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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

Showing 1973 of 1973

Improve tenant integration

We would like to work with a 3-tier system as follows: 1. tenant = bank 2. Organisation = business domain 3. process = type of process by naming convention The handling of tenants could be improved to level such as organisations
over 1 year ago in IBM Process Mining 0 Future consideration

Remove inconsistency for activity work time resolution

When managing "activity working time", the smallest number you can store is 1 minute. When defining "working time" in BPA it offers to work in seconds. In order for both to work together appropriately, "activity working time" should also allow for...
over 1 year ago in IBM Process Mining 0 Planned for future release

CPE: Continuous content consistency check sweep for validation of ingested content

Some customers may want to continuously validate their ingested content, at some time after it is fully stored. The current Content Consistency Sweep job is a one and done function that you have to re-create every time that you want to run a consi...
over 1 year ago in FileNet Content Manager (CPE) 0 Future consideration

Decryption of Encrypted Strings in Datacap Custom Actions

We had written a custom action about 5 years ago which connected to a database via an encrypted connection string stored in the .APP file. At the time, we discovered that custom actions are unable to decrypt encrypted strings:
over 1 year ago in Datacap 1 Future consideration

Sticky Note pop up disappearing when moving from one page to another page in Daeja Viewer

If a document is having 5 pages and user has created a sticky note on page number 1 and user is editing the sticky note and if user wants any info to be copied from page number 5 , then the pop up is disappearing if user moves from one page to ano...
over 1 year ago in Daeja Virtual Viewer 0 Future consideration

Business Performance Center should support unmapped elastic search.

While CP4BA 21.0.3 had enhancements on how the Event Pipeline configuration changes are pushed, the ability to configure event transformation, the ability to define additional indexes and the ability to decide what gets pushed and where was alread...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Future consideration

Share Simulation as well as BPA models.

BPA models can be shared with all the users of the organization which the model belongs to. Share BPA models - IBM Documentation But, the Simulation for shared m...
over 1 year ago in IBM Process Mining 0 Future consideration

active/inactive flag for applications/application groups/folders

similar to odf objects, we would like active/inactive flags for other cmod objects. In the case of applications and application groups it could generate an 88 load failure record or allow load but produce new message type. For folders, if inactive...
over 1 year ago in Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) 1 Future consideration

Select wrong workspace

over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Not under consideration

Request switch option to only show FILE item for "Add" button in "BPM Document List".

"Add" button is available in "BPM Document List" if "Allow create" is enabled. BPM Document List - IBM Documentation updates - Allow files in the list to be updated.--- W...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Functionality already exists