Infor OS CE: Feature Rollout for December 2020

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December 11, 2020By Sam McFarlane

This month marks the following new feature roll-out to users of Infor OS Cloud Edition (CE).

Release Highlights

Enterprise UX

  • Maintenance Window Message for Homepages Widgets:
    • Infor customers will now see a maintenance message when the underlying application is under maintenance.
  • Ability to Set a Default App in Infor Go:
    • Administrators can now set a default application within Infor Go.
  • Menu Widget: Add "Move to New Group" Option in Context Menu:
    • Added new right-click configuration options to the menu widget.

Intelligent Digital Assistance

  • Quicker Build Times:
    • Build speeds have been drastically increased based on certain factors:
      • Skill: Name, Description, API Fulfillment Field, Requirement Response Actions/Conditions, Request Parameters, Response Tab.
      • Custom Requirements: Name, Description, Adding/Modifying Multiple Choice.

Enterprise Application Integration

  • User Validation While Linking to Service Account:
    • You can only link valid users to a service account, while creating an Authorized App of type ‘Backend Service’.
  • Linked Data Lake Flows in OneView:
    • From a timeline of a document that is processed in a flow out of Data Lake, you can drill through to the timeline where the document was added to Data Lake.
  • ETL Tool Download:
    • The ETL Tool can be downloaded from ION Desk.
    • This feature is available if you are entitled to use the ETL Tool.
  • ION API Template for IMS:
    • An ION API suite template is now available for the ION Messaging Service.
  • Export and Import of Codes:
    • You can export codes to a CSV file and import them from CSV.
  • Custom Oracle Database Driver for AnySQL:
    • As an alternative to the Oracle driver that is available out of the box, you can use a custom Oracle driver for AnySQL.
  • Pause Connection Points:
    • In the Active Connection Points page you can pause more types of connection points.
  • Task Watcher Widget:
    • A new Task Watcher widget is available.
    • You can configure the watch authorizations for workflows in ION Desk.
  • Filtering and Routing Conventional JSON:
    • The filter and routing of a data flow now works for conventional JSON.
  • Network Connector:
    • A network connection point is available to enable integration with an ION installation that is part of Infor OS on-premises.

Data Fabric

  • Panel Headers:
    • When collapsed, ION Scripting will now provide panel names to improve usability.
  • Drill-Down to Metadata Wizard:
    • Data Catalog now supports application drill-downs into the metadata wizard.
  • Metadata Property Validation:
    • Data Catalog will begin validating that any defined additional metadata properties exist in the actual schema.
  • Archiving Objects Disabled:
    • Data objects will no longer be demoted to archive storage.

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 Infor Xtreme.  Learn more about Infor OS here or contact us anytime.

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

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