Skip to Main Content
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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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 (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.


ADD A NEW IDEA

Robotic Process Automation

Showing 85

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 ...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Not under consideration

The possibility of deleting disable schedules

In the WebClient, a user could delete disabled schedules, because why keep a really old and obsolete schedule, if he can delete, will be good to make the client leaner.
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Screen repository

Create a repository in order to save the elements retrieved by recorder with the relative image preview. When I have to automate a new use case with the same application, instead of capture a new element, I can get it from the repository and use i...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Unattended Bot Scheduler is unreliable​, and should work without failures showing clear logging to increase confidence

The scheduler is not reliable. It uses an asynchronous process. As a result, we need to wait until the "trigger event" to know if it worked or not. Because it is asynchronous, we have no confirmation of any error when scheduling an unattended bot....
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 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 ...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Support for Mac as an RPA client

Currently, RPA clients only support Windows, Since many business users use Mac(iOS), supporting Mac will provide more opportunities for use.
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

script in flowchart format in designer

Currently, call graphs can be viewed in Studio. This allows us to grasp the call relationships, but does not allow us to see the branching and loop structures. Therefore, it would be good to have a function that allows business users to view s...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Improvement of command 'Create from Data Table'

Currently, command Create from Data Table does not save Datatable columns with their format ( number as number, date as date ) but as the excel where it is saved is formatted. A switch option to keep format of Data table would be very beneficial. ...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Not under consideration

Run type field in the data-source on the dashboard

With the new licensing format, the customer has no way to follow the usage of his license via the dashboard, because we have no information in the data source on whether that record is from an attended bot or unattended bot execution.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Additional Credential Data

Credential management is more than user and password. This idea is to enhance credential management with additional fields/features Possibility to disregard username. For tokens, etc where only the password applies Add Expiration Date Field Add St...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration