Release Notes

Version: 1810

Create template-based web documents

In Symbio, you can now create standardized documents for all process and object types (e.g. subprocesses, documents, roles, systems, …) on the web interface or redesign…

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Controlling the Validity of Processes and Objects

By setting the validity with start and end date, the author can determine which content is displayed to the viewer at the specified time. For the status …

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Extension of the Symbio method – “Data”

With the integrated management view “Data” we extend the Enterprise Architecture and visualize automatically the connections of your IT infrastructure. All relationships between…

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Instant printing function of graphics

Each user can print the displayed graphic immediately by clicking on the Print icon. Depending on the selection on the Web interface…

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Extension of the profiles with cumulated object lists

You can now list all linked objects within the process in main and sub-process profiles. Users can see all referenced objects such as…

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Adjustments of the Symbio method

In version 1810 the Symbio method is extended and adapted with further changes…

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Debugging

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Version: 1808

Extended permission concept for all Symbio contents

By implementing a new authorization concept in Symbio, we are extending the flexibility and further options for tailoring large databases specifically to user groups. You decide…

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Process validation according to BPMN2.0 in the release workflow

In order to ensure the consistency and correctness of the processes according to BPMN2.0, Symbio checks the process according to defined indications and errors…

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Fixation of the roles for the Swimlane & matrix graphics

By fixing the axes in the graphics, the responsible roles remain in the vertical and horizontal swimlane. This allows the user to see…

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Optimized behavior of language-dependent content

In the case of multilingual data maintenance, Symbio now ensures that untranslated content adopts the designation/name from maintained languages. Each process step…

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Process revision with predefined selection fields

The author can define the reason for a status change, for example, ready for release, more precisely using predefined options. This allows…

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Database Pools

With database pools Symbio becomes much more flexible in interaction with SQL Server databases. It is now possible to control…

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Multiple Identity Provider

With this version, different authentication options can be configured in Symbio. This allows users to authenticate to the same database…

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Extended configuration with new attributes

Symbio also offers further configurable attributes and functions in the 1808. It is now possible to define optional attributes as mandatory attributes. For example…

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Adaptation of the views in the new graphical editor

In order to adapt your existing views to the new graphical editor, we have created a guide. This allows you to edit all views and take advantage of the new editor…

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Adaptation of previous permissions

In order to adapt your existing permission, we show you how you adapt the settings…

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Debugging

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Version: 1807

Analysis with Symbio Reporting

An important extension for our customers is the use of various Symbio reports. We offer Symbio Reporting for Microsoft Reporting Services and Microsoft PowerBI…

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Optimized graphical Editor

The graphical editor impresses with new functions and optimized usability for the users. All created graphics are now language-independent integrated in Symbio…

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Advanced configuration of the method in the admin area

In the new version, administrators can better determine the position of the custom attributes in the detail area. With the customization options of the advanced configuration…

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Fact sheet extension for flat object types

With the latest version Symbio now supports the profiles for all objects. Now individual profiles can be added to the administration area for object groups such as roles, inputs/outputs and others…

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Preview: New permission function

A highlight in release year 2018 will be available in version 1808. With the new permission settings, Symbio offers the necessary flexibility…

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Debugging

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Version: 1805

New business views form the basis for business optimization

In addition to Customer Experience Management, Symbio supports the mapping of further strategic topics with the new method…

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Advanced configuration of the method in the admin area

The extended configuration options for administrators have been available for productive use since version 1805. Symbio offers the configuration options of hiding, renaming, adding and adjusting various settings…

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Configuration of stereotypes for existing objects

The existing objects in the different facets can now be clearly assigned with so-called stereotypes. The Symbio Administrator can define new stereotypes for each object type (Sub Processes, roles, risks, organizations, etc.)…

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Increased usability in the care of those responsible

The administrator can set in the admin area that the user attributes are preset/inherited. The following settings are defined in the standard configuration…

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Multiple layers on one screen

With the new graphic display, 2 graphic levels can be displayed next to each other. This considerably improves the overview and prevents wild navigation in the process landscape…

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Fact sheets for objects (systems, organization, etc.)

Same as for the processes (diagrams), profiles for objects in an architecture can be created in the admin area. The administrator can select the object in the “Fact Sheet” area…

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Preview: Reporting with Microsoft Reporting Services and PowerBI

As a preview we present the new Symbio Reporting. A separate database (optimized for evaluation) is created for the reports…

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Version: 1803

Customer Experience Management

In Symbio, customers use Customer Experience Management to define the goals and product requirements for the various target groups by defining…

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New versioning behavior for connected objects

In the new version 1803 the processes and the connected objects are considered separately and the dependencies between the connection are optimized…

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Symbio REST Interface

Symbio version 1803 and higher provides a REST interface, the main purpose is machine to machine communication. External systems can…

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Method enhancement for Main Processes

In order to maintain logical links in Main Processes, the modeling was extended by connectors, which enables the creation of processes at the Main Process level. The modeling…

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Support of links on network drives

Links on network drives cannot be opened directly in web applications for security reasons…

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Version: 1801

Data filtering

In large corporations as well as for SMEs, the preparation of large data volumes is a challenge. In Symbio, working with such a large amount of data is simple and efficient…

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Meta-Model and Method

In the latest version of Symbio, we offer standard method enhancements and provide the user with a wider range of modeling and detailing options…

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Change password in the logged-in Symbio (without SAML)

Users in companies without SAML connectivity can change their password in Symbio and define it individually…

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Only registered authors are allowed to edit processes

The rule for editing processes is: as long as no primary author has been defined, anyone can model…

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Technical optimization of the search function

Another optimization in Symbio includes the search functionality, the SQL Server Fulltext Index Search is replaced by a compiled search query…

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Preview: New configuration options

We present the extended configuration options in the admin area as a preview…

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Debugging

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Version: 5.11

All process types are displayed without containers

Main Processes, Sub Processes and scenarios are now displayed without containers and provides faster access to the processes…

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Repository objects are displayed without containers

The display of the objects in the repository is now constructed without containers, as with the processes…

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Process editing only possible by registered authors

As long as no author is defined for a process, the process can be edited by several authors at the same time, as in version 5.10…

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Variantenmanagement for Main/Sub Processes

Variant management allows you to create variants to Main and Sub Processes…

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Translation support and translation service

The new dialog to support the translation of attributes allows the user a comfortable way to translate all language-dependent attributes…

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Translation Service

With the Translation Service, Symbio offers an optional Micro Service for automatic translation of attributes…

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Role manual

GraIn addition to the process description, the role manual is now one of the standard manuals…

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Attribute-dependent workflow behavior

TBy assigning attributes (e.g. obligatory and technical), different release workflows are triggered for processes to be released…

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Version: 5.10

Versioning Main Processes

In addition to the versioning of Sub Processes, Symbio now also supports versioning of the Main Processes…

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Create and select pre-generated PDF manuals

By pre-generating the manuals, you can open them immediately by clicking on the desired manual…

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New template for Sub Processes

The new template for Sub Processes is more clearly arranged due a new structure…

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New graphical view: Configure process profiles

The new feature Process Profile gives the graphical process representation a new way of looking at the process…

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Changing Attributes in Released Processes Without Versioning

Certain attributes (process participants, validity and organization) in processes that have already been released…

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Improvement in the generation of editor graphics

The automatically generated shapes, arrow edges and texts can be edited better in the editor function…

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Limiting Process Display for Viewer

Graphical views can be narrowed down for viewers with immediate effect. The viewers can then only select the graphics that are not hidden…

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Automatic ID assignment

The automatic ID assignment allows you to maintain any objects with ID numbers. With the automatic ID assignment, objects are provided with a unique readable ID…

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Standard method enhancements

The object relationships that are already available in the Detail Content for Sub Processes have been replaced by systems…

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Sorting function

The sorting function allows architects to manually adjust the structure. The sorting can now be changed and adjusted as desired…

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Version: 5.9

New process view “Matrix”

In addition to the already existing views of vertical/horizontal flow, detailed view and vertical/horizontal swimlane, there is also the view “process matrix”…

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Workflow for requests

With the request button, every Symbio user can comment on processes or (hierarchical) Repository objects on all levels…

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Subscription and favorites function

You can use the subscription function to follow processes and repository elements. As soon as a subscription has been created on an element…

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Copying process contents

Individual process steps or sections of processes can now be copied or moved to another process.

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HTML Editor

Text fields such as description, feedback and disclaimer can now also contain images and links…

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Design Symbio Home

The start page in Symbio can be customized with different building blocks, maps, initial screens etc…

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Create your personal filter

You can use your user information on the start page to determine your affiliation with organizations and locations…

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Multi-level release procedure

In order to ensure a higher quality of released processes, the release now passes through two instances…

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Mapping of end-to-end processes and value chains

Within a category in the process architecture, you can create a “scenario”…

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New Dependencies View

The Dependencies view lists all associated process data used in a process…

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Versioning Organizational Units

The release and versioning of organizational units and thus also from the entire organizational view…

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Active Directory connection via SAML

In Symbio Web, Active Directory users can be connected via SAML 2.0. This means that the users…

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