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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.


Cloud Pak for Business Automation

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Improve documentation and context between CP4BA, foundational services and specific components

The documentation landscape between a specific cloud pak , the foundational services and the specific components are hard to follow and there are not enough links to navigate the user to the right location. e.g. Finding APIs on a certain topic is ...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

Implement the Token-Exchange protocol extension of oauth

Our organization's identity architects have been working with security architects and deemed a change needs to be made at our organization. They are calling for the eventual adoption of "Token Exchange" features of oauth. We integrate with 20+ tea...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 3 Not under consideration

In case of an auth time-out, ensure the user redirects to decision center after successfully re-authenticating

Currently, when a user was working in Decision Center but left it untouched for a while, the user's authentication can time out. When the user wants to proceed, the user will get redirected to authenticate again on the login page which is good. Wh...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

Automation Scripts using https instead of ping

We are suffering from not having ICMP ping enabled in the customer environment. We suggest to ensure all scripts provided by IBM use consistent method when checking connectivity. We would prefer using https
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

UI_Preferred_Logon prohibits to add users or groups to the ZEN administration

Our endusers would like to be brought directly to navigator after having selected the URL in their brwosers. We are using OICD and this works great. Because we want to supress the dialog where you could select the authentication methods we have co...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Future consideration

Adding M2M route to access all CP4BA REST APIs

Access to CP4BA components is done through the cpd route but when this route is configured to be accessible only through a corporate reverse proxy with strong authentication, there is then no available route that allows to reach the APIs of all th...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Future consideration

Support for Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

I would like to check when we can support Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL for the following components? (cc: @Greg Micklethwaite) CP4BA - Business Automation Navigator CP4BA - Automated Document Processing CP4BA - IBM FileNet Content Manager (https://www...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

I would like for CP4BA routes to be able to use OpenShift platform certificates instead of requiring custom certificates with keys

In my environment, the platform team are allowed to use long duration certificates, and have configured one for the OpenShift platform certificate and AWS load balancer used by our Cloud Pak for Business Automation install. We need to use custom c...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 6 Future consideration

CP4BA support for ROSA HCP

In Mapfre we have the possibility to deploy CP4BA in ROSA, but it would be more convenient for the client to use ROSA HCP, so we are asking to provide official support for ROSA HCP in CP4BA.

Improve inter-pod communication stability during consistent heavy load

Under consistent heavy load, Socket Timeout exceptions are observed coming from BAstudio and CPE pods.
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 4 Is a defect