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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 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 ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Continue to support the monitoring FileNet P8 function

The traditional deployment of FileNet has the Monitoring FileNet P8 function, but now the Cloud Paks version is gone, and users cannot accept it.
11 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration


Have a webpage with easy url access to be able to explore the status of robots, logs, executions, queues, assets... You can create queues, assets (numeric, integer, credentials)
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Variable types (basic ones)

Add new types of variables, such as integer (instead of number), string (instead of text), boolean, object, dictionary, collection...
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists


Create a reframework that developers can use. This reframework is a workflow with 4 states: init, get transactions, process and end process. In the init one we read a Config file (Excel) that is basically a dictionary, RPA read it and create a dic...
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Database connection

Generic command to connect to different database through connection string
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Moving ICM case type and its cases from one solution to another

Hi, It'd be useful to have a feature wherein case type along with the cases belonging to this case type can be moved from one solution to another. It happens due to changing business needs that case types created in one solution need to be moved t...
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Customer should be able to specify their SaaS tenant name

Customers should be able to chose their SaaS tenant name. A customer got ONS and ONS-ENV1 for their PROD/ DEV environments which is not intuitive. They are thinking of buying a third environment for Pre-prod. They don't want ONS-ENV2. Please can t...
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration


11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Future consideration

Remove 1000 searchable variables limit when using using the saved search acceleration tools

Refer The session "Optimize saved searches with business data variables", it mentioned "When using a pivot table, you must ensure that you do not use more than 1000 searchab...
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Should be add the advanced level on IBM academy in portuguese to become more accessible for people that are not capable of learning new subjects in another language.

More people would be able to learn how to use the IBM RPA
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration