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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

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  • IBM Blueworks Live

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Transaction Integrity

FITS MR092011286 FITS Requirement Type: Product –To ensure transaction integrity, the task submission in BPMDB should be in the same transaction with operations in application database. •Coach submission and its follow up service can be in a globa...
about 10 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

WLE 7.1: Array of elements not allowed in the WSDL signature of a response

FITS MR0830113059 FITS Requirement Type: Feature/Function Array of elements not allowed in the WSDL signature of a response. (E.g.: Organization [0…n] cannot be a part of the WSDL signature. It has to be wrapped in another element Organizations (...
about 10 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Need support for OpenJDK

Bell Canada is planning to move openJDK at enterprise level
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Needs more information

The CASE addition allows multiple people to develop functions at the same time.

It is hoped that the same CASE can be added to allow different people to develop different "case types" and improve the efficiency of CASE development.
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Add "Case Type" copy function in CASE

When developing CASE in BAW, it is hoped that the existing "case type" can be copied, so that developers can modify and use the copied "case type".
3 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Keep activity numbering on when in Analyze Mode

Turning on Activity Numbering is incredibly helpful, especially when communicating with users in building/updating processes. However, as soon as Analyze mode is selected the activity numbering is turned off. Keeping the activity numbering turned ...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Allow default view to be set at the account level when a link to a process is provided

Allow selection of which process blueprint view (Discovery Map, Process Diagram, Documentation) will be displayed when a link to a process is defined on Linked Process activities. Example, we have Discovery Maps that are basically an outline of al...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Remove user groups from spaces when the user group is deleted/archived

When a User Group is deleted/archived, they should be removed from any spaces that they had access to. When we remove a user group, the user group shows up with access on spaces they had access to, although they show up grayed out with a little re...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Default orientation at process level when a process diagram is opened

Changed the default orientation (where the cursor ends up) to be at the process level, not the first milestone) when a process diagram. Many of our Viewer users become very easily confused when they open a process diagram and the Details and Docs ...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 0 Submitted

Editor User ability to delete other people's comments in the Documentation View

Editor users can deleted other people's comments when viewing the Process Diagram - either in the details pane on the right side or in the Properties dialog box. The Editor user should also be able to delete other people's comments when in the Doc...
3 months ago in Blueworks Live 1 Not under consideration