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Infor OS Update – November 9th 2017

November 9, 2017

November 9th marks the following new feature roll-out to users of Infor OS Cloud Edition (CE)™. 

Collaboration Services (Infor Ming.le™)

  • App Switcher now has numeric pagination
  • Non-Infor applications can now be configured to launch outside of Ming.le (in a new browser tab)
  • Ability for administrators to choose which BODs are available to follow*
  • Bookmarks can now be exported and imported

Extensibility Services (Infor Homepages™)

  • The detailed view, shown when clicking on the title of a widget or page in Widget/Page Catalog, has gotten a new look. The new UI features:
    • New layout, revamped to improve the structure and overall usability.
    • Fewer clicks to manage widgets. All actions are now available directly in the detailed header, and no longer hidden in a menu.
    • The possibility to view set restrictions for the page/widget directly in the catalogs.
    • A new sidebar, containing important details about the widget/page. For widgets, the sidebar also features information whether the widget can be used as a Banner Widget or not.
  • Several improvements have been made to Homepages Administration:
    • Upon opening Admin Tools, a landing page is now displayed with shortcuts and information each area in the Administration.
    • The navigation tabs has been replaced with a togglable menu, to improve the usability when browsing.
    • The data grids in Settings, Properties and Private Pages have been updated with improved filtering and selection options.
  • Multiple improvements to the catalog UI
    • It’s now possible to clear all applied filters in the Catalogs in one click.
    • In addition, the Home button has been moved to the left sidebar to improve navigation
    • ncreased the length of the descriptions shown in the widget/page list in the catalogs to make better use of the empty space in each card.

Federation Services (IFS)

  • xAdded Application Type column in security role lookup window so user can search the security roles by application type and then do the role assignment.
  • Implemented new security role for Task Viewer (aka: Activity Locator) context app. The new security role for Task Viewer context app is “GRIDAPP-TaskViewerUser”
  • Implemented “Export All” functionality in Groups page. The feature will allow user to export all the groups by clicking on “Export All Groups” button on the header
  • Implemented new security roles for Ephesoft™, Infor SCE, Infor HRSD, Infor ISM,  application. The roles are automatically created in IFS once the application is provisioned.

Process Integration Services (Infor ION™)

  • Pre-defined API Suite templates for Twitter™, Salesforce™, and ServiceNow™ APIs are now available.


On premise customers receive the same features in the 12.0.17 release (except where noted with a *). 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 any time.


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