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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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Visual confirmation that Studio reached a Breakpoint

Breakpoints are essential to debugging and Studio doesn't show any visual signs that it stopped at a breakpoint if another application is maximized. The only way to be sure if it hit a breakpoint is by going to Studio and looking at the interface,...
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Unattended Bot Scheduler is unreliable​, and should work without failures showing clear logging to increase confidence

The scheduler is not reliable. It uses an asynchronous process. As a result, we need to wait until the "trigger event" to know if it worked or not. Because it is asynchronous, we have no confirmation of any error when scheduling an unattended bot....
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Better support for Data Row variables

The Data Row variable type already exists, but there is no command to get a complete row from a table, for example. This would be useful when passing parameters from one script to another, like in a transactional process where the Data Row is the ...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Add support for missing Java controls

Some Java applications are not fully supported by the IBM RPA STUDIO recorder today. Elements that we don't have a code-level procedure for preventing the rest of the recorder's interaction with other parts of the application. An example of this...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Interaction with iframes in different contexts

All web commands do not support the interaction in iframes with different contexts. For example: A website with a page that contains five iframe contexts, with all of them being identical. Field1 Field2 Field3 Field4 Field5 If I try to interact wi...
almost 2 years 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...
almost 2 years 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...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Future consideration

Disable error handling

Add a command to disable error handling after activating it (eg: vb.net "End Try", vba "On Error GoTo 0")
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

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 ...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Functionality already exists