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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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To support installing multiple TOS with operator for baw container version

For case management, the case solution max property number is limited by database table max support column number, e.g. Oracle table max column is 1000. In our current situation, a case solution usually has hundreds properties, then one TOS can on...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Delivered

Permission to delete or hide all types of dashboards including the Dashboards "Monitoring" and "Daily Monitoring"

It would be nice to have the option to hide or exclude the standard TENANT dashboards ("Monitoring" and "Daily Monitoring") since in some cases the user, when activate the loop presentation mode, would have to be forced to see these 2 dashboards i...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Access to Shared Mail Folders

The command Apply Search Folder should include functionality to work with shared mail folders. For now, there's only an option to access public folders. For Example, if I count the emails after using the apply Search Filter command to search th...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Adding custom faceted filters in ICN Simple Search

The new ICN Simple Search only offers default faceted search filters (i.e. Class, Modified By, Modified On, Added By, Added On, File Type, and Size), but most users want to be able to filter on additional business properties. The simple search sho...
about 2 years ago in Content Navigator 0 Delivered

Control room password not Compliant with Clients requirements #cpfield

in WDG the control room password is limited to 6 characters.. Most clients ( including IBM ) consider a 6 chars password not secure enough as the control room oversees the bots who have passwords from coporate systems to execure their tasks
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Snapshot History view in Web Process Designer

In the Desktop Process Designer I have the History view at the bottom left. In the Web Process Designer this view is not available.
over 5 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Delivered

Process Mining: Enable re-usage of Process App for the same process in order to add more data

In the current state of the product (version 1.14.1), Process Apps can be used once to create a process in IBM Process Mining. If the use case requires adding more data later on, this is only possible by manually uploading the data as csv data set...
8 months ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 1 Delivered

Add ability to upload and retrieve documents in incremental parts via the GraphQL API.

Add the ability to upload and retrieve documents via the GraphQL API in small increments (chunks). This will enable large files to be uploaded and retrieved without exceeding common timeout settings for incoming/outgoing HTTP requests/responses. T...
9 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Delivered

Connect to Terminal 3270 with TLS Protocol

Currently, the "Connect to Terminal" command does not accept any security protocol during the connection. It was informed by IBM Support that this feature never existed, but now a customer using Terminals with TLS protocol has been found. So if th...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

IBM's official product description documents should be translated in to Japanese

Japanese people face a high hurdle in understanding a product manual in English, which results in lower customer satisfaction. Even though the product introduction website is translated, the product manual is not translated, which causes the produ...
about 2 years ago in IBM Process Mining 1 Delivered