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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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Selection fields added to export

When exporting information from spaces/maps you can do this in different formats which have varying levels of information depending on the way it is exported (e.g. word document exports process information all meta data etc, whereas powerpoint doe...
6 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

To be able to tag other Blueworks users when you add a comment to a process diagram.

All users would benefit from being informed that there is a comment for their attention, because presently the comments are not always picked up by the required users immediately. This could work by allowing the commentator to tag the required Blu...
7 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

See a breakdown of property details when exporting processes to MS Excel

When you export processes to Word documents you are able to see a breakdown of the different property details for each activity, but when the same processes are exported into Excel it does not provide the same level of detail for each activity. Th...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

In the Glossary report, we need the field "Where Used" Added

In the glossary report that can be exported to excel, there is no field called "Where Used" that shows each map where the glossary term appears. It is available in the view but not available in the excel export. The excel report is essentially use...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Kirk Clarke

While the Participant of multiple activities can be updated but selecting and moving to a new swimlane, updating other details can only done per individual activity. This is time consuming, repetitive and therefore to the best use of time or user ...
6 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future 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...
6 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Provide ability to reuse task/gateways/events across blueprints without creating unique objects every time

Business Justification: Certain tasks/gateways/events are currently similar across multiple blueprints. (For example in Otd process there is a task ‘Perform Welcome Call’. The task is performed in a similar way in Norway, Spain, Sweden, Germany et...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 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...
about 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Auto-set the BWL Storage Quota to Zero to ensure the attachment feature is disabled for all users.

I'd like to have the Auto-setup done for Storage in BWL to be set to zero to ensure the attachment feature is disabled for all users after an update or refresh from the BWL side.
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Allow User Stories to be programatically synchronised between BWL and external Project Management tools.

As a consultant within Technology Expert Labs, I frequently work with customers on process designs using Blueworks Live. It is standard practice to describe the functionality of each activity within BPMN process flows using one or 'User Stories'. ...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration