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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 (

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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:

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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 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

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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.


Pinned ideas

PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...
PINNED Filter UI enables having OR between filters (not just AND)
Users want to filter cases for client1 OR client2. They can't without creating a custom filter with javascript -- which they don't like at all

All ideas

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Remove this issue on future versions.. Cannot attach

I often come across with this error: Cannot attach 'main.wal' to debugger 'net.pipe://localhost/debugger/2/6904/1' I have this message right after an system exception while debugging. After that error it cannot be ran anything, until you close and...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Is a defect

Repairing the "Mouse Command" Activity more specially "Point" parameter

I come across that this activity its not actually working as expected and I made a simple module to recalcuate the screen resolution. Its worth it if there is not avaiable selectors.
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Is a defect

Show Scripts Publishing in Audit Logs

Feature request for IBM RPA team - to have creation / update / deletion of a script in audit logs. Currently logs record everything else but scripts. Thank you.
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Is a defect

increased network traffic between ODF Storage Nodes on AWS

Reduce the Cost Of Operations. The Customer is THE STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA LIMITED. Customer is expecting to reduce the networm traffic
12 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 2 Is a defect

It is recommended to provide one-button degradation function

After upgrading CP4BA, if the environment cannot be used due to serious BUG, we hope to provide one-button degradation function. For example, after I upgraded 21.03.ifix16 to ifix17, there was a serious bug that caused the production environment t...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Is a defect

Check status that are "Running" or "Cancelling"

If there are any problems with the communication between the client and the Server, you may have problems when a bot is running or canceling an instance of a process. The bot will get stuck with these statuses and will not be changed. A good idea ...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Is a defect

Attach to runtime - Validate if the connection is from localhost or external

The IBM RPA should check if the connection between the client and the client running the schedule is local ( or is being connected by an external address. If the connection is a localhost ( , the schedule needs to work fine. ...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Is a defect

Error message generated when trying to add and authorize a connection with an E-mail

When the E-mail accounts do not have their licenses activated, an error message is generated in the Tenant/Control Center that does not specify the reason for the error. We need a message that is more specific and helps the customer understand th...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Is a defect

Screen Recording Using Secondary Monitor

Issue reported by user IRNF-20 I normally work with my Win10 Laptop and an extra monitor. When I tried to execute the "Start recorder" function in IBM RPA Studio, the recorder would start, and I was able to find the Windows appli...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Is a defect

ODM BC UI Import project/Ant tool/APIs should support importing individual projects

In ODM, from BC UI, we can import individual projects. But ODM 8.11 doesn't support importing individual projects. We get "Only Decision Services can be uploaded in Decision Center" error. Kindly add support to import individual projects.
almost 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Is a defect