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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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  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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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...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Expand hover box on Property Value in Details window

When hovering over a property value in the details window, the black box that includes reference links is too small to cursor over without the black box disappearing. Please expand the black box to allow for better navigation to allow reference li...
8 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Needs more information

Please add the ability to specify space permission on the API which can create or amend spaces

Please add the ability to define access user groups and their rights (create blueprints, Manage space permissions etc) when creating a new space, and the ability to update permission on existing spaces using the API
9 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow import and export of IP address ranges to xls

We have many IP address ranges defined, and with the new ones to support Cloudflare it is increasingly difficult to validate, amend and maintain them. Please provide the ability to import or export ip address ranges to (1) reduce risk of error in ...
9 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Add identifier to IP address ranges

We have many IP address ranges defined, and with the new ones to support Cloudflare it is increasingly difficult to validate, amend and maintain them. Please provide a new filed for each range that allows us to store and identifier/name by each ra...
9 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Snapshot Process Review & Approval enhancement

currently in our business for process owners to approve documents we use the snapshot review and approval tool. This can be very time consuming when a process owner has multiple process maps as we have to create a snapshot of each map individually...
9 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Comment Notification

Comments are visible to an editor for one time only, if the editor views a comment that requires action that they need to come back to at another point, they will have to search through all steps to find the comment again. When editing process map...
9 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release

Data from the process app included in the reports

Process app can be launched for any blueprint, but to check the information included in the process app (who sent it, when it was sent, who was recipient) any user need to click the View Work History of a given blueprint. It`s a big limitation and...
9 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Hover Notes

When a model is closed, like listed in a space, it would be helpful to have a hover box where you can add and see notes about the process.
9 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Process Touch Time

When performing process improvement exercises it would be useful to compare the actual touch time of work to the cycle times for process steps that are allowed by the business to get the work done. This comparison view could help show through data...
10 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration