Release Notes

Features and optimizations in Symbio

The release notes are a collection of all new features, optimizations and bugfixes. For configurations and instructions please use the documents in the download area.

Please note that the new features can only be used with the current version of Symbio

October 2021

Central Info Mail

With the central info service, the user now manages himself when he wants to be informed about news in Symbio.

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Favorite Manager

The Favorites and Subscription functions are combined in the new Favorites Manager and are available across all databases and apps.

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Training Assistant: Reporting and Training Maintenance

The Training Assistant has been optimized and extended by two functionalities.

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May 2021

Diagram: Navigation icons for attachments

In the “Graphic” view, the viewer can see at a glance which process flow objects (such as tasks) have attachments by means of the navigation icon displayed.

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Standard Reports

Symbio provides predefined reports in a standardized design that are relevant for the daily work of managers and employees of all levels and business units.

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Permissions directly on the process/object

Access to processes or objects can now be controlled even more easily and specifically in Symbio.

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Adding custom views for the table widget

The customization options of the Process and Scenario toolbar widget have been extended.

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January 2021

Add review date for continuous improvement

To keep the process house continuously up to date, it is possible to enter a review date for each main or sub process.

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Targeted planning and execution of audits

Symbio supports audit managers in planning the scope of the audit, defining the processes to be audited, and documenting the results of the analysis.

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Scope filter for lists

Lists of processes or repository objects are often very long and extend over several pages. In order to specifically filter the contents of such lists, individual scope filter criteria can now also be set.

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Unique technical IDs for processes and objects

Each versionable element in Symbio has a unique ID identifier that can be used by administrators for further processing.

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Extensions in the Symbio standard method

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November 2020

Mass data editing

Allows fast, mass editing of attributes and related objects that are linked to processes and objects.

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Method: Glossary

With the glossary you can store technical terms now clearly and centrally.

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Optimization of Scope filter

Elements without filter criteria can now be hidden.

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Extensions in the Symbio standard method

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Extended configuration

As part of the Continous Delivery, new features and additional configuration options are available in the admin area.

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July 2020

Subscriptions for document categories

For the facet “Documents” you can add categories to your subscriptions.

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Authentification via Microsoft and LinkedIn (OAuth)

Symbio supports OAuth 2.0, which is used with Linkedin and Microsoft accounts.

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Performance-Optimization: Keyword Search

The search has again been optimized and accelerated.

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Usability: Simply copy permalinks

With the new permalink dialog, the ability to share links with others has been significantly improved.

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Extensions in the Symbio standard method

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March 2020

Activate exclusive process editing

Processes cannot be edited by multiple authors at the same time.

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Swimlane for Applications

With “Swimlane for applications” you can display a graphical view of the process, which shows the process by applications in swim lanes.

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Release Cycle: Configuration of an additional approver workflow phase

You can now add additional Approvers for the release cycle of your processes.

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Performance Optimization

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November 2019

Permissions for objects made more flexible

This feature simplifies the authorization structure, as the authorization is assigned directly via objects.

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Permissions for facets

As with processes, you can assign authorizations to all facets (such as risks, systems, etc.).

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Favorite management: sharing favorites

Favorite groups can now be shared with other users or user groups.

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Optimization

Extended filter function: filter bar and lists can be filtered in more detail for specific attributes and fields.

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October 2019

Export of process portal for Archiving

Users having the Admin role can export and archive the process portal at certain intervals (e.g. monthly).

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Visio Importer

It is planned that vsdx files created with Microsoft Visio can be imported into Symbio as sub processes.

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Show global objects on flow graphic

In the graphic views, you can display a view that displays the global objects in addition to the process (whether main or sub-process).

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Acceleration of graphical modeling

When creating and changing repository objects while modeling, no automatic graphical update of the entire process model will be generated in the future.

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Favorite Management: Grouping favorites

After creating favorites, it is now also possible to group them. This function is available to users from the Viewer role onwards.

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Permissions for the user role architect

This feature makes it possible to dynamically distribute the role of the architect to different users for individual areas.

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Skills

With the new object “Skills” you can manage company-specific skills.

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June 2019

Graphical Comparison

With the graphical version comparison, all users can directly see the deviations of the different versions of a process.

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Feature Flags

An important extension of the Continuous Delivery method is the option for customers to activate or deactivate the new functions for the application.

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Jira Connector and extension of requirements management

In Symbio you can use the interface to the requirements management tool Atlassian Jira to create a platform for planning and implementing projects.

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Efficient search with the new filter option

More and more data is managed in Symbio and successively increases the complexity of accessing information quickly.

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Multiple selection of filter attributes

With the new version, users can use the multiple selection for the filter criteria organization, locations and tags.

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Extension of the project method

To capture and document an extensive project portfolio, we extend the project view with new content.

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Consolidate user groups

By consolidating the user groups, old or no longer used user groups can be merged.

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Optimization

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