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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).


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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

  • 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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PINNED SQL statements in Dashboard Widgets
I think using SQL statements in widgets would be great to leverage the entire potential of the data uploaded to IBM Process Mining. Lots of important and helpful information cannot be displayed today as it's only SQL-like. I don't think that using...

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IBM RPA does not support HTML elements inside a 'shadow-dom'

Today the IBM RPA does not support HTML elements inside a 'shadow-dom' making click, focus, and other commands impossible to work in context within the browser. This feature is important because without the necessary support it is not possible to...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Add a DC REST API endpoint to generate Rule documentation

In order to generate on a regular base a rule project HTML documentation with a CI tool like jenkins, provide an DC REST API to generate HTML report.Based on this existing GUI feature : https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/odm/8.11.0?topic=branches-generat...
17 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Kerberos support for XA Recovery transactions using MSSQL datasource on BPM/WAS

The product currently provides the capability to use Kerberos Authentication for an MSSQL datasource. We have tested the MSSQL Datasource Kerberos connectivity. However, in case of a transaction failure, there is no XARecovery support using Kerber...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Under review

Attach to runtime - Validate if the connection is from localhost or external

The IBM RPA should check if the connection between the client and the client running the schedule is local (127.0.0.1) or is being connected by an external address. If the connection is a localhost (127.0.0.1) , the schedule needs to work fine. ...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Is a defect

Pending activities executing automatically after license reset

When the license is activated, it executes all the tasks that were in the queue. We would like to provide the function, for the user to choose if they want to run the processes pending or not.
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Needs more information

Add possibility to other dates to schedule robots

Add option to choose a specific date to schedule a robot, like monthly, or quarter (e.g. 2021/05/25). Today we only can schedule a robot per the weekdays.
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Planned for future release

Admin should be able to delete a process and delete a queue as well.

Admin should be able to delete a process (not a process instance) from the orchestrator and delete a queue as well.  the ability to delete unused queues should be enabled, as well.
18 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

SAP - Implement Grid View Toolbar mapping and highlighting on recorder

The Grid view toolbar buttons can't be mapped by the recorder. Users have to use SAP embedded recorder to discover the button ids and use them according to this documentation. We should implement this mapping to make it easier for the customer to ...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0

CSHS - Allow Multiple outgoing connections from nested services.

In CSHS nested services, currently we are allowed to have multiple end events. But the limitation of having only single outbound connection prevents us from directly mapping those connections. Due to this, We have to use a decision gateway and dec...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improvements when changing the level of log files

We need a more practical way to change the level of log files. It would be ideal to have an interface to change the level of the logs. Our suggestion would be a new tab on the Licenses page (https://localhost:8099/web/pt-BR/license) where the us...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review