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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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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,

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  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


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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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Blueworks Live

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When showing connections that run over each other or meet at corners, it would be easier to follow the path of the connection if the lines at the corners were rounded.

To improve the comprehensibility of the scheme.
9 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Import Activity/Task level attributes data to Blueworks Live via data loader functionality

Currently, the metadata or activity/task level details have to be entered manually for each activity which is a manual intense and tedious job making it a big business pain point and they hesitate from doing this exercise. Therefore, it would be m...
26 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review

Scheduled job run for artifacts extract such as Spaces, Process blueprint, Task management

Scheduled job run will save time as it would require one time rules configuration by eliminating the repeated manual effort in selecting the spaces/sub-spaces and run report which is time consuming Admins and Users will benefit from this enhanceme...
28 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Account Management - User Notifications and Stale Notifications

User Notifications - Create automated alerts about users not logging into the system for a certain period of time Stale Notifications - Create automated alerts about Blueprints that have not been updated in a set amount of time Business case - As ...
28 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Enhance Viewer functionality

Currently In Blueworks live Viewers do not have the following functionality 1. Not able to export process maps as excel file( from folder level or from process) 2. Not able to do word export of the process maps 3. Details pane does not show meta d...
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Allow Renaming and Deletion of Snapshots

Allow the ability to rename an existing saved Snapshot. Sometimes we may have entered a typo or just want to enter a clearer description of the previously saved Snapshot. Also permit deletion of a previously saved Snapshot. Number of times we sav...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Customize User Privacy Agreement

Allow customization of the User Privacy Agreement to brand it with a company logo &/or text that will notify users the Privacy Agreement is not a phishing scam but is in fact valid and ok for them to accept. Phishing attempts are a big focus ...
30 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review

KPI information should auto-populate as a sum to higher levels such as from (L4 to L3, L2 and L1) where the L4 process map is linked to.

We need a functionality where if the KPI's are filled for the activities(such as Cycle Time) under a sub-process should be calculated as a total of all the activities and auto-populate as the KPI information for the sub-process including all the a...
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review

Add a Pan view window to the process diagram display

Add an option to have a Pan & Zoom window that appears within the Process Diagram view so the user can see the entire Process Diagram in a thumbnail. The functionality should be similar to what is in Visio for the Pan & Zoom window.
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow Viewers to Comment on Discovery Maps and Process Diagrams

Why is it Useful: This allows the Viewer community which only have Viewer Licenses to collaborate on Discovery Maps and Process Diagrams. This is an essential part of the mainstream process mapping, getting customer input and consensus. Who would ...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration