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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

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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.


Pinned ideas

PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...
PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all

All ideas

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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...
18 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

BAMOE Canvas application integration with Azure DevOps repositories.

Currently BAMOE 9 mentions GIT support only for GitHub, GitHub Enterprise, Bitbucket Cloud. Adding Azure DevOps repositories as the provider option will provide customers with additional option and flexibility.
18 days ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Submitted

Provide Business user friendly web based editor capabilities for editing DRL rules

Provides a low barrier of entry for analysts/product users working on building and testing the rules. This help them quickly get productive in developing reasoning rules. Web GUI based authoring environment makes application more accessible to bus...
19 days ago in Business Automation Manager Open Edition 0 Submitted

Allow the descriptions added to metadata fields to be viewable in Analysis Mode

Currently you have to exit Analysis mode to see the descriptions that have been added to metadata fields that you just hover over to view. We would like this same functionality in Analysis Mode so as we trying to view certain metadata fields and f...
23 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Provide an option to create Edge routes when deploying FileNet Standalone on OCP

This makes it possible to manage the TLS certificats in a single location: at the cluster level. The same certificat is then exposed to all the clients connecting to all the applications running on the OCP cluster.With re-encrypt routes the certif...
26 days ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Submitted

"Hover Dialog" for annotations to present real user name instead or in addition to a technical user, that is used to connect to the backend content repository

When using Daeja as part of a custom application, the "Hover Dialog" for annotations should display the real user name using the application instead or in addition to a technical user that is used by the application to connect to the content store...
29 days ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Submitted

Enhancements on the recorder

The recorder will map more applications through natural utilization, and automatic component detection and will not depend on Windows drivers. Users require that because the target applications are generally automation blockers when surface automa...
30 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

"Active Processes Currently Executing" table in Process Monitor should have a filtering feature specified date and time.

The paging feature on the "Active Processes Currently Executing" in Process Monitor only allows moving from one page to the other. This becomes tedious where there are many pages of processes. There should be a feature where customers can filter a...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Exception Handling Enhancements

We propose the following key enhancements to the platform's exception handling capabilities. Command-Level Exception Handling Built-in Retry Options: Add built-in options within individual commands to retry operations in case of exceptions, with c...
about 1 month ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

REST calls via proxy

Add functionality to set up proxy for REST calls in BPMRESTRequest ()
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted