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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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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 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


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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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Space Excel Export Numbering

On the Excel Export from a Space the supplementary worksheets like Process Items, Stakeholders, Systems etc… lists the Item Name that relates to each, but no unique ID for that Item Name. So, if in a given diagram where you have more than one acti...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Enforce Start and End Numbering

We are looking to enforce Start and End numbering on our Blueprints. We can manually activate the "Include normal start and end events" option on the Numbering dialog per Blueprint which gives the desired results. Looking for a way to set this opt...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Not under consideration

See the # of items in a Space without having to open the space.

In the Show Space Hierarchy view, the number of items in the space is displayed when you hover over the space name. Would like this same capability when within a Space View, so if the space has sub-spaces you can hover over a sub-space and see the...
6 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow 1:M linking on Message Events instead of just 1:1

Our business processes have multiple instances where an event on one process triggers more than one process to begin. We would like the ability to add a link to each process on the Send Message Event. Today we handle this by adding the names of th...
6 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Option to make Documentation tab as a default view

We prefer some of our blueprints to be defaulted to the Documentation tab view. It will help us to see the complete list of supporting document links for a specific blueprint right away. Our current setting is that when we open a blueprint, the sy...
10 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Please add the ability to specify space permission on the API which can create or amend spaces

Please add the ability to define access user groups and their rights (create blueprints, Manage space permissions etc) when creating a new space, and the ability to update permission on existing spaces using the API
7 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Add identifier to IP address ranges

We have many IP address ranges defined, and with the new ones to support Cloudflare it is increasingly difficult to validate, amend and maintain them. Please provide a new filed for each range that allows us to store and identifier/name by each ra...
7 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Blueworks space/diagram creator history

System: Blueworks Live Actor: All Blueworks Live users Currently, the history of who created a space or a diagram is lost as soon as another person edits the space or the diagram. The history of who created the space/diagram is important to us bec...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

RACI Functionality in Blueworks Live

Blueworks Live is being used for process mapping at my company, but we are starting to use it for our RACI matrixes. I am requesting functionality enhancements to Blueworks Live that will make creating RACI matrixes easier. I am currently using th...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 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