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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).


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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


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 ideas

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
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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Add support to search for custom objects and edit their properties

Supporting custom objects in ICN would be awesome as not everthing is a document or folder. Searching custom objects and edition their properties, sercurity and so on (Edit Properties Dialog) would be the first step.
2 months ago in Content Navigator 1 Future consideration

Allow CSV mapping through API

We are currently trying to build an automated option for creating projects. For now, the only part we can't automate is the CSV mapping (we've already explored the option of using an IDP file, but we can only create an IDP after creating a project...
about 2 months ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 1 Functionality already exists

Git integration for Process App and Toolkit Exports

Having a fully git integration, to use merge and pull requests outside of Process/Workflow Center is essential for working on different Workflow Centers. In huge organizations and also working from different organizations, it is necessary to have ...
24 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Increase character Limit for USER_NAME value in lsw_user_xref table to 113

Microsoft AD UPN has a character limit of 113 and IBM BAW lsw_usr_xref table has character limit of 64 characters. usernames with characters more than 64 cannot be properly configured on IBM BAW. An increase in char Limit to 113 as Active director...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM RPA doesn't work with SharePoint shared Files and Folders

On Sharepoint, you can share the files from the Sharepoint tenant with the OneDrive application. When doing this, a folder shortcut will be created inside the drive folder, but the IBM RPA cannot interact with it or read any file from this folder,...
17 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Submitted

Online Backup and Restore

Availability of online backup and restore features and capabilities in Cloud Pak for Business Automation

Add Support for TreeModel PMML Models created in SPSS Modeller into ADS

Currently ADS only supports the import of PMML Model ScoreCard and RuleSet definitions. SPSS Modeller in Cloud Pak for Data often creates TreeModel PMML definition files that contain decision table logic that could be mapped to an ADS decision tab...
11 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Cross repository search (CRS) does not currently support property/attribute groups like regular search does.

Currently, when Client is trying to build a Cross Repository Search Template, but when they choose to exclude all condition for String property, he is unable to get documents which has blank values in search results.
10 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

Support FileNet standalone on VM to be deployed on Liberty

Client has a large FileNet footprint and would like to change the underlying app runtime for their non-containerized VM deployment from WAS to Liberty. They see externalization of configuration as one of the primary benefits.
about 2 months ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 1 Not under consideration

Create a queue to allow multiple files uploads, optimizing the user's time.

IBM Process Mining should allow the upload of several CSV's at the same time (even if they are not uploaded simultaneously, the option to select at once all the files we want to upload would optimize the time of the analyst responsible for this ta...
about 2 months ago in IBM Process Mining / Submitted 0 Planned for future release