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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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 Automation - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

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

  • Content and Capture Services - including 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) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


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Ability to use color coding for activity links - arrows

There are scenarios where the color of an arrow may have some meaning within a process flow. It would be good to allow users to change the color of an arrow linking different tasks within a diagram
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review

Ability to span an activity across 2 swimlanes

There are some scenarios where an Activity does not necessarily applies to one Participant. In BWL the swimlane is assigned to a participant name, but there are some requirements where an idea could be assigned to 2 type of participants and visual...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Additional information in PDF print file header

I suggest including additional information in PDF header. At the top of each PDF page some blueprint information are already included: process name, unique ID, process link, space and last modified date and time. It will be very useful if name of...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Under review

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...
8 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.
9 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...
9 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...
9 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...
10 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...
12 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...
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration