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Platform 8.7 release notes

Suggest edit Updated on February 24, 2022

The latest version of Pega Platform furthers Pega's mission of building for change, automating from end to end, and engaging without limits.

Read what's new in the 8.7 version of Pega Platform to familiarize yourself with exciting improvements in low-code application development that bring your business closer to your goals with less effort.

  • What's new in low-code application development 8.7

    Application development tools help you create high-quality, efficient, and flexible applications. Key enhancements in this release of Pega Platform focus on expanding App Studio functionality to further support the Pega Express methodology, improve application performance, and expand a variety of low-code tools to meet more needs of citizen developers.

  • What's new in case management 8.7

    Case management features help you enhance the resolution of your cases by providing efficient, intuitive, and time-saving solutions. Key enhancements in this release of Pega Platform focus on connecting case types between remote applications.

  • What's new in conversational channels 8.7

    Pega Intelligent Virtual Assistant (IVA) and Pega Email Bot use artificial intelligence and natural language processing (NLP) to help provide essential business services to users in a conversational and consistent way, without users having to interact with a human agent.

  • What's new in data integration 8.7

    New features in Pega Platform improve how you connect your application to distributed resources for real-time access to your data. Easily connect your application to distributed resources for real-time access to your data through the data management and integration capability enhancements.

  • What's new in decision management 8.7

    Significant usability enhancements improve the overall user experience of decision management and enable you to meet the ever-changing needs of your customers. The key enhancements include the capability to export real-time data directly to files and daily Prediction Studio email notifications.

  • What's new in DevOps and automated testing 8.7

    Key DevOps enhancements in this release of Pega Platform include support for test coverage reports providing metrics for the application rules that are invoked when running queue processors and file processors.

  • What's new in mobile 8.7

    Learn more about the newest features available in Pega Platform's intuitive low-code environment for creating mobile apps. With Pega Mobile, you can quickly build apps that feature a modern run-time UI, ensuring a great experience for your mobile users.

  • What's new in reporting 8.7

    Pega Platform provides a convenient way to retrieve specific application data and present the information in the form of comprehensible reports. You can also use insights to present data from your application in the form of interactive charts or comprehensive lists.

  • What's new in security 8.7

    You can now find an Authentication section on the new Security tab, from which you can configure authentication services mapping in your application from the Application Definition form. Previously, the Application Definition form had an Integration and Security tab. Now, there are two separate tabs: Integration and Security.

  • What's new in system administration 8.7

    New features for system administration provide your system operation staff with more options for managing your system and data in Pega Platform. Enhancements for configuration settings, logging, queue processing, searching and reporting, and more, increase your administrative power and save administration time.

  • What's new in user experience 8.7

    The 8.7 version of the Pega Platform introduces new developments in UI architecture and design to help you build applications with a robust interface that remains responsive, intuitive, and meets all your business needs.

  • Issues resolved with update impact

    For a comprehensive view of Pega Platform resolved issues, or to download resolved issues by patch release, visit the Resolved Issues page where you can browse issues by version, capability, or by case ID number.

  • Existing known issues

    Learn about known issues in Pega Platform version 8.7.

  • Deprecated features

    Learn about features deprecated in the 8.7 version of Pega Platform. Deprecated features are no longer supported and are expected to be removed in future releases.

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