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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

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - incl ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

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Email synchronisation with active directory or IBM directory for BAW notifications

To enable email notification for BPM based worflow, the end user must go in the process portal, encode manually the email address where he want to receive the notifications and finally select the type of notification he want to receive. We need ...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Intermediate Timer Events to use the attributes set in the BPD where the timer exists and not the parent BPD attributes

In our shop, we have several BPDs that are invoked as "Linked Process" from parent processes. Both parent and child BPDs have "Intermediate Timer Events" and these timers are designed to follow the respective attributes set under "Work Schedule" s...
8 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

We need existing features available in Eclipse PD added in Web PD.

When Process Application users report issues, our DevOps Team use the capability currently provided in Eclipse PD, to troubleshoot and resolve the issues then document in an incident ticket.With functionality removed in WebPD, our DevOps Team will...
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add the ability to OR conditions together in Saved Searches.

Our business is having to maintain multiple searches because they want to retrieve tasks that meet one condition OR another condition. The current saved search functionality forces them to have to monitor several different saved searches rather t...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

parallel development in BAW

Having a source control inside BPM to help developers in releases
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Planned for future release

ProcessAdmin read only capability

Currently with BAW 19.0.0.x users have the ability to connect to process servers from traditional desktop process designer inspector view. This allows Developers and application Support Teams to troubleshoot any issues reported by users by inspec...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Ability to change default sorting of documents attached to a case

When users rely on document attachments for work on cases, they may need to sort them on other fields than the document name.
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Make terminated instances recoverable

When a process instance is terminated it is not possible to recover the instance. This means that if an instance is terminated by accident it takes complex manual intervention to recover.If the number of instances terminated is large the task beco...
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

IBM BPM/BAW must be compliant with tmforum provided standard openAPI.

IBM being a member of tmforum (https://www.tmforum.org/open-apis/) and many clients adopting standard set by tmforum all the product should be able to consume swagger files provided by tmforum community. However IBM BPM is not able to parse it. Pl...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add versioning utility to Case Manager

Our team uses IBM Case Manager for our solution - SEB Case. Through the experience working with IBM Case Manager's Case Builder we noted difficulties tracking the changes of solution especially after changes were committed. Therefore there are no ...
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration