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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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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.



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Request for Enhanced User Login Security in IBM Datacap Navigator

The requested feature aims to enhance user login security for our IBM Datacap Navigator and IBM Navigator applications. Specifically, it would: Enable a single-user login restriction: Once a user successfully logs in, any subsequent attempts to lo...
10 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Datacap Fastdoc ability to configure the Verify panel to show the Page Type.

1)Description - What would the requested feature do? On the FastDoc Verify panel, the document type is displayed at the top left corner of the panel. In the prior, 8.x version of Datacap, the page type was displayed rather than the document type. ...
6 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Reinstate Auto color detection in Datacap v9.1.8

Auto Color detection during functionality missing in Datacap v9.1.8. This is available in v9.0 Problem statement: Our image center resources will be scanning high volume of documents both color and Black&white (gray). After scanning they uploa...
almost 3 years ago in Datacap 1 Future consideration

Support for Datacap Exporting to SharePoint Online

Many organisations now have active subscriptions to MS Office 365. A large number of these subscriptions include the use of SharePoint Online (SPO). Several Datacap customers also subscribe to Office 365 and SharePoint Online and some would like t...
almost 2 years ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

DATACAP Copy Tool Portable Package Path

We can't copy/past the path where we want the portable package to be. Instead, we must navigate to it.It would be much easier and faster to copy/past the path.
8 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Decryption of Encrypted Strings in Datacap Custom Actions

We had written a custom action about 5 years ago which connected to a database via an encrypted connection string stored in the .APP file. At the time, we discovered that custom actions are unable to decrypt encrypted strings:
over 1 year ago in Datacap 1 Future consideration

When a DCDesktop panel opens up, the cursor should land on a particular field consistently.

The customer desires consistency as far as the cursor landing in a particular field each time a DCDesktop panel is opened.
10 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Split combined documents

During home loans application to a bank, applicant scans and submit ID, account statement, payslip, proof of address as one document. The homeloan assessor wants to automate the processing of splitting the documents and classify
11 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration

Latest version of Microsoft Report Viewer should be supported with latest Datacap Report Viewer (RV2)

Microsoft is no longer supporting the current version of MS ReportViewer 2010 Redistributable which is currently included with Datacap 9.1.9 iFix3.
11 months ago in Datacap 0 Planned for future release

Impliment true off line scanning

Continue scanning when central system is not running
11 months ago in Datacap 0 Future consideration