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Digital Business Automation Ideas

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 (

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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 Business Automation - including Business Automation Studio and App Designer, Business Automation Insights

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

  • Content Services - FileNet Content Manager

  • Content Services - Content Manager OnDemand

  • Content Services - Daeja Virtual Viewer

  • Content Services - Navigator

  • Content Services - Content Collector for Email, Sharepoint, Files

  • Content Services - Content Collector for SAP

  • Content Services - Enterprise Records

  • Content Services - Content Manager (CM8)

  • Datacap

  • Automation Document Processing

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS)

  • Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • Blueworks Live

  • Business Automation Manager Open Edition

  • IBM Process Mining

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.



Blueworks Live

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Allow User Stories to be programatically synchronised between BWL and external Project Management tools.

As a consultant within Technology Expert Labs, I frequently work with customers on process designs using Blueworks Live. It is standard practice to describe the functionality of each activity within BPMN process flows using one or 'User Stories'. ...
2 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Add Custom Message to the SSO Access Issue

We would like to include a link to our internal help desk and provide Blueworks Admin contact information for each area in the error message pop-up.
15 days ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

See a breakdown of property details when exporting processes to MS Excel

When you export processes to Word documents you are able to see a breakdown of the different property details for each activity, but when the same processes are exported into Excel it does not provide the same level of detail for each activity. Th...
29 days ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Blueworks Live reporting

An excel export of a space which includes the attributes of a process as well as attributes of an activity into a single sheet would give organizations visibility into their processes and also help with the reporting. We are a retail organization ...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

Have the ability to Restrict Who can Publish a Process

From an administrative perspective we don't want users being able to publish their processes if they are not correctly labeled or placed in the correct location. We would like for processes to be reviewed by an administrator prior to being able to...
about 1 month ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Flexibility for a subset of users to build and run Blueworks Live reports on demand without the need for deep knowledge of API exports, including approvals.

Need easier report generation capabilities to support regulatory requirements. This is pretty standard functionality in the Saas space, so customer is hoping the engineers for BWL are already building something like this. Reporting and archiving o...
2 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review

Provide BWL API capability to support the export of Metadata that would be used to link BWL Process Diagrams to associated BWL Process Applications

Description: Provide BWL API capability to support the export of Metadata that would be used to link BWL Process Diagrams to associated BWL Process Applications. This Metadata would be included as part of an export that can be fed into another sys...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Under review

To be able to highlight all activities and add the task type in bulk rather than having to do this individually

This is time consuming having to add the task type to the activity individually, This would benefit all editors, this could work by using the marquee select function to highlight all activities needed.
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Future consideration

For Blueworks to provide the spellcheck option to correct a word that has been highlighted as potentially incorrect

This should work in a similar way to Outlook and Microsoft Word, so that when a word has been highlighted, it will provide the option to select the correct spelling. This would be useful for all users, particularly admins, editors and contributors...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Not under consideration

Create Ability to control permissions related to BWL Glossary

Requesting a feature that allows BWL Admins to dictate which account users can create new Glossary values. Currently Contributors/Editors can type in items, and if there are typos or extra spaces, it will create two separate terms. We are requesti...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration