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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).


Shape the future of IBM!

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:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas
  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 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


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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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...
about 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Assign work task to group

Being able to assign work task to a group of users and not just to a named person
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Please add flow charting symbols

We need to create System and/or Data flow diagrams. Symbols to create such flow diagrams are not available currently in the tool. Please can you add standard data flow charting symbols (input, processing, output, applications, databases, interface...
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Change position of start events

In case a process flow contains more than one start event within ONE swim lane, it would be useful if the position of each start event could be changed vertically (NOT horizontal). This would reduce crossing flow lines and make process models more...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

View/export participant (role)-based data across all processes for function profile

I would like to view & export all process role based data from all processes to be able to create a function profile. We have roles that are participants that perform activities in multiple processes. The same role is, next to a participant in...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Kirk Clarke

While the Participant of multiple activities can be updated but selecting and moving to a new swimlane, updating other details can only done per individual activity. This is time consuming, repetitive and therefore to the best use of time or user ...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow assigning of activity type to multiple activities at once

Would like the ability to assign activity types to multiple activities at the same time. This would save time and effort.
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow for additional colors to be named even though the color legend has preferred colors

When preferred colors are set in the color legend you're not able to also use additional colors, it's one or the other. So when colors have been set in the customization you are only able to see those color labels. I'd like to be able to set speci...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Advanced Search Features

Enhance the search abilities within BwL by adding advanced features such as:• Define search area: o Only current workspace o Include sub-workspaces• Search within: o Blueprint name o Within blueprint o Activities o Description Text o Labels o etc....
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Playback to include boundary events

When a playback is created and there's an activity or subprocess with boundary events the playback does not allow stepping through the boundary events. Being able to step through the boundary events during a playback will allow a better insight in...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration