New Features of IBM BPM v8.6

Hello All - it is been quite a while. Its good to be back.

In this post, lets see what are the new features that latest version of IBM BPM (IBM BPM v8.6) brings to the table (Of course for those who doesn't know already).

Application development

  • 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 (SPARK 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


  • 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
That's all for now. See you soon with more post.