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

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Provide Out of Box Customization Option for Email Template(from Portal)

This is a useful feature to be considered where developers/admins can configure the default process portal email notification template by customizing - HTML content Process variables including exposed business data
9 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Setting default Coach View for a Business Object type

It would be nice to be able to set default coach view for each business object. Something like associating files with program. If there are multiple coach views that have the same business object type as binding, user could choose which one would ...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Ability to delete computers, processes from Control Center

Users need the ability to "fully" manage artifacts that they create in the Portal (Web Client), such as computers and process.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Bot attach in Chrome open by user

During the execution of the bot, the bot uses a Google Chrome session opened by the user. With that, the bot does not need to open an instance and be login, among other uses. For example, in the Process, it would be possible to reuse the chrome op...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Add possibility to other dates to schedule robots

Add option to choose a specific date to schedule a robot, like monthly, or quarter (e.g. 2021/05/25). Today we only can schedule a robot per the weekdays.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 3 Future consideration

High Availability On BPM Servers With Zero Downtime

As part of the PMR -17988,122,00 IBM BPM Upgrade/Patch install is not supported without downtime. Wellsfargo looking to have High availability support in all BPM applications. In last year IBM meeting Wellsfargo discussed about one approach to hav...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improve handling of default values for configuration options of custom Coach Views

When a new custom Coach View (CV) is created, configuration options of various data types can be added. When the CV is placed on a coach layout, it appears that default values for the configuration options are set, however, these values are actual...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Assign work task to group

Being able to assign work task to a group of users and not just to a named person
over 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Decision Engine BOM2XOM ARL editor needs auto-completion

The Bom2XOM mapping field does not auto-complete entries when using the Decision Engine instead of the classic rules engine.The ARL based field don't respond to CTRL + SPACE so you have to manually type in all the code
about 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 3 Future consideration

Provide notification before LTPA token expires

Our Process Servers have been upgraded to BAW 20002. At this release, when the LTPA token expires, users are logged out without notice. In some cases end users have lost information entered into data fields.
10 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration