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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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Improved credential control

We are in the process of migrating a client and your security team has raised the point about the IBM RPA where all vault credentials are available to all users and scripts. They requested an improvement in the tool so that each credential is lin...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

script in flowchart format in designer

Currently, call graphs can be viewed in Studio. This allows us to grasp the call relationships, but does not allow us to see the branching and loop structures. Therefore, it would be good to have a function that allows business users to view s...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Create a new status to differentiate between a bot that starts and fail, and a bot that fails to start

When a bot fails, the Web Client shows the status as "failed", but thats the same message for then bot starts and fails after it. The reason this is needed is that it's two completly different types of investigations. When a bot fails to start, th...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Not under consideration

Support for sites that block automation

The only supported way to automate a web application is to use the IBM RPA Selenium web driver, with this, some sites are blocking access. A form of web automation without the use of the Chrome Driver would be extremely useful, so websites would ...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Not under 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

Remove Timeout of connection to server using On-Premise Version

When using the On-Premise version of IBM RPA, we have a limitation where every 2 hours, the system disconnect from the server, and the process returns errors during the execution of any script. We do not have any pop-up to inform us that the Studi...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Needs more information

Adding Portal allowing business user to run reports

The current situation when a business or technical user need to run a pdf or excel report he would need to email the bot with the requested report and the bot will email him back with the report attached, The idea is to give a web portal to the us...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Support for Adobe Flex applications

Using computer vision is really faulty to work with applications built on Adobe Flex. Understanding the Flash/Flex naming and technologies: https://stackoverflow.com/a/69040/1830639
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 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

Filter and sort variables in Studio by input/output parameters

In IBM RPA Studio, there should be an option to filter/sort the Variables window in order to quickly and clearly identify a script's input and output parameters. Currently, the Variables window can only be sorted by variable Type. Adding the input...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Under review