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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 Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content and Capture Services - including Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live


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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ICN's two transaction approach does exactly the opposite of "maximize performance" and causing large file upload large files (3gb and up) to fail with access_denied errors

ICN does creation of a document with content as two separate transactions, one in which an empty document is created and a second updating the document to add content and check it in. In that sequent the problem is that if the creator of the docum...
23 days ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Virtual Viewer File Size limit

Add a parameter that allows an Administrator to set a limit on the file size that the virtual viewer will try to render and display. This should be per desktop if possible. This would prevent really large files from being rendered for display and ...
6 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Under review

Add drag & drop to ICN Entry Templates (in addition to "choose file")

Our customer Freudenberg suggest to add a drag & drop feature to the ICN Entry Templates, in addition to the current "choose file" feature to add content. This would provide the user a better experience, similar to Box, where it is easy to add...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Submitted

Defaulting and Filtering for ICN Simple Search

Defaulting Search on Document Class instead of Object Store Right now, when using the ICN Simple Search Feature, you are allowed to select from a list of Object Stores that you want to perform your search in. We are wondering if it can allow us to...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

External integration with Edit Services

A number of users view documents from an external application using the Content Navigator linking API. These same users edit a subset of the documents using the Content Navigator Edit Service. This solution currently requires the users to leave th...
6 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Content Platform Engine Storage Area Metric Count Anomalies Correction Script

During ingestion and deletions we often see miscounts in the storage area metrics, leading to for instance negative counts in a storage area if swept content from an area to another area (change of device type, migration to object storage). We hav...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Submitted

Enhance search filter for group retrieval to reduce latency during LLLDAP authentication

Due to the way Datacap handles group retrieval during authentication we experience significant latency during LLDAP authentication for users who are members of many groups. Indeed, Datacap uses a global LDAP chain (for LLDAP authentication) but it...
2 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

support ODF objects in local instance of cmod administrator

when you define a new server via the cmod admin client, and select the local protocol, it does not support ODF object types. we utilize the local protocol to make backups of objects before we make major changes at project implementation time. This...
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Under review

Support NetApp ONTAP indefinite retention

For a LONG time NetApp was the favorite storage of customers around here (because of simplicity and functionality) but has lost a LOT of momentum as soon as customers were seriously looking into doing GPDR retention which needs EBR as a foundation...
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

IBM to support ERM Hold policies for CMOD Cache Only environments

Westpac has a Records Management requirement for all Mainframe generated Reports and Customer Statements which flow into CMOD 10.5.0.2. The RM requirement is to dispose of this content that is older than 7 years from the generation date. The CMOD ...
4 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Not under consideration