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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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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


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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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Option to change date format to English(UK)

The language English(United States) show date as MM-DD-YYYY. Customer request is that he would like the option to have ENGLISH (UK) language so dates are DD-MM-YYYY.
1 day ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Allow to inform arguments when creating schedule

It is useful to inform arguments when creating a schedule because we can make different schedules dynamically using only one code and not needing to create multiple scripts to do so.
6 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Ter a opção de escolher a resolução e escala nas máquinas quando o robô for executar.

Ter a opção de escolher a resolução e escala nas máquinas quando o robô for executar.
8 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Under review

License - Charge by Time of Use

Right now, if we pay for 1 runtime, we can only use it in 1 computer. We would like to be able to install this license in other machines and the clients would be charged by additional use. Other RPA tools have this function, and it would be useful...
9 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Excel command for deleting a row needed

Trying to loading an excel in a data table, deleting a row from the data table, and expecting the row to be deleted on excel. The delete rows command works in memory, literally deleting a row in the variable, not on the excel file. There is no exc...
12 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Send an email with outlook request confirmation email option

Send an email with request confirmation option would be good because a return receipt in special cases are necessary due to audit purpose.
12 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

IBM RPA recorder to map the column headers of a grid view

Currently, the IBM RPA recorder SAP driver cannot map the column headers of a grid view. We suggest implementing it. In addition, the implementation would benefit multiple customers who provide automation on the SAP.
13 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Clean pending processes on queue

Possibility to clean pending processes on queue. We identified that in some cases the processes were not executed and remained pending. The same happened with scripts that were running and failed, generating a backlog of pending processes (even if...
13 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Submitted

Allow only authenticated users to execute scripts through API

Implement an authentication flow for API calls to IBM RPA clients. There are multiple business concerns with the lack of authenticated calls: 1- It's impossible to check which tenant user triggered specific scripts. 2- With the proper policy...
20 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Move File command return new path

Useful to avoid creating many new variables and having to add many commands just to get a simple path after moving the file. To get the new file path, currently, it is necessary to use "Get File Information" to get the file name and extension (in ...
20 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review