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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

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  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

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Enhance search filter for group retrieval to reduce latency during LLLDAP authentication

Due to the way Datacap handles group retrieval during authentication we experience significant latency during LLDAP authentication for users who are members of many groups. Indeed, Datacap uses a global LDAP chain (for LLDAP authentication) but it...
25 days ago in Content and Capture Services 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 wil...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Disable error handling

Add a command to disable error handling after activating it (eg: vb.net "End Try", vba "On Error GoTo 0")
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Implement artefact deletion in Business Console update REST API

Decision Center REST API (update command) does not manage deletion of Rules artefact (package and rules). In order to synchronize a developer rulebase reference (SVN) and a Business Analyset rulebase reference (BC), we are using a CI integration (...
about 2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Additional Credential Data

Credential management is more than user and password. This idea is to enhance credential management with additional fields/features Possibility to disregard username. For tokens, etc where only the password applies Add Expiration Date Field Add St...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Submitted

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.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Under review

Bulk operation(s) for GDPR deletion of users

Currently the GDPR deletion of users can only be accomplished one-user-at-a-time: "Deleting personal data of BPM users" https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/SSFPJS_8.6.0/com.ibm.wbpm.main.doc/topics/gdpr_delete_personal_data.html We would like the abilit...
15 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

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 to...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

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
12 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add drag & drop to ICN Entry Templates (in addition to "choose file")

Our customer Freudenberg suggest to add a drag & drop feature to the ICN Entry Templates, in addition to the current "choose file" feature to add content. This would provide the user a better experience, similar to Box, where it is easy to add...
about 2 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Submitted