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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,

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


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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Select query with multiple parameter in loop

When we are using excel as database and using select query with multiple parameter in loop, the result for first select query will retrieves the correct records.It will return you number of filter records if present. -For 2nd or 3 rd time when you...
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Not under consideration

Bot should do mathematical calculation or not in the Variable Operation component.

When we are using variable operation to assign one variable to other variable when the value of the first variable is a contract number having sign '-' then the Bot is deducting the value. For example, the value is 103-746. The value of the new va...
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Is a defect

Subtask failure not indicated

Tracking Sub task failure from Parent task not possible.
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Not under consideration

Data import to DB

Want to be able to import CSV data file into a DB (e.g. MS SQL) to refresh tables directly via AA. Had to develop stored procedure to do this.
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Not under consideration

Control is passed to Excel and if there's any error bot will

VBA macro -- Control is passed to Excel and if there's any error bot will hang.
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Not under consideration

Default values getting wiped out

Any Heritage coaches if opened in Web PD, the 'has defaults' in the GSS/SF that is invoked in Heritage coach should be retained. It gets wiped out.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Namespace Autocompletion

In the Service Flows in Web PD, the variable namespace auto completion doesn't work. suppose, lets say, I have a variable country in my service flow, on typing tw.local.co, and doing control+space, 'country' is not prompted for me to choose. I hav...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Functionality already exists

BPM WSConnector component gives wrong perception of bad performance in Process Monitor

Our customer uses IBM BPM for their daily Process Management operations. To adhere to the SLAs and to ensure optimal performance, the customer uses the out of the box Process Monitor in the Process Admin console to view a summary of the most expen...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow Numbering and Analysis at Same Time

The process diagram functionality does not allow you to show the analysis and numbering at the same time. I would like to be able to keep the numbering while showing the analysis
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Removing the metadata from Rest API response

The Rest API response always has the metadata piece in it and there is no way for you to remove the metadata from the response like how you do for the parts. You should give another option below the parts checkbox to remove the metadata from the r...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration