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  • Cloud Pak for Automation - incl Business Automation Studio, Business Automation Insights

  • Business Automation Workflow (BAW) - incl BAW, Business Process Manager, Workstream Services, Business Performance Center, Advanced Case Management

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  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

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Adding Activity Number for excel space export on problems tab

I am requesting that Activity Milestone and Stakeholder, or Activity Number appear in the excel tab for Problems when you export a space. I am requesting this so that I can uniquely identify which activities are associated with specific problems. ...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 2 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

Change position of start events

In case a process flow contains more than one start event within ONE swim lane, it would be useful if the position of each start event could be changed vertically (NOT horizontal). This would reduce crossing flow lines and make process models more...
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Critical Path Analysis

After inserting values for cycle or work time, the system should be able to visualise and calculate the critical path of a process.
over 3 years ago in Blueworks Live 1 Future consideration

Add column ownerName in ProcessPortal table view

ProcessPortal table view can be modified with custom fields. One of this field is Owner.But Owner field display only user uid not user common name/display name.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Provide App snapshot name in Process Admin

I would like to see the snapshot acronyms of process apps in the list of Apps in the Process Admin - Installed App tab just next to the App acronyms.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

App and Snapshot filters

It would be nice if we had a filter text input at the top of the Process Applications or Toolkits tabs (next to the "Sort by" button for example) where we could enter a few characters and this would filter the list of Apps/Toolkits based on that n...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Reassign hooks

Feature to add a "hook" at reassign actions (either at Portal or API) to trigger actions like WS call i.e.
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Audit Trail for BPM Process Admin

Due to statutory requirement, we are required to keep the audit trail of all activities performed by any administrators / users in the Process Admin console, including Date/Time, Host IP, User ID, Property / Item on which action performed, Action ...
over 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

We need the support "Integrating with IBM BAW by implementing a robot task" on Japanese environment.

Integration with IBM Business Automation Workflow(BAW) and Automation Anywhere Enterprise(AAE) is important function. That discriminates IBM RPA with AA and other RPA tools include original AAE. "Implementing a robot task for a basic setup" functi...
over 3 years ago in Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 1 Functionality already exists