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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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 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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition


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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Timeout for the navigate command

For now, the navigate command will load a page until the command reaches the "Page Load Timeout" on the Start browser, after reaching the timeout, you'll get an error "Timed Out receiving Message from Rendereder". There are some ECAC websites whe...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Add Breakpoints pane to the interface

It would be useful to have a panel where we could see all breakpoints set in the code, so we can easily manage them easier (enable, disable and go to location). Currently, there is only a button to delete all breakpoints, but to manage individual ...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Not under consideration

Use "Web Send Keys" with special and regular keys

I am automating a site built with SAP and there are certain difficulties in automating it because the fields need to be manipulated simulating a human, otherwise the site does not identify the entries made. Because of this, in one of the fields...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Under review

Office macros could have outputs

The Office macro commands could some kind of output (at the end of the macro execution it could be possible to get the value of some variable from VBA).Currently it is not possible to obtain outputs directly from macro commands, being necessary to...
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Several conditions in the same IF/DO/DO WHILE statement

Allow IBM RPA Studio to add several conditions joint with AND or OR in the same IF/DO/DO WHILE statement.
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Zoom feature in Designer panel to use smaller text

Zoom feature in Designer panel to use smaller text
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

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
5 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
5 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
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

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
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review