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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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VDS / OUD should be supported on BAW on Container versions

Customer: Discover Financial Services Product: Business Automation Workflow on Containers version : 22.x onwards We are looking for Virtual Directory Server / OUD support on BAW on Container since DFS is using either VDS / OUD. The BAW current ins...
17 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

ODM Container - Addition of Kerberos configuration to IBM Helm chart for Oracle Database connectivity

Hi, Our Oracle Database is fully kerberized and we need Kerberos authentication to be added to ODM version and Helm - 22.2.0 For configuring kerberos, we need to pass the following file which are available in our organization: krb_config:...
30 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Information about the expiry of the license

IBM business partners who control their customers' licenses need to know the expiration date of the licenses, so that we can carry out the controls and renew them for the customers. This information was previously in the Tenant, and with the new l...
about 1 month ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Support for the ability to compare rule flows between versions in Business Console

Since Enterprise Console functionality was removed in ODM 8.11.0, it is no longer to compare rule flows that were previously available. My customer has been using this feature for some time now and would like us to add the ability to compare rule ...
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Future consideration

To refine the code of re-establishing connection with Db2 instead of core dumping when enchanting communication error

Because the customer need to clean core dump log every day, the CMOD & DB2 didn't crash, it cause the IT need to take a lot of time to maintain and handle this problem.
about 2 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 1 Under review

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

Automatically expand the visible script window when clicking into it (events, pre/post, etc.)

Currently a developer has 2 ways to see code not visible in a code window 1. Scroll inside the small 3 lines window (events) or the 10 line windows for pre/post script windows 2. click the up arrow which expands the window to 18 lines. Problems wi...
7 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

Add String Manipulation Methods to Business Action Language

Currently there are no basic string manipulation methods in the Business Action Language in IBM Automation Decision Services (ADS). This leads to the need to implement basic string manipulation methods like toUppercase and toLowercase in external ...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

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

Add support for Azure SQL Server Management Instance for IBM Business Automation Workflow (BAW)

IBM BAW currently does not support Azure SQL Server Management Instance. Customers that are currently migrating to Azure containers (AKS) or VMs are keen to use Azure SQL Server Management Instance - managed service - to avoid self-managed Microso...
8 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted