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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.



Robotic Process Automation

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Credentials in IBM RPA update with expiration date, invalid highlight etc

IBM RPA has no options related to Credentials. Only to insert and update. There is no possibility to select Expiration date, invalid status etc and by this credentials can be very easy to revoke when more users are using same tenant. As inspiratio...
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Increase maximum characters value of IBM RPA credential

Currently, the IBM RPA maximum character value for a credential is 255. For example, a token which contains 450 characters makes IBM RPA unable to deal with those cases unless the token string is divided by two credentials, TokenPart1 and TokenPar...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Update IBM RPA credentials through script

Currently the only way to update credentials is through the web browser in the Tenant level. Tokens (which expire) needs, sometimes, to be entered as a parameter for requests in APIs that IBM RPA consume and since they are dynamic. Sometimes it's ...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

IBM RPA API enhancement to Bots-related API commands

We suggest the creation of an endpoint which retrieves the last log messages via API, the bot status, start date, end date and so on. This can enable users to have more control over the bots and create custom flows controlled via API calls.
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Change the icon of the deactivated schedules on Projects

For now the strip icon is too thin and it's almost imperceptible when the schedule is activated or not. To improve visualization, this strip could be enlarged and this would resolve this issue or change the color of the deactivated to red instead ...
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Work with complex data types for input/output API parameters

There are business cases where you need to work with complex data types like Data Tables when it comes to input/output API parameters. The idea is to add some data types to that mechanism, considering that we only support the following nowadays: D...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Ability to migrate Parameters from one Tenant to another

When you're using two or more Tenants as a pipeline (i.e. One Tenant for Development, another for Production, etc), it's hard to migrate some objects from one Tenant to another, like Scripts, Parameters, etc. The idea is to have some feature to be...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review