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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 10, 2022

Allow using external data sources in the ibm rpa dashboard

Today, in order to create a dashboard that presents relevant information, we need to create a process in the orchestrator and add the values to be used in the dashboard as variables, however, in cases where the orchestrator is not used (e.g. scheduled scripts) there are not many data sources with information about running the script.

An idea to get around this problem and still bring an interesting feature to the tool would be to make it possible to use external data sources, such as databases used by the robot.

When the tool was only SaaS I think it would be very difficult to bring a feature like this, but as we now have the On Premise version of IBM RPA, I imagine it is something more doable.

Idea priority Low
  • ADMIN RESPONSE
    May 13, 2022

    This will be handled by allowing tagging variables on any script, and making those variables available as data sources in the dashboard.