Infor OS CE: Feature Rollout For January 2022

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January 11, 2022

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Release Highlights

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Enterprise UX

  • Customer Central - Maintenance Calendar:
    • The multi-tenant release calendar is now available from Customer Central for Concierge customers. Capabilities include filters for Product Line and Month and a to the master KB for each product.
Screenshot of Customer Central - Maintenance Calendar
  • IDM - Multiple Email Templates:
    • IDM now supports multiple email templates.
    • This allows for more output flexibility and personalization as users will no longer be limited to a single template.
Screenshot of IDM option for Multiple Email Templates
  • Allow Selecting Template when Sending Email via Document Output:
    • IDM Document Output Send Email API is enhanced to support the ability to select which template is used.
    • With this change, when multiple email templates have been configured, users will select which one to use.
    • Note: if a specific template is not identified, the default template will automatically be applied.
Screenshot of Selecting Template when Sending Email via Document Output

Data Catalog

  • Updated API to Register Custom BODs:
    • A new API to register custom BOD metadata with Data Catalog is now available. The POST /v2/noun API takes the metadata content as part of the request body instead of using form data parameters.  POST /v1/noun has been marked as deprecated.
    • Applications calling our direct APIs can successfully register custom BOD metadata with Data Catalog.
Screenshot of Updated API to Register Custom BODs
  • New Noun Registration APIs:
    • New registration APIs provides clients with the ability to POST custom BOD schemas to Data Catalog.
    • The version 2 API method improves in allowing content to be posted via the request body of the API rather than as a parameter.
Screenshot Infor ION API

Data Fabric

  • Expanded Language Support in Data Fabric:
    • Infor OS Data Fabric is now available with up to 15 translations.
    • Users are able to configure and customize their experience in Data Fabric localized to their regional preferences.
Screenshot Data Fabric
  • Improved Purge Exception Notifications:
    • Under specific circumstances where a user-driven purge fails to re-sync Compass cache, users are informed of a manual clean-up activity to run a stored procedure.
    • As a result, administrators are better informed of errors and events that may lead to inconsistent data results
Screenshot of Purge Exception Notification
  • Ingestion API Trace Context:
    • When reporting incidents, users can provide trace context information reference to uniquely identify individual Ingestion API requests.
Screenshot Ingestion API Trace Context

Intelligent Digital Assistance

  • Chat Wait Indicator:
    • Waiting indicator is shown after sending text to Coleman and while waiting for a response (from Lex.)
    • This provides clarity in interaction pattern that Coleman is busy processing user’s request.
Screenshot of Chat Wait Indicator for Coleman
  • Custom Help Message:
    • Customers can choose their own fixed message for the help command.
    • Business centric help and orientation information is provided to users.

A similar set of features will be available in the next on-premise release of Infor OS. A full list of new features, bugs fixed, and other documentation can be found on the Infor Support Portal.  Learn more about Infor OS here or contact us anytime.

Don't see a feature you want?  Log into the Infor Support Portal and click on Resources > Enhancement Requests.  You can enter your own and vote for others.

For more information on product updates, please see the release training that is available to customers on Infor Campus.

In April 2024, Infor Coleman AI was renamed and simplified to Infor Artificial Intelligence (AI). The functionality and services of Infor Coleman AI are still available within the InforOS ecosystem, even as the Coleman name has been retired.

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