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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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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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  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


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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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CMOD new message when new db2 table created

A new message type is written to the system log when cmod dynamically allocates a new application group data table. It should have the standard date/time, the name of the application group and the specific db2 table name created. Why this is impor...
9 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Under review

FileNet Object Stores and definitions created by a CR Defintion

It would be really good have a FileNet Operator that created object stores and definitions based on a CRD in OpenShift with an appropriate operator. This would also help in the installation process making things far easier to debug.
10 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

External integration with Edit Services

A number of users view documents from an external application using the Content Navigator linking API. These same users edit a subset of the documents using the Content Navigator Edit Service. This solution currently requires the users to leave th...
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

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

Virtual Viewer File Size limit

Add a parameter that allows an Administrator to set a limit on the file size that the virtual viewer will try to render and display. This should be per desktop if possible. This would prevent really large files from being rendered for display and ...
10 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future 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

Add an ability to check the CBR-status of a document in the full text index

Related to case TS008281004 we have the problem that there is no chance (confirmed by L3) to check if a document is correctly inserted into the full text index. We need a tool or consitency check that enables us to check, if a document and all its...
11 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Exclude specific MimeTypes from being CBR-indexed BEFORE content is loaded from Fixed Content Device

We have several document classes that contain documents of a wide varity of mimetypes. The document classes are CBR enabled but it is very obvious that some MimeTypes within this document class are not valid for CBR indexing (i.e. images or videos...
11 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration