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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):

  • Cloud Pak for Automation - incl Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - incl BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

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  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

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Improve the hover box with reference link on Glossary items

The black hover box in the Details pane is difficult to navigate. The user must hover and enter the box just exactly in order to get to the reference link contained in the hover box. Improve the hover box so that so that navigation into the hover ...
20 days ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

SharePoint webpart to Push content to CP4A

Today, the SharePoint is limited to the possibility to list and Search documents sotred in P8. However, as SharePoint is the collaboration platform to create content in the company, we have to provide the capability for him/her to push the docume...
3 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Under review

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...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Allow Renaming and Deletion of Snapshots

Allow the ability to rename an existing saved Snapshot. Sometimes we may have entered a typo or just want to enter a clearer description of the previously saved Snapshot. Also permit deletion of a previously saved Snapshot. Number of times we sav...
about 2 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

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...
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

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

Ablity to Store Bots in folders in Control Center

Currently, all bots that get published are stored in a root folder. In a large organization, this can be come hard to manage. If the product would allow folders to be used that would be extremely helpful.
12 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

REST API for deleting completed tasks

Allow the deletion of completed tasks using REST API.The product only supports deleting completed tasks using the wsadmin command BPMTasksCleanup.
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

IBM RPA with AA to work with file modification triggers and network drive files

When using the file modification triggers and network drive mapped files, executions do not reflect the amount modifications done in the file (the Windows NTFS API returns 3 modifications). For example, one modification is done, and this modificat...

Add REST API for downloading/uploading ressource files in ODM Decision Center

The curent REST API of Decision Center dont allow downloading/uploading of ressource files (Excel sheets for Dynamic Domains). Customers may want to automate this tasks (updating dynamic domains) when their content change.
13 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Submitted