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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 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


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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Provide full MSAA support for windows controls, or not at all

IBM RPA only provides partial MSAA support for windows control operations. MSAA addressing for windows controls & UI elements is used by some competing products.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Enhanced SAP support

IBM RPA should provide full BAPI support for SAP customers
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Add links to IBM RPA courses and the official documentation in IBM RPA Studio's Start Page

Add widgets with links to IBM RPA associate courses and IBM RPA's official documentation in IBM RPA Studio's Start Page to increase user visibility to courses and the documentation. The attached image shows the Start Page. Adding visibility to edu...
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Add Dashboard's Owner info

For user within the control room, it would be nice to know who is the owner of a specific dashboard. Our only way currently to do so is to imply a rule such as "name a dashboard, starting with your username" but if your roadmap allow it, that woul...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Have a field to inform the OCR DPI

When working with PDF data extraction, using OCR, the default DPI value of the "Get PDF Region Text" command is 110, leaving the image very small, reducing the accuracy of the result. Having a field where I can easily change this number and have I...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Under review

In-product outage information and other important news in a modal once we log into the Control Center

Currently, users only get notified of shortages via email. This is easily missed due to the number of emails we all receive. Having a modal once you log into the tenant would be the best way to deal with this.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Seamless integration with IBM Process Mining

Integrate IBM Process Mining and IBM RPA. Feed Process Mining with logs from RPA bots, so Process Mining can analyze bot processes, make recommendations for process improvements and find gaps. Create an RPA bot from the Task Mining output of Proce...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Provide custom order of Buttons in IBM RPA Launcher application

For Business users its better to provide the order of BUTTONS in Launcher for easy running of bots one by one. Sometimes IBM RPA Launcher cannot keep the order of the buttons when created.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Remove Timeout of connection to server using On-Premise Version

When using the On-Premise version of IBM RPA, we have a limitation where every 2 hours, the system disconnect from the server, and the process returns errors during the execution of any script. We do not have any pop-up to inform us that the Studi...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Needs more information

Improve the 'JSON to Table' command in WDG Studio and other commands with this function

Today the command 'JSON to Table' only accepts JSON that is inside an object: { {...} }. When JSON starts with an array: [ {...} ]. It gives an error.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review