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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

  • 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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Ability to send message from throw (send) message event to multiple catch (receive) message events in one or more processes

In order for multiple spawned processes to be "linked" via send/receive message events, send event should be able to send message to multiple receive message events in one or more processes. Basically provide ability for "Multiple" event type.
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Improve Search

The search is limited in a few important aspects. First, viewers do not have the same search capabilities as Editors and Contributors. Second, the search API functions differently than the search in the user interface. The API is limited to a sing...
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Add SIPOC information as an exportable format

A common communication tool for Six Sigma process improvement project is a SIPOC (suppliers, inputs, process, outputs, and customers). This information is summarized in the View Process Summary menu option. We would like this to be a standard expo...
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Configuration Option To Force Linking Instead Of Attachements

Create a configuration option for administrators to disable the ability for users to upload attachments. When configured all of the functionality for attachments is replaced by functionality to add a url to a document in another repository.
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Graphic for activity type masks part of the activity title

When marking an activity as a user, decision or service task and an icon is inserted top left, it sometimes masks the activity name regardless of whether you have right-clicked and selected ‘Resize All Item Names to Fit'
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Function to arrange "References" in policies

We are linking policies to most of our processes to attach necessary documents (for example, mail templates) so that our coworkers can quickly find them when executing the process. Unfortunately there is no function to arrange the documents. The d...
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Customized start page for Viewers

Editors and Contributors can set their preferred page as start page. Please apply this function also to Viewers.
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Admin Feature - Quicker Access Administration

Admin must go through many screens to add users to various spaces or groups. Often users want mirrored access to their co-workers as well. This requires a call back to the user and their coworker or for Admin to comb the db to determine where thei...
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Goals are stuck in edit mode - eeek!

Why is it that the goals are stuck in edit mode? I can edit the Description area in Space Details and then view the text in display mode. However, goals only display in edit mode. It is ideal to see the full text of the goal after entry. I'm not s...
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Model Labels Field length and width adjustment

Customers have requested the field length of 8 for model objects be extended to 12 and field height adjusted a line or two.
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration