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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 (

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  • 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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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 2, 2021

Ablity to Store Bots in folders in Control Center

Currently, all bots that get published are stored in a root folder. In a large organization, this can be come hard to manage. If the product would allow folders to be used that would be extremely helpful.

Idea priority Medium
    Dec 15, 2022

    Following the Project and Bot concepts introduced in 23.0.0 release, we plan to build access control against Projects and improve the experience of how users use projects and jump between projects they have access.


IBM RPA Tool - Create folders and subfolders to separate Scripts in the IBM RPA Portal

The Web Client Repository it's poorly organized, we need more folders and functions to have good management of the Tenant.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Need for Role based access control on group environment

The suggestion with this idea is to create multiple group environment with role based access control on groups of users. Here, the permissions can be defined at a group level giving more flexibility and impose restricted or unrestricted access on ...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Create a scope (general or specific to a project) for tenant parameters/scripts/credentials/computers/queues

The way to manage tenant items can be improved, for example by projects: * So that it is possible to export/import project builds from one tenant to another * This would allow you to limit the view of tenant resources to only items from a specific...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Resources by teams in Tenant

There is no way to restrict specific resources to teams, such as X scripts that can be accessed by the finance team and Y scripts that can only be accessed by the management team. At this time, access is All or Nothing (credentials, scripts, comp...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Implement better tenant management capabilities

No description provided
almost 2 years ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration