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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 (

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 ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


Robotic Process Automation

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IBM RPA to fully map scrollable objects in specific applications

In specific Win32 applications, IBM RPA cannot map the text or content of an application which is larger than the screen size. The text inside the the scrollable object is divided in labels which are dynamic according the size of the text. The con...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Support accessing DB2 BLOB data

IBM RPA cannot read BLOB (binary) data from IBM DB2, although it can read them from other databases. RPA needs to support DB2 fully.
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Artificial intellegence robotic application for cooking, cleening toilets etc etc

Artificial intellegence robotic application powered by quantum battery for every type of kitchen- cooking based applications operated in every types of languages etc and for cleaning purposes Dress washing etc useful in hotels, expensive homes etc...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Files OST

Generate a command to obtain the entire OST file through an Imap connection instead of just the information.
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Enhance driver/file dependent commands to include a visible note for the user

Today, users are warned by the product itself that some commands require drivers or file dependencies. For example, for using the Connect To MySQL command, the users needs to download the driver and add the driver to the IBM RPA directory. We sugg...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Change the icon of the deactivated schedules on Projects

For now the strip icon is too thin and it's almost imperceptible when the schedule is activated or not. To improve visualization, this strip could be enlarged and this would resolve this issue or change the color of the deactivated to red instead ...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Credentials in IBM RPA update with expiration date, invalid highlight etc

IBM RPA has no options related to Credentials. Only to insert and update. There is no possibility to select Expiration date, invalid status etc and by this credentials can be very easy to revoke when more users are using same tenant. As inspiratio...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

IBM RPA API enhancement to Bots-related API commands

We suggest the creation of an endpoint which retrieves the last log messages via API, the bot status, start date, end date and so on. This can enable users to have more control over the bots and create custom flows controlled via API calls.
9 months 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

Ability to migrate Parameters from one Tenant to another

When you're using two or more Tenants as a pipeline (i.e. One Tenant for Development, another for Production, etc), it's hard to migrate some objects from one Tenant to another, like Scripts, Parameters, etc. The idea is to have some feature to be...
10 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration