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

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
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists

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 ...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 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.
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Orchestrator

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)
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Variable types (basic ones)

Add new types of variables, such as integer (instead of number), string (instead of text), boolean, object, dictionary, collection...
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

REFRAMEWORK

Create a reframework that developers can use. This reframework is a workflow with 4 states: init, get transactions, process and end process. In the init one we read a Config file (Excel) that is basically a dictionary, RPA read it and create a dic...
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Database connection

Generic command to connect to different database through connection string
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Add "evaluate" tool to the IBM RPA Studio

The tool would have the same functionality as the "evaluate" command. The idea is that developers can test their evaluations during implementation and also during debugging, without the need to run the evaluate command on different occasions.. Sim...
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists

Click command support for right-clicks and double right-clicks

Currently, the click command only supports left-click and double left-clicks. It could start supporting right-clicks and double right-clicks as well. This would remove the need for using real mouse inputs to simulate right-clicks and double right-...
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Functionality already exists