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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...

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Allow the descriptions added to metadata fields to be viewable in Analysis Mode

Currently you have to exit Analysis mode to see the descriptions that have been added to metadata fields that you just hover over to view. We would like this same functionality in Analysis Mode so as we trying to view certain metadata fields and f...
2 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Allow scheduling of Rule runner threads

There may be times when you want certain tasks to only run during certain times - maybe off hours. It would be nice to either be able to configure threads to be enabled/disabled for set times instead of manually having to enable and disable. An ex...
9 days ago in Datacap 0 Submitted

Need developer to be able to upload a decision to Decision Center without requiring roles rtsAdmin or rtsInstaller. The core roles grant to much access to developers.

Need functionality that would permit a developer to upload a decision from Rule Designer without giving them rtsAdmin or rtsInstaller permission because they should not require that much permission.
5 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Submitted

Set SMSESSION=userid as a json header instead of using a cookie.

The utility the customer is using is much easier to set JSON headers than cookies, set SMSESSION=userid as a json and TMWeb is able to then use SSO after selecting the Application and station. Several of the customer's applications use this code t...
8 days ago in Datacap 0 Submitted

Increase character Limit for USER_NAME value in lsw_user_xref table to 113

Microsoft AD UPN has a character limit of 113 and IBM BAW lsw_usr_xref table has character limit of 64 characters. usernames with characters more than 64 cannot be properly configured on IBM BAW. An increase in char Limit to 113 as Active director...
19 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Provide an option to create Edge routes when deploying FileNet Standalone on OCP

This makes it possible to manage the TLS certificats in a single location: at the cluster level. The same certificat is then exposed to all the clients connecting to all the applications running on the OCP cluster.With re-encrypt routes the certif...
5 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted

Support FileNet standalone on VM to be deployed on Liberty

Client has a large FileNet footprint and would like to change the underlying app runtime for their non-containerized VM deployment from WAS to Liberty. They see externalization of configuration as one of the primary benefits.
24 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Submitted

"Hover Dialog" for annotations to present real user name instead or in addition to a technical user, that is used to connect to the backend content repository

When using Daeja as part of a custom application, the "Hover Dialog" for annotations should display the real user name using the application instead or in addition to a technical user that is used by the application to connect to the content store...
8 days ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Submitted

ODM Helm deployments in OpenShift - related to security requirements for handling passwords and secrets.

The main issue is how passwords/secrets are managed within ODM Helm chart deployments in OpenShift. Since unencrypted passwords (i.e. cleartext) cannot be used due to your security requirements, CyberArk is being used as a credential vault to mana...
9 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Submitted

Enhancements on the recorder

The recorder will map more applications through natural utilization, and automatic component detection and will not depend on Windows drivers. Users require that because the target applications are generally automation blockers when surface automa...
9 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted