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Provide Daeja View Toolkit for BAW

We use Daeja View embedded into BAW using a toolkit originally created by an IBM employee (https://us-south.git.cloud.ibm.com/schwarzs/bpm-ui-Daeja.Document.Viewer/-/tree/master). This toolkit is very useful but is now showing it's age as BAW has ...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Planned for future release

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...
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

parallel development in BAW

Having a source control inside BPM to help developers in releases
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 4 Planned for future release

EJB Sessions should be renewable especially when running exposed Human Services.

We would like to be able to renew an EJB Session for a user. Increasing the timeout as described here ‘https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR50708' is not possible, as with many users this would increase the heap size unjustified.
over 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Running bots on the same VM with different user accounts

We know that In IBM RPA, we do not have the ability to run bots on the same VM with different windows user accounts because it works with console sessions of Windows and cannot have two console sessions so is their any option to make it works with...
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

Ablity to Store Bots in folders in Control Center

Currently, all bots that get published are stored in a root folder. In a large organization, this can be come hard to manage. If the product would allow folders to be used that would be extremely helpful.
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Ability to launch Bots ad-hoc via Control Center

The ability to click a button to immediately schedule a bot for launch from the Control Center. This is like for like capability that AA has
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Enable JavaScript editor for JS web or server files

There should be an editor for uploaded JavaScript files so when the JS file needs to change, we could open the wanted artifact and just change the code. It could be a new type of artifact, or you can leave JS file as Web or Server File as it is no...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Please add EPV and ENV binding options in CV

Please add (next to "Business Data", "Configuration Options" and "Localization Resources") ability to bind EPVs and ENVs in "Variables Declarations" in "Variables" in Coach View designer. You already have "Exposed Process Variables" and "Environme...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Snapshot History view in Web Process Designer

In the Desktop Process Designer I have the History view at the bottom left. In the Web Process Designer this view is not available.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration