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


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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


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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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Improve the hover box with reference link on Glossary items

The black hover box in the Details pane is difficult to navigate. The user must hover and enter the box just exactly in order to get to the reference link contained in the hover box. Improve the hover box so that so that navigation into the hover ...
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Ability to add Watermark to process model used to indicate "Draft" or other Admin defined flag

We currently have models that are not complete but need to be Published so Viewers can review them. There is a danger of Viewers searching for models and assuming they're final or current state. Having the ability to turn on a Watermark to display...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Numbering Feature

Customer played around with the renumbering feature, and did not like the fact that they are only able to re-number the 2nd + digits, It would be a great feature to be able to reset numbers vs manually renumbering and be able to edit the entire nu...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Please add flow charting symbols

We need to create System and/or Data flow diagrams. Symbols to create such flow diagrams are not available currently in the tool. Please can you add standard data flow charting symbols (input, processing, output, applications, databases, interface...
6 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Search for processes by user/editor name

I repeatedly get asked the question, how can I search for a group of processes a specific person wrote/edited? We need this information for a variety of reasons, such as: - when someone leaves, seeing which processes they created and edited, so ...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Show jpg or png from Documentation tab in Excel export

Currently when a process is exported to Word, the images uploaded in the Documentation tab in BWL are shown in the Word document. When the process is exported to Excel, a link to the image is provided in the Excel sheet 'Attachments'. It would be ...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Allow different layouts in workspace to display full artifact name.

When displaying a workspace with a number of artifacts (process models, workspaces, decisions, etc.) that contain long names, those names are cut off no matter how much you zoom in or out. The only way to see the full name is to hover over the art...
5 months 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...
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 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 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

On viewer Access "Analyze" functionality should be the available of as due to this the customer is unable to see the details of the KPI, so you are requested to kindly provide the same.

"Analyze" functionality should be available on Viewer access
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Not under consideration