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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 (

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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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  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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Blueworks Live

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It would be good if the wording of an activity is not obscured when a task type is added, such as 'User Task', 'Decision Task', 'Service Task' etc. The wording of the activity should shift, so that it begins after the task type is displayed.

This would benefit everyone who uses Blueworks, so that they do not need to hover over an activity in order to accurately read what the activity is. It should work by automatically populating the wording of the activity to begin after the task typ...
11 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

For email notifications to be provided to the person who has launched a workflow task, if the workflow task is not completed by the task due date

This would be useful to remind the user that a workflow task has not been completed. This would benefit the user in being able to contact the approver of the task and remind them of their overdue task. This could work by IBM Blueworks sending a da...
12 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Selection fields added to export

When exporting information from spaces/maps you can do this in different formats which have varying levels of information depending on the way it is exported (e.g. word document exports process information all meta data etc, whereas powerpoint doe...
12 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Writing tags in capital first letters

When adding new tag then first letters of each word are automatically converted to a small writing (B into b). This mechanism is awkward when personal names are used in tags. All other glossary entries are allowed to write in capitalising labels, ...
12 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Add labels to Milestones and Activities to identify types of waste for those selected as NVA

Waste removal is a primary goal of LEAN for process improvement. As Blueworks Live aligns to this goal by allowing categorizing activities as Value Add or Non-Value Add, it would be good to further categorize the Non-Value Add activity into its ty...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

To be able to tag other Blueworks users when you add a comment to a process diagram.

All users would benefit from being informed that there is a comment for their attention, because presently the comments are not always picked up by the required users immediately. This could work by allowing the commentator to tag the required Blu...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Export option

add pdf export option in case process owners want to print process map to make larger prints e.g posters
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

In the Glossary report, we need the field "Where Used" Added

In the glossary report that can be exported to excel, there is no field called "Where Used" that shows each map where the glossary term appears. It is available in the view but not available in the excel export. The excel report is essentially use...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration


複数のアクティビティから共通で同じ添付資料へアクセスしたい ※ファイルの修正を効率化するため
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration


アクティビティの文書へ入力した書式加工や表が、wordへ出力をするとうまく出力できない。 入力したものと見たまま同じように出力してほしい
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration