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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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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...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Work with complex data types for input/output API parameters

There are business cases where you need to work with complex data types like Data Tables when it comes to input/output API parameters. The idea is to add some data types to that mechanism, considering that we only support the following nowadays: D...
10 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Secured script invocation

Invoking an IBM RPA script isn't subject to any authentication/authorization constraints.
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Delivered

Web Recorder does not work with Firefox

Currently, we are told the Web Recorder in RPA Studio only works with Chrome Browser. It would be awesome if support were added for Firefox.
about 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Fix Restrictions for System Vault Credentials

As of now, all system vault credentials are accessible by every user in the control center. Even if a user is not in the respective group for the credential, they are able to access them via "get system vault." However, local credentials are only...
over 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

[Terminal] Add the 'Disconnect' command automatically

Add the 'Disconnect' command when closing the recorder screen
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

[Terminal] Automatically connect

After entering connection data and clicked in Save, the IBM Studio could already open the window recorder with the connection open.
almost 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Delivered

Place the Requirements link on the Start Browser command's Documents page

It is common for users to have difficulty using the Start Browser command because they have a blocked port or even because of the Antivirus.In the Start Browser documentation, to view the required ports, you need to follow this path all the way:ht...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Customizable scheduler

We can define the name of the scheduler and its version when we are configuring schedules. The customer faces scenario where they want option to better customize their schedules to facilitate categorizing schedulers basis geography, department, bu...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered

Bots invoked using the Asynchronous API without a process wrapper

For my bot scripts, I want to tick an "Expose Bot through API' check box to automatically create a process wrapper to expose the bot for the Async API. This would save me a lot of time.
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Delivered