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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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


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.


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Blueworks Live

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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...
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Not under consideration

Indicate links to archived process maps

Can you provide a highly visible indicator when a process diagram is linking to an archived process ? We want our users to make sure their process links are current. Currently, it is almost impossible to know when looking at a process map if any l...
almost 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Not under consideration

Activity Hover Text

Would like to have a hover text functionality on activities and events that when you hover over them it shows the description, any "problem" added and the value add value selected on that activity. This function should be one that can be turned of...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Additional information in PDF print file header

I suggest including additional information in PDF header. At the top of each PDF page some blueprint information are already included: process name, unique ID, process link, space and last modified date and time. It will be very useful if name of...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Desire for visible "Business unit"; when defining User Groups

This suggestion is connected to the function "User Groups" under Library. The March 2017 release, introduced "Business Unit" as a new field in "User Management". It would very convenient to have the business unit visible when adding new members in...
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Not under consideration

Configurable support link / button for custom help page

The custom help page contains a button "Launch support portal" at the bottom right corner. There should be a way to configure this button so that it doesn't link to the IBM support portal but to a custom address. Also it would be nice to have the ...
about 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration

Allow option for space permissions to be inherited by default

Currently it is a manual process to make a child space inherit user permissions by default. It can become quite a time intensive task to change all the permissions in all the nodes in a section of the space structure, if one decides to change the ...
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Rename Blueprints within a Space when the entire Space is copied

When you copy a processes the process is renamed with a prefix of 'Copy of'. The same behavior occurs when you copy a Space for the Space name. However, the Blueprints within the Space Copy are not renamed forcing the user to rename one by one and...
over 7 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Multi processes in a space data analysis , Pls add ID at activity level in each "items" "Process items" "Stakeholders" "Systems" "Cycle Time" sheet

Currently when I export space to excel report I would like to compare "items" "Process items" "Stakeholders" "Systems" "Cycle Time" of each processes in space (see in "Example comparison" attachment) but with current excel report separately and ha...
over 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Activity details enhancement

We want to be able to view and print a process diagram showing activities with some of the related information visible on the diagram. The current Blueworks mechanism for doing this is unusable for more than one piece of information.
almost 8 years ago in Blueworks Live 5 Not under consideration