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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 (

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

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


Blueworks Live

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BWL Process App Notification Platform

Enhance Process App work notifications to include MS Teams and Slack messages rather than just emails to notify users of assigned work from a Process App checklist or workflow.
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Blueprint Work History visible for everybody

Only the account Admin can see the Work History of all Blueprints, while the Editor can only see the Work History of these Blueprints that contain Processes launched by him. It there are Processes launched by any other Editor, in the Work History ...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Mapping suppliers to inputs

It would be useful to have suppliers mapped to inputs and customers to outputs. As it is currently, these are completely separate entities, while in reality these are dependent of one another. Let's say we have the following defined for an activit...
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Move activity label in any direction

Want to be able to move label anywhere. Currently can only move horizontally or vertically, but not both.
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Delete functionality using Keyboard

Now to delete any elements in BWL (e.g. Activity, Gateway, Events) we have to right click to use "Delete" option. It will be helpful and useful when "Delete" icon in the keyboard can be used for any deletion functionality. Please check and conside...
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Denote Archived Model on Intermediate Events

BWL only allows 1 send/receive connection on intermediate events (aka send/receive messages, boundary, sequence flow, and start / end events) however when a model is archived BWL will reflect more than one. (See attachments)Requesting archived ind...
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Enable unique ID search in the main search field

The overall search should fetch the details from the entire BWL content. For e.g. If I search "Lending" in the overall search (at the top right corner- below Admin) I should get the result from all the tabs like which space has Lending, which Proc...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Massive changes in Blueprints

Make massive changes with an Excel correction file, such as code name and process name, impacted through the process ID, without affecting previously executed links, when applicable.
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Need of Process ID in the Process Archived API

Hi Team, We have the below API, the output result has :timestamp spacename spaceId pro...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Mobile iOS Ability

We utilize iOS products and for a while, Blueworks was accessible by iPad. now, the screens are blank and will not pull up. This is urgent for us. We have 250 of our processes within BWL and this is a major initiative. If we can't use our iPads, w...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration