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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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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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If would be great if IBM RPA could provide feature to generate PGP private/public keys and use them to decrypt or encrypt files. Given that this can't be done using the AES Encryption Cipher.

TO be able to ecrypt and decrypt a file using private and publich keys is essential in processing. Since RPA purposrts to offer encryption and decryption functionality PGP capabilites should be part of this
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Feature to drag execution line to a previous execution line

Since we already have the ability to change variable value during execution, moving the cursor to a previous line after having its value changed would be very helpful for debugging purposes.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Under review

Lotus Notes Integration

Integration of IBM RPA with Lotus Notes Lotus Notes database/application integration is a key feature for many of our current bots that use Blue Prism Notes is still a commonly used application for many repetitive, manual internal processes
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Audit trail of all activities on IBM RPA

Due to statutory requirement, we are required to keep the audit trail of all activities performed by any administrators / users in the tool, including Date/Time, Host IP, User ID, Property / Item on which action performed, Action performed, Value ...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

[Terminal] Add the 'Disconnect' command automatically

Add the 'Disconnect' command when closing the recorder screen
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Support for Custom DPI scaling

Currently, it is not possible to run a bot if the DPI scaling is set to a custom scale (other than 100%). For attended bots, I think this would be a nice feature to include.
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Streamline Key Creation via Wizard

A nice to have feature would be to embed some functionality to generate public and private certs into the tenant configuration tab of the web portal. This would allow an administrator to download a public and private key. It would NOT replace the ...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Authorization Oauth 1.0 in the Request HTTP command

I request the addition of the Authorization Oauth 1.0 in the Request HTTP command.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Continuously update execution logs in the Control Center

It would be great if the logs were sent from time to time to the Web Client, being updated frequently, instead of only at the end of the execution. Not as much as to cause performance issues, but enough to know that the robot isn't stuck. Currentl...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Functionality already exists

Add comment field to Variables

It would be great if variables had support for comments and have the comment shown when opening the variable from the Variables panel, similar to what already happens with comments in commands.
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists