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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.


Cloud Pak for Business Automation

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App dynamics integration with Cloud Pak for Business Automation

We are using AppDynamics as our enterprise monitoring tool , please enable an easy integration of AppDynamics with cloud pack.
12 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Future consideration

Add Single sign-on (SSO) and OAuth parity in CP4BA as it is in traditional IBM BAW

Customers who rely on external Identity providers would not be able to easily migrate from IBM BAW to CP4BA as a lot of features are outright missing from CP4BA but are present in IBM BAW. For example: there is no way to use Foundational IAM to re...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Future consideration

Using yaml to configure foundational services

The client would like to do the configuration of foundational services with ldap groups and Active Directory, that currently needs to be done via the UI. this is for CP4BA and CP4I They would like to have this defined in a declarative way, so they...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Functionality already exists

Be Able to Identify the Different Workflow Types

Currently when you create workflows in BA Studio, there is no way to tell wether the new workflow is BPM or Case related. The only way one would know is that they are told or go through the various workflows until you stumble upon the one you want...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 3 Functionality already exists

How different versions of bundled runtime pods managed via documentation by IBM BAW Team?

Refer to PMR TS012093883, in context of the need below, understand inbuilt packaged pods' versions for containerized BAW not available but I feel this is must for different architecture and integration requirements for various organization with to...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 5 Future consideration

Business Performance Center should support unmapped elastic search.

While CP4BA 21.0.3 had enhancements on how the Event Pipeline configuration changes are pushed, the ability to configure event transformation, the ability to define additional indexes and the ability to decide what gets pushed and where was alread...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Future consideration

Support for OpenLDAP

My customer, a Dutch Government Data Center, uses OpenLDAP in production. Due to her selection of CP4BA and CP4D she is forced to- also support IBM Security Directory Server or Microsoft Active Directory.- or manually maintain user / groups for ap...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Planned for future release

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...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Improve the Zen Access Control UI to manage non-LDAP groups

Today, it is possible to add a non-LDAP group via the API /v2/groups/{group_id}/members, even if the documentation seems to imply that this should work only with 'ldap_groups' groups:
28 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

IM/Zen support for authentication/authorization with OIDC+LDAP

CPFS Support for OIDC+LDAP ( to support CP4BA migration use cases) Description: The main request is about support for OIDC+LDAP in IM, but this RFE has in fact a much broader scope.It also includes requests for:improvements to the IM UI, to make i...
28 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted