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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.



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Export to Word include references in glossary section

When I export a process map to WordI want to have the glossary section to output references that are stored with the glossary itemSo that the document can be used to access external references by stakeholders e.g. regulators, auditors.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Mapping suppliers to inputs

It would be useful to have suppliers mapped to inputs and customers to outputs. As it is currently, these are completely separate entities, while in reality these are dependent of one another. Let's say we have the following defined for an activit...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Drag Endpoint onto Sub-process

Cannot drag an endpoint on top of a sub-process to draw the line.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Move Gateway Label

Want to be able to move label for gateways. Cannot move it at all.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

More attach points on gateways

Want more attach points on the gateway. Currently only have 4, with at least one used for the input.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Move activity label in any direction

Want to be able to move label anywhere. Currently can only move horizontally or vertically, but not both.
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Text Annotation Using Rich Text Formatting

The addition of Text Annotation is greatly appreciated and allowing rich text formatting would make it much more useful. (You give a mouse a cookie...)
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Delete functionality using Keyboard

Now to delete any elements in BWL (e.g. Activity, Gateway, Events) we have to right click to use "Delete" option. It will be helpful and useful when "Delete" icon in the keyboard can be used for any deletion functionality. Please check and conside...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

To have activity numbered in the Analyse and Playback mode

Currently we have the option to “Show Activity Numbering” in the process map which is not available in Analyse and Playback mode. The requirement is to freeze the activity number that is enabled in the process map for other functionality including...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

REST API to handle invitation expiration / resend

There are no REST API for handling the invited user.An API to retrieve the list of expired invitation + expiration date, + a REST API to resend the invitation + a REST API to delete the invited user would help account administrators handling huge ...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration