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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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Support for Datacap Exporting to SharePoint Online

Many organisations now have active subscriptions to MS Office 365. A large number of these subscriptions include the use of SharePoint Online (SPO). Several Datacap customers also subscribe to Office 365 and SharePoint Online and some would like t...
almost 2 years ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Datacap: ex_scan action in Ewsmail needs to be able to scan from subfolders

The ex_scan action in Ewsmail in Datacap needs to be able to scan for e-mails in subfolders of the Inbox in addition to inbox. i.e. ex_scan_folder("orders")ex_scan checks the subfolder orders of the Inbox of the previously established connection
about 4 years ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Set SMSESSION=userid as a json header instead of using a cookie.

The utility the customer is using is much easier to set JSON headers than cookies, set SMSESSION=userid as a json and TMWeb is able to then use SSO after selecting the Application and station. Several of the customer's applications use this code t...
about 1 month ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Date Picker should behave the same regardless of the region or timezone assigned to the machine

Date Picker is having issues persisting and behaving consistently due to the region not being in the US.
4 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Datacap Navigator - Batch list with datacap security applied

In Datacap Navigator, when a data controller user accesses the job monitor, it sees all the batches of one Datacap application (including the batches belonging to the other offices). The user should see only batches which he has access, as configu...
8 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Request the ability to print from the Local Rendering Viewer

Due to memory limitation of the Browser when scanning large documents, client is now using the Local Viewer which helps to resole solve the high memory consumption during scan. IBM Datacap Development confirmed that the Local Viewer does not have ...
8 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

DATACAP NAVIGATOR Add "OR" in the user filter

It would be very useful to be able to choose many clauses with an OR operator.Today we can only use an AND operator.
8 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

DATACAP Navigator applying a Filter on Jobmonitor column directly

We would like, as in many applications, to filter on column directly on the task monitor
8 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Saved filter should not be case senstive.

Without SSO, users must type their login in the exact same case, otherwise the saved filter won't appear.
8 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Request for Enhanced User Login Security in IBM Datacap Navigator

The requested feature aims to enhance user login security for our IBM Datacap Navigator and IBM Navigator applications. Specifically, it would: Enable a single-user login restriction: Once a user successfully logs in, any subsequent attempts to lo...
10 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration