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Business Automation Workflow

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Reduce multiple instances (manual tasks created using ICM) to single process

1. We have a case type in which we have different tasks about 10. 2. These 10 tasks are created manually and are using BPM workflow. 3. These tasks use same Process App and same business process4. In the Business process we have created different ...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Connect IBM Integration Designer to test Process Server in cloud

BPM on Cloud allows users to download and install an instance of Integration Designer locally. No test server is provided with this download, as is true with the regular BPM Advanced product set. Rather than requiring such customers who want to ta...
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Default the home page of BPMoC's new portal design to the production tab

In our BPMoC environment, we have been upgraded to a new portal that now has 3 different tabs depending on which environments you have access to (Development, Test, Production). By default, the page always defaults to the first one that is availab...
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

Create Authentication Alias

Authentication Aliases are useful for storing credentials to use for connections. While Cloud allows you to designate Data sources, it would be useful to be able to create Authentication Aliases as well. Without Authentication Alias, user will hav...
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

lower() DB function renders idex on LSW_BPD_INSTANCE ineffective

Description of the issue; we started seeing “SQLCODE=-905, SQLSTATE=57014”. At that time, process instance creation was successful but all fetch operation failed. See ticket number - TS002094734; this ticket number failed the PMR validation above....
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Timeout parameter needed to prevent hung threads caused from WSDL loading

It would be helpful if a timeout parameter is in place to prevent BPM from attempting to read a wsdl file
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 2 Future consideration

Client-side Human Service Error Notifications

In development using client-side human services, there are several pieces of functionality that exist in development inside the BPM application that do not exist when using client-side human services that could potentially save time during develop...
over 6 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Expose getCurrentProcess to the JS API, along with other related methods

Within the JS Execution Context, there are methods available to get the currently running Process, and Process Item. If these were exposed to the JS API, we would not have to resort to using unsupported/unexposed product features. Currently, this ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improve scrollbar place in Web ProcessCenter for MacOS users

In Process Center some scroll bars are overlapping the real content and prevents from a smooth usage of the designer.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 3 Future consideration

Improve error output after failure of profile creation

When running "BPMConfig.sh -create -de {properties file}" we encountered a crash resulting in (first attempt) a Java core dump then (second attempt) a thrown exception followed by a pile of stack trace output. It transpired that the Dmgr profile h...
almost 7 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration