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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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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...

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Support generic (custom) LDAP providers as target for the SID Migration Update tool

Cloud Pak for Business Automation extends support for generic LDAP providers in version 22.0.2, beyond IBM SDS and Microsoft AD, to include support for "Custom" LDAP providers, in line with the support statement of the Foundational Services. This ...
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

FileNet should support customer managed encryption key for AWS S3 bucket upload and download of content.

FileNet should have mechanism to keep the encryption keys and also able to manage multiple keys in case multiple storage areas. This feature helps to maintain corporate security mandates. It's my understanding that there are several customers requ...
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

FileNet Content Platform Engine Object Store Key Rotation Enhancement to Improve Content Key Protection and Reduce Need to Reprocess / Move Content for New Key

FileNet Content Platform Engine Object Store Key Rotation Enhancement to Improve Content Key Protection and Reduce Need to Reprocess / Move Content for New Key. What we understand is: There appears to be actually three levels of keys in a FileNet ...
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

For FileNet Content Platform Encryption, support for KMIP 2.0 standard needed in 2023

Thales Software is combining several products (like Vormetric DSM) into a future suite called CipherTrust, this product requires KMIP 2.0 standard. Thales CiperTrust becomes main KMIP provider solution in 2024 (sounds like per internal crypto team...
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Download All Logs at once

It would be very helpful to be able to have a checkbox in the jobs section that would allow us to select one, some or all logs to be downloaded at once.
about 1 month ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Needs more information

Notification panel inside the control center

In the control center, there may be a place where IBM notifications are located and created by the tenant administrator. Examples of notifications generated by IBM: scheduled GMUD, discontinuation of commands, and license expiration, among others.
about 1 month ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Enhance the operator mechanism

Currently, if want to change anything of the existing environment, the operator need to check all the existing resources and then apply the change. It could take up to more than one hour to wait for the change take effective. This mechanism doesn'...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Under review

Migrate from MSMQ to IBM MQ system queue provider in IBM RPA

In situations where MSMQ does not fit the organizational needs in terms of package availability or network complexity, there's the need to use IBM MQ as the IBM RPA system queue provider to work with schedules and processes. Currently, this operat...
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Attach to window when using "Start Browser" action

When working with websites, there are many time when regular browser actions do not work, so window actions are needed, such as send keys (not webkeys). When using Start browser the window is not attached and it causes a conflict if another action...
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Needs more information

Create option to connect to MongoDB through SSL for Self-Signed Certificates

The option to connect to an external MongoDB for Process Mining is vital for a larger workload, but to be the most secure, providing the option to connect through SSL while using a self-signed certificate should be available.
about 2 months ago in IBM Process Mining 1 Planned for future release