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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

  • 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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Allow to get Data Row as collection

We need a simple solution to "export" a row as a collection that can later be used elsewhere. It is not possible to do this currently without knowing every column's name beforehand. It would be great if the output was of Data Row type that could h...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Command Connection with Terminals with instance output referring to the created connection

It would be interesting that the commands that create a connection with the terminals not only have the Boolean output 'Success' but also have an instance-type output that allows sharing the connection created with other scripts, such as a paramet...
6 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Needs more information

Enable users to create launchers based on machines

In the way that IBM RPA is designed today, Launchers created can be visualized by a group of users allowed, no matter which machine is executing Launcher application. The idea here is to add a computer filter as well, for example: 1. Launcher_VM1 ...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

change name of regex patten on regex builder

currently we can't change name of regex pattern on regex builder. developer should be able to cahnge name of regex patten. detailed steps are as follows. launch IBM RPA Studio. open regex builder from Tools > Regular Expression Builder click a...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

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

Using startRecording command on VM with RDP not active

We want a new feature for the "Start Recorder" command. Where the command can record a video for a script that was schedule using the Unlock Machine On, with always On enabled.For now the only way to make this command works is when the RDP connect...
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Add Dashboard's Owner info

For user within the control room, it would be nice to know who is the owner of a specific dashboard. Our only way currently to do so is to imply a rule such as "name a dashboard, starting with your username" but if your roadmap allow it, that woul...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Support for shared files in Google Drive

Google Drive actual version is on V3 and IBM RPA uses V2. The new version (V3) supports a few new features, for example, reading/manipulating files that are shared with your Drive account, inside the "Shared With Me" folder. This would be useful f...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Improve Toolbar search

Currently the search field in the Toolbar only returns results for the exact match and this can be much more helpful if it were more flexible. For example, when searching for the "Click on Web Page" command, if you input "click web", "web click", ...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Have a field to inform the OCR DPI

When working with PDF data extraction, using OCR, the default DPI value of the "Get PDF Region Text" command is 110, leaving the image very small, reducing the accuracy of the result. Having a field where I can easily change this number and have I...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Under review