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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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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CMIS and ICN in combination with Application Edition Manager (AEM) / Correct adjustment of Class Loader Order settings

When using Application Edition Manager (AEM) in Websphere Application Server in combination with a deployment of IBM CMIS and IBM Content Navigator, the Class Loader Order settings are incorrectly adjusted. This results that CMIS and ICN are not w...
about 1 year ago in Content Navigator 0 Delivered

Navigator Edit Client automatically sets the useEdgeCoreForSSOAuthentication value according to the user environment

In order to adapt to the environment of the container version, "Navigator Edit Client" needs to manually modify the value of "useEdgeCoreForSSOAuthentication" in the configuration file to "True" after installing "Navigator Edit Client". This shows...
over 2 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Delivered

Setting the order of fields on a step in a workflow instead of automatically sorting them alphabetically

In the Content Navigator step processor, the fields should be in the order defined in the workflow, so that the most important can be configured as part of the workflow. Eg. Customer Name, Customer Email, Address etc. appear in this order as per r...
almost 3 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Delivered

Hide saved searches from All Searches node in Content Navigator Search

Workplace XT allows search templates to be hidden in Search view, while still allowing a user to find and execute them (assuming they have sufficient privileges). ICN saved searches (equivalent to WPXT search templates), on the other hand always d...
almost 3 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Delivered

Support specifying max results in Content Navigator stored search

In WorkspaceXT Search Designer it was possible to limit the number of search results per individual search. When a search is done, only the specified number of results is returned. Desired behavior: In ICN, user creates a new search After specifyi...
about 4 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Delivered

Content Navigator auto-reload of plugins

IBM Content Navigator (ICN) loads configured plug-ins when it starts. If a plug-in is not available at ICN start time or fails to load initially, it just remains in a failed state and users are presented with error messages. This will happen, for ...
about 4 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Delivered