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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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Allow subfolder creation via the "Document Explorer" widget

We can use the "Document Explorer" widget in case tasks but if we point to a case subfolder, then it is not possible to create a lower level subfolder. Subfolder creation should be possible at any level and not only at parent case folder level.
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

A "Refresh" button needs to be added to the case details page.

The user updated the data in the case object after the "activity" process approval, but did not automatically refresh the detailed data. You need to close the case type and reopen it to see the latest data. This process is troublesome. You need to...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Cp4ba needs a unified portal

Obviously, cp4ba is a solution composed of multiple products (BAW, ECM, ICN, RPA, ODM, UMS, etc.), but from the perspective of customers, they think it is a product. Because it is composed of multiple products, customers have a very poor experienc...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

Introduce support for entry templates in Navigator Interface for Microsoft Office (NIMO)

While using NIMO, we are unable to use Entry Templates to default the folder class. This severely limits functionality as we are unable to run custom business logic on custom folder classes (extended from the base Folder class).
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

New NFS storage can be added

Now when we use the cloud Pak environment, we find that we can't add NFS storage, but can only use the NFS storage configured when installing the environment, which is very inconvenient. Customers may have multiple storage devices, old NFS server...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Add write_http plug-in into container images for monitoring

The write_http is must have for my cusomer in Filenet migration 5.5.4 when configuring the monitoring for sending PCH data to Broadcom APM. Here are a response from dev team reqarding this request ************ At the moment, our container images a...
12 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Planned for future release

When displaying reports under report section, it would be great if we enable URL field value as link.

We have a URL field in Tririga, and it can be added to a report. However, when we display it in the report section, is it possible to make the URL value as a link, so that the user may go directly to the URL instead of opening the record?
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

Ba studio login guidelines, please support multiple languages

The Ba studio login guide now only supports English and does not support multilingualism, which makes the user experience with poor English very poor and even conflict. Especially in the project bidding, it will lead to failure to win the bid due ...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

Multilingual support in IBM navigator

On the IBM navigator homepage, we found that workplace and Bai features are displayed in English instead of Chinese. Obviously, this does not achieve multilingual internationalization, which will make the user experience with poor English very po...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Future consideration

Ability to the operator to support affinity for specific architecture type

The CP4BA operator currently has an affinitySelector that matches both amd64 AND s90x requiredDuringSchedulingIgnoredDuringExecution: nodeSelectorTerms: - matchExpressions: - key: beta.kubernetes.io/arch operator: In values: - amd64 - s390x The re...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration