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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).


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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 (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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Support for Adobe Flex applications

Using computer vision is really faulty to work with applications built on Adobe Flex. Understanding the Flash/Flex naming and technologies: https://stackoverflow.com/a/69040/1830639
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Option to display/export Queue in IBM control center

In the Control Center. I would like to have a option to display/export the data added to the Queue(like in UiPath tool) . Right now I don't have any option to even see the data in the control center.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 9 Future consideration

Citrix Remote Agent Work integration

Can we have similar functionality to this -> https://apeople.automationanywhere.com/s/feed/0D56F00006f4SC2SAM?language=en_US
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

I want a command that moves columns in excel

A command that works for both excel .xlsx and .xlsm files that moves columns or creates columns in the middle of a table of data.
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

WebClient - Open links on new tabs

In this new interface of the WebClient I can't open links on new tabs using the scroll button (or right clicking). Being able to open links on new tabs improves the user experience a lot since all the filters and ordering applied won't be lost if ...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Is a defect

Cache scripts before starting execution

IBM RPA seems to download the script from the cloud every time an Invoke Script is used, which occasionally leads to execution errors due to network instability (failing to download the script). Probably a better approach would be to cache all nee...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Allow using external data sources in the ibm rpa dashboard

Today, in order to create a dashboard that presents relevant information, we need to create a process in the orchestrator and add the values to be used in the dashboard as variables, however, in cases where the orchestrator is not used (e.g. sched...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Read Excel dates as DateTime

Currently, when the robot reads a date that is in an Excel file it is interpreted as the raw number that Excel uses for dates (based on 1899 or something along those lines). This forces us to use a few commands just to convert it to DateTime and o...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Under review

Multiple Select Option for Human in the Loop Commands

As an RPA user interested in human in the loop tasks (message boxes, input pop ups), I would like the ability to have combo boxes or multiple select options
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Be able to descrypt a file via RPA in 1 script and decrpyt it in another script.

Decrypt a file via RPA does not work unless you encrypt the file within the same script , which is pointless.The problem is that you can't store the Cipher in a file with RPA and because you can't generate the same EAS Encryption Cipher more than ...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Functionality already exists