documents are retrieved or printed
about 9 hours ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Submitted

More granulated control for e-mail notifications

Currently, it is only possible to enable or disable in the Workplace profile the option to receive e-mail notifications when a task is assigned. When a user start a process and the first task is assigned to the user or a launch UI is associated wi...
5 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Group & Individual Tasks Email Notification

Hi Team, All Users in the group getting email when a Group Task is created, is causing a lot of emails that Cornerstone users do not need to receive. This seem like a product feature, but there is an ask to see whether we can limit the emails only...
3 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Update Container Reference Architecture for CP4BA.

Our existing reference architecture for our container platform based CP4BA is 2 years old. Reference architecture is viewed as "table steaks" in terms of selling software. It is requested in EVERY RFP/RFI. It is often requested/required by our cli...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Planned for future release

Content Collector should support current versions of WAS Liberty and document steps to update

IBM Content Collector for Email (ICC) comes with bundled Liberty for ICC web applications. According to SCPR, for ICC only Liberty is supported, no following versions. delivers update to a Liberty version. S...

Create a Linked Process 'FROM' an activity, so that the new Process inherits the Description and Input/Outputs

Scenario - I have a Level 4 business process... and I want to create a linked process (Level 5) for one of the Activities... (aware I can create a sub process in the same model.. but in this case I want separate models for variant control) I was t...
7 days ago in Blueworks Live 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...
14 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Feature/Button to skip additional clicks and directly access decision tables in BAMOE Canvas

Boxed expressions in DMN (for eg - decision tables) that are used to define the underlying logic of decision nodes generally requies customer to open up the DMN file and then access the DMN decision via the "edit" option. In terms of enhancement s...
4 days ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Submitted

Content Navigator Configuration & Deployment tool support on Shared Network Drive

Customer has an architectural requirement to install and deploy Content Navigator on Shared Network Drive which is not a supported method until now.
21 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Feature enhancement request for Content Manager API to support multi-threading.

We have been consistently experiencing issue with ICN which is related to how the application is utilized. It looks like users are opening multiple browser sessions when using ICN which in turn are creating web container threads deadlocks. These a...
3 months ago in Content Manager (CM8) 1 Future consideration