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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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Provide ability to manage publish rights for users either by role or by space.

Provide either an additional role somewhere between Contributor and Editor that's essentially an Editor without publish permission, OR allow ability to deny publish permission in Space permissions.
almost 6 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 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.
over 6 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...
3 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...
6 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Filter users on name or email address when removing them from user groups

When removing users from a user group, they are presented alphabetically by 'public' user name. To find a specific user can be very challenging as:- there is no filter capability- there are three lists, alpha sorted by license type.- users can (an...
about 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Pdf Option For Process Export API

For the API call …/bwl/blueprints/{blueprint-id}/export… add the option of PDF for parameter Format.
about 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Include coordinates in BPMN export

We would like to integrate Blueworks Live with other Enterprise design tools that support BPMN.We can of course use deep link but there are also situations where we want to import the diagram as BPMN 2.0 and then design other activities on top of ...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Planned for future release

Attachment Annotations

For a particular activity if there are attachments, user is unable to see it in process maps. An icon on the side of the process activity would help users see where attachments have been added.
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow sorting of documents in policies by name

Within a policy documents are only sorted by date. The sorting shall also be possible by name of the document as e.g. in the process overview.
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Graphical Data Objects (per BPMN spec) instead of or in addition to Input / Output properties.

The BPMN specification defines the Data Object and Associations that allow the author to clearly articulate the production/consumption/association of abstracted data artifacts. Since most business processes are data aggregations especially across ...
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 4 Future consideration