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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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  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


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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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Blueworks Live

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Customizable Invitations

I'd like to see the ability to customize invitations that are sent for new users to set up their accounts. Simplifying the invitations can avoid any confusion.
over 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Ability to send message from throw (send) message event to multiple catch (receive) message events in one or more processes

In order for multiple spawned processes to be "linked" via send/receive message events, send event should be able to send message to multiple receive message events in one or more processes. Basically provide ability for "Multiple" event type.
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Customized start page for Viewers

Editors and Contributors can set their preferred page as start page. Please apply this function also to Viewers.
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Ability to temporarily suspend IP address lockdown without losing configuration

At present IP address lockdown has no memory; i.e. if you temporarily switch it off for what ever reason you lose all the settings and need to retype them instead of just switching back on.
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow Renaming and Deletion of Snapshots

Allow the ability to rename an existing saved Snapshot. Sometimes we may have entered a typo or just want to enter a clearer description of the previously saved Snapshot. Also permit deletion of a previously saved Snapshot. Number of times we sav...
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...
10 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

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 ...
almost 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Blueworks Live BPMN 2.0 does not export the Diagram Interchange

Blueworks Live BPMN2 does not export the Diagram Interchange (aka DI aka bpmndi tags ). Other process mapping tools are not able to generate the Process diagram (layout, etc) when the DI is not present. Could the DI be included to the BPMN2 export...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Planned for future release

Automatic publication after Approval

If a process blueprint is released (approved) via a process app, an editor must manually "unpublish" the previous version and manually publish the released process blueprint snapshot.Proposed Feature: After the final approval of the process bluepr...
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Link More than one Process on Events

Add the ability to link more than one process on the Send/Receive Message events, just how you can link to more than one process from an activity.
almost 5 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration