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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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Blueworks Live

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Bulk export capabilities for workflow details in Blueworks Live

As of now, it is possible to access the history of all workflow tasks on a process, attachments, etc., but only by opening them one by one in Blueworks Live. For compliance reasons, it is often required provide such details on a large number of w...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

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...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 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 ...
3 months 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 ...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review

Add a Pan view window to the process diagram display

Add an option to have a Pan & Zoom window that appears within the Process Diagram view so the user can see the entire Process Diagram in a thumbnail. The functionality should be similar to what is in Visio for the Pan & Zoom window.
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

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 ...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Allow Viewers to Comment on Discovery Maps and Process Diagrams

Why is it Useful: This allows the Viewer community which only have Viewer Licenses to collaborate on Discovery Maps and Process Diagrams. This is an essential part of the mainstream process mapping, getting customer input and consensus. Who would ...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Eliminate the need to have BWL open before clicking on a link to a process blueprint

Currently, you must have BWL open before you can click on a link to a process blueprint that someone sends you. This is an extra step which causes confusion to users who are not aware that you must first have BWL open before you can click on the l...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Process Summary - Systems and Participants

The Process Summary screen is helpful and as another idea suggested it might be useful to split this into Process overview and Activity Detail for better clarity. One significant element that appears to be missing from the Process Summary view is ...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Space Excel Export Numbering

On the Excel Export from a Space the supplementary worksheets like Process Items, Stakeholders, Systems etc… lists the Item Name that relates to each, but no unique ID for that Item Name. So, if in a given diagram where you have more than one acti...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration