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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 (

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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:

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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,

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  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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Pinned ideas

PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...
PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all

All ideas

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OOTB "Open document in a new window" button for File Viewer component

The "File Viewer" component of the Content Management Toolkit does not provide the the out-of-the-box button/option to open the current document in a new window, and this functionality is crucial for the users. The old/deprecated component "Respon...
9 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Add Maven Repo to CPE installations

It’s hard to share code and tools on source code repositories because there is no standard repo set up for the libraries for the content and process engine. They are not on Maven Central, for example, for a good reason. They are proprietary. In AC...
10 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted

Add MFA in ICN for connection to CMOD

With Payment Card Industry(PCI) 4 coming a new requirement is to have MFA. Out of the box ICN and CMOD do not support this. We need a way to incorporate MFA. The requirements for multi-factor auth...
11 days ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Submitted

ICCSAP client-side encryption

The client is currently using ICCSAP on AIX and Storage Protect. Customers require the ability to secure data. Currently, it is not possible to do client-side encryption. For API clients, encryption requires flagging when opening SP connection whi...
11 days ago in Content Collector for SAP 0 Future consideration

ODWek: Duplicate ODServer objects

ODServer initialization is an expensive operation. ODFolder initialization from that ODServer is also expensive. However, connection pooling is a recommended best practice when utilizing ODWek. What if we could initialize a single/few ODServer obj...
13 days ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Under review

Supporting '.mht' extension type documents

Customer needs this feature to be supported in Daeja or other type of viewer as per their business requirement to support & open '.mht' extension files rather than downloading it locally.
14 days ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Submitted

Move Token API should prevent the move of a token on a top level process when there are active token in the sub processes

We had a condition in which a task in a sub process (2 nested level) was in a failed state. We moved the token on the parent process, and this break the execution tree of the process instance causing the process instance to be in an unmanageable s...
14 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Navigator for Filenet & CSS unable to find results when wildcard *(asteriks) is in searched value

Volvo business users expect to use wildcard while searching in CSS. Example: Searched value: e1*1230/2012*2019/1892*0151 When indexed value contain asterisk sign as part of value, it causes problem during the search, and Volvo knew that this funct...
14 days ago in Content and Capture Services - other 2 Submitted

Add Custom Message to the SSO Access Issue

We would like to include a link to our internal help desk and provide Blueworks Admin contact information for each area in the error message pop-up.
15 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Eliminate tablespace information for postgres in BAW on Containers

Customer: Discover Financial Services Product: Business Automation Workflow on Containers version : 22.x onwards DFS is using RDS Postgres Operator on AWS so we are not using the traditional postgres version, Cleanup is needed to keep required val...
16 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted