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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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arsadmin encrypt/decrypt

To maintain the feel of consistency of arsadmin tool it would be welcome to add (unlock) sub modules of encrypt / decrypt when CMOD is configured with the encryption at rest.
3 months ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 3 Not under consideration

Be able to keep the terminal connection open when using the command "execute script"

Today it is not possible to keep a terminal connection open when a main script calls another secondary one to execute, with the "Execute Script" command. It would be interesting to be able to share a terminal connection variable between scripts. W...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

less expensive Artificial intelligence portable automatic robotic drilling machine

powerful portable Artificial intelligence robotic automation drilling machine powered by inbuilt quantum battery with camera and digital X - ray scanner at area near probe connected with or without wire made with water resistant feature with 24/7 ...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 0 Not under consideration

Add ODM support for HashiCorp Vault Secrets Operator in OpenShift Dedicated

Enhance ODM to be able to use the HashiCorp Vault Secrets operator to store secrets and config maps.
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Allow to have more than 6 users and 6 groups per ODM role defined in ODM on Container

USAA has more than 6 groups defined in their current setup. The current workaround is assemble all the groups with the same ODM role into one group in Azure AD and associate this group with one of the predefined groups. This way the setup is able ...
4 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under consideration

IBM BlueworsLive API to provide the users with only subspaces directly linked to the a parent subspaces

Currently, IBM BlueworksLive Spaces API can only provide two alternatives for the user: 1- Include all subspaces. 2- Do not include the subspaces. Sometimes users just want to retrieve the subspaces directly linked to the parent spaces. This would...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Multiple selected cell formatting in Rule Designer Decision Table

Currently, in Rule Designer, Decision Table(Legacy Editor) formatting options are limited to applying styles to whole table, a column or sing cell. it can be inefficient when we need to adjust the format of multiple cells at once. it would be bene...
4 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 3 Not under consideration

Ability for create a report of computers and schedules on the IBM RPA

IBM RPA users need to generate a report based on their usage.An excellent path for that is providing the users the ability to export a report based on the number of jobs a machine ran, counting the failed, pending, and successful ones in the webcl...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

IBM RPA to fully map scrollable objects in specific applications

In specific Win32 applications, IBM RPA cannot map the text or content of an application which is larger than the screen size. The text inside the the scrollable object is divided in labels which are dynamic according the size of the text. The con...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

IBM Content Collector for FileSystems available as Cloud Pak (Container Platform)

We recently received feedback from IBM Netherlands regarding the future of IBM Content Collector on Windows. The product is currently in 'maintenance mode', which means that no further development is taking place. Our organization makes extensive ...
5 months ago in Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files 0 Not under consideration