By Tamas Szvitacs-Oracle on Oct 26, 2015
Oracle User Productivity Kit Release 12.1 Enablement Service Pack 2 Now Available
With the release of Oracle User Productivity Kit (Oracle UPK) Release 12.1 and 188.8.131.52 came new expert features, usability, and performance enhancements to position UPK as the premier product in the industry. New improvements to the tool continue with the release of Oracle UPK Release 12.1 Enablement Service Pack 2.
Oracle UPK Release 12.1 Enablement Service Pack 2 introduces new features to improve the user experience for content authors, project owners, and end users. In addition to extending support for newly released applications, Oracle UPK Release 12.1 Enablement Service Pack 2 Standard and Professional Editions is an easy-to-use and comprehensive platform for developing, maintaining, and, deploying content. Oracle UPK leads the market in rapidly creating and easily maintaining transactional content for enterprise applications.
- RecordIt! Tool – To allow organizations to involve more people, primarily Subject Matter Experts into the content creation process, Enablement Service Pack 2 introduces a new, light-weight RecordIt! tool. The new RecordIt! is a stand-alone tool, it does not require access to the full Developer. It can be push-installed by administrators or downloaded directly by individual content contributors from the library. It does not require training and can be used by everyone with and end user or employee license, it does not require a full Developer license.
- Single Sign-on Developer Login – After SSO support added to Knowledge Center in 12.1, Enablement Service Pack 2 now also provides SSO authentication in the Developer. The header based SSO implementation allows organizations to leverage their existing LDAP database for their content Developers. It is also very important for customers and partners who want to offer the UPK library as a cloud service.
- Author Contact Information – The collaborative environment provided by UPK facilitates an efficient means of developing content. An additional feature in Enablement Service Pack 2 makes collaboration easier by enabling authors to specify their contact information. The contact information is displayed at multiple locations on the UI wherever author is relevant metadata associated with the content. Contact information can be entered manually in existing information or leverage the LDAP data in SSO environments.
- Owner and State Stored in Document History – Starting with Enablement Service Pack 2, owner and state become properties of document versions. The state and owner changes are displayed in the document history
- Additional Support – Oracle continues to innovate, develop, as well as support UPK. With each new release of UPK, support is added for additional target applications, recording environments, operating systems, databases, and web browsers allowing content authors and end users to stay current with technology trends.