Infor OS CE: Feature Rollout for April 2022

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April 13, 2022

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Release Highlights

Screenshot release highlights
Screenshot release highlights

Enterprise UX

  • Banner Widgets:
    • Enabled Banner Widgets for all tenants and removed the tenant-controlled feature switch.
    • Standard Pages utilizing Banner Widgets will now display as designed.
  • Menu Widget Supports Phone Calls:
    • Menu Widget now supports ability to place a phone call.
    • Allows user to launch the phone app (mobile) or select an app to use (desktop) for placing a phone call.
Screenshot menu widget supporting phone calls

Enterprise Application Integration

  • Features in All License Tiers:
    • Three ION features that used to be available in higher license tiers only are now available in all tiers: Stream Connector, Script activity in workflow and the JQ Transform task in an ION API flow.
Screenshot stream connection point
  • Wait Activity in Data Flows:
    • Wait activity allows you to delay messages for specified time.
    • Adds the possibility to better control the flow of messages in Data Flows.
Data flow screenshot
  • Purge Archived Data:
    • This feature allows users to purge ION Process archived data such as monitors, activation policies and workflows.
    • This gives users the ability to:
      • Reduce the size of the database.
      • Delete unnecessary data (e.g., old data or data created during tests, etc.).
      • See the detailed deletion log.
Screenshot archived workflows in ION desk
  • Performance of Start Workflow Widget:
    • Improved data loading performance of the Start workflow widget.
Screenshot start workflows

Data Fabric

  • Ingestion Channel:
    • The ingestion channel property has been introduced to identify the means by which data was sent to Data Lake.
    • Allows for improved visibility and tracing of provenance.
Data fabric ingestion channel screenshot
  • 500-level Error Improvements:
    • When a 500-level issue occurs, Compass will report specific causes when encountering challenges with a data object.
    • Improved efficiency in troubleshooting while promoting better visibility on the root cause of why a Compass query is unable to complete.
Compass 500-level error screenshot
  • UI Uplift:
    • The user styling of Infor ION desk, including Data Catalog, has been uplifted.
    • Provides consistency of user experiences across ION Desk as well as improved legibility and usability of the platform.

Infor Governance, Risk and Compliance

  • Authorization Insight:
    • The data page of the GRC application is enhanced to display the Role ID when reviewing Roles.
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  • User Activity Insight:
    • GRC is enhanced with limited availability of User Activity Insight for Infor to monitor user activity data supporting the following functionalities:
      • Data Monitoring
      • Business Controls
      • Analysis
      • Violations

Infor Mongoose

  • Implementation of Import/Export AES Metadata Via Deployment and App Metadata:
    • Import event items from the import file without overwriting matching items of specified access as in deployment/app metadata.
  • Provide App Access to Libraries:
    • App access to libraries and APIs is now provided outside partial trust.
  • New Languages:
    • Croatian, Slovak and Lithuanian have been added to core Mongoose
  • Git Option for Staging:
    • A Git option has been added for staging.

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.

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