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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):

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

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

  • Content and Capture Services - incl Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - incl ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

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Better layout of the BPMN scheme

I suggest a minor change that would allow for a better layout of the PDF printout of the schema. When exporting Blueprint to PDF, each swimlane is extended to the width of the text in the 'Participant' data. If the 'Participant' text is long the s...
7 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Software that ENGULFS the COVID-19 viruses and germs that are floating in the air. This software/product would be created for personal space, businesses (indoor & outdoor). To have a better idea of this concept, the product would look like an air filter.

This concept is useful so that the World would have some type of normalcy. This product will be plugged in the wall and users will set specific commands to engulf the viruses and germs.
7 months ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 0 Not under consideration

Personal information can be automatically read from the LDAP

Now, use 'edit profile' in the Porcess Portal to complete user information, including email. In fact, the user information comes from LDAP. It is suggested that IBM can automatically synchronize these from LDAP without modification. If you want to...
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Automatic separation of BAW business data

At present, we know that in BAW process design, business data and process need to be separated. That is, if the business data is saved in BAW, it will be cleared. Therefore, it is necessary to write the business data to the business database throu...
7 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

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...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

electronic slate on the refrigerator

A harware like an electronic slate which can be on the refrigertor and when one need to remember to order grocery or anything they can start wrtiting and they can choose the product. this can seemlessly go to mycart and when the person reaches the...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Business Automation 0 Not under consideration

Support for "Simple HTML" column in "Table" CV when exporting through "Data Export"

When developing UI, sometimes there is a need to export table data into an excel file. There is a "Data Export" View which can be configured to use the View "Table" in order to export data from table into an excel file. However, currently, that fu...
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add functionality to cleanup installation packages from Process Center's database

The LSW_DEPLOYMENT_PACKAGE table grows over the time into tens or hundreds of gigabytes, because each generated deployment package is stored in that table for ever, for no reason. Once the snapshot is installed to process server, there is no reaso...
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

"Migrate Inflight Data From Snapshot" loader

Hello, When migrating inflight data, we have no way of knowing is the BPM Admin Portal retrieving the data or not. The "Migrate Inflight Data From Snapshot" screen will be blank until processes from different snapshots are retrieved (like in ima...
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

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 origin...
12 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration