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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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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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API to manage UserGroups on Spaces programatically

Provide the ability to add or remove a user group from a specific target space using an API Allow the API to set the checkbox values "blueprint process", "automate process", "Compose Decison" etc
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

BWL Process App Notification Platform

Enhance Process App work notifications to include MS Teams and Slack messages rather than just emails to notify users of assigned work from a Process App checklist or workflow.
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Blueprint Work History visible for everybody

Only the account Admin can see the Work History of all Blueprints, while the Editor can only see the Work History of these Blueprints that contain Processes launched by him. It there are Processes launched by any other Editor, in the Work History ...
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Add Signal Event Type

Add a Signal Event type to current event types in process modeling. Include interim, begin and end events. Also include Signal as a Boundary Event type.
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Process App for multiple Blueprints

It would be very useful if you could use a Process App for multiple Blueprints by one click – for example. Currently only one Blueprint can be connected to a Process App and this is a big limitation.
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 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...
about 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.
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 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.
about 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

Denote Archived Model on Intermediate Events

BWL only allows 1 send/receive connection on intermediate events (aka send/receive messages, boundary, sequence flow, and start / end events) however when a model is archived BWL will reflect more than one. (See attachments)Requesting archived ind...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration