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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


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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DFT extension documents should be viewed on the navigator

The customer wants to upload DFT extension documents to the Filenet navigator. The navigator does not support DFT files. Can it be added to supported file formats?
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

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...
3 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...
8 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Support NetApp ONTAP indefinite retention

For a LONG time NetApp was the favorite storage of customers around here (because of simplicity and functionality) but has lost a LOT of momentum as soon as customers were seriously looking into doing GPDR retention which needs EBR as a foundation...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Allow to change Entry Template during check-in

We currently use one Entry Template per document class for adding documents to a case, but once the user defines the Entry Template, it is locked in place upon document creation. If the user then wants to change the class of the document, he can n...
5 months 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 ...
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

IBM to support ERM Hold policies for CMOD Cache Only environments

Westpac has a Records Management requirement for all Mainframe generated Reports and Customer Statements which flow into CMOD 10.5.0.2. The RM requirement is to dispose of this content that is older than 7 years from the generation date. The CMOD ...
6 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Not under consideration

cmod system log entries for arsmaint program should have correct userid

when running arsmaint, the cmod system log entries should have the id provided as part of the command string stored with the records in the user id column, not the generic arsmaint label. The way it is recorded now, it provides no audit trail for ...
2 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Under review

IBM Content Navigator - WYSIWYG Mail Editor in IBM Content Navigator

The mail editor in ICN supports only plain text, but MTU Aero Engines AG as customer needs WYSIWYG functionality. A function frequently used by all users and end customers is sending emails directly from ICN. Unfortunately, the mail client in ICN ...
11 months ago in Content and Capture Services 5 Future consideration