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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


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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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Export Search Results

I would like to be able to export the search result options from a process and a space search. Right now the search results are not exportable. I have to manually access each record to get what I need. I'd like to be able to key in a search term t...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Add 'Item Type' data when exporting to Excel

When exporting data to Excel parameter 'Item Type' is missing at sheets 'Documentation' and 'Text Annotations'. Because the data 'Item Name' already exists in those sheets it would be very helpful for further analysis to add also the missing param...
about 2 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Exporting Marker values

In process modelling, activities can be marked with a Marker (Normal, MultiLoop, SimpleLoop). These values are not exported in Excel, when function Export Space is used. This means that not all process details can be analysed in excel. I suggest t...
about 2 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

When showing connections that run over each other or meet at corners, it would be easier to follow the path of the connection if the lines at the corners were rounded.

To improve the comprehensibility of the scheme.
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Import Activity/Task level attributes data to Blueworks Live via data loader functionality

Currently, the metadata or activity/task level details have to be entered manually for each activity which is a manual intense and tedious job making it a big business pain point and they hesitate from doing this exercise. Therefore, it would be m...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review

Scheduled job run for artifacts extract such as Spaces, Process blueprint, Task management

Scheduled job run will save time as it would require one time rules configuration by eliminating the repeated manual effort in selecting the spaces/sub-spaces and run report which is time consuming Admins and Users will benefit from this enhanceme...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

Account Management - User Notifications and Stale Notifications

User Notifications - Create automated alerts about users not logging into the system for a certain period of time Stale Notifications - Create automated alerts about Blueprints that have not been updated in a set amount of time Business case - As ...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Customize User Privacy Agreement

Allow customization of the User Privacy Agreement to brand it with a company logo &/or text that will notify users the Privacy Agreement is not a phishing scam but is in fact valid and ok for them to accept. Phishing attempts are a big focus ...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review

Ability to assign the review/approval tasks to Viewers without any approval or completion action requiring from them

On the process blueprint review, we can assign the tasks to Editors but there is no way to assign the tasks to Viewers. We need a feature where a task can be sent to a Viewer user with or without giving them any access to complete, approve or reje...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration

KPI information should auto-populate as a sum to higher levels such as from (L4 to L3, L2 and L1) where the L4 process map is linked to.

We need a functionality where if the KPI's are filled for the activities(such as Cycle Time) under a sub-process should be calculated as a total of all the activities and auto-populate as the KPI information for the sub-process including all the a...
4 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review