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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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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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Automatically expand the visible script window when clicking into it (events, pre/post, etc.)

Currently a developer has 2 ways to see code not visible in a code window 1. Scroll inside the small 3 lines window (events) or the 10 line windows for pre/post script windows 2. click the up arrow which expands the window to 18 lines. Problems wi...
14 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Default sort for case documents widget

When the user opens a case, the document widget defaults to sorting by "Document Title / Document Name". The business is requesting the default sort be on "Date Added / Added On" instead. Currently we can't find a way to change the default sort or...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Automatic backup execution for the Scripts being edited.

While a script is being edited, being a new script or an old one under review, from time to time (every 3 minutes for example - but let the user configure that time) IBM RPA should perform a backup of the script in the current state. This is impor...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

create a multipart form data http request containing a json and a file

Based on the forum post created by Pedro Botolli Santos https://community.ibm.com/community/user/automation/discussion/how-to-create-a-multipart-form-data-http-request-containing-a-json-and-a-file-in-the-request-body?ReturnUrl=%2fcommunity%2fuser%...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Functionality already exists

CMIS + OAUTH - Local Signature Verification

Background The way OAUTH was delivered in CMIS was... 1. User logs into identify provider and user receives a token 2. User passes that token to CMIS 3. CMIS reaches out to the identity provider and asks if the token is valid The enhancement my or...
8 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Functionality already exists

Allow change Owners of processes

For the version after v1.13, we can not change the owner of a process/project. Can we allow it? I know it is possible to change the owner of an organization.
2 months ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 1 Functionality already exists

FileNet should support customer managed encryption key for AWS S3 bucket upload and download of content.

FileNet should have mechanism to keep the encryption keys and also able to manage multiple keys in case multiple storage areas. This feature helps to maintain corporate security mandates. It's my understanding that there are several customers requ...
10 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Functionality already exists

More dashboard elements allowed

Currently only 8 dashboard elements are allowed we should be able to have more like our competitors do
8 months ago in IBM Process Mining 1 Functionality already exists

Don’t remove feature RetePlus ordering modes

As the doc days (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/odm/8.11.0?topic=keywords-priority), RetePlus ordering modes are deprecated since OCM 8.6. Have not been removed yet in version 8.11.0 The wish is DON'T REMOVE this feature. It’s inherited from CRE, but...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 5 Functionality already exists

DC property to keep only the more recent reports and delete other ones

When we do automated test with Decision Center REST API, the number of reports can increase quickly. Limiting the number of reports with this property will help to keep the system stable (BDD, UI, AS ...).
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Functionality already exists