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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 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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The P8CE/Health page should check connectivity to resources on some periodic basis

In a situation where a Storage Area becomes unavailable because of loss of connectivity the "Health" page still shows it as Green.
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Enhance search filter for group retrieval to reduce latency during LLLDAP authentication

Due to the way Datacap handles group retrieval during authentication we experience significant latency during LLDAP authentication for users who are members of many groups. Indeed, Datacap uses a global LDAP chain (for LLDAP authentication) but it...
6 months ago in Content and Capture Services 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)
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Support for Bulgarian document to be exported as doc/docs format using the OCR_A engine

The customer wants to use the OCR_A engine to OCR documents and save them as Word documents. The function is available in the product but not officially supported.
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Submitted

Allow for choosing the storage location for FileNet Content Manager thumbnails.

Currently, FileNet Content Manager 5.5.5 only allows thumbnails to be stored in the Object Store database. Even at the smallest thumbnail size, this begins to take up a large amount of space in the database. We have a requirement to generate thumb...
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Not under consideration

ICN - consistent way of sending mails with content or link and ability to set basic mail-properties

At the moment there are several different implementations of sending an email from ICN. Which way is used depends on incomprehensible criterias: HTML based sending on the server via an smtp-connection with or without document attachment. Disadvant...
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Activation of ICC4SAP-Plugin for ICN only in desktops where really needed

Current situation is: If we want to use the ICC4SAP-Plugin in a specific administrative ICN desktop there is a need of enabling the ICC4SAP-plugin in another desktop (the one that is defined as default desktop) in order make the plugin work correc...
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Set a property on which the search result should be sorted in the IS-Connector for ICN

In IDM Desktop and ISTK there was the possibility to set a property on which the search result should be sorted. Unfortunately this is no longer possible in the IS-Connector for ICN. Our customer does not use ICN, but has his own frontend solution...
about 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 4 Not under consideration

Have direct SAML authentication support for FileNet APIs

Right now FileNet APIs only support Kerberos as SSO authentication. However, these authentication protocols are becoming outdated compated to more advanced authentication prototcols like SAML. However, the FileNet documentation mentions there is n...
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Implement a P8 #Creator place holder

A business partner has a requirement where they do not want the creator user to be the owner of a document, but they still need to apply permissions to the creator on that document. The current #Creator-Owner place holder is too broad for their ne...
over 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future consideration