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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 (

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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:

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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 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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Provide option to have a Visual indicator - for attachments and or polices links

Whenever, there are processes linked, we can see the link symbol on the activity box.However, when we have attachments or when we have linked policies or decisions, there is not Visual indicator on the activity box. Whenever there are attachments ...
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

To be able to highlight all activities and add the task type in bulk rather than having to do this individually

This is time consuming having to add the task type to the activity individually, This would benefit all editors, this could work by using the marquee select function to highlight all activities needed.
11 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Add a Pan view window to the process diagram display

Add an option to have a Pan & Zoom window that appears within the Process Diagram view so the user can see the entire Process Diagram in a thumbnail. The functionality should be similar to what is in Visio for the Pan & Zoom window.
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow Viewers to Comment on Discovery Maps and Process Diagrams

Why is it Useful: This allows the Viewer community which only have Viewer Licenses to collaborate on Discovery Maps and Process Diagrams. This is an essential part of the mainstream process mapping, getting customer input and consensus. Who would ...
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

It would be good if the wording of an activity is not obscured when a task type is added, such as 'User Task', 'Decision Task', 'Service Task' etc. The wording of the activity should shift, so that it begins after the task type is displayed.

This would benefit everyone who uses Blueworks, so that they do not need to hover over an activity in order to accurately read what the activity is. It should work by automatically populating the wording of the activity to begin after the task typ...
11 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

For email notifications to be provided to the person who has launched a workflow task, if the workflow task is not completed by the task due date

This would be useful to remind the user that a workflow task has not been completed. This would benefit the user in being able to contact the approver of the task and remind them of their overdue task. This could work by IBM Blueworks sending a da...
12 months 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
almost 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Don't allow Process Diagrams to have the same name within the same space

I am requesting that Blueworks Live make a change so that it does not allow users to create spaces with the same name. When a user tries to create a space with a name that already exists a message should pop up saying that a space with that name a...
over 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Writing tags in capital first letters

When adding new tag then first letters of each word are automatically converted to a small writing (B into b). This mechanism is awkward when personal names are used in tags. All other glossary entries are allowed to write in capitalising labels, ...
almost 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Customize User Invitation Wording

Need to be able to customize the Blueworks Live user invitation wording. The current message states that you should log in with your email address. We use SSO, so the user actually needs to log in with their “US Domain ID & password”, which ar...
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration