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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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Allow option for space permissions to be inherited by default

Currently it is a manual process to make a child space inherit user permissions by default. It can become quite a time intensive task to change all the permissions in all the nodes in a section of the space structure, if one decides to change the ...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Rename Blueprints within a Space when the entire Space is copied

When you copy a processes the process is renamed with a prefix of 'Copy of'. The same behavior occurs when you copy a Space for the Space name. However, the Blueprints within the Space Copy are not renamed forcing the user to rename one by one and...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

BWL to support creation of Ad-Hoc (Case) tasks

Several clients (notably Belastingdienst, the Dutch Tax Authority) have requested that BWL provides support to model Ad-hoc tasks (Case Style).
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Provide ability to manage publish rights for users either by role or by space.

Provide either an additional role somewhere between Contributor and Editor that's essentially an Editor without publish permission, OR allow ability to deny publish permission in Space permissions.
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

RACI Functionality in Blueworks Live

Blueworks Live is being used for process mapping at my company, but we are starting to use it for our RACI matrixes. I am requesting functionality enhancements to Blueworks Live that will make creating RACI matrixes easier. I am currently using th...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Hyperlinks are not treated as hyperlinks

In various part of Blueworks Live where text can be entered, hyperlinks are not clickable.Notable areas are:- custom textfields- documentation- comments The only part where hyperlinks work is adding it as a policy and then adding the policy to the...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Customizable Invitations

I'd like to see the ability to customize invitations that are sent for new users to set up their accounts. Simplifying the invitations can avoid any confusion.
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Allow links to be shared in checklist templates

When creating a checklist template you are only afforded the option to attach documents. It would be quite helpful if links to one or more supporting documents could be provided, preferably at the task level. Placing links elsewhere would be accep...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Decision models to be model based rather than diagram based

Decision models to be model based rather than diagram based. This means being able to build an underlying decision model with root and sub-decisions, and then being able to drag them onto different diagrams. This should then automatically show the...
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Moving Text on Gateways, Events and Links

I would like the flexibility to move the external test for gateway, events or links to align with top, bottom, left or right of the item. Currently, the text appears below the item and cannot be moved.
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release