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


Shape the future of IBM!

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:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas
  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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Show ICN Pluigin Names. Plugin IDs and Version information on the Ping page

Currently to gather this information you need to look in multiple places Plugin Name (Display) from the plugins page Internal names from the Ping page Plugin ID's are only available by turning on Debug and restarting ICN to capture it.
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

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 ...
8 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Under review

Business Object usage in Navigator

The backend (FileNet CE) allows the definition of custom objects that can be added as multivalued properties on a document class. However, this kind of document properties is not supported by ICN. The support of this custom object properties must ...
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Reinstate Auto color detection in Datacap v9.1.8

Auto Color detection during functionality missing in Datacap v9.1.8. This is available in v9.0 Problem statement: Our image center resources will be scanning high volume of documents both color and Black&white (gray). After scanning they uploa...
about 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future consideration

Need ability to rearrange columns in search results in ICN

Users require ability to rearrange columns in IBM Content Navigator (ICN) document search results by dragging them left or right. Also, need ability to add and remove columns from search results without having to click "Results Display" button in ...
about 3 years ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

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...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 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...
7 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 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...
8 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

IBM Content Navigator - WYSIWYG Mail Editor in IBM Content Navigator

The mail editor in ICN supports only plain text, but MTU Aero Engines AG as customer needs WYSIWYG functionality. A function frequently used by all users and end customers is sending emails directly from ICN. Unfortunately, the mail client in ICN ...
11 months ago in Content and Capture Services 5 Future consideration

Have direct SAML authentication support for FileNet APIs

Right now FileNet APIs only support Kerberos as SSO authentication. However, these authentication protocols are becoming outdated compated to more advanced authentication prototcols like SAML. However, the FileNet documentation mentions there is n...
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration