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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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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.



Cloud Pak for Business Automation

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ICN folder view - all folders looks like that there are subfolders

The folder view always displays an arrow to expand for viewing the subfolders. This arrow will be shown for all folders , also for folder without any subfolder. For users who are working with saving document within folder it will be always an effo...
5 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Allow to deploy a fix of a business automation workflows

Use the branches to create a fix deployable to production environment isn't possible when the BA workflow includes the case features. Make possible this feature again, even if the case feature part as to be manually managed. It's penalizing for in...
26 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

User name as well as user ID to be displayed when selecting to Modify Multiple tasks.

It appears there are two different code paths for modifying the task for one and multiple,. User will like the experience to be the same as the identification by name as well is ID makes it easier to make the selections.
19 days ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Submitted

Provide access to Cloud Pak License Service Reporter Dashboards for non-administrative users

The License Reporter component of CP foundational services provide a very good overview about current and historical license consumption across deployed instances and clusters. Currently only Cloud Pak users which have the "Cluster Admin" or "Clou...
12 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Future consideration

Allow securing IBM Automation Foundation Kafka routes by customer-provided certificates

Customer is using a CP4BA cluster and a standalone ODM embedded in Cloudera. The standalone ODM sends events to CP4BA Business Automation Insights via the IBM Automation Foundation (IAF) Kafka route exposed by CP4BA. The default security mechanism...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Under review

Allow zen to accept custom tokens

We are migrating from traditional BAW to BAW within CP4BA and are facing a blocker with the way authentication is handled within foundational services. Our current flow is as follows:1. There are Java applications are developed and BPM (in WAS lev...

Provide full support for Okta as Identity and Access Manager Provider

Many customers are or will be using Okta as their cloud IAM provider and CP4BA should provide full support for this IAM provider.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 3

Align BAW, BAN and CPE supported mime types

Hi, to upload an Office document into a Document list from a Human service, we have to update the configuration (see link below). A complete mime types definition list exists in FileNet Engine, there's also a mime types definition list in Business...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Under review

Simplify the container image download procedure for BAW or Cloud Pak for BA

Hi IBM colleage, Start from Cloud Pak for BA 21.0.3, the customer cannot download the installation file or container image file directly from IBM Passport Advantage Portal. The cusotmer needs a lot of effort to download the Cloud Pak for BA or BA...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 1 Future consideration

App dynamics integration with Cloud Pak for Business Automation

We are using AppDynamics as our enterprise monitoring tool , please enable an easy integration of AppDynamics with cloud pack.
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration