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May 2024

May 15th, 2024

New default colors and link added to the Celonis Platform

Optimization

Process Designer

We’re updated the default background and header bar colors in Process Designer to gray and dark blue respectively. However, where Process Designer colors have been customized, these customized colors will be retained.

We’ve also added a clickable Celonis logo to the Process Designer user interface, allowing seamless, single-click navigation to the Celonis Platform. Admins can replace the Celonis logo with their own logo, with a simple configuration update in the Celonis Platform Admin & Settings retaining the link to the Celonis Platform.

April 2024

April 27th, 2024

Process Navigator: Only Valid Objects filter

Optimization

Process Navigator

A Show only valid objects button has been added to the filters dialog. If activated, only elements in the 'valid' state are displayed in widgets that support filtering, for example, the My Overview widget on the home page.

Screen showing an example with filters set.

April 27th, 2024

Process Navigator: Filter added for accountable organizational units

Optimization

Process Navigator

Added a new filter to the Process Navigator search page to filter for accountable organizations. The filter contains a list of all available organization units for the currently-applied filters. You can select one or more organization units to filter on for both “local” and “global” accountable organizations at the same time. This filter is visible by default but can be hidden if needed.

April 27th. 2024

Process Navigator: Improved search for released documents, processes etc.

Optimization

Process Navigator

We've improved the experience within the Navigator Search page when searching for newly-released objects.

When sorting by released on, the newest objects will be shown at the top of the list and the released on dates will be visible instead of the valid date. You can also sort by object type. Additionally, all dates displayed in Process Navigator will now use the date/time defined by Process Designer, instead of the user's local date/time.

April 5th, 2024

Process Designer: Improved list layout (for removing custom xml config)

Optimization

Process Designer

Administrators can now change the order of columns in grids. In the extended configuration, you can also add an ''Order Grid Columns' customization and set the order there.

April 5th, 2024

Process Designer : Comparison view also shows versions in process for viewer

Optimization

Process Designer

Viewers can see released versions only in the comparison view.

April 5th, 2024

Process Designer : Performance: Lists of positions and roles

Bug fix

Process Designer

Fixed issue where invalid elements in cache lead to slow load times.

March 2024

March 7th, 2024

Process Navigator New detailed content

Optimization

Process Navigator

Users can now view detailed information about an object in the new Detail Modal. All attributes, including custom attributes, are shown. You can access the Detail Modal in Process Navigator by clicking the Detail button that appears when hovering over objects within lists or by clicking on object shapes within the object graphic.

The Detail Modal also lets you quickly view information for objects within the context you opened the dialog from; if opened from within a process graphic, all tasks will be available within a dropdown. If opened from within the search page, all visible results will be available instead.

March 2024

Process Navigator: Navigation in graphics for events and interfaces

Optimization

Process Navigator

Added functionality to show predecessors for startevent and successors on interfaces and end events, if maintained. When there are predecessors or successors to the element, a small icon shows this on the element. When you click the element, it opens a context menu with the maintained predecessors and successors on the element. You can then click and navigate from journal page to journal page and fullscreen page to fullscreen page.

Example screen showing context menu.

December 2023

December 15th, 2023

Navigator AI Chat: Chat can access customer data

New Feature

Navigator

OpenAI: The AI chat in the Navigator can now access specific customer data. That means it is now possible to get even more insight into your processes and "chat" with your data.

 

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December 15th, 2023

Navigator Search: Custom properties

Improvement

Navigator

Reporting/Search: Properties definitions and custom properties available to search.

November 2023

November 17th, 2023

Migration of favorites from Business Manager to Subscriptions Service

Navigator

If a customer switches from the legacy favorites management integrated into the Business Manager to the new Subscriptions Service all existing favorites must be migrated/imported into the Subscriptions Service.

November 17th, 2023

OpenAI: Empowering Prompt Engineers with Configurable Prompt Engine for OpenAI Service

Improvement

Process Designer

Integration of the prompt engine across different endpoints demonstrates consistent behavior and configuration options.

  1. Prompt Engineers can define custom prompts through uploading txt files to a storage account.

  2. Prompt configurations include placeholders for dynamic content binding.

  3. The prompt engine generates descriptions based on the configured prompts.

  4. When a specific prompt configuration is missing, the prompt engine defaults to a predefined fallback prompt.

  5. Fallback prompts are designed to provide contextually relevant descriptions.

  6. Liquid Templates (Scriban package) are seamlessly integrated into the prompt engine.

  7. Prompt Engineers can bind prompt configurations to dynamic input data using Liquid Templates syntax.

  8. The prompt engine is modular and designed for reuse across various endpoints within the OpenAI service.

  9. Integration of the prompt engine across different endpoints demonstrates consistent behavior and configuration options.

  10. Comprehensive documentation is provided on configuring prompts, using fallbacks, utilizing Liquid Templates, and handling multilingual prompts.

  11. The prompt engine processes prompt configurations and generates descriptions efficiently, without noticeable delays.

  12. The prompt engine operates reliably even when handling a substantial volume of prompt requests.

October 2023

October 27th, 2023

Implement header and description sections of the new detail content

Improvement

Process Navigator

The header and description sections of the new detail content are implemented.

A user is now able to navigate between different elements of the current context without leaving the detail content.

A user is now able to show a specific element of the current context from within the detail content.

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October 27th, 2023

Graphic: Non released elements visible in detailed graphic view

Bug fix

Process Navigator

Fixed behavior that also not released repository objects have been shown/exported into the navigator.

Converter has been adjusted and new Action has been created to update graphic attribute when Process is released.

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October 27th, 2023

ZD#6772: Change popup hint for search options in process search into a hover function

Bug fix

Process Designer

When searching for processes, for example, a hint for different search options is always displayed when clicking in the search field.

When a search expression is finally submitted, the popup search hint will close.

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October 27th, 2023

ZD#6746: BM: Objects created in wrong User context and incorrect username in Celonis Process Management Header (user menu)

Bug fix

Process Designer

Objects are now created in the correct context.

October 27th, 2023

Deployment of OpsService, ReportingService and SearchService for WUS2 (59440, 59460, 59449)

Improvement

Process Designer

Deployment of OpsService, ReportingService and SearchService for WUS2.

Custom domain SSL bindings are successfully deployed.

Reporting deployed.

Ops Svc deployment ready to run.

October 27th, 2023

Live Data Orchestration: Connect available Live data Provider with BM.

Improvement

Process Designer

Added relation between KPI and systems.

Added an endpoint in proxy service to retrieve all available data providers.

Added data Provider attribute in DC of the systems that sets the external Data Provider from Proxy service.

Defined JSON Schema for the Request from navigator toProxy Service / live data service.

Defined JSON Schema for the generic KPI Information that sent from proxy service / live data service to the navigator.

October 27th, 2023

Implement header and description sections of the new detail content

Improvement

Process Navigator

The header and description sections of the new detail content are implemented.

A user is able to navigate between different elements of the current context without leaving the detail content.

A user is able to show a specific element of the current context from within the detail content.

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October 27th, 2023

ZD#6369 Data Warehouse: Opportunities not in Table "Element Related"

Bug fix

Process Designer

Opportunities now have a relation name called "chances" which should be used for creating reports over ods database.

Data Warehouse also enhanced with following relationships, available for KPIs when Feature "Method: KPIs as a list (instead of architecture)" is deactivated:

  • KPI relationship "Calculated in system" now has a Relation name called: kpiIsCalculatedInSystem.

  • KPI relationship "Data source (system)" has now Relation name called: kpiReceivesDataFromSystem.

October 27th, 2023

Cockpit - Added Cockpit to Navigator

Improvement

Process Navigator

Insights page is visible in Navigator when FeatureFlag is activated.

Insights page is invisible in Navigator when FeatureFlag is deactivated.

Insights page shows configured Power BI report as in Power BI website.

Power BI report is embedded as configured (Position and Size).

Change of filter in storage account results in correctly filtered report.

Change of filter on page results in correctly filtered report.

Invalidly configured report (Tenant/Client/ReportId) shows error in Layman's terms.

Example use case:

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October 27th, 2023

ZD#6823: Processes: Changed By attribute removed by Graphic Service

Bug fix

Process Designer

Generating Graphic Attribute does not overwrite/delete ChangedOn and ChangedBy attributes anymore.

October 27th, 2023

Sorting of Tasks in Tasks Dropdown in Full Screen Mode

Improvement

Process Navigator

Tasks can now be sorted in full screen mode.

October 27th, 2023

Integration of Subscription Service

Improvement

Process Navigator

Viewers weren't able to see and select groups in the dialog to add subscriptions on Celonis Process Management elements to subscription groups.

If groups were selected in the dialog and confirmed, the subscriptions were available in the database but not in the UI of the Subscription Service due to sending a VersionId instead of a ContainerId.

October 6th, 2023

Editor Graphic: duplicate texts when printing an editor graphic (59436)

Bug fix

Process Designer

Duplicate fixed. Only single text is shown now.

October 6th, 2023

ZD#6817 Subscription Service mail issues

Bug fix

Process Designer

Summary mails now contains latest version.

October 6th, 2023

Diagram Widget navigation to tasks/missing diagrams (59855)

Bug fix

Process Designer

Navigation behavior for (process) shapes has been unified/repaired for diagrams and corresponding widgets.

October 6th, 2023

Cockpit - Sensitive data is only accessible on BFF side (58665)

Improvement

Process Designer

Nuget Packages for UI and BFF published to PZ Nuget feed.

October 6th, 2023

New look for AI chat messages

Improvement

Process Designer

Answers of the AI chat have been optimized. Paragraphs, lists etc. are now visible.

September 2023

September 15th, 2023

Power BI component for the Cockpit available

Improvement

Process Navigator

Power BI data is now available in the cockpit.

ID 58661.

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September 15th, 2023

Empty pools hidden

Improvement

Process Designer

Empty pools, which are not last in line are now hidden.

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September 15th, 2023

Direct mails working with new outlook (59906)

Improvement

Process Designer

Adapt direct mail template (done).

Check all systems that are using direct mails for if they are affected.

September 15th, 2023

HTML descriptions are consistent across products (59939)

Improvement

Process Navigator

HTML text within the Navigator is now more readable and supports the free usage of images as seen within the Business Manager.

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September 15th, 2023

Navigator / Subscription Service: Minor fixes and feedback (59687)

Improvement

Process Navigator

Subscription Service in Navigator:

  • Updated the URL in the subscriptions list when navigating between subscription group to still see the same group on page refresh.

  • Added missing descriptions on subscriptions summary mails.

  • Subscription Service in Manager:

    • Show the subscription groups of an element for the current user when adding new ones.

    • It shows your owned groups and groups shared with you

    • Only for static groups

September 15th, 2023

Collection/Configuration Template: Description shows XML tags (59899)

Bug fix

Process Designer

Description attribute is now correctly parsed without showing XML tags.

September 15th, 2023

Open AI (58412)

Improvement

Process Designer

New button "Analyze AI" in diagrams of Sub Processes and Main Processes. When the suggested feedback list is clicked, after selecting the desired one, feedback will be sent to the Action Center of the assigned user.

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September 15th, 2023

Live Data Orchestration: Connect available Live data Provider with BM.

Improvement

Process Designer

Live data provider can now be connected with Business Manager.

September 15th, 2023

Subscription Service: Creation of default group triggers email

Improvement

Process Designer

Email is sent informing the owner about the change.

ID 59907.

September 15th, 2023

Integrated Management System: Position assignment in roles

Improvement

Process Designer

The positions, associated to a role, can be seen within the role's detail content.

In the detail content of the Role element, there is now a group 'Assigned Positions' which shows the positions to which this role is attached.

ID 57679.

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September 4th, 2023

Extend Service Bus messages

Improvement

Process Designer

The Business Manager is now able to send messages to the ServiceBus if an element is set to Released or Valid, as well as for the case that a released or valid element is edited.

August 2023

August 25th, 2023

Tooltips show more details

Improvement

Process Navigator

All icons without text have a bubble tooltip explaining its functionality these will:

  • Show hierarchy

  • Add favorites

  • Attachments: "Download all attachments and attachments from directly related objects / Herunterladen aller Anhänge und Anhänge von direkt verbundenen Objekten"

  • Show action modal

  • Tags

  • List View/Card view

  • Type icons

  • Delete subscription element

  • Edit subscription group

  • Pin subscription group

  • Filter subscription groups

  • Subscription group icon

There is others tool tips with the old design that should be adapted.

ID 58654.

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August 25th, 2023

Edit Attributes overwriting object improved if detailed view is used

Bug fix

Process Designer

Edit Attributes overwrites correct object if detailed view is used now.

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August 25th, 2023

Reporting: Add ParentElement field to search index

Improvement

Process Designer

Parent element is now available as a selectable field in the search index.

ID 59637.

August 25th, 2023

Subscription Service: optimized filter results

Improvement

Process Navigator

Filter now only searches for names.

If search result does not show everything then a message hint is shown.

ID 59679.

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August 25th, 2023

Subscription Service: Create subscriptions on categories

Improvement

Process Designer

In the Business Manager, it is now possible to create subscriptions on categories as well.

In general users are from now on informed about changes on child elements on the first level of a parent element as well if the user subscribed to a parent.

  • Users are notified about changes on the attributes of child elements of their element subscribed to.

  • Users can subscribe to categories in the Celonis Process Management Business Manager.

ID 58004.

August 25th, 2023

Info for group members

Improvement

Process Navigator

Navigator now shows more info about owners on subscription groups to which a user was invited

  • A member of a subscription group can see the owners and their email addresses. This allows the user to get in contact with an owner in case of open questions.

  • A user can see the specific type of a subscription group.

ID 59069

August 25th, 2023

Improved object name visibility and filtering

Improvement

Process Navigator

All Widgets on the Journal display the current Journal Elements name at the top next to the blue section titles.

All Widgets that get data from the search and support a sort by dropdown also offer an ascending/descending option button.

All ascending/descending buttons display a tooltip on hover that contains the text in the description.

ID 57708

Zendesk 1234

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August 25th, 2023

Show full size images

Improvement

Process Navigator

In the Navigator, images are now displayed in full size.

ID 59156

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August 24th, 2023

Subscription Service: Automatic notification of new releases of subscribed element

Improvement

Process Designer

Users will be notified by mail when they are added to or removed from a subscription group.

Users will be notified by mail (daily summary) when subscribed elements have changed (state change or editorial change).

August 4th, 2023

Risk is grayed out if Hide empty filters is activate (58737)

Bug fix

Process Designer

Risk is now selectable again.

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August 4th, 2023

Aggregated data visible also when objects are not released

Bug fix

Process Navigator

Unreleased application is not shown as aggregated resource under process

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August 4th, 2023

Search: Send message to Azure Service Bus if the index was updated

Improvement

Process Designer

An indexer entity gets now automatically setup for every provisioning.The indexer sends messages to the azure service bus if it runs through.

August 4th, 2023

Optimization of modeling

Improvement

Process Designer

Replace swimlane objects:

  • Add possibility to replace swimlane for all task in a Role/Application Swimlane.

  • With button showed when clicking on the lane.

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August 4th, 2023

Journal - Detail Area (57081)

Bug fix

Process Navigator

Included scenario to supported content types of process journal.

August 4th, 2023

Optimization Startup performance and enable loading of multiple graphic.

Bug fix

Process Navigator

The Canvas App script is now only loaded when needed.

Multiple graphics can now be displayed on the same page.

August 4th, 2023

Tasks are not selectable if Hide empty filters is activated

Bug fix

Process Designer

Tasks are now selectable again.

ID 58588

August 4th, 2023

Subscription Service: Click on group element navigates to Business Manager

Improvement

Process Designer

Users can now navigate to the Business Manager with a click on a group element. ID 58777

July 2023

July 29th, 2023

Navigator UI

Bugfix

Process Navigator

Tooltips were not consistent in some parts of the Business Navigator, for example showing two tooltips instead of one on the request button in the Journal page. This is fixed now.

Mismatching filters when clearing filters on My overview fixed.

Tooltip on Search result page contained unformatted HTML.

July 25th, 2023

Summary feedback mails are sent in wrong Culture

Bug fix

Process Navigator

Summary feedback mails are sent in wrong Culture.

July 21th, 2023

ZD#4749 Excel Translation Import of Main processes doesn't work

Bug fix

Process Designer

Main process import through Excel works again.

July 14th, 2023

Journal - Overview - Purpose expands together

Improvement

Process Navigator

Better visibility of purpose through automated expansion

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July 14th, 2023

Reporting: 700+ entries updated without changes

Bugfix

Process Designer

Additional statement changes some VersionIds.

The fix considers these entries inside the merge, so that they don't update LastUpdate.

Fixed: Data after the second fullfetch equal to the first.

July 14th, 2023

Reporting/Search: Limit config cultures for search to available for reporting cultures (57846)

Improvement

Process Designer

Reporting/Search: Limit config cultures for search to available for reporting cultures

  • The fields ConfigCultureLcid and IsDefaultCulture are now available in the Azure IndexThe FF only writes Cultures to search.

  • Elements that have IsAvailableForReporting set to true.

  • AC1- Search contains new fields ConfigCultureLcid, IsDefaultCulture.

  • AC2- DwhSearchModel is returning correct results.

July 14th, 2023

Search Service: Remove fields from search index (58112)

Improvement

Process Designer

Remove search in all languages and/or in all versions.

The following fields will be removed from search index if there is no matching data in the search

  • DwhSearchModel: Remove the columns

    • NamesAllVersions

    • NamesAllLanguages

    • NamesAllLanguagesAndVersions

    • DescriptionsAllVersions

    • DescriptionsAllLanguages

    • DescriptionsAllLanguagesAndVersions

  • Search: Remove fields

    • NamesAllVersions

    • NamesAllLanguages

    • NamesAllLanguagesAndVersions

    • DescriptionsAllVersions

    • DescriptionsAllLanguages

    • DescriptionsAllLanguagesAndVersions

  • Remove settings in search options

    • AllLanguages

    • AllVersions

July 14th, 2023

DBO: Data analysis: Parallel execution on SqlServer and pools (57855)

Improvement

Process Designer

DBO: Dataanalysis: Parallel execution on SqlServer and pools

The analysis tool can execute the sql files in parallel on the target servers at the same time.

  • Each server is addressed in parallel.

  • In each server the pools and their databases are determined in parallel.

  • The databases are processed sequentially in the pools.

  • In each database, the SQL scripts are executed sequentially.

The goal is to allow pipelines to process faster and health checks to be added back into the SQL mapping.

July 14th, 2023

EditorGraphic escape tags in text tag

Bugfix

Process Designer

Text in native SVG is filtered out now.

July 13th, 2023

Editable Scope filters on connections (57362)

Bug fix

Process Designer

Editable Scope filters on connections are now possible, even if there are more than 16 corona elements of the same type connected.

The new Feature flag allows editors to access each corona element in a process' detailed graphic, even if there are more than 8/16 elements connected.

This will not change any behavior for the Viewer. And also manuals generated on a release will only display the smaller graphic.

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July 8th, 2023

Subscription - Invite User, Group Adding, Filter

Improvement

Process Designer

Copy user list from outlook:

  • User can now import multiple users from outlook, considering format of the mail list is the same as Outlook supports.

  • If users weren't found in the search, the remaining mail addresses can be copied with a click on the link in an alert message´

Choose group type in dropdown menu:

  • The group type is now chosen before the dialog to create a new group opens up.

  • Accordingly, the dialog was adapted so the type can't be chosen in the dialog any more.

Consolidation types and stereotypes in Filter dialog:

  • The type for group filters does not distinguish between types and stereotypes anymore to avoid doubled entries.

  • Instead, stereotypes and types are consolidated and stereotypes are listed now in their type they are based on.

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April 2023

April 21st, 2023

Search Service: Rootpath Attribute

Improvement

Process Designer

Response from Search contains RootPath attribute if requested from it for element typesOrgUnitTag. ID 58956

March 2023

March 31st, 2023

Links on editor

Improvement

Process Navigator

Links on editor graphics only work after journal refresh. Fixed: Manual disposing added to OnAfterRenderAsync method in editor graphic.

October 2022

October 14th, 2022

Request with Task Management (in Business Manager)

Improvement

Process Designer

Header component:

  • Version dropdown with version/status to switch between different versions

  • View button

    • 'Process graphics' embeds the graphic component into the journal 

    • Process journey' embeds the matrix component into the journal; Mark as 'coming soon'.

  • Responsible

    • Date attribute will be removed

  • Participant

    • Include participants in search   

    • Include user title in search

  • Journal

    • Hide image component if no image exists

    • Hide tag if no image exists

    • Place 'Read more', at the end of description text; Expands panel similar to the document journal.

  • Performance

    • Add maturity/risk level attribute to search

    • Use information about resources (risks, documents, systems, etc.) for statistics

  • Details

    • Order activities by z-index

    • Remove the 'Show all' button

    • Remove the 'My filters' button

  • Relations

    • Port functionality of the current journal

    • Interfaces (coming soon, optional)

    • E2E (coming soon, optional)

September 2022

September 30th, 2022

Navigator/ Manager Subscription Service

Improvement

Process Navigator

Subscription Service in Navigator:

  • Same group visible after page refresh

  • Precise descriptions on subscriptions summary mails

Subscription Service in Manager:

  • Shows subscription groups of the currently selected element when opening the add dialog

  • Does not show any groups when more than 1 element is selected.

September 7th, 2022

Home Widgets (My Overview)

Improvement

Process Navigator

  • My Overview Widget

  • Filters

    • Text

    • Type

    • Assignee

    • Valid from

  • Categories (should be configurable)

    • Processes

    • Documents

    • Learning

    • Systems

    • ...

  • Columns

    • Name

    • Type

    • State since

    • Author

    • Responsible

    • Type of change

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