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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.


Blueworks Live

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Graphical Data Objects (per BPMN spec) instead of or in addition to Input / Output properties.

The BPMN specification defines the Data Object and Associations that allow the author to clearly articulate the production/consumption/association of abstracted data artifacts. Since most business processes are data aggregations especially across ...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration

Require Policies to Have Unique Names

Currently policies can have the same name which can create a confusing list of policies in the glossary. Don't allow duplicate policy names.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Ability to Control the Order of Lists such as Hyperlinks Associated with Policies

Currently there is no way to control the order of lists like hyperlinks associated with policies. They only appear in reverse order that they are added.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Admin Ability to Disable File Attachment

Admin users should have the ability to disable file attachment in spaces they control.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Admin User List Reports Membership in Groups

Admins should have the ability in the user list to see where the users have been active, if that user is in any groups and what spaces they have permissions in.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Space Documentation visible for Viewer

The description in "Space Details" (visible for all other roles) should be also visible for role "Viewer".
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Display of metadata values in PPT extract.

Currently the PPT extract from BWL process map lists only the below four metadata values:Participants, Inputs, Outputs, and ProblemsWe would require other metadata values also like Systems, Control points to be included in the list. We would want ...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allowing copying and pasting of multiple images from outside BWL

System: Blueworks Live, component: Process Documentation It is impossible to copy and paste multiple images (png. or jpg. format) from outside of BWL (MS Word, PowerPoint, Snipping Tool). When selecting ONE image using CTRL+C (or Copy button) and ...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Admin view of ALL work - not just work in my queue

I'm admin for Global Sales Incentives Account. We use processes to manage some approval requests. For example, if a process drafted in the construction space needs to replace a now-dated process which is currently in the Production space, a user w...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Divide attachment

Hi team, When I map process on IBM BW, I need to upload and review some documents at Attachment tab on IBM BW. However, there are many files, it makes me crazy when I look for some files there.So I suggest that I can sort as name and type of file ...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration