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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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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 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
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...

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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
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Under review

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...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Under review

Enable document downloads at Application group API level in CMOD (Without using ODFolder)

Why is it useful - Currently if any developer wants to do bulk ingestion that is possible via Application Group level APIs, reference - However if we want to extract documents...
about 2 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Under review

JBPM - Control Registration of TaskCleanUpProcessEventListener

Hello all, We are looking for a way in order to be able to control the registration of TaskCleanUpProcessEventListener which causes unnecessary database queries. Open source code reference at link :: Currently the only ...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Under review

Chronological order of document annotations in a grid

When the displayed document has many pages and being collaborated by multiple stages by the multiple users, over a period of document review, various users will end up creating various text annotations throught the document in various pages. It is...
2 months ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Under review

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...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Under review

Secret Key Change without restarting ARSOBJD

JPMC has a requirement to change their Storage Set Secret Key every 12 hours. The new Key is not picked up until ARSOBJD is recycled. JPMC says they cannot restart their systems every time a secret key is changed.
2 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 1 Under review

Improve inter-pod communication stability during consistent heavy load

Under consistent heavy load, Socket Timeout exceptions are observed coming from BAstudio and CPE pods.
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 3 Under review

Want the table of contents (index) of PDF documents to display in the left panel rather than a list of page numbers

When you open a PDF in Adobe Acrobat Reader, the left panel acts as an index to the content in the can click on any of the items and it then displays the appropriate page in the viewer. When you open the PDF in the Daeja Viewer, yo...
2 months ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 1 Under review

Enhance Business Console Test Report window to filter out all passed test cases and only show those cases that failed.

Currently, the Business Console Test Report window has the ability to filter on entered search criteria. We would like to have either a keyword to enter (like "Failed") or some way to click on something that filters out all the successful tests an...
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Under review