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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 (

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

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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.



Robotic Process Automation

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Include Tenant Name in the email about Schedule failure.

This e-mail has the error message, Schedule name, Script name, and Computer name, but, isn’t have the Tenant's name. If you are a manager of two or more tenants this information is so important.
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Import WAL scripts into RPA Studio

At the moment, RPA Studio does not allow users to import scripts that are not stored in a file not formatted as a wal file. As for now, I can paste code that I have in an external file into a new one that I create in RPA Studio. Once the code is i...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Future consideration

Excel Integration - Search by named range / name manager

After some research with the Excel integration verbs, I realized that excelGet and excelGetTable works only with cell ranges or line/column references. There is an available resource inside Excel that allow us to find cell ranges based on a named ...
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Apply password expiration policy in IBM RPA

A password expiration policy is very important and requested by many customers who have external auditing. One suggestion is for the user to be notified and required to change their password every 90 days.
11 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

edição de arquivos do repositório diretamente do studio do WDG

edição de arquivos do repositório diretamente do studio do WDG, sem a necessidade de baixar o arquivo, talvez numa instância web de git, para que o trabalho colaborativo nos robôs seja mais ágil.
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Planned for future release

Improve Studio UI for multiple screens

In Studio, when we drag 2nd script as new window, it doesn't provide panels like Toolbox, Variables, Output. Aim is to have multiple Studio windows on separate monitors. As we can run script only from beginning, we usually copy few lines from main...
12 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Improve UX with hotkeys (Studio)

Improve the user experience by adding support for hotkeys configurations. Also, improve the existent hotkeys and add new ones to refine the development experience.
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Support for embedded script documentation within Studio

Add support for embedded WAL script documentation using special comments. Idealized as walscriptdoc, the idea is that specific comments can be used as the script's documentation. Walscriptdoc considers documenting two main structures: the main sub...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Not under consideration

License/Computer Certificate Approval functionality for users

Allow users to request for license info/computer certificate from admin users instead of requiring admin to pass these information offline/through email to users
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 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)
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists