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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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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.

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Blueworks Live

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Activity details enhancement

We want to be able to view and print a process diagram showing activities with some of the related information visible on the diagram. The current Blueworks mechanism for doing this is unusable for more than one piece of information.
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 5 Future consideration

Extend /scr/api/ManageGroup to list tags associated with User Groups

User Groups support tagging, and the ManageGroups API help says that it "extracts details about a specific group." but it does not include tags associated with the User Group. Please extend the Get method on ManageGroups to include tags.
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Description popup for Participant

Just like popups all over BwL, it would be nice to have a popup with the description for Participant when viewing Process Diagram/Map/etc. This would be helpful when it's necessary to abbreviate Participant names (like System as a Participant).
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 5 Future consideration

Unique Naming for Downloaded and Exported Files

When downloading files from the tool. The file names should be unique where the content is unique. Request is to add Diagram and Documentation to the file names. Example: (Process Name) Diagram.(xxx) and (Process Name) Documentation.(xxx). Current...
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Setting default tab as account preference

How the activity properties being used depends on how user documents the process. Some users may prefer properties tab, and others may prefer document tab as the primary windows for inputting properties. The default tab for properties window is be...
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Included decision table in word/pdf/ppt export

It would be good to be include the decision table when exporting a process. This behavior should be able to be toggled on/off using the configuration screen.
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

On track and overdue dashboard for entire team

There is no overview that shows all the overdue and on time activities.
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Ability to set regular review dates for processes

Currently a governance process application cannot be set to run on a regular basis. As process diagrams typically need to be reviewed regularly, e.g. every six months, it would be useful to be able to set a regular future start date for a review p...
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Enable generic broadcast to all BW users within an account by admin.

Develop a tool that enables the admin to send a broadcast message within their account to either their entire account community or only to their admins; selectable by the admin
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Enhance /scr/api/TaskList API to add Username parameter

Hi, We can use this API resource to get a list of open tasks assigned to the current user and a list of the user's completed tasks. However, we want to be able to retrieve a list of open tasks assigned to any user and a list of any user's complete...
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration