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What's New in IBM Business Process Manager V8.6

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The following new feature and fixes are included in IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) V8.6.


Update to IBM BPM V8.6 to experience all of the highlights, such as these added abilities and improvements:

IBM BPM on Cloud
  • Benefit from a single edition of IBM BPM
  • Use Java 8 on WebSphere┬« Application Server
  • Use the latest technology to create content management user interfaces
  • Determine artifact usage across toolkits
  • Build a custom deployment service flow
  • Convert your coach-based UIs to use the state-of-the-art coach views from the BPM UI toolkit
  • Author and edit user attribute definitions in the web Process Designer
  • Author and edit exposed process values (EPVs) in the web Process Designer
  • Author and edit governance processes in the web Process Designer
  • Call Advanced Integration Services from a process or service flow in the web Process Designer
  • Easily identify possible problems by using new metrics with IBM Cloud Product Insights
  • Integrate with external services by using IBM App Connect
  • Capture IBM BPM events for external use
  • Claim tasks that were implemented by using an external user interface
  • Experience improved performance in Process Portal when you have access to a large number of saved searches
  • Configure custom JDBC driver paths
  • Migrate process instances individually by using the new JavaScript API
  • Pause and resume Event Manager by using a new REST API

For more information, see What's new in IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.

IBM Process Federation Server
  • Export saved searches from Process Federation Server
  • Experience improved performance of indexers
  • Specify a duration between requests to federated IBM BPM systems to refresh cached saved search metadata

Use IBM BPM V8.6 in new environments

For more information about supported configurations, see the IBM BPM support site:


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018