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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 (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.


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Robotic Process Automation

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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...
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 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.
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Be able to keep the terminal connection open when using the command "execute script"

Today it is not possible to keep a terminal connection open when a main script calls another secondary one to execute, with the "Execute Script" command. It would be interesting to be able to share a terminal connection variable between scripts. W...
about 1 month ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

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 ...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 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....
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 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.
over 1 year 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...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Migrate from MSMQ to IBM MQ system queue provider in IBM RPA

In situations where MSMQ does not fit the organizational needs in terms of package availability or network complexity, there's the need to use IBM MQ as the IBM RPA system queue provider to work with schedules and processes. Currently, this operat...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Integração com Google Planilhas

Google Planilhas tem quando certa relevância no mercado, nossa empresa por exemplo não usa mais o Microsoft Excel. Hoje as automações com Google Planilhas precisam ser feitas através da conversão do arquivo .gsheet para .xlsx, funciona até certo p...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 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...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration