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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 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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Blueworks Live

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Improved search in Blueworks Live

Allow scoped searches in BWL
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Shortcuts to processes from one space to another

Ability to create shortcut links to processes from one space to another space. This allows for multiple definitions/perspectives of space management but prevents from having to create additional blueprints to create links to those processes.
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

To have option available for Deleting theTraining Space from archive

All Editors have their own training Space. When an editor is leaving the organisation, the BWL admins move that particular user's training space to archive. Currently we have close to 1900 training spaces in archive.
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow editing common values of multiple shapes at one time

Allow the selection of multiple shapes and edit them all at the same time. Possible edits include Participants, Other details, Color, Hide in Map, Type (for similar shapes), deletion, etc. This could be incorporated with RFE 90401 to pull multiple...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release

Activity Type Icon overlaps activity label

When adding an Activity Type Icon to an Activity Box it can overlap activity labels.
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release

Separate Publisher and Editor Permissions In BlueWorksLive

On the manage users page, our team would like an additional category that will give administrators the option to give specific users the permission to publish separate from permission to edit in a space.
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Customization of Blueworks invite basis the Licence type

Ability to customize the content of BWL invite while sending invite to new users basis the licences. Currently we have one common content for all type of Licenses. Instead we can have the predefined template with the customised content basis the l...
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration

Hyperlinks for Custom Propoerties and instead of attachements

I have users that have begun embedding hyperlinks within the free text documentation fields because there is no place else for friendly formatted hyperlinks to be placed. Please add an option to define a custom property field as a hyperlink and al...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Reuse Attachements

When adding attachments to an Activity box, the attachment is stored in File Management. If someone wants to associate that same attachment to another Activity box then they must upload and reattach the same document again. Instead, what should ha...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Enhance the Powerpoint process report

PLEASE SEE ENCLOSED DOCUMENT WITH SCREEN CAPTURES The current PowerPoint reporting method has some specific limitations:1/Any sub process with more than 8 activities does not fit onto the slide  2/The process map image is presented in the viewing ...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration