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Innovation Suite

Innovation Suite enables you to create Digital Service applications using minimal code. It also helps you to create and automate many business processes without learning a programming language or complex development tools.
Release notes and notices
updated 30 Jan

This section provides information about what is new or changed in Innovation Suite, including urgent issues, documentation updates.

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Updates

The following updates have been added since the release of the space:

Date Release Summary
January 30, 2018 Update 01 for 17-11

This update includes updated Innovation Suite SDK and fixes for defects.

Additionally, Innovation Suite has been enhanced in the following area:

  • Increased limit of training data sets when using Innovation Suite Cognitive Service.
November 30, 2017 17-11

Innovation Suite has been enhanced in the following areas:

  • Chatbot framework to provide virtual chat and cognitive search capabilities in your application.
  • Automated assignment using Cognitive Service.
  • Data load and synchronization capability for ITSM Foundation data.
  • Leverage Smart Reporting in Innovation Studio application.
  • Remove Mid Tier for tenant configuration: Licensing Management and Assignment.
  • Automatically persist user settings between sessions.
  • Display associations in Approval Console.
  • Hide navigation items in Shell when user does not have permission.
  • Disassociate records to prevent orphaned records.
  • Support RSSO for SAML/IDP based user authentication.
  • Unified logging to improve ability to query across logs.
  • UI improvements for creating and managing Foundation data.
  • Copy fields in a Record.
  • Clear All capability in notification bell.
  • Access error data in caught exceptions.
October 13, 2017 Update 01 for 17-08 This update includes updated Innovation Suite SDK and fixes for defects.
August 25, 2017 17-08

Innovation Suite has been enhanced in the following areas:

  • Ability to integrate your applications with third-party systems.
  • Support for creating codeless application.
  • Ease of use in deploying applications across environments.
  • Enhancements to improve application development experience.
July 18, 2017 Update 01 for 17-05

This update includes updated Innovation Suite SDK and fixes for defects.

Additionally, following JAR files are no longer bundled with the Innovation Suite SDK ( com.bmc.arsys.rx.sdk-17.5.0.zip), as these JAR files are used only for internal framework functionality:

  • com.bmc.arsys.rx.application-test.jar
  • com.bmc.arsys.common.jar
  • com.bmc.arsys.domain.jar

To test your application or library, see Testing application logic with the automation framework.

May 25, 2017 17-05

Innovation Suite has been enhanced in the following areas:

  • Ease of application upgrade.
  • Enhancements to address data security and performance.
  • Support for better debugging and troubleshooting your applications.
  • New REST APIs for Foundation library and Approval library.
  • Support for loading Foundation data in bulk.
  • Ease of granting application permissions using Functional Roles.
  • Enhancements to the View Designer interface elements such as Record Grid, Select Group component, and Action button.
May 09, 2017 Update 02 for 17.02

This update includes updated Innovation Suite SDK and fixes for defects.

March 28, 2017 Update 01 for 17.02

This update includes updated Innovation Suite SDK and fixes for defects.

February 27, 2017 17-02

Innovation Suite has been enhanced with the following changes:

  • Lock core platform objects from being customized
  • BMC Remedy Deployment Application now enables you to promote your Digital Service application customization and data across environments 
February 01, 2017 IS16-12b

This update includes updated standard library for Innovation Suite services and fixes for defects.

December 22, 2016 IS16-12a

This update includes updated standard library and updated Java libraries for Innovation Suite services, and fixes for defects.

December 05, 2016 - Innovation Suite Developer release.

Deprecated features

The following table provides information about the deprecations, that is, features that are supported in Innovation Suite for now but might not be supported in future releases. To prevent errors, you must avoid using these deprecated features.

The following table lists the deprecated features that you should avoid using as your code might break in the future.

Release Summary
17-11

The following classes are deprecated in the Innovation Suite SDK (com.bmc.arsys.rx.sdk-17.11.0.zip):

  • LoginCommand class and LogoutCommand class

If a rule or a business process is using the LoginCommand and  LogoutCommand classes in your application framework, ensure that you remove all instances of these classes.

  • Use the following new APIs:
    • To initiate a log in command, use the LoginRequestResource REST API.

    • To initiate a log out command, use the LogoutRequestResource REST API.

Related topics

Known and corrected issues

FAQs and additional resources



Getting started

 

Introduction to Innovation Suite

Developing applications

 

Develop applications by using the Innovation Suite SDK, Innovation Studio, and Maven archetypes. If you are a developer, this is a good place to start.

If you are a Business Analyst, you can develop applications with minimal programming knowledge or dependency on developers.

Extending applications using libraries

 

Using the Innovation Suite libraries, you can extend your application and customize it as per your business requirements.

Extending applications using services

 

Using the Innovation Suite services, you can extend your application and customize it as per your business requirements .

Tailoring applications

 

Processes, prerequisites to tailor the Digital Service applications deployed on Innovation Studio explained in detail. If you are a Business analyst this is a good place to start.

Administering

 

Creating users, tenants, and managing roles explained in detail. If you are a tenant administrator this is a good place to start.

Troubleshooting

 

Handling issues resolution, error messages, logs explained in detail. Good place to start if facing issues while creating or tailoring applications.

Communities

Join discussions with peers and experts.

Developer Portal

Learn, develop, and connect with the Developer Community.

Tutorial

Build an application with Innovation Suite

Videos

View the Innovation Suite video playlist.

Podcasts

Listen to experts in Digital Service Management.

Marketplace

Find apps, connectors, learning modules, and more.


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