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Status Future consideration
Workspace OpenPages Ideas
Components Administration UI
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 14, 2020

Workflow Instance termination & start needs improvement

Using the workflow instances view to terminate workflow instances is not user-friendly. suggest the following improvements:

  1. Allow for search/filter and sort by Object Name and Workflow Version.

  2. If a user selects objects using the checkboxes, then clicks on an object which opens in another tab, and then returns to the workflow instances tab, it should not uncheck all the checkboxes.

  3. When a Workflow Name is selected, only show Stages that are applicable for that workflow

  4. Add a "Restart" button that is equivalent to terminate of the instance + start of the same workflow

Restarting workflows, I'd suggest the following:

  1. The UI allows you to use the checkboxes to select multiple workflows, but does not allow you to start multiple selected workflows; that would be helpful.

  2. Today, you cannot start a second workflow while another workflow is in progress. Suggest that instead it allow them to be added to a queue.

  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren
    Aug 13, 2020

    Thank you again for submitting this Idea!

    This request will not be delivered within the release currently under development, but the theme is aligned with our multi-year strategy. IBM is soliciting RFE Community feedback for this request through activities such as voting. IBM will update this request in the future.

  • Guest
    Jul 27, 2020

    I think it would be helpful to allow filtering in a similar way to the Grid Object filter. It is very difficult to operationally work the current screens.

  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren
    Apr 21, 2020

    Thank you for submitting this Idea!

    The IBM team is evaluating this enhancement request. A decision or request for more information will be provided within 90 days.

  • Guest
    Apr 16, 2020

    I would like to add on to this idea :

    To also have the ability to search on a unique id, so you don't have to go through pages of data to find the one you want to terminated.

    We have 100's of active records, so sometimes filtering by Object Type and Stage, still gives multiple pages of results.