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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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 Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content and Capture Services - including Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Update ILMT tags for traditional installs in CP4BA and BAW

When a client trades up to CP4BA, but still uses traditional installs, there is no mechanism for them to correctly count servers per the CP4BA or BAW VPC requirements
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Site Oriented Configuration Items Instead of Domain Level

Fixed Content Devices, configuring the URL to connect to HCP for instance, would be good to either A) have a fail over URL property (try A, if A doesn’t work try B) OR per site/jvm structure have site A connect to A HCP Head and site B connect to ...
8 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Virtual Viewer File Size limit

Add a parameter that allows an Administrator to set a limit on the file size that the virtual viewer will try to render and display. This should be per desktop if possible. This would prevent really large files from being rendered for display and ...
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future consideration

Export WebSphere Application Server Network Deployed Configurations to Container YAML

Converting on premise WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Network Deployed (ND) configurations to Kubernetes supported container platform YAML requires manual collection of configurations like Data Sources, Name Spaces, Connection Factories, Enviro...
9 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Defaulting and Filtering for ICN Simple Search

Defaulting Search on Document Class instead of Object Store Right now, when using the ICN Simple Search Feature, you are allowed to select from a list of Object Stores that you want to perform your search in. We are wondering if it can allow us to...
7 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future consideration

External integration with Edit Services

A number of users view documents from an external application using the Content Navigator linking API. These same users edit a subset of the documents using the Content Navigator Edit Service. This solution currently requires the users to leave th...
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Show ICN Pluigin Names. Plugin IDs and Version information on the Ping page

Currently to gather this information you need to look in multiple places Plugin Name (Display) from the plugins page Internal names from the Ping page Plugin ID's are only available by turning on Debug and restarting ICN to capture it.
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Business Object usage in Navigator

The backend (FileNet CE) allows the definition of custom objects that can be added as multivalued properties on a document class. However, this kind of document properties is not supported by ICN. The support of this custom object properties must ...
about 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Fixed Content Device Staging using Database Storage Location

With the move to containerization we are finding that support of and implementation of NFS or other mounted file systems like Network Attached Storage (NAS) or Storage Attached Network (SAN) are no longer acceptable. We have requirements however f...
9 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Under review

ICN's two transaction approach does exactly the opposite of "maximize performance" and causing large file upload large files (3gb and up) to fail with access_denied errors

ICN does creation of a document with content as two separate transactions, one in which an empty document is created and a second updating the document to add content and check it in. In that sequent the problem is that if the creator of the docum...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future consideration