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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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Running bots on the same VM with different user accounts

We know that In IBM RPA, we do not have the ability to run bots on the same VM with different windows user accounts because it works with console sessions of Windows and cannot have two console sessions so is their any option to make it works with...
12 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Under review

IBM RPA to use OAuth to authenticate with Exchange mail servers

Since Microsoft has already started disabling basic authentication in the default security policies and considering that basic authentication reaches its EOS on October 1st, IBM RPA could handle the 2FA/MFA authentication for IMAP and other email ...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

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...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Be able to delete and edit process's variables

We need to be able to delete and edit process variables in the orchestrator. When you create a process in the orchestrator, on this process you can and will create variables, but when you create a variable with the wrong name or wrong type, you w...
11 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Stop Runtime execution using the Control Center

For now, if you need to stop a scheduled runtime execution that is already running, you need to access the computer and close the WDG.Automation.Agent process. With this new feature, you will not need to access the computer with the runtime, you ...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Filter and sort variables in Studio by input/output parameters

In IBM RPA Studio, there should be an option to filter/sort the Variables window in order to quickly and clearly identify a script's input and output parameters. Currently, the Variables window can only be sorted by variable Type. Adding the input...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Under review

Show list of jobs in web portal when you enter page and sort in descending date order

When opening https://eu1app.wdgautomation.com/#/en-US/scripts/scripts/jobs, the list of jobs are not in any particular order. Expected behaviour would be to see them in descending date/time order (by either Start or End). To view the latest jobs ...
13 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Support for shared files in Google Drive

Google Drive actual version is on V3 and IBM RPA uses V2. The new version (V3) supports a few new features, for example, reading/manipulating files that are shared with your Drive account, inside the "Shared With Me" folder. This would be useful f...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Execution via runtime with total admin privileges (runtime)

Essa ideia surgiu a cerca de 1 ano, mediante a necessidade de que nos deparamos com nossos clientes em que um programa, usando por um robô, é executado em seu processo somente com os privilégios total ativado(Modo Administrador). Em testes com a e...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Ablity to Store Bots in folders in Control Center

Currently, all bots that get published are stored in a root folder. In a large organization, this can be come hard to manage. If the product would allow folders to be used that would be extremely helpful.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration