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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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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 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


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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Individual attachment size limit

This enhancement prevents reaching the available attachments space by loading too large attachments. It is useful especially for account admins, but all users will benefit as they will not be contacted by admin to remove too large attachments and ...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Better layout of the BPMN scheme

I suggest a minor change that would allow for a better layout of the PDF printout of the schema. When exporting Blueprint to PDF, each swimlane is extended to the width of the text in the 'Participant' data. If the 'Participant' text is long the s...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Option to deactivate email notification for expiring password

We would like to request for an option to deactivate the e-mail notification about a password that is expiring. We have some individuals who do not want to receive the e-mail notification as they are not frequent users of Blueworks. Instead of the...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Option to make Documentation tab as a default view

We prefer some of our blueprints to be defaulted to the Documentation tab view. It will help us to see the complete list of supporting document links for a specific blueprint right away. Our current setting is that when we open a blueprint, the sy...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Allow precision values for Custom numeric dropdown

IBM Blueworks live allows users to define a custom numeric property . However there is no specification on the precision of the property . Currently the platform allows users to enter 9 digit long number. We have a business requirement that needs...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future 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...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Restore scroll bar on linked processes frame

We have some process activities that have multiple linked processes. In a previous version of Blueworks, there was a scroll bar that we were using to browse the linked processes. However, this scroll bar is no longer available in the recent versio...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Is a defect

Give admins the ability force a cleanup run of Glossary Terms.

In trying to delete Glossary Terms, I frequently get the message that clean up has not occurred. Some process maps were deleted weeks ago, yet I cannot delete the associated values. What constitutes an automatic cleanup run, how often should they ...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Exclude glossary updates from model Last Modified metadata

It would be very useful to be able to use the Last Modified Date property of artefacts to show when a model should be reviewed, but this is not currently possible as every glossary update can change this date. Please consider having a modified dat...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists

Creation of multi-layered custom properties

Currently custom properties can only be text or number properties (with one value). But there are multiple instances where the business requires to create properties which are multi-valued like a drop down or multi-choice or boolean values. There ...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists