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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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Align BAW, BAN and CPE supported mime types

Hi, to upload an Office document into a Document list from a Human service, we have to update the configuration (see link below). A complete mime types definition list exists in FileNet Engine, there's also a mime types definition list in Business...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

Allow securing IBM Automation Foundation Kafka routes by customer-provided certificates

Customer is using a CP4BA cluster and a standalone ODM embedded in Cloudera. The standalone ODM sends events to CP4BA Business Automation Insights via the IBM Automation Foundation (IAF) Kafka route exposed by CP4BA. The default security mechanism...

Simplify the container image download procedure for BAW or Cloud Pak for BA

Hi IBM colleage, Start from Cloud Pak for BA 21.0.3, the customer cannot download the installation file or container image file directly from IBM Passport Advantage Portal. The cusotmer needs a lot of effort to download the Cloud Pak for BA or BA...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 3 Not under consideration

Add support to native Azure storage (both RWO & RWX) for 'Cloud pak for Business Automation' on ARO

Kindly add support to native Azure storages (Read Write Once (RWO)) for 'Cloud pak for Business Automation' on ARO to encourage Azure RedHat OpenShift (ARO) implementation . The latest version of CP4BA 23.0.2 supports only IBM Storage Foundation a...

Support static storage provisioning for all CP4BA deployment patterns and dependencies

Customers may not have dynamic provisioning enabled in their storage classes used for OCP deployments. Today some CP4BA components support and DOCUMENT how to manually create PVs and PVCs for specific deployments, but information is scattered and ...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Planned for future release

It is recommended to develop a mobile APP for CP4BA

ICN has a mobile APP, but Case and Workplace do not. It is very inconvenient for users to use the mobile client. It is recommended to develop a CP4BA mobile APP, which integrates all the functions of CP4BA such as ICN, Case, and Workplace, so as ...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

Enhance the operator mechanism

Currently, if want to change anything of the existing environment, the operator need to check all the existing resources and then apply the change. It could take up to more than one hour to wait for the change take effective. This mechanism doesn'...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0

ICN folder view - all folders looks like that there are subfolders

The folder view always displays an arrow to expand for viewing the subfolders. This arrow will be shown for all folders , also for folder without any subfolder. For users who are working with saving document within folder it will be always an effo...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

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.
9 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...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration