5 - Nintex Workflow Cloud

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  1. Regional Data Centres with the ability to create data regions

    Ability to have NWC run in multiple data centres. Starting with one to choose depending on my preferred location, followed by the ability to create different data regions. Handy for multinational organisations that want to ensure data is hosted where their regional subsidiary is located.

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      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Having access to initiator display name and email address

      It would be so great to have access to Initiator display name and Initiator email address in context variables when the workflow is started by an authenticated user. For example, when someone submit an NWC start form from Nintex mobile app, as the user is authenticated, I could then assign him/her a task and/or send him/her an email.

      23 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Why no Auto Save??

        I lost a more than a day of work, hours!
        and no automatic save feature....

        This alone will cause me not to go with Nintex as a solution. I can't afford this.
        I've testes over 8 solutions this month, and all offer auto save.
        The mighty Nintex does not....

        1 vote
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          Open for voting  ·  1 comment  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Search instance details for text.

          I'd like to be able to search through instance details for text. If I have 50 workflows kick off on a Box - New File upload start event (All with the same workflow name), and I want to find a specific one, it's currently impossible without just opening each one. If I log the filename or such, and I could search for the correct instance, that would be super useful. Thank you.

          6 votes
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          • Versioning and Collaboration

            When working on a workflow with someone else, it would be great if editing was locked if someone else had it opened in edit.. Also the ability to place notes on Publish / Save with Workflow version number.

            7 votes
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              Open for voting  ·  0 comments  ·  Dashboard Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Nintex Cloud Instances - Export Feature

              Would be awesome to have a select option "Select All" export to CSV button. At the moment I'm having to open a failed instance in a new tab (Because if you click back on normal window you'll have to manually scroll back down to where you were) one by one at the "Instance start data" and pasting it into an Excel spreadsheet to get a better picture of why it failed.

              9 votes
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              • Connector for Microsoft Teams

                More and more people are now using Microsoft Teams! It would be very helpful if you could make a connector that could do all or some of the following things:
                - Post to a channel (Message and Card)
                - Send a chat message (Message and Card)
                - Create/Modify/Delete a Team
                - Create/Modify/Delete a Channel

                3 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Connectors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Secured forms on NWC for item submission + tasks

                  All the forms (Items + tasks) are now fully public. Everyone who has access to the link can act on it. How can you be sure that your task is not going to be answered by someone who shouldn't have access to it ? You can't. So, how do you secure your workflow? You can't.

                  Can we have a way to secure every kind of forms? like a SalesForce / Google/Microsoft "passeport"? and the ability to only allow a list of users (or using wild searches : *@mydomain.com) to connect to this form!

                  5 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Form Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Display context in modal dialogs

                    When deleting a workflow or connection it would be helpful to display the actual name of the element to be deleted in the modal dialog. I like the warning, prior to deleting something - but in order to avoid accidental deletion I would appreciate to see the name of the item being deleted.

                    2 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Dashboard Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Secure Datagateway to on-premises LOB system

                      As pr. now if we need to connect to on-premises LOB data from O365 workflow/form or Workflow Cloud, we need to make the SQL server/LOB system available through internet. For many this is not an option. Please consider a solution like Microsofts Datagateway for Flow and PowerApps. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/flow/gateway-reference

                      33 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Connectors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Have more than 4 controls across in design

                        When placing fields and I have 4 controls, but I may need to change some out but can't due to only having 4. EG>>

                        City, Country, State, Zip Code
                        If country equals Australia I want the drop down with Australian states
                        If the country equals USA I want a drop down that only has USA states, But I can't because I can't design the form to include all the different State fields I require for my rules.

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                        • Security: two factor authentication

                          Is it possible to secure my account with two-step authorization such as sms or OTP?

                          7 votes
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                            Open for voting  ·  1 comment  ·  Connectors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add category for Nintex Mobile

                            In the settings of the form (where we can set the title and description), having the possibility to type a category for the form would be really useful. So that the form can appear in a category in Nintex mobile app.

                            23 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Form Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Debugging assistance: Capture JSON after a task or log all variables action

                              When a task is completed it would be handy to capture the JSON for debugging purposes. Alternatively if there was an action that logged all variables and their values, that would be useful too. It's possible to log all variables now but that means updating the action each time a new variable is created. If there was a "log all" action or something similar to the verbose logging that is available with Nintex on-prem this would help with debugging.

                              21 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hey Chris,

                                Noted. We do have the verbose logging feature that you mentioned in the backlog.

                                As for capturing the JSON of the tasks we’ll need to look into that in further detail on how we would do that.

                                Josh

                              • Re-play Assign a Task feature

                                Hi There,

                                Wondering it this has been implemented or resolved? Re-play "Assign a task" feature?
                                I've created a basic workflow to test start event form, then after that it has another step below "Assign a Task" with form.
                                i.e Staff fills out Nintex Cloud form and one of the fields are "Manager" easy. (The to field is a variable set from start event "varManagerEmail") if for some reason there's a typo in the email address. Nintex can see it's done it's job and next step, however the "Manager" never got the email because of the typo and the instance is…

                                10 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hi Will,

                                  Based on what you’re trying to achieve, it sounds like “delegation” would be the best solution; If the task is assigned to a user/invalid email address, delegate the task to a new user/valid email address.

                                  This request has been added to the product backlog. Thanks for your feedback!
                                  Kate

                                • Creating a link to Instance from Tasks

                                  Hi there,

                                  Would it be possible to create a hyperlink of some type to the instance ID the task dashboard is linked to? rather than checking the task when it was initiated then going into the instance and looking for it. Just going directly to the instance ID would be super helpful.

                                  Thank you,
                                  Will

                                  6 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Dashboard Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Retrieve day of the week from date/datetime variables

                                    I would like to be able to take a date variable and find out the day of the week (Mon, Tue, etc.) There are times where I want to take action based on day of the week, but have no ability to do that right now.

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Start Event trigger filters

                                      When trying to set a conditional start option for date, you are only able to set a "SET" date. it cannot be a variable or a context item, like [TODAY]. In my use case I have a workflow executing when an opportunity in MSCRM has been moved to a certain stage. I don't want the workflow to execute if the stage was change yesterday and the the record has been updated and still on that same stage. Placing a time constraint will solve this as I know exactly when the stage was set.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Runtime  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • New Salesforce capability idea

                                        Not a product problem. But something that has popped up a few times now when dealing with Salesforce Leads. Having the ability to convert a lead to a contact and be able to configure an action to create a new account / Opportunity or assign . the lead to Account / Opportunity IDs would be be really great.
                                        The only way to achieve this at the moment, with out using APEX is to look for a lead, and if it existing copy all the information to variables. Delete the lead and the recreate a new contact using the stored data…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Workflow Designer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Image link in send an email

                                          Please add the ability to add an image link when drafting the email body of send the email. We have a need to incorporate into the email signature the organisation's Logo and link to the organisation's web site but the functionality is not there on Nintex Workflow Cloud whilst Nintex Workflow O365 and On Premise has this ability

                                          3 votes
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