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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 (

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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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For Blueworks to provide the spellcheck option to correct a word that has been highlighted as potentially incorrect

This should work in a similar way to Outlook and Microsoft Word, so that when a word has been highlighted, it will provide the option to select the correct spelling. This would be useful for all users, particularly admins, editors and contributors...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration

Include full path for "breadcrumb" navigation links on process view, including all spaces and subspaces

When viewing a process, the "breadcrumb" navigation shows the space and process name. If the space is a subspace, then to navigate to a parent space, you must click and navigate up multiple times to get to a parent space. Current process view brea...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration

It would be good if the wording of an activity is not obscured when a task type is added, such as 'User Task', 'Decision Task', 'Service Task' etc. The wording of the activity should shift, so that it begins after the task type is displayed.

This would benefit everyone who uses Blueworks, so that they do not need to hover over an activity in order to accurately read what the activity is. It should work by automatically populating the wording of the activity to begin after the task typ...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration

Add labels to Milestones and Activities to identify types of waste for those selected as NVA

Waste removal is a primary goal of LEAN for process improvement. As Blueworks Live aligns to this goal by allowing categorizing activities as Value Add or Non-Value Add, it would be good to further categorize the Non-Value Add activity into its ty...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration


複数のアクティビティから共通で同じ添付資料へアクセスしたい ※ファイルの修正を効率化するため
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration


アクティビティの文書へ入力した書式加工や表が、wordへ出力をするとうまく出力できない。 入力したものと見たまま同じように出力してほしい
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Copy & Paste a List of Activities into Discovery Map Process Outline from Excel/Word

When building process maps in Discovery Map mode, having the ability copy and paste a list of activities from a spreadsheet or text document into Process Outline would expedite model development. Not just a single activity, but a list of multiple ...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Can we add Risk name and description in metadata along with its severity which is already an existing feature

If we can include risk name and description in metadata then every time we extract the process and activity from bluworks it would be readily available for analysis of process improvement. It can help the analyst to have all the required informati...
6 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Defining Business Owners for Activities In the Edit Details

When defining activities, a user has to select existing or create new entries for each activity. If there are several activities that fall under the same Business Owner, it would be cool if there was a way to select multiple activities at once, if...
6 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration

Have location identified for attachments colored in blue in File Management

In File Management, items that are marked blue does not have a location identified. It would be best if there was a location identified so that admin users can go to the process maps, determine if those attachments can be removed so that it can cl...
7 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Not under consideration