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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,

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.


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Preview within Outlook NMO window

It would be nice to see a preview of the clicked e-mails in the Add-in window within Outlook (on the right side --> in another window below the folder structure). This is only needed for E-Mails.
11 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Submitted

This is a continuation of a request to combine multiple content elements into a single PDF for view. The requested addition is to display the single PDF in the Daeja Viewer rather than the PDF viewer

The customer's dental team receives documents with different mimetypes that are combined into a single FileNet document with multiple content elements. An enhancement is in progress that uses the PDF viewer to combine all the content elements into...
29 days ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

Using the browser's back and forward button to navigate all ICN features

Allow to use the browser's Back and Forward button to navigate through all ICN features for easier user navigation / experience.
about 2 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Needs more information

Adding faceted filters in ICN Search

Faceted filters have been added in ICN Simple Search, but they should also be included in the standard ICN Search. Custom faceted filters requested in ICPFORA-I-204 must also be included.
about 2 months ago in Content Navigator 1 Future consideration

Not able to stop tracking of multiple completed workflows using PE tracker from ICN.

Client is currently able to stop tracking of single completed workflow successfully from ICN . But when the client is selecting more completed workflows and the stop tracking button get greyed out as shown in the below figure:
2 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

multi select image feature from photo gallery in navigator mobile app

-What is the business scenario? users should be able to upload multiple images from mobile photo gallery the same way navigator web application allow users to upload multiple files. -Is the request only for iOS? Yes mainly for iOS but you should c...
4 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

IBM Content Navigator (ICN) add behaviour different

The add document behaviour is different in ICN depending on whether you add normally or by drag and drop. Drag and drop behaves better, in that the file names are displayed. Please see the attached screenshot.
4 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

NMO should support new MS Office

NMO is a user experience well received by many business users of my client. Unfortunately, the new MS Office which Microsoft starts delivering does not support COM and VSTO add-ins.
4 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration

When a user specifies a 'Date Time' property for an in-basket filter, it should resolve to also include seconds

When a user specifies the 'date' value for an in-basket filter with the criteria being 'equal', the result set should include all work items that are associated with that date. For example, if the user specifies 5/5/2020, the results should includ...
7 months ago in Content Navigator 1 Future consideration

Enhance display documents in current Window when using open configuration option to display the documents as separate tabs for Filenet.

Enhance current Navigator desktop configuration option 'When using the Open and Preview actions, display documents in the current window' to open all the selected documents as separate tabs in the current Window, including the Daeja Virtual Viewer...
7 months ago in Content Navigator 0 Future consideration