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Feature to close bulk PEM Portal and Provisioner Activities
Currently, each activity or rollout has to be manually and separately closed. During development, Unit Testing, and UAT cycles lots of activities are created. There should be a way in PEM to bulk close Portal and Provisioner activities based on fi...
Allow Workflow to Continue After API has Failed
When creating an API dialog there should be an option to continue workflow even when the API fails. Preferably, it would have conditions to continue based upon what error is received.
Provide a read-only role for the Partner Repository
We'd like to be able to provide sponsor users who are not admins a way to have read-only access to the items in the Partner Repository, such as Code Lists, Generic Data, etc.
Provide a way for sponsor standard users to roll out an activity
We need to have our sponsor standard users to be able to roll out activities, while still being able to control their participation in a rolled out activity based upon the custom role they have been assigned to.
Perhaps there could be a way, simi...
Looping Functionality for Dialogs (UI, API, XSLT)
Many times it is not possible to know the number of times that you need an API to execute. Looping would allow the execution of an API or UI dialog to be dynamic. This could be utilized in a great number of use cases, one of which I outlined below.
Add the ability to administer division partners and LOB users via the PEM Portal UI
Currently, Divisions can be created via the portal UI, however, the assigning/unassigning of partners to divisions and the assigning/unassigning of LOB users can currently only be done via API calls. It would be much easier if this could be done v...
Support a context specific CSS file to control the look and feel of UI dialog components
Add the ability for there to be a PEM context specific CSS file which could be updated by Sponsor Admins and would control the look and feel of UI dialog components within activities. This would require that the dialog components support the abili...
Validation failure message box
Currently it is possible to add validation to dialogs in tasks. When a partner does not complete/answer accurately there is no way to specifically tell them what to fix. There is a red X next to the field which is in violation, but not what they a...
Add a snap-to-grid mode that can be turned on and off to make objects easier to align.
Copy/Paste Entire Objects/Dialogs/Tasks (keeping mappings, etc. exactly the same)
Need to be able to copy and paste within PEM.
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