Skip to Main Content
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.


ADD A NEW IDEA

FILTER BY CATEGORY

Blueworks Live

Showing 317 of 1412

Search and Replace in Documentation mode

Add the ability to search and replace text within the Documentation view while editing a blueprint. This should prompt to make changes in activities and all supporting documentation similar to a word processor. This could not be satisfied by the G...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

As a companion to the Undo feature, have a Redo feature as well

There are times that you want to quickly Undo a series of changes to see how they impacted the diagram, but then want to put them back. Snapshots don't facilitate this unless you happened to put a snapshot at the point you want to back to, but it'...
about 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Bulk export capabilities for workflow details in Blueworks Live

As of now, it is possible to access the history of all workflow tasks on a process, attachments, etc., but only by opening them one by one in Blueworks Live. For compliance reasons, it is often required provide such details on a large number of w...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Option to add/edit properties in a 'Space'; of IBM BWL tool.

Option to add/edit properties in a 'Space'; of IBM BWL tool.Example... I want to edit 'Goal' to 'Client'.
about 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Ability to set regular review dates for processes

Currently a governance process application cannot be set to run on a regular basis. As process diagrams typically need to be reviewed regularly, e.g. every six months, it would be useful to be able to set a regular future start date for a review p...
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Hierarchical dropdowns for custom fields

We are requesting the implementation of hierarchical drop downs, such that a selection of a 1st level dropdown spawns a 2nd level dropdown based upon the 1st level selection, and then the selection of the 2nd level dropdown spawns a 3rd level drop...
10 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future 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...
10 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...
10 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Numbering Feature

Customer played around with the renumbering feature, and did not like the fact that they are only able to re-number the 2nd + digits, It would be a great feature to be able to reset numbers vs manually renumbering and be able to edit the entire nu...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Show jpg or png from Documentation tab in Excel export

Currently when a process is exported to Word, the images uploaded in the Documentation tab in BWL are shown in the Word document. When the process is exported to Excel, a link to the image is provided in the Excel sheet 'Attachments'. It would be ...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review