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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...

All ideas

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Exception Handling for the Scripts

My idea is to have something close to what we have in Blueprism today, a block. A block is a rectangular region that groups together all the stages that fall completely within it. A block can contain its own Recover Stage, which will handle except...
19 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Under review

Add Support for TreeModel PMML Models created in SPSS Modeller into ADS

Currently ADS only supports the import of PMML Model ScoreCard and RuleSet definitions. SPSS Modeller in Cloud Pak for Data often creates TreeModel PMML definition files that contain decision table logic that could be mapped to an ADS decision tab...
about 1 month ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Under review

Add the user role as an input to the service cache

the current caching mechanism in BAW is not designed to take the user's roles into account when serving cached data. The caching mechanism uses only the service's input data as index for cached data. Our business requires the caching mechanism to ...
about 19 hours ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

When a DCDesktop panel opens up, the cursor should land on a particular field consistently.

The customer desires consistency as far as the cursor landing in a particular field each time a DCDesktop panel is opened.
1 day ago in Datacap 0 Submitted

Allow files greater than 2GB to be loaded

We are receiving single files greater than 2GB (2.2 GB) which are ASCII/ISO text files used for merchant reconciliation and encounter error ARS1412E when trying to load them. Therefore we must be able to load text files bigger than 2GB. Other MIME...
4 days ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Under review

Cache the Solution information when the Solution is deployed

When a user logs on to Case Client, ICMAPIPlugin GetSolutionInformation is called to get the Solution information such as Case Types and Case properties. When user accesses Work page for Inbaskets, another same call is for Task Properties. So if t...
4 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Compatibility of CMOD with Scality S3

Santander Bank has scality s3 as object storage standard as well as CMOD for content management. It is desirable to have official compatibility to integrate them and having support in long term
4 days ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Under review

An API to export/download analytic dashboard as a picture (pdf or jepg file)

Can we have a API to export/download analytic dashboard as a picture? Thanks
5 days ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 0 Submitted

Auto-set the BWL Storage Quota to Zero to ensure the attachment feature is disabled for all users.

I'd like to have the Auto-setup done for Storage in BWL to be set to zero to ensure the attachment feature is disabled for all users after an update or refresh from the BWL side.
4 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

MSSQL support for CMOD on Linux

Currently, CMOD on Linux is not able to connect to MSSQL running on either Windows or Linux. When deploying CMOD on Linux, deploying MSSQL on Linux is usually the preferred option. When deploying in a cloud environment like AWS, Linux\PostgreSQL i...
15 days ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Under review