Where to find information about what's new and changed in IBM Business Process Manager V8.5
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The IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 information center was published on the same day that IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 became generally available. Here's a quick tour of where to find out about what has changed since the previous release.
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The IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 information center includes documentation for the following IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 components:
In addition, the information center includes documentation for IBM Business Monitor, V8.0.1.
The release summary, the what's new topic, and the deprecation topic are useful resources for understanding the scope of the IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 release, including all the previously mentioned IBM Business Process Manager components.
You can get to the release summary and the what's new topic from the main welcome page when you first open the information center. Both links are listed on the Introduction tab that is open by default, under the Getting started section.
And of course, you can find any of these topics by typing in the Search box above the contents navigation.
Go to the release summary for a one-stop shop that points to V8.5 resources including what's new, deprecated features, system requirements, release notes, the BPM community wiki, and the sample exchange. A service releases tab lists service releases as they become available.
Direct link: Release summary
What's new in IBM Business Process Manager
Go to the what's new topic for a list of new features for the components that are part of IBM Business Process Manager, including:
The tab with the most new features is listed first. There is also a tab describing new mobile capabilities and a tab describing new installation and configuration capabilities.
This topic focuses on only what's new. So, if you're looking for what's deprecated or replaced, you should go to the deprecation topic (more on that next).
Direct link: What
Note: The information center also includes a special what's new topic that is part of the set of documentation that is written specifically to guide your end users who are using Process Portal (Pro
Deprecated and removed features of IBM Business Process Manager
Go to the deprecated and removed features topic for a list of capabilities from previous releases that have been replaced by new capabilities in IBM Business Process Manager V8.5. Some capabilities can still be used, but they are deprecated and will be removed from future releases. Review this topic to see what capabilities your team can consider transitioning away from while you are using V8.5. That way, you'll be a step ahead: already using the replacement capabilities when the old ones are removed in future releases.