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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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FileNet Content Manager (CPE)

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Handling and Export of Float Values in ACCE

Within ACCE, float values are displayed everywhere by limiting the amount of digits after the decimal point to three digits, and removing any trailing zeroes at the end. That allows to display them in a compact form, and is generally acceptable. H...
6 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Add support for S3 storage to Content Search Services (CSS)

As we move to containerization we need to move away from traditional NAS to S3 and currently with CPE 5.5.8 and best I can tell even with CPE 5.5.11 you find CSS only supports a NAS mount for the indexes.
6 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

ACCE shouldn't pull the entire Isolated Region configuration initiating a Workflow Search

When a CPE environment has a lot of objects (queues, rosters, event logs, etc.) in an Isolated Region, initiating a new Workflow Search in ACCE will take a long time. This is not noticeable when a smaller number of objects exist, but gets exponent...
7 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Cyberark JDBC Connector enhancement

The Cyberark Credential Mapper connector would allow us to automate password rotation for all of our jdbc connections in Filenet. See the following article: Credential Mapper for WebSphere Classic:
8 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Saving Solution in Filenet Process Designer also check-in files in ACCE

When editing solutions, changes made in FilenetPD are not automatically save/check-in to Design Object Store after "Save". The objects show as check-out in ACCE console. The changes are check-in when the solution is commit/deploy in Case Builder. ...
8 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Show the status of a sweep in the list view of ACCE. Show if it is enabled and if it is completed or still running. The completion status would not apply to Sweep Policies

Admins would benefit from this because they could see sweep job status at a glance without need to query the database directly.
9 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Add Maven Repo to CPE installations

It’s hard to share code and tools on source code repositories because there is no standard repo set up for the libraries for the content and process engine. They are not on Maven Central, for example, for a good reason. They are proprietary. In AC...
9 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

IBM FileNet CPE Option to Detect and Split-On-Upload and Merge-On-Download Large Files - Parallelize and Improve Upload/Download Performance

Content sizes continue to grow due to rich media like audio recordings, video recordings, large data and/or logging files, videos with transcriptions, documents with many pages including images and embedded content. An idea for IBM FileNet Content...
10 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

FileNet Deployment Manager (FDM) allow for one souce object store to many target object stores in half mapping.

Often there is a need to propagate the same object to multiple target object stores for data model consistency or for common configuration / objects shared and used across object stores, examples are: common classes, common property templates, com...
11 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Support of Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Systems to run against Read Only RDBMS and File Storage

Typically on premise systems have either a Production/Disaster Recovery or Production/Bunker/Disaster Recovery live / production system deployment model. In this model, if changes (upgrades, patches, JVM arguments & configs, web container patc...
11 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration