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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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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:

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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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  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 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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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Robotic Process Automation

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Enhance general product ecosystem - extensibility

An AA metabots-like approach would provide more flexibility and extensibility to the product.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Add possibility to other dates to schedule robots

Add option to choose a specific date to schedule a robot, like monthly, or quarter (e.g. 2021/05/25). Today we only can schedule a robot per the weekdays.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Under review

Running bots on the same VM with different user accounts

We know that In IBM RPA, we do not have the ability to run bots on the same VM with different windows user accounts because it works with console sessions of Windows and cannot have two console sessions so is their any option to make it works with...
12 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Under review

Bot attach in Chrome open by user

During the execution of the bot, the bot uses a Google Chrome session opened by the user. With that, the bot does not need to open an instance and be login, among other uses. For example, in the Process, it would be possible to reuse the chrome op...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Planned for future release

Ablity to Store Bots in folders in Control Center

Currently, all bots that get published are stored in a root folder. In a large organization, this can be come hard to manage. If the product would allow folders to be used that would be extremely helpful.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Ability to launch Bots ad-hoc via Control Center

The ability to click a button to immediately schedule a bot for launch from the Control Center. This is like for like capability that AA has
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Ability to delete computers, processes from Control Center

Users need the ability to "fully" manage artifacts that they create in the Portal (Web Client), such as computers and process.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Enable choosing production version on scheduler instead of always using the same version

When creating a new scheduler, we need to pick a version of the script. When this script is updated, there is no way to change the version of the script used by the scheduler. It would help a lot if we could pick a version or the production versio...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Support for sites that block automation

The only supported way to automate a web application is to use the IBM RPA Selenium web driver, with this, some sites are blocking access. A form of web automation without the use of the Chrome Driver would be extremely useful, so websites would ...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Future consideration

Automatically show the input and output parameters of sub files when using execute script

It would be great if we can automatically show input and output parameters when we use the execute script command. In current state we need to manually flip back and forth between scripts and look at the files that have inputs and outputs so we ca...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release