Skip to Main Content
Digital Business Automation Ideas

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Post your ideas

Start by posting ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

Help IBM prioritize your ideas and requests

The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The offering manager team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

Receive notifications on the decision

Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas that cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on premises, containers, on cloud):

  • 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

  • Content and Capture Services - incl Filenet, Automation Document Processing, Daeja, Navigator, Content Collector, Enterprise Records, Business Automation Content Analyzer, Datacap, Automation Mobile Capture, Content Manager OnDemand, IBM Content Manager

  • Automation Decision Services (ADS) - incl ADS, Operational Decision Manager

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

  • IBM Blueworks Live

If you encounter any issues accessing the Ideas portals, please send email describing the issue to ideasibm@us.ibm.com for resolution. For more information about IBM's Ideas program visit ibm.com/ideas.

Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 17, 2020

Debug Breakpoints for Service Flows

When debugging a Service Flow, there is no way to set a breakpoint. For large complex flows, this means you need to go through potentially hundreds of steps to get to where you need to be, which can take a huge amount of time! Like any good development tool, there should be the ability to add breakpoints so you can click the Run button, and have the system run until it reaches a breakpoint.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 146809
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM Business Process Manager
  • Guest
    Jun 23, 2022

    Dave,

    Do you know which release this will be delivered in?

    Debug Breakpoints for Service | Digital Business Automation Ideas (ibm.com)

    Thanks,

    Rob Pinion
    Lead Software Engineer, WICE
    Cell 813-334-8647 / Pronoun: He/Him/His / Florida USA (ET)
    Upcoming PTO:
    Friday June 10 2-5pm ET
    Monday June 13 all day
    Friday June 17 all day

  • Guest
    Apr 27, 2022

    Please let us know when this will be added. I am currently stepping over many steps in a complex process. Furthermore, I got a few screens of the old debugger, which I find beneficial. Would be nice if we could toggle that on.