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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 (

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 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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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ICN Datacap Plugin for Fingerprint Maintenance

I think the Datacap industry needs a way for Datacap Operators to perform all of the activities in the DStudio Zones tab but using ICN. If we had a plugin that allowed an operator to tweak zones and see FP stats that would be awesome.
2 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Define composite search criteria on more than one property template in Search Template

Over the years of using the FileNet Content management system, customer environment end up having alias property templates to describe the same index information of the document. A line of business might create a document and index a property on a...
5 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Audit user actions and login info in ICN

As the Microsoft office add-on is a separately licensed feature to use within the ICN Virtual viewer, our client required to list out the users who use the viewer to view the office documents. As an application support team, we do not have a way t...
5 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Streaming of WAV files in Content Navigator

We need the ability to stream WAV audio files in Content Navigator. These files are stored in FileNet and can be downloaded through Content Navigator. However other audio formats can be streamed through the viewer. Having WAV files also available ...
8 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Continuing need for ICN Classic Theme style

Deka Bank is using ICN with CPE and document browse / search . Endusers are accustomed to work with the Classic Style. Request from Deak Bank is to not remove support for the classic syste in upcoming releases
6 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

This is a continuation of a request to combine multiple content elements into a single PDF for view. The requested addition is to display the single PDF in the Daeja Viewer rather than the PDF viewer

The customer's dental team receives documents with different mimetypes that are combined into a single FileNet document with multiple content elements. An enhancement is in progress that uses the PDF viewer to combine all the content elements into...
3 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

SharePoint webpart to Push content to CP4A

Today, the SharePoint is limited to the possibility to list and Search documents sotred in P8. However, as SharePoint is the collaboration platform to create content in the company, we have to provide the capability for him/her to push the docume...
about 2 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

There is currently no way to open a step processor without granting process rights.

ICN attempts to lock the step processor to block other users from accessing it. In this case, the attempt to lock the step processor returns a "[FNRPE2131090068E]Security attributes disallow access." error, because of the lack of process rights. T...
6 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Ability to restrict file types when adding (uploading) documents using Entry Templates

The ability to restrict file types when attempting to add documents using Entry Templates can offer significant advantages to any organization such as below. 1) By limiting the types of files that can be uploaded, you can ensure that only relevant...
9 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

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 ...
over 2 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration