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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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  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

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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 - 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


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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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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
6 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.
6 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
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

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...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Allow one script to be downloaded by user in the Tenant

Currently, User can download all scripts in the Tenant, but not one individually. Is necessary to allow one selected script to be downloaded. For example, on the Scripts->Details screen, in the options list (3 dots), add "Download"
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under 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

Log file improvements

At the top of the log files we would like you to have information about the client version. In case the client updated its version, we suggest a WARN in the file informing that the version was updated. If the log file is deleted, we ask that the n...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Add default OCR setting to Studio

when we use OCR-related commands,We have to select the engine and language each time. Since each user basically uses the same engine and language, this task seems very complicated. Therefore, it would be easier to use the tool if there had opti...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Support for Mac as an RPA client

Currently, RPA clients only support Windows, Since many business users use Mac(iOS), supporting Mac will provide more opportunities for use.
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

Add DayOfTheWeek to the DateTime properties

This idea is to add a way for IBM RPA to provide the day of the week based on a data or datetime variable. Currently the properties for the datetime variable in IBM RPA give you: Hour, Minute, Second, Milliesecond, TimeOfDay, Year. Having DayOfWee...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review