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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

Showing 1976 of 1976

Improvement of command 'Create from Data Table'

Currently, command Create from Data Table does not save Datatable columns with their format ( number as number, date as date ) but as the excel where it is saved is formatted. A switch option to keep format of Data table would be very beneficial. ...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Not under consideration

Modify Deployment Configuration on Closed Release

Allow deployment configuration files to be modified in a closed release so that we can deploy to other environments that may not have been selected in the original deployment configuration. As of today, we have to create a new release to do this,...
about 2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Under review

Option to disable 'ADVANCED COMPRESSION' on Case History store level even though the capaibility is available on Oracle DB server level.

Case History store automatically use function 'ADVANCED COMPRESSION' when it is available ( If the Case History store is configured to use an Oracle database and the Oracle server has ADVANCED compre...
about 2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

There should be a feature to limit the number of workitems that can be created in a Case Client In-Basket.

There is pagination feature of maximum of 50 workitems per page in the In-basket. The performance of the In-Basket can be degraded when there are tens of thousands of workitems in the In-Basket. To improve the performance, there should be a limit ...
21 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Needs more information

BAMOE Canvas application integration with Azure DevOps repositories.

Currently BAMOE 9 mentions GIT support only for GitHub, GitHub Enterprise, Bitbucket Cloud. Adding Azure DevOps repositories as the provider option will provide customers with additional option and flexibility.
21 days ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Submitted

Make Simple Search Filters configurable.

This would improve the usability of the Simple Search for Org.
8 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

DATACAP - Suggestions in ICN lists

Searchs in ICN pannel lists will be more readables for users.At the moment when in a list there is an item like "Word1 Word2 Word3"If a user type : "Wo" there is a suggestion showing "Word1 Word2 Word3" If a user type "Word1" the suggestion is "Wo...
8 days ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Functionality for limiting the total number of bots running concurrently across a group of computers

There is currently no functionality for limiting the total number of bots running concurrently across a group of computers.
8 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

IBM Content Navigator (ICN) for MS Office (NMO) Outlook-Addin adds the wrong MIME-type for an email

When uploading an e-mail to ICN using NMO in MS Office, the MIME-type property of the resulting document in FileNet is set to 'application/x-filenet-filetype-msg'. However, when adding an email in the ICN desktop, the file has the correct mimetype...
8 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

Reclaiming focus of window after losing it

During the runtime of the bots, sporadic dialog windows from various software, such as Windows update notifications, appear. These windows take focus, causing the bot to stop working and encounter an error. Therefore, it is necessary for the bot t...
8 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted