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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 13, 2021

Intermediate Timer Events to use the attributes set in the BPD where the timer exists and not the parent BPD attributes

In our shop, we have several BPDs that are invoked as "Linked Process" from parent processes. Both parent and child BPDs have "Intermediate Timer Events" and these timers are designed to follow the respective attributes set under "Work Schedule" section. These timers did not work as intended when we were in V8.5.5. When we brought this issue back then, we were told by IBM that an upgrade of the product is required. So, we upgraded to V19.0.03, and tried to make use of the timers, and now we are told it is working as designed. We are now left with no option other than modifying our work flow processes to make use of the timer attributes set in the respective BPDs.

Please refer to Case: TS006963927 that we created on this issue.

Idea Priority High
Why is it useful?

It is useful in giving us the flexibility to have linked processes wherever needed and let the components in the linked process use the attributes set in them.

Who would benefit from this IDEA? Anyone who designed and implemented the workflow process similar to our would benefit.