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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...
over 4 years 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.
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 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...
11 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Coach - Drag and drop document in a task

When a user is in a coach to process a task, he can add a document using a popup window to browse his computer's content. In addition, the user wants to be able to add a document by doing a drag & drop in the document widget
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Planned for future release

Case Builder to delete solution properties from runtime configuration

Currently when a solution designer deletes a solution property in Case Builder, the property is only deleted from the solution definition. The property stays available in the runtime data. This behavior is not intuitive for developers and business...
about 1 month ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Submitted

View - ECM Document Explorer - Filter document type

In the UI toolkit, there is a View called "ECM Document Explorer". This view is used to add some documents, folder, display documents ,... The problem is when adding a new document, all the document classes are displayed. There is no way to filter...
5 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

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.
almost 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 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

Selecting a later page in "Work" tab results in many API calls to reach that page.

When looking at the "Work" tab in Case Client, directly choosing a page other than the first one results in an ever-increasing number of API calls to the MergedWorklistService. The code is effectively calling “nextPage” until the desired page is r...
4 months ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provide Revision History Feature in WebPD

This feature is available in Desktop PD but not available in WebPD. This can be very essential for the developers to see the change history and revert back the code to any prior change point.
about 1 year ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration