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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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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 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 5 Future consideration

Run type field in the data-source on the dashboard

With the new licensing format, the customer has no way to follow the usage of his license via the dashboard, because we have no information in the data source on whether that record is from an attended bot or unattended bot execution.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Studio feature to run a script starting from a specific command

It would be very useful for debugging and testing purposes if there was the ability in the IBM RPA Studio to run a script starting from a specific command rather than just from the beginning. So, especially in cases of large scripts, this would al...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

IBM RPA does not support HTML elements inside a 'shadow-dom'

Today the IBM RPA does not support HTML elements inside a 'shadow-dom' making click, focus, and other commands impossible to work in context within the browser. This feature is important because without the necessary support it is not possible to...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Support for sites that block automation

The only supported way to automate a web application is to use the IBM RPA Selenium web driver, with this, some sites are blocking access. A form of web automation without the use of the Chrome Driver would be extremely useful, so websites would ...
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Not under consideration

Read & write parameters in RPA Control Center #SPGI #ClientEngineering #RPA

There are some situations, especially in orchestration processes, where we need to pass information between one process and the next one. For example: counters, boolean or text values. It would be very useful to have, not only read access, but as ...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Update IBM RPA credentials through script

Currently the only way to update credentials is through the web browser in the Tenant level. Tokens (which expire) needs, sometimes, to be entered as a parameter for requests in APIs that IBM RPA consume and since they are dynamic. Sometimes it's ...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Check status that are "Running" or "Cancelling"

If there are any problems with the communication between the client and the Server, you may have problems when a bot is running or canceling an instance of a process. The bot will get stuck with these statuses and will not be changed. A good idea ...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Is a defect

OCR enhancements for RPA

Requesting enhancements for Optical Character Recognition within Robotic Process Automation. Specifically OCR Mode Update, for selection accuracy, and OCR handwriting recognition, for reading handwritten text from documents.
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Unattended Bot Scheduler is unreliable​, and should work without failures showing clear logging to increase confidence

The scheduler is not reliable. It uses an asynchronous process. As a result, we need to wait until the "trigger event" to know if it worked or not. Because it is asynchronous, we have no confirmation of any error when scheduling an unattended bot....
about 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration