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:
Post your ideas
Start by posting ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,
Post an idea
Upvote ideas that matter most to you
Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea
Help IBM prioritize your ideas and requests
The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The offering manager team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.
Receive notifications on the decision
Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas that cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.
Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):
Cloud Pak for Automation - incl Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights
Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - incl BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management
Content and Capture Services - incl Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager
Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere
IBM Blueworks Live
If you encounter any issues accessing the Ideas portals, please send email describing the issue to email@example.com for resolution. For more information about IBM's Ideas program visit ibm.com/ideas.
Solution packaging and deployement using both BA Studio and ACCE configuration
The goal is to automate as much as possible the CP4A/BA Studio solution deployment.
For the moment, when you design a solution within BA Studio, for the document management part, you can only configure the document types, associated properties and some basic parameters. As soon as we need to configure more finely the content management part (security, behavior, etc), we need to use the ACCE.
There’s some direct impact of this limitation on the detailed configuration capability within BA Studio for the Content Management part on the solution rollout/lifecycle:
- Once we need to use ACCE for some advance management configuration, it’s no more possible to deploy a BA Studio solution using only the standard solution deployment process. It requires to complete the deployment with FileNet Deployment Manager (FDM) tool to deploy ACCE specific configurations.
As the goal is to automate the solution deployment across many CP4A environments without human interaction, FDM is a problem because there’s a command line to execute the work but the selection of the items to be deployed from one environment to another one is still a manual operation.
Our request is to enhance BA Studio/solution deployment to be able to package the solution with all configuration (including the configuration from the ACCE) and therefore rollout the solution to many CP4A deployment without adding FDM operations.
Do not place IBM confidential, company confidential, or personal information into any field.