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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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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...
over 1 year 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 ...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Output ID of email messages in the Read Email command

It is useful to correctly identify emails. Consider this use case: the process has multiple steps, and the first one is to read emails and get attachments, then do some processing on the files and lastly go back to the email and reply to that spec...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Web version of IBM RPA Studio

Web interface for IBM RPA studio for SAAS to facilitate anytime anywhere access
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Support saving of excel in xlsb format

The capability to support saving of excel in xlsb format to facilitate storage and transfer.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Export/Import scripts from/to control center

Capability to be able to export/import scripts from control center with RBAC added to restrict this access to certain users.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Bot execution history navigation

The bot execution history or logs extraction requires quite a few clicks or navigation to extract that information. The customer's requirement is to provide a easier and faster navigation to the execution history as during testing, frequent retrie...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Configuration of retention period of Audit Log

Currently, the audit logs are retained in database of 90 days. For SAAS platform, the customers have different requirements of maintaining the audit logs based on regulatory and other reporting requirements, company policy, process requirement etc...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Capability to orchestrate and manage bot licenses in control room

Providing role based access control in all subscriptions to give flexibility to customers to orchestrate and manage bot licenses in control room.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Script comment formatting

According to the RPA guidelines: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/rpa/21.0?topic=guidelines-comments We should create formatted comments to enable the readability and maintainability of bot scripts. However, it is hard to do this as we have to create c...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration