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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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:

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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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition


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 to change Entry Template during check-in

We currently use one Entry Template per document class for adding documents to a case, but once the user defines the Entry Template, it is locked in place upon document creation. If the user then wants to change the class of the document, he can n...
7 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Under review

If training fails due to any document in error, error information should be provided back to the user

The desired behavior for the training model is that if it finds that it cannot process all the data it is given, it should report a failure back to the user and allow the user to correct the issue. In such situation however we found that while the...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

IBM Content Navigator - WYSIWYG Mail Editor in IBM Content Navigator

The mail editor in ICN supports only plain text, but MTU Aero Engines AG as customer needs WYSIWYG functionality. A function frequently used by all users and end customers is sending emails directly from ICN. Unfortunately, the mail client in ICN ...
about 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 5 Future consideration

Support NetApp ONTAP indefinite retention

For a LONG time NetApp was the favorite storage of customers around here (because of simplicity and functionality) but has lost a LOT of momentum as soon as customers were seriously looking into doing GPDR retention which needs EBR as a foundation...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

IBM to support ERM Hold policies for CMOD Cache Only environments

Westpac has a Records Management requirement for all Mainframe generated Reports and Customer Statements which flow into CMOD 10.5.0.2. The RM requirement is to dispose of this content that is older than 7 years from the generation date. The CMOD ...
8 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Not under consideration

Add an ability to check the CBR-status of a document in the full text index

Related to case TS008281004 we have the problem that there is no chance (confirmed by L3) to check if a document is correctly inserted into the full text index. We need a tool or consitency check that enables us to check, if a document and all its...
11 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Exclude specific MimeTypes from being CBR-indexed BEFORE content is loaded from Fixed Content Device

We have several document classes that contain documents of a wide varity of mimetypes. The document classes are CBR enabled but it is very obvious that some MimeTypes within this document class are not valid for CBR indexing (i.e. images or videos...
11 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

CPE: JUL Logging should be enhanced with operational functions similar to the former Log4J-implementation

Since Content Platform Engine has changed the underlaying logging framework from Log4J to JUL there are several important functions missing that existed before with log4j standard configuration : Logrotation (i.e. daily) It's very important to adm...
11 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Reinstate Auto color detection in Datacap v9.1.8

Auto Color detection during functionality missing in Datacap v9.1.8. This is available in v9.0 Problem statement: Our image center resources will be scanning high volume of documents both color and Black&white (gray). After scanning they uploa...
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future consideration

Support to run Content Manager OnDemand in Ubuntu

We have a large customer that their standard is Ubuntu for Linux and they have to go through a tedius process to run in another Linux platform. I have to believe that there are other customers that will benefit from this support. With out the supp...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted