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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

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Include a mandatory index primary key for documents tables.

Due to the ability of creating document codes using integers or strings, in the case of a strategy change, the effort needed to include a new index and then fix the created structure is huge. By having a mix between string and integers, the orderi...
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Not under consideration

Create a document-name column in the database to improve the documents searching.

Right now, when you upload a document the name you insert is created as a variable and this is a problem for Latin languages because we use a lot of special characters. We don’t have a fuzzy feature for the search, so, unless the customer writes t...
about 1 month ago in Content and Capture Services - other 0 Not under consideration

Default language per desktop

Language and locale settings can be changed by users but cannot be set per default at the ICN desktop level to avoid all users having to change them.
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Not under consideration

Language and locale settings persisted server-side

Language and locale settings can be changed by the users but are not persisted on the server side. If the user changes browser, workstation or cleans his cookies, he must therefore redefine his language and regional settings. If the parameters ar...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Not under consideration

Studio feature to run a script starting from a specific command

It would be very useful for debugging and testing purposes if there was the ability in the IBM RPA Studio to run a script starting from a specific command rather than just from the beginning. So, especially in cases of large scripts, this would al...
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Improved Expired Certificate Handling for IBM RPA

When the IBM RPA certificate expires, the license will be deactivated with the message "Invalid Certificate". Note that this is different from license expiration, it's the certificate. After some research, we discovered that the certificate has a ...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Different windows display resolution/scaling to be used apart from 100% in surface automation

Customer can change resolution depending on their environmentPractical difficulty in maintaining the same resolution on all user profiles
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

In case of an auth time-out, ensure the user redirects to decision center after successfully re-authenticating

Currently, when a user was working in Decision Center but left it untouched for a while, the user's authentication can time out. When the user wants to proceed, the user will get redirected to authenticate again on the login page which is good. Wh...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Not under consideration

Cache an Object in Business rules Decison Operation execution

Hi Team, I have an idea of caching huge request object (if the object is going to be same for all the request processed for 1-2 days or one week or defined time). This will help for batch processing. We have a requirement that needs to conclude so...
2 months ago in Operational Decision Manager 1 Not under consideration

IBM Content Collector to have a generic emaill connector implementation to connect using SMTP host, port and credentials, with optional folder name.

Why it is useful?Many customers use IBM Content Collector to ingest documents into IBM FileNet Content manager, and one of the main use case is to archive emails from the mail inbox and store it for future reference. Currently, the IBM Content Col...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services - other 1 Not under consideration