Neil Kolban

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BPM 8.6.0 - Next Task

BPM Next Task When a user logs into IBM Process Portal, they are given the opportunity to pick from a list of work items the...

Quick Process Builder - Service Integration

When using Quick Process Builder, we can rapidly construct new processes with the minimum of technical knowledge.  However,...

Using Regular Expressions with Automation Anywhere

Regular expressions are a powerful technique for pattern matching and data extraction.  The idea behind a regular expression...

BPM: Decision Tables in 8.6.0

For several releases, IBM BPM has had Decision Tables.  This is a subset of the function available in IBM's Operational...

RPA: Automation Anywhere: Working with MongoDB

In some recent videos, I found myself working with creating DLLs for use in MetaBots and saving state in file systems for...

BPM: Inline User Tasks

With the arrival of BPM 8.6.0 and the latest fixes, Inline User tasks were added. The notion here is that when we create a...

RPA: Automation Anywhere: Saving State

When a task executes, it starts from nothing and performs commands until it completes.  The notion that it "starts from...

RPA: Automation Anywhere: Slow web pagesConsider automation a web page

Consider automation a web page.  We might have a task that enters some text in an input field and clicks on a submission...

RPA: Automation Anywhere: Working with DLLs and MetaBots

When we use MetaBots, we can invoke Microsoft Dynamic Load Libraries (DLLs).  Here we discuss what that means and how to...

IBM BPM: Debugging a CSHS

When working with BPM human services, specifically Client Side Human Services, we often want to be able to debug JavaScript...

IBM BPM: Enabling Coach Views based on other Coach Views

This is a description of a real-world puzzle that was presented to me.  In the solution we have the presentation of two...

IBM BPM: Tables and Data Column

Consider a table within a Coach.  Tables, by definition, are composed of rows of data where each row is composed of distinct...

IBM BPM: Dynamic Preview (WYSIWYG)

When creating a new low-level Coach View that provides a new UI visualization of data, we have the ability to provide a...

IBM BPM: Cancel a Dialog Data Update

While studying modal sections (dialogs), I wanted to see how I could cancel the update of data within the dialog without...

IBM BPM: Coach View Eventing

While studying the new Coach View Eventing in BPM CF 2017.03 (that is part of the bluewash of SPARK UI), I figured I'd put out...

IBM BPM: Creating a Dialog with SPARK UI

In this technical tutorial video we look at what it takes to create a dialog using the Salient Process SPARK UI Coach Views.