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  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

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Option to deactivate email notification for expiring password

We would like to request for an option to deactivate the e-mail notification about a password that is expiring. We have some individuals who do not want to receive the e-mail notification as they are not frequent users of Blueworks. Instead of the...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Option to make Documentation tab as a default view

We prefer some of our blueprints to be defaulted to the Documentation tab view. It will help us to see the complete list of supporting document links for a specific blueprint right away. Our current setting is that when we open a blueprint, the sy...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Allow precision values for Custom numeric dropdown

IBM Blueworks live allows users to define a custom numeric property . However there is no specification on the precision of the property . Currently the platform allows users to enter 9 digit long number. We have a business requirement that needs...
about 2 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Multi processes in a space data analysis , Pls add ID at activity level in each "items" "Process items" "Stakeholders" "Systems" "Cycle Time" sheet

Currently when I export space to excel reportI would like to compare "items" "Process items" "Stakeholders" "Systems" "Cycle Time" of each processes in space (see in "Example comparison" attachment)but with current excel report separately and have...
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Restore scroll bar on linked processes frame

We have some process activities that have multiple linked processes. In a previous version of Blueworks, there was a scroll bar that we were using to browse the linked processes. However, this scroll bar is no longer available in the recent versio...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Is a defect

Give admins the ability force a cleanup run of Glossary Terms.

In trying to delete Glossary Terms, I frequently get the message that clean up has not occurred. Some process maps were deleted weeks ago, yet I cannot delete the associated values. What constitutes an automatic cleanup run, how often should they ...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Exclude glossary updates from model Last Modified metadata

It would be very useful to be able to use the Last Modified Date property of artefacts to show when a model should be reviewed, but this is not currently possible as every glossary update can change this date. Please consider having a modified dat...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists

Creation of multi-layered custom properties

Currently custom properties can only be text or number properties (with one value). But there are multiple instances where the business requires to create properties which are multi-valued like a drop down or multi-choice or boolean values.There s...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists

Autogen email

When an admin adds a user to BWL - autogen email puts the original names in the email asking them to contact that individual for issues or if their invitation link has expired. User reaches out for troubleshooting to the "from" admin in the origi...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Status sign next to Blueprint name

The idea is to have a status sign meaning Work in progress (the hammer sign) and Approved (for this one a new icon would be needed) next to Blueprint name, similarly to the Published sign. Thanks to this any user will see if a Process (like approv...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration