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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


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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Default setting on script level for timeout on UI commands

• Default setting (on script level?) for timeout on UI activities – and 5 seconds is also too short as default
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Functionality already exists

Ignore error button + Retry button when debugging

Ignore error button + Retry button when debugging – if errors are raised you can only rely on exception handling even when debugging
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Heartbeat feature for computers to see if they are online or not

Heartbeat feature for computers to see if they are online or not and if currently in use and what script is running
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Same warnings are always included in every bot execution

We seems to always get these error rows in logs: [SAPDriver] is not installed, so SAPDriver will not run [JavaDriver] is not installed, so JavaDriver will not run Driver will not be loaded. [FindWindows] Total windows found: 1
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Sometimes when you copy-paste rows from other scripts, variable declarations are not put into top and are not recognized as already created ones

Sometimes when you copy-paste rows from other scripts, variable declarations are not put into top and are not recognized as already created ones
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

We have not been able to use multiple monitors when using Studio and interacting with the UI

• We have not been able to use multiple monitors when using Studio and interacting with the UI. This is a limitation because having development on one screen and the application on the other one helps a lot in the process of building scripts
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Default time for handling timeout of running process (so called “Red” time”) has default of 2 min and setting is hidden when publishing

Default time for handling timeout of running process (so called “Red” time”) has default of 2 min and setting is hidden when publishing – very easy to forget to change this.
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Email Connection to Outlook - Only able to connect to Outlook when Outlook Window is open

Email Connection to Outlook - Only able to connect to Outlook when Outlook Window is open
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Access to Shared Mail Folders

The command Apply Search Folder should include functionality to work with shared mail folders. For now, there's only an option to access public folders. For Example, if I count the emails after using the apply Search Filter command to search th...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0

Allow different options for downloading scripts

When selecting the “download scripts” button in the Tenant, an interface should open allowing you to choose parameters to filter the scripts. Ex: -Downloading all scripts (as it is today); -Download only scripts in production; -Download only the l...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted