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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):

  • Cloud Pak for Automation - incl Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - incl BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

  • Content and Capture Services - incl Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

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  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

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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...
5 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Ability to add Watermark to process model used to indicate "Draft" or other Admin defined flag

We currently have models that are not complete but need to be Published so Viewers can review them. There is a danger of Viewers searching for models and assuming they're final or current state. Having the ability to turn on a Watermark to display...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

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...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 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 ...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Ensure no Null values in user last login/invite data

many user have no date value in their last login/invite data. I understand this happens when a user accepts their invite but never logs in. Please leave the invited date in place for these users or capture the date they accepted the invite
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Stats break down - functionality to be added

In the Workflow ‘Stats', a feature needs to be built such that, upon filtering, we should be able to get the break-down of Stats, i.e. Count of;1. How many processes have been completed 2. How many approved 3. How many rejected 4. How many are sti...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Export Search Results

When any search results are presented, allow user to export those results to an Excel workbook. 1. Perform search (spaces, processes, etc.) 2. Blueworks Live presents results 3. User clicks new "Export Results" button 4. User presented with dialog...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Provide ability to reuse task/gateways/events across blueprints without creating unique objects every time

Business Justification: Certain tasks/gateways/events are currently similar across multiple blueprints. (For example in Otd process there is a task ‘Perform Welcome Call’. The task is performed in a similar way in Norway, Spain, Sweden, Germany et...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Allow different layouts in workspace to display full artifact name.

When displaying a workspace with a number of artifacts (process models, workspaces, decisions, etc.) that contain long names, those names are cut off no matter how much you zoom in or out. The only way to see the full name is to hover over the art...
about 2 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

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
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted