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  • Cloud Pak for Automation - incl Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

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  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

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Ability to add Watermark to process model used to indicate "Draft" or other Admin defined flag

We currently have models that are not complete but need to be Published so Viewers can review them. There is a danger of Viewers searching for models and assuming they're final or current state. Having the ability to turn on a Watermark to display...
11 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Ensure no Null values in user last login/invite data

many user have no date value in their last login/invite data. I understand this happens when a user accepts their invite but never logs in. Please leave the invited date in place for these users or capture the date they accepted the invite
11 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Please add flow charting symbols

We need to create System and/or Data flow diagrams. Symbols to create such flow diagrams are not available currently in the tool. Please can you add standard data flow charting symbols (input, processing, output, applications, databases, interface...
about 2 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Allow import and export of IP address ranges to xls

We have many IP address ranges defined, and with the new ones to support Cloudflare it is increasingly difficult to validate, amend and maintain them. Please provide the ability to import or export ip address ranges to (1) reduce risk of error in ...
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Requesting addition of technology symbols to support creation of system and architecture flows.

Requesting addition of technology symbols to support creation of system and architecture flows. Some of the symbols we are seeking to use: firewall, server(s), database(s), computer, processing unit, user input, mobile device, physical building, r...
26 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Export Search Results

When any search results are presented, allow user to export those results to an Excel workbook. 1. Perform search (spaces, processes, etc.) 2. Blueworks Live presents results 3. User clicks new "Export Results" button 4. User presented with dialog...
about 2 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

On viewer Access "Analyze" functionality should be the available of as due to this the customer is unable to see the details of the KPI, so you are requested to kindly provide the same.

"Analyze" functionality should be available on Viewer access
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Please add the ability to specify space permission on the API which can create or amend spaces

Please add the ability to define access user groups and their rights (create blueprints, Manage space permissions etc) when creating a new space, and the ability to update permission on existing spaces using the API
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Add identifier to IP address ranges

We have many IP address ranges defined, and with the new ones to support Cloudflare it is increasingly difficult to validate, amend and maintain them. Please provide a new filed for each range that allows us to store and identifier/name by each ra...
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Stats break down - functionality to be added

In the Workflow ‘Stats', a feature needs to be built such that, upon filtering, we should be able to get the break-down of Stats, i.e. Count of;1. How many processes have been completed 2. How many approved 3. How many rejected 4. How many are sti...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration