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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 Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining


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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Robotic Process Automation

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Emergency exit for a running bot

Currently, RPA is not offering any way to abort a bot when it's running if a user does not have admin rights to kill the running process. Even if the user has such admin rights, it's not recommended to use this method as it will remain unclear whi...
10 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Scrolling within a dialog

If a bot needs user input, a message dialog will usually be used allowing the user to enter the required information. However, it's not possible to scroll up and down within such a dialog. Especially, when providing more than just one row or one s...
10 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Functionality for limiting the total number of bots running concurrently across a group of computers

There is currently no functionality for limiting the total number of bots running concurrently across a group of computers.
5 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Reclaiming focus of window after losing it

During the runtime of the bots, sporadic dialog windows from various software, such as Windows update notifications, appear. These windows take focus, causing the bot to stop working and encounter an error. Therefore, it is necessary for the bot t...
5 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

Possibility to delete Queues, Possibility to delete/update Processes

Possibility to delete processes was taged here as delivered within https://ideas.ibm.com/ideas/WDGRPA-I-68 . But this is not true. Only to delete Computers has been delivered. Delete obsolute processes or update variables within it is very useful ...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Improvement of command 'Create from Data Table'

Currently, command Create from Data Table does not save Datatable columns with their format ( number as number, date as date ) but as the excel where it is saved is formatted. A switch option to keep format of Data table would be very beneficial. ...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Not under consideration

Improved Expired Certificate Handling for IBM RPA

When the IBM RPA certificate expires, the license will be deactivated with the message "Invalid Certificate". Note that this is different from license expiration, it's the certificate. After some research, we discovered that the certificate has a ...
4 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration

IBM RPA doesn't work with SharePoint shared Files and Folders

On Sharepoint, you can share the files from the Sharepoint tenant with the OneDrive application. When doing this, a folder shortcut will be created inside the drive folder, but the IBM RPA cannot interact with it or read any file from this folder,...
17 days ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Submitted

Exception Handling for the Scripts

My idea is to have something close to what we have in Blueprism today, a block. A block is a rectangular region that groups together all the stages that fall completely within it. A block can contain its own Recover Stage, which will handle except...
10 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Future consideration

Order Process instances by execution time, not name

When you're working with an orchestration process, you usually want to analyze the instances by date/time of execution, not necessarily by its name. Due to that, we can change the instance list to be ordered by date/time by default, not by name.
5 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Not under consideration