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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 (

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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 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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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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Listener for MQ messages

This is a request for enhancement. Our requirement is to trigger BPM processes when a message is received in a queue. There is a OOTB api available in integration.jar(System toolkit) to read message from queue, but there is no active listening or ...
22 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

CMIS and ICN in combination with Application Edition Manager (AEM) / Correct adjustment of Class Loader Order settings

When using Application Edition Manager (AEM) in Websphere Application Server in combination with a deployment of IBM CMIS and IBM Content Navigator, the Class Loader Order settings are incorrectly adjusted. This results that CMIS and ICN are not w...
22 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Under review

To be able to tag other Blueworks users when you add a comment to a process diagram.

All users would benefit from being informed that there is a comment for their attention, because presently the comments are not always picked up by the required users immediately. This could work by allowing the commentator to tag the required Blu...
23 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Improve Fastpath parsing performance

Rulesets with large decision tables and using Fastpath execution modes are taking a very long time to parse during a deployment. Improve parsing performance for rulesets with large decision tables using Fastpath execution modes.

Fully asynchronous ruleset updates

Currently, when a new ruleset is deployed, we are seeing an increase in response times for requests while the new ruleset is being parsed. Make the update of a ruleset fully asynchronous, extending further the current asynchronous ruleset parsing ...
24 days ago in Operational Decision Manager 0 Under review

Disabling of Drag and drop feature from the IBM BAW desktop

In order to ensure security, it may be necessary to restrict access to uploaded documents for certain users. However, users can utilize the drag-and-drop feature from the BAW desktop to upload documents. It would be advantageous to have the option...
24 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Future consideration

Allow shops to control timeout process or heartbeat for ARSODF and CMOD Cloud

Currently the ARSODFC task will come down if CMOD Cloud or Network issues cause it to disconnect. We would like to set the amount of time before the disconnect occurs. Currently there are no messages other than an RC02 to indicate a "timeout" or m...
25 days ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 0 Future consideration

RDS Oracle EE on AWS as one of the supported database for IBM Content Manager

Our organization is migrating on-premise Content Manager to AWS cloud. As per official documentation, only DB2 and Oracle database are supported for Content Manager version 8.7. RDS Oracle EE is the approved database service on AWS for this applic...
26 days ago in Content Manager (CM8) 0 Future consideration

BAW container Ver. 2202 Need timezone setting enhance for UMS relevant Pods

Consulted with UMS L3, there not document or support setting the timezone explicitly for UMS. We (support and client) also tried configured below Jvm_options in UMS configuration, but it did not work.
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Display Document Lifecycle Policy and State in Content Navigator

Document Lifecycle policies can be assigned to documents in FileNet. While it is possible to view Lifecycle State, policy assigned, as well as promote/demote document through ACCE, the same functionality is not available when working in ICN. At le...
30 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration