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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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  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


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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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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...
8 months 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...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Specify the display type when in a Space View

Allow ability to change view of Spaces to be list view, detail view, etc. The view when in a Space today is like a Grid view. In some cases, it would be easier to see things in list view than grid view, especially on different screen sizes. There ...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow default view to be set at the account level when a link to a process is provided

Allow selection of which process blueprint view (Discovery Map, Process Diagram, Documentation) will be displayed when a link to a process is defined on Linked Process activities. Example, we have Discovery Maps that are basically an outline of al...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Remove user groups from spaces when the user group is deleted/archived

When a User Group is deleted/archived, they should be removed from any spaces that they had access to. When we remove a user group, the user group shows up with access on spaces they had access to, although they show up grayed out with a little re...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists

Default orientation at process level when a process diagram is opened

Changed the default orientation (where the cursor ends up) to be at the process level, not the first milestone) when a process diagram. Many of our Viewer users become very easily confused when they open a process diagram and the Details and Docs ...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Editor User ability to delete other people's comments in the Documentation View

Editor users can deleted other people's comments when viewing the Process Diagram - either in the details pane on the right side or in the Properties dialog box. The Editor user should also be able to delete other people's comments when in the Doc...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Editor users - be able to search within a User Group

Large User groups (~3000) are difficult to maintain in the system. When viewing a user group, we would like the ability to search the user group for specific values. This ability should not be only at the Admin level but should be a function Edito...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Customize Property list at the Account Level not just at the individual user level

We have nearly 3000 Viewer users. The customize property function that was added is great but trying to get the message to 3000 Viewers on how to Customize their properties is difficult. We would like the ability to set customize the property list...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Be able to move property values up and down in the list on the Details window

Would like to be able to move values within a property on the Details edit window up and down to specify an order. Today the only way to specify and order to the values is to enter them in a specific order. Therefore, if a value needs to be insert...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration