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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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Robotic Process Automation

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Ability to delete computers, processes from Control Center

Users need the ability to "fully" manage artifacts that they create in the Portal (Web Client), such as computers and process.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Additional Credential Data

Credential management is more than user and password. This idea is to enhance credential management with additional fields/features Possibility to disregard username. For tokens, etc where only the password applies Add Expiration Date Field Add St...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Ability to launch Bots ad-hoc via Control Center

The ability to click a button to immediately schedule a bot for launch from the Control Center. This is like for like capability that AA has
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Enable choosing production version on scheduler instead of always using the same version

When creating a new scheduler, we need to pick a version of the script. When this script is updated, there is no way to change the version of the script used by the scheduler. It would help a lot if we could pick a version or the production versio...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Improvement in the Audit Log

Scenario 1: Creating a role in the non-productive environment (BR2). Created role "TESTE_FUNCAO". Screenshot_1_-_Creat.png At the moment the role is created, we would like to see in the LOG the reference of the name used at the moment ...
23 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Permitir alterar a versão do agendamento sem ter que fazer um novo

Permitir que trocamos a versão do robô agendado no TENANT sem ter que excluir o agendamento antigo.
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Add Oauth2 Support to Email Server Connections

Microsoft has announced that starting October 1, 2022, basic authentication will be turned off for specific protocols in Exchange Online (link). Since this change will break many email integrations, IBM RPA needs to release Oauth2.0 support for th...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

When a scheduled bot fails to run, have it create a failed job

It is not uncommon for scheduled bots to just not run. At times when it fails to run, no job will be created, and there is no indication that the scheduled job has failed since it just never ran. It could potentially be days before anyone realizes...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Add image for captured control

Would be nice to have a highlighted image of every captured control. This would facilitate identifying where in the page is the element captured.
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Add support to run Python scripts

Some things are done easier in Python, so it would be great to have the possibility of running Python scripts and capturing the output (probably as strings).
24 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted