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Status Future consideration
Workspace Blueworks Live
Created by Guest
Created on May 7, 2018

Required more Properties segregation under Admin page

In Admin page under "Properties" we currently have list of Process properties which can be used in the Process diagrams. (default ones provided by IBM and the ones that are created by us for having customised properties)
Currently we have all the properties listed together, no segregation based on Milestone/ Process level/ Activity/ Gateway level. From the ‘Properties' screen we are unable to determine which property field is listing under which section of the process diagram

Like we have tick boxes (Visible) in existing Properties screen, we want to have 5 more tick boxes for each process properties as,

Properties Milestone Process level
Can remove the existing Decision Properties , can include those in the same list and can have tick boxes to select for Decisions.

If we have this type of segregation for each properties in each level of process diagrams in BWL, it will be helpful to have a perfect selection of properties in process diagrams.

So that we can have a clear understanding of properties used in each level of diagrams.
Users can have a perfect sight of what are the properties needs to be updated in each level which will minimise the slip ups.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 119697
RFE URL
RFE Product Blueworks Live
  • Guest
    Aug 9, 2019

    At this time we have no plans to make custom properties available only at the process level, but we understand that in some cases that would be very helpful for you (Annual Review Date, Process Catalogue Name). Thank you for providing these examples and we will take this into consideration for longer-term evolution of custom properties in Blueworks Live.

  • Guest
    Jan 10, 2019

  • Guest
    Jan 7, 2019

    Hi Team,
    Thanks for your revert.

    As you have said below, Process properties will get listed under all levels(Process, Milestone, Activity & Gateway) but one of the Process property "Due date" appears only in the activity level and not in other levels. Please clarify.

    If you can add this customisation of selecting Process properties in different levels at least in "Custom Process Properties", that will help us.
    It will reduce our Glossary numbers as sometimes users are inputting the same value in all the levels. For e.g. we have "Annual review date" and "Process Catalogue name" as Custom Process Properties and we want to show them only in Process level. So that it will be clear and easy for the user to update.

    Please advice.

    Kind Regards,
    Kavitha Nambi

  • Guest
    Aug 9, 2018

    Thanks for your request, Kavitha! We don't have any plans to give Admins control over which properties appear in at the different process levels. Although we should probably add some more explanation to the Properties page so that Admins can more easily understand where properties appear. Properties listed under the Process Properties & Custom Process header only appear in processes. Properties listed under the Decision Properties header only appear in decisions. And all properties appear at every level. In other words, Process Properties appear in Process Details, Milestone Details, Activity Details & Gateway Details. Decision Properties appear in Decision Details & Subdecision Details. Can you provide some examples of properties that you use that you only want to appear at certain levels so that we can better understand the business requirement?

  • Guest
    May 7, 2018

    Attachment (Description): In Admin page under "Properties" we currently have list of Process properties which can be used in the Process diagrams. (default ones provided by IBM and the ones that are created by us for having customised properties) Currently we have all the properties listed together, no segregation based on Milestone/ Process level/ Activity/ Gateway level. From the ‘Properties' screen we are unable to determine which property field is listing under which section of the process diagram