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Decision - Word export to provide single view of all Decision content

There are a number of options to export Decision Tables but none provide a single view of the whle decision- Print pdf only exports the activity box for the decision table- Export Decision - exports the data across 16 different Excel worksheets Wo...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 Future consideration

Kerberos support for XA Recovery transactions on BPM/WAS

Requesting Kerberos authentication support for transactions during XA recovery. Product version: IBM BPM 8.5.6.0/WAS 8.5.5.12 Kerberos functionality provided by IBM on WAS/BPM is not fully working and needs enhancement.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 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

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

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

Process Inspector: introduce sorting by execution time

This is related to case TS001709807. AVP customer VKB needs to change the sorting in Process Inspector. It is sorted by task ID, but they would need to sort by execution time, so that they can see the tasks in a chronological order.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Improve Error Messages for Overlaps

For overlaps in decision tables, currently the error message only states "Line X overlaps with line(s) Y". This is a problem if the problematic cell contains a huge set of numbers. In the attached screenshot, the number 2329 appears in two differe...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Check for an umlaut in definition fields for tracking groups

When you are adding an umlaut in definition fields for tracking groups the process designer will accept it. But when you are updating the tracking definitions, it will cause an SQL error because of illegal characters. So please implement a field v...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Same visibility options for CV in CV like in Coach

When configuring Coach View visibility in Coach, there are 3 sources: Value, Rule and Script. There should be the same sources when configuring Coach View inside another Coach View.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Assign BPD task to a user or group dynamically

Actor: User needing new feature for assign a BPD task once the task created dynamically depends on different user action.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration