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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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 - including Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

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

  • Content and Capture Services - including 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) - including ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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BAW REST API JSON response date-time format

I cannot specify PMR because it does not accept Case format in the RFE form, can it be fixed btw? :), the Case for this is TS003220320 All the details are in the Case in question but for this particular RFE we'd like for all BAW REST APIs to be ab...
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

BPMoC Process Monitor does not allow user to select a certain node

When viewing the Process Monitor through the Process Admin console, the server is automatically selected for the user. However, there can be multiple servers that need to be viewed. The user has no way of selecting which server they want to view, ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

DBAoC Customization Instance Names

We need to have the ability to customize the display instance names for BAW, ODM, etc (DBA on Cloud Product Subscriptions).
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Future consideration

Process Inspector: introduce sorting by execution time

This is related to case TS001709807. AVP customer VKB needs to change the sorting in Process Inspector. It is sorted by task ID, but they would need to sort by execution time, so that they can see the tasks in a chronological order.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Request for multiple format handling in UI component DateTimePicker

The BPM UI "Date Time Picker" component in BPM UI Toolkit, can as per today, validate input with only one input format, i.e. yyyy-MM-dd when entered by the user using the keyboard. (in addition to the ability to pick a date in the calendar that po...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Add bulk task reassign to REST API

The BPM REST API currently allows the reassignment of a single task, but is lacking a bulk task reassign. Customers wanting to reassign multiple tasks via the REST API need to loop over the list and call the API for each singe task. The task API (...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Coach View previews in the Process Designer should resolve variables

The web Process Designer incorporates preview files to improve the WYSIWYG view of the Coach layout. However, placing a coach view in a wrapper complicates the ability of the preview to work correctly. If a configuration option is promoted to the ...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Helper function to clear all validations in coach

We are using BPM 8.6.0 and would like to have a helper function to clear all the validations in the coach, something like bpmext.ui.clearInvalidViews() or bpmext.ui.resetInvalidViews() Currently, there is no simple way to do it. We need to use the...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Auto flow doesn't work from parent task to sub process task

The autoflow from process task to sub-process task doesn't work between two different teams having common users. Whereas the auto flow from one process task to next process task between two different teams works.Our process design involves multipl...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Invalidate the CSHS URL in Process Center based on exposure and archived flags

Currently, the CSHS URLs have the following pattern: PROTOCOL://HOST:PORT/teamworks/executecf?modelID=1.&branchID=2063..You can look up the PROCESS_ID and BRANCH_ID in LSW_PROCESS and LSW_BRANCH table to create the URL and access the CSHS. Thi...
over 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration