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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:

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 (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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FileNet Viewer. Word Search inside of Viewer in Documents that are not PDFs

When preforming a CBR search or Simple Search for documents containing a text value or phrase, you are provided a hit list of the search. However, when you open a document that is NOT a PDF (ie: MS Word) you cannot search for the term inside of th...
9 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Dark mode theme for Content Navigator

In addition to the default theme, users wants to have a dark mode theme as most applications are offering this display (for both energy consumption and eyes comfort)
over 2 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

WebSphere liberty support for IBM Content Navigator on AWS EC2

Our organization is migrating on-premise Content Manager to AWS cloud. We use Content Navigator along with Content Manager. As per official documentation for IBM Content Navigator 3.0.11, "WebSphere Liberty is not supported with the traditional IB...
about 1 year ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Defaulting and Filtering for ICN Simple Search

Defaulting Search on Document Class instead of Object Store Right now, when using the ICN Simple Search Feature, you are allowed to select from a list of Object Stores that you want to perform your search in. We are wondering if it can allow us to...
about 2 years ago in Content Navigator 1 Future consideration

ICN Bookmark URL based search support for full text search (CSS) and search property hiding

We plan to integrate IBM Content Navigator (with FileNet Content Manager repository) into a business application through ICN bookmark URLs, according to the broader strategy to access and update in the context of business processes. Two important ...
over 1 year ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

multi select image feature from photo gallery in navigator mobile app

-What is the business scenario? users should be able to upload multiple images from mobile photo gallery the same way navigator web application allow users to upload multiple files. -Is the request only for iOS? Yes mainly for iOS but you should c...
6 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

IBM Content Navigator (ICN) add behaviour different

The add document behaviour is different in ICN depending on whether you add normally or by drag and drop. Drag and drop behaves better, in that the file names are displayed. Please see the attached screenshot.
6 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

NMO should support new MS Office

NMO is a user experience well received by many business users of my client. Unfortunately, the new MS Office which Microsoft starts delivering does not support COM and VSTO add-ins. https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dev/add-ins/overview/off...
6 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Allow drag and drop of folders with contents in navigator

End users usually upload large number of files and folders in ICN. Though ICN allows drag and drop of documents, users ae unable to do this with folders. They have to manually select each folder (create, if not available) and upload documents there.
about 1 year ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Introduce support for entry templates in Navigator Interface for Microsoft Office (NIMO)

While using NIMO, we are unable to use Entry Templates to default the folder class. This severely limits functionality as we are unable to run custom business logic on custom folder classes (extended from the base Folder class).
almost 3 years ago in Content Navigator 1 Future consideration