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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.


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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Scrolling within a dialog

If a bot needs user input, a message dialog will usually be used allowing the user to enter the required information. However, it's not possible to scroll up and down within such a dialog. Especially, when providing more than just one row or one s...
10 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Cross repository search (CRS) does not currently support property/attribute groups like regular search does.

Currently, when Client is trying to build a Cross Repository Search Template, but when they choose to exclude all condition for String property, he is unable to get documents which has blank values in search results.
10 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

Password Expiring email prompt

Currently a BWL User is prompted only 2 days prior to Password expiring. In my case I received the email around midnight on a friday evening. I had the weekend off + 2 working days following. When I returned to work on Wednesday, the system prompt...
11 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Content Navigator Configuration & Deployment tool support on Shared Network Drive

Customer has an architectural requirement to install and deploy Content Navigator on Shared Network Drive which is not a supported method until now.
11 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

Readiness for KIE Server that includes DB readiness

KIE uses a persistence to store the latest state of the process instances etc. When a wrong configuration is provided for DB, KIE becomes ready but healthcheck return 503. As this scenario happens inside Kubernetes cluster, previous serving KIE PO...
12 days ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Submitted

Display audit history for folders in IBM Content Navigator (ICN)

It would be useful to have folder audit history available in the properties section of ICN, in the same way that document history is available. Currently this is not an option.
16 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

The ability to save any email attachment in IBM Daeja Viewer

Currently Daeja only allows users to download email attachment file types that can be opened in the viewer. The users would like to be able to download any file type without having to open it first. For example, the rar file type can not be opened...
16 days ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Submitted

IBM RPA doesn't work with SharePoint shared Files and Folders

On Sharepoint, you can share the files from the Sharepoint tenant with the OneDrive application. When doing this, a folder shortcut will be created inside the drive folder, but the IBM RPA cannot interact with it or read any file from this folder,...
17 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Submitted

how can I validate the deployment is successfully installed in BAW -REST application ?

how can I validate the deployment is successfully installed in BAW -REST application ?
17 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Improve the Zen Access Control UI to manage non-LDAP groups

Today, it is possible to add a non-LDAP group via the API /v2/groups/{group_id}/members, even if the documentation seems to imply that this should work only with 'ldap_groups' groups:
18 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted