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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

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition


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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Don't allow Process Diagrams to have the same name within the same space

I am requesting that Blueworks Live make a change so that it does not allow users to create spaces with the same name. When a user tries to create a space with a name that already exists a message should pop up saying that a space with that name a...
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Readability of process names

The process overview shows names shortened / truncated. The names are only fully displayed for a single process via mouse over. There is no way to make the names of all processes completely readable.Proposed Feature: Create a way to fully display ...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Customize User Invitation Wording

Need to be able to customize the Blueworks Live user invitation wording. The current message states that you should log in with your email address. We use SSO, so the user actually needs to log in with their “US Domain ID & password”, which ar...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Additional BWL Admin functions

The Admin panel for BWL needs additional capabilities to properly manage users.-There should be a button to send a notification to all users (or a defined subgroup)-There should be a way to define a message for users to see when they log in within...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Meta data fields - Free format text input

There are certain meta data fields in Blueworks which requires users to input free textFor e.g.. Risk Description, Controls etc...These fields are unlikely to be the same on different processes and will start to build up rapidly once we start buil...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

No warning being send to invited user before the invitation expired

When a user received an invitation to join a BWL account he has 72h to "accept" this invitation.However, there is no reminder being send, for instance 24h before expiration
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Option to Include Link Location Name On Process Diagram When Printing PDF

When viewing a printed set of linked process diagrams as a PDF, there is no way for the viewer to know what process diagram a linked process activity connects to. Adding a text box to the linked process activity or some other visual cue with the l...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Option to add/edit properties in a 'Space'; of IBM BWL tool.

Option to add/edit properties in a 'Space'; of IBM BWL tool.Example... I want to edit 'Goal' to 'Client'.
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow admin to globally prevent user amending their email and business unit

We use the Business Unit flag to allocate users costs to specific cost centres Currently, the user can edit that data at any time which breaks our cost allocation reporting Please can you add a admin option to make this data read only for the user...
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration

Warn if work is started and work already exists

When a user starts a workflow for a blueprint snapshot warn if there was already a workflow started before.
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration