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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 reportI 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 have...
9 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

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...
20 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

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 ...
about 1 month 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...
7 months ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration

Restricting Publisihng Until Approved through Approval Workflow

Within BWL, there are approval workflows in place, but they simply do not restrict anything. For instance, it is a very common business case to require an approval from an assigned user before anyone can Publish a process map. The approval process...
5 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Powerpoint export header to be made customized.

We are getting the below options to customise;1. Customisation of email Notifications 2. Customisation of Logo and colour scheme 3. Customisation of custom logo on the word export's header and footer However, we are NOT getting the option to ;4. C...
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

'Problems' property to be be made customisable

'Problems' property to be be made customisable in such a way that along with 'Severity' and 'Frequency' we should be abale to add the 3rd element .i.e 'Detection'
almost 2 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 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...
2 months 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 s...
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Functionality already exists