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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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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:

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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,

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  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 (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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Add trace/debugging mode for IBM RPA clients (Agent)

Improve the serviceability in the debugging of the IBM RPA client logs. Users currently, to enable logs in the information level, have to manually navigate to the installation folder, change the log files manually and restart the IBM RPA agent ser...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Add possibility to other dates to schedule robots

Add option to choose a specific date to schedule a robot, like monthly, or quarter (e.g. 2021/05/25). Today we only can schedule a robot per the weekdays.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Under review

Disable error handling

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

Several conditions in the same IF/DO/DO WHILE statement

Allow IBM RPA Studio to add several conditions joint with AND or OR in the same IF/DO/DO WHILE statement.
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Enable users to create launchers based on machines

In the way that IBM RPA is designed today, Launchers created can be visualized by a group of users allowed, no matter which machine is executing Launcher application. The idea here is to add a computer filter as well, for example: 1. Launcher_VM1 ...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Command Connection with Terminals with instance output referring to the created connection

It would be interesting that the commands that create a connection with the terminals not only have the Boolean output 'Success' but also have an instance-type output that allows sharing the connection created with other scripts, such as a paramet...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Bot attach in Chrome open by user

During the execution of the bot, the bot uses a Google Chrome session opened by the user. With that, the bot does not need to open an instance and be login, among other uses. For example, in the Process, it would be possible to reuse the chrome op...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Planned for future release

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,...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Using startRecording command on VM with RDP not active

We want a new feature for the "Start Recorder" command. Where the command can record a video for a script that was schedule using the Unlock Machine On, with always On enabled.For now the only way to make this command works is when the RDP connect...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Execute different parts of the script, skipping some steps of the process

The idea would be to be able to execute different parts of the script, skipping some steps of the process without these steps being processed, that is, we can execute the beginning of the script and jump to the end of it without having to process ...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration