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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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  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


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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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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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Exporting Marker values

In process modelling, activities can be marked with a Marker (Normal, MultiLoop, SimpleLoop). These values are not exported in Excel, when function Export Space is used. This means that not all process details can be analysed in excel. I suggest t...
about 2 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

active/inactive flag for applications/application groups/folders

similar to odf objects, we would like active/inactive flags for other cmod objects. In the case of applications and application groups it could generate an 88 load failure record or allow load but produce new message type. For folders, if inactive...
19 days ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Under review

Add values() enum methods for Excel dynamic domains

Excel dynamic domains mimics Java Enum only in BOM area for virtual classes. It can be synchronized with excel. It is sometimes needed to get the list of values from this domain to iterate on all the possibles domains.It would be nice to have the ...
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Under review

BAW to support MS SQL Always On Availability feature

BAW to support the MS SQL Always On Availability. this is critical functionality with benefits for High Availability and in replicating environments to the DR site.
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Not under consideration

Add support for missing Java controls

Some Java applications are not fully supported by the IBM RPA STUDIO recorder today. Elements that we don't have a code-level procedure for preventing the rest of the recorder's interaction with other parts of the application. An example of this...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Stop Runtime execution using the Control Center

For now, if you need to stop a scheduled runtime execution that is already running, you need to access the computer and close the WDG.Automation.Agent process. With this new feature, you will not need to access the computer with the runtime, you ...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Bot attach in Chrome open by user

During the execution of the bot, the bot uses a Google Chrome session opened by the user. With that, the bot does not need to open an instance and be login, among other uses. For example, in the Process, it would be possible to reuse the chrome op...
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Future consideration

add a "clean all" for resources and libraries in RES

When cleaning unused resources / libraries in the RES explorer, a displayed range of 10/100 resources/libs can be selected to be deleted. When using automated deploiment on a regular base, this list can grow. It becomes then cumbersome to iterate ...
20 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

An environment that only has ICN configured with Kerberos SSO, while everything is not configured with Kerberos SSO.

This will be useful for customer that wants to have an environment where ICN to be configured with Kerberos SSO and other products like BAW and CPE can be configured with other authentication methods such as basic authentication.
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

Additional Credential Data

Credential management is more than user and password. This idea is to enhance credential management with additional fields/features Possibility to disregard username. For tokens, etc where only the password applies Add Expiration Date Field Add St...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted