SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation 2.0​ What’s new 2204 ​-Upcoming Release

Hello Community, 

With the SAP Intelligent RPA 2204 release available, this blog post will highlight some of the new release features available for you but first an announcement:

Release Agenda – What’s new 2204

Cloud Components

Cloud Studio

  • Improved user guidance for project import
  • Application Recorder improvements
  • Improved canvas navigation in automation editor
  • Productivity improvements in automation editor
    • Asynchronous activities display
    • Harmonized activity input editing 
    • Favorite activities in automation tools 
  • Project quota management 

Cloud Factory

  • What’s New dialog in Homepage
  • CALM configuration using destinations

SDK packages

  • Send Outlook email using existing accounts

Cloud Components 

Recording capability for Generic WEB Applications – GA

Reduce time considerably when automating processes on Generic WEB Applications SAP Concur, SAP Business ByDesign, other non SAP Web Applications

Improved user guidance for project import

Enabled Cloud project import even if a package dependency is not acquired from the Store and enhanced user experience to guide you in importing the missing dependencies on your tenant

  • Validation messages indicating that there is a missing dependency
  • Information of the missing package dependency (name, alias, and version of the package) to retrieve from the Store

UI Automation improvements in Automation

New activity to wait until the application is ready and responsive before executing the next step in the automation to avoid failed automation due to slower Applications

Improved Recorder with capture on hover option 

Hover over elements to record actions on context menu items or any other control which disappears when a click is performed anywhere outside of the control while recording  

Canvas navigation improvements in Automation editor

Integration of IRPA with CALM Exception Monitoring to monitor trigger notifiers status and be notified in case of failure

  

Productivity improvements in Automation editor

Simplified quota management in Cloud Studio projects

Simplified quota management when exceeding the number of artifacts created in Cloud Studio

  • Maximum 10 created Data Types and 10 Files imported or created per Cloud project
  • Creation, import, duplication of Data types and Files is deactivated from the menus when the quota limit is reached

New changes were made evident with What’s New pop up

New changes will be made more evident with the What’s New dialog pop up

  • All the new features and updates implemented by release are listed by area: Cloud Studio & Factory, SDK, and Store
  • Displayed in Cloud Factory and Studio the first time you log in on your Intelligent Robotic Process Automation tenant when a new version has been released

Configure CALM services using Destinations

To ensure compliance and security guidelines, we now encourage you to configure your CALM Registration in SAP Intelligent RPA using Destinations

  • Consume Destinations via the SAP Cloud SDK
  • A larger variety of authentication types

SDK Improvements

New optional parameter in Outlook SDK activities

Sending Outlook email using existing accounts is now available in Cloud Studio automations by setting the first optional input parameter ‘From’ in activities from Outlook SDK

  • Send Email (Outlook)
  • Create and Display Email (Outlook)
  • Send Reply (Outlook)
  • Send Reply All (Outlook)
  • Create Reply and Display (Outlook)
  • Create Reply All and Display (Outlook)

Store

Public Store

345 Bots in on our Public Store

Thank you and stay tuned, the release of this version will happen very soon! 

What’s New  

What’s New 

To learn more about other SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation enhancements, please refer to the What’s New page. 

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