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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.


Cloud Pak for Business Automation

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Allow securing IBM Automation Foundation Kafka routes by customer-provided certificates

Customer is using a CP4BA cluster and a standalone ODM embedded in Cloudera. The standalone ODM sends events to CP4BA Business Automation Insights via the IBM Automation Foundation (IAF) Kafka route exposed by CP4BA. The default security mechanism...

IBM BAW, ODM, IID & FileNet on Azure, Amazon or Google Public Cloud.

Hi Team, We run full shop of IBM Products. We are also under process of migrating to public cloud. We have huge implementation of IBM BAW, ODM, IID & FileNet in our current projects. But, most of this products are not Public Cloud compatible. ...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

BAI support on EKS

Allianz UK is using BAW /Case Manager with Case Analyzer and Cognos traditional on WAS. Allianz is migrating all existing FileNet / BAW implementations to AWS with native EKS Allianz asked for a roadmap using IBM BAI in this environment to replace...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Planned for future release

App dynamics integration with Cloud Pak for Business Automation

We are using AppDynamics as our enterprise monitoring tool , please enable an easy integration of AppDynamics with cloud pack.
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Future consideration

Add Single sign-on (SSO) and OAuth parity in CP4BA as it is in traditional IBM BAW

Customers who rely on external Identity providers would not be able to easily migrate from IBM BAW to CP4BA as a lot of features are outright missing from CP4BA but are present in IBM BAW. For example: there is no way to use Foundational IAM to re...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

User unsuccessful login audit

Due to security requirements, we should be able to audit both successful and unsuccessful login attempts to the platform using CPD. Currently, only successful events are being logged.
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Future consideration

Allow zen to accept custom tokens

We are migrating from traditional BAW to BAW within CP4BA and are facing a blocker with the way authentication is handled within foundational services. Our current flow is as follows:1. There are Java applications are developed and BPM (in WAS lev...

Add row to the table with no side effects like onChange event triggered without a reason

This is a request to simply the adding of rows to a table without the triggering of the onChange event without a reason For a simple use case where a data needs to be added to a table, you need: * a temporary variable to copy the content of the ta...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Future consideration

dynamic groups of users in IAM of cp4ba

create a dynamic user group to automatically add users to the IAM as they are created in the AD
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

Using yaml to configure foundational services

The client would like to do the configuration of foundational services with ldap groups and Active Directory, that currently needs to be done via the UI. this is for CP4BA and CP4I They would like to have this defined in a declarative way, so they...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Future consideration