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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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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 Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - including BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


Blueworks Live

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Create a Linked Process 'FROM' an activity, so that the new Process inherits the Description and Input/Outputs

Scenario - I have a Level 4 business process... and I want to create a linked process (Level 5) for one of the Activities... (aware I can create a sub process in the same model.. but in this case I want separate models for variant control) I was t...
7 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

A bulk update facility in updating same data fields with the same data for multiple process\activity boxes.

A bulk update facility is now becoming a must. We are waiting days and sometimes weeks updating the same data fields with the same data, and wasting hours and hours of time on this and this time can definitely be spent on more pressing items of work.
10 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

A pop up every time the edit pencil is pressed

A pop up every time the edit pencil is pressed, asking user if they'd like to take a snapshot before editing. This helps in versioning control of all the process documented in Blueworks. Provide great change governance in a regulated organization....
10 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 Submitted

Password Expiring email prompt

Currently a BWL User is prompted only 2 days prior to Password expiring. In my case I received the email around midnight on a friday evening. I had the weekend off + 2 working days following. When I returned to work on Wednesday, the system prompt...
20 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Allow the descriptions added to metadata fields to be viewable in Analysis Mode

Currently you have to exit Analysis mode to see the descriptions that have been added to metadata fields that you just hover over to view. We would like this same functionality in Analysis Mode so as we trying to view certain metadata fields and f...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Wrap Text for Metadata

For Text Metadata fields, having the boxes wrap text would allow for a smoother user experience.
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Add blueprint ID to API call collecting changes

Hello, Blueworks allows a users to create multiple blueprints with identical name within a space. However when we use following API call: "
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

“Critical” Flagging option within Property Field

Currently there is no option to flag Critical values within Property Fields Currently the resolution is to update 2 Property Fields. 1 for Critical values and 1 for Non-Critical values. This is creating double work to populate in 2 different field...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Add a Dictionary type to Glossary to define an Acronym/Definition term and its meaning - display both in artifacts

Adding a new Acronym/Definition type in the Glossary would allow predefined entries that could be accessed from within the process model. When entering the term in the Details panel, the selection of matching terms would appear in the picklist. On...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 3 Functionality already exists

View/export participant (role)-based data across all processes for function profile

I would like to view & export all process role based data from all processes to be able to create a function profile. We have roles that are participants that perform activities in multiple processes. The same role is, next to a participant in...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration