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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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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...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Add script version to AuditEvent table when published

When working with IBM Robotic Process Automation OnPremises, checking the AuditEvent table helps keeping records and organize some audit data. Specifically when it comes to publishing scripts, it's possible to see that there's a column to map the ...
10 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

IBM RPA - GetTable method for Chromium Desktop Application #EMEA #SPGI

We are trying to carry out with IBM RPA Studio is to capture the data of several tables present in this chromium desktop application using the "Get Table" command. In order to do that we have worked with the recorder tool so we explore the differe...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Place the Requirements link on the Start Browser command's Documents page

It is common for users to have difficulty using the Start Browser command because they have a blocked port or even because of the Antivirus.In the Start Browser documentation, to view the required ports, you need to follow this path all the way:ht...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Permission to delete or hide all types of dashboards including the Dashboards "Monitoring" and "Daily Monitoring"

It would be nice to have the option to hide or exclude the standard TENANT dashboards ("Monitoring" and "Daily Monitoring") since in some cases the user, when activate the loop presentation mode, would have to be forced to see these 2 dashboards i...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

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...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

SAP - Implement Grid View Toolbar mapping and highlighting on recorder

The Grid view toolbar buttons can't be mapped by the recorder. Users have to use SAP embedded recorder to discover the button ids and use them according to this documentation. We should implement this mapping to make it easier for the customer to ...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

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.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Customizable scheduler

We can define the name of the scheduler and its version when we are configuring schedules. The customer faces scenario where they want option to better customize their schedules to facilitate categorizing schedulers basis geography, department, bu...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Parameter Limit Customization

Recently we got on the latest IBM RPA versions the limitation of characters when setting parameters values. This impacted existing bots and new projects implementation. As owner of an On Premise environment I would like to be able to customize thi...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Delivered