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ProcessAdmin read only capability

Currently with BAW 19.0.0.x users have the ability to connect to process servers from traditional desktop process designer inspector view. This allows Developers and application Support Teams to troubleshoot any issues reported by users by inspect...
about 2 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

The "Set User Authentication" option is not available in WebPD when you remote debug into a PS.

Set User Authentication option is missing when process is run/debugged from remote process server. This option is used to run/debug human task with another test user id. Please refer PMR - TS006594335 for more details. It has videos & everythi...
8 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Limit the size of BPM error objects for SOAP faults

When web service calls are made by BPM applications, the service providers may reply by passing back SOAP faults to indicate error conditions. These SOAP faults are transformed by BPM into tw.systems.error objects which thereby carry the informati...
about 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Unknown variables not marked as validation errors

We have the following scenario in the Web Process Designer: The development team usually needs to perform maintenance, cleaning and restructuring of the different ProcessApps, depending on the business requirements. For this we obviously need to ...
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Unknown variables not marked as validation errors

We have the following scenario in the Web Process Designer: The development team usually needs to perform maintenance, cleaning and restructuring of the different ProcessApps, depending on the business requirements. For this we obviously need to ...
26 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Needs more information

Remove reliance on WAS 8.5.5

Many customers in the public space are mandated to use current versions of products. WAS is currently at version 9, but BAW requires WAS 8.5.5 creating a technical roadblock that requires a policy waiver and special attention by the security team.
27 days ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Allow Component Queue Adapter user credentials to be changed via automation

Current functionality of Case Manager and FileNet Workflow Component Queue Adapters allow you to change the user credential via ACCE in a manual fashion. For companies that have security policies that require strong passwords and periodic password...
6 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Autocomplete in Web Process Designer

Improve the auto-complete in Web Process Designer such as:The auto-complete works when assigned to a local variable created in a script scope.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Add versioning utility to Case Manager

Our team uses IBM Case Manager for our solution - SEB Case. Through the experience working with IBM Case Manager's Case Builder we noted difficulties tracking the changes of solution especially after changes were committed. Therefore there are no ...
over 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

The function of "nesting business objects inside business objects" needs to be added to the case

The function of "nesting business objects inside business objects" needs to be added to the case. Similar to complex business objects in BPM, those created in case can be reused directly in BPM to improve development efficiency.
2 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration