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6.7 Release Features and Functionality (August 29, 2016)

BuyerQuest Version 6.7 (Chicago) was released on August 29, 2016 and featured enhancements to Marketplace, Web Forms, Platform, and User Interface.

Overview

Highlights of this release include the ability to filter by supplier in Webforms, a centralized global AWS configuration, multi-currency product pricing supported in the catalog importer, enhancements to the UNSPSC mapping importer, configurable sXML domains in purchase orders,    continue on

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Web Form Module - New Feature and Functionality

Improved Supplier Filters

A new field called 'Filter Suppliers' was added to the 'Supplier Selection' tab under 'Settings' for Webforms in the Admin Control Panel. The values of this field determines wether the list of suppliers generated in the Field Value(s) text box is editable (Manual) or non-editable (Auto).

In addition to the "Filter Suppliers" field, the list of available Suppliers in the supplier field are further filtered on the front end based on the User's Content Group.

For more details, please review the following documentation on Web Form Setup on the Platform End User Guide. 

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Platform Module - New Features and Functionalities

Centralized AWS Configuration and Fixed S3 File Paths

A centralized global AWS configuration was created to provide access keys to all features leveraging the S3 file structure. In addition the S3 file paths of these features were fixed to eliminate complexity and to maintain consistency across all sites.

Please review the Integration documentation on amazon S3 configuration.

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Catalog Importer Supports Multi Currency Product Pricing

The Common Fields file for the Catalog Importer allows different currency values in the currency column to allow for multi-currency product pricing imports.

For more details, please review the following documentation topics"

Catalog Uploads: Common Fields

Multiple Currencies in BuyerQuest Overview -- not in the doc yet. In Marketplace doc

Catalog Management - Category-UNSPSC Mapping

UNSPSC Mapping Importer Enhanced

The UNSPSC Mapping Importer was moved to the Master Data Imports and now leverages our latest importer technology.

For more details, please review the documentation on UNSPSC-Category Mapping 

cXML Domains in POs

cXML Domains in POs are now configurable. New fields have been added to capture information related to the cXML Domain for the From, To, & Sender elements in the Purchase Order cXML document.

Please review the detailed documentation:

Supplier - Creating

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Punch-Out Custom Tables Extended to 4

There are tables available in the BuyerQuest Platform that can be completely configured by the client teams, including both the columns of the table as well as the data in the table.  These are available to be used by the BuyerQuest Punchout feature. The number of custom tables has been increased to 4 .

For more details, please review the following 

Reference to Supplier Information Page in Marketplace 

Marketplace Module- New Features and Functionalities

IBM Watson API added to Supplier Information Page

Up to 5 latest articles about the supplier are listed along with the links on Supplier Information Page

For more details on enabling and disabling it , please review the following documentation:

Reference to Marketplace -- Supplier Information Page

Custom Products in Saved Shopping List

Products with custom options and Bundled Products can be saved to "Saved Shopping Lists" only if all required options have been selected.

For more details on custom options, please review the following documentation:

Reference to Marketplace -- Product Detail page 

One UNSPSC to Many Categories Capability & PDP Breadcrumbs

This feature is about the ability for a Product to be assigned to multiple categories at the same time.

For more details, please review the following documentation topics:

UNSPSC-Category Mapping

Reference to Marketplace -- photo on Product Detail Page 

CMS Block added to Login Page

A CMS Block was added to the Login Page to help provide more information to Users that may unintentionally land on that page.

For more details, please review the following documentation topic:

Reference to Marketplace Global Elements Login Page 

UX/UI - New Features and Functionality

Large Screens Menu

When users have their browser set to 1300 px or above, the site menu becomes visible on all pages.  In addition, the responsiveness of the site now stops at 1600 px. This keeps content and buttons from spreading out too far on extra large monitors. 

See all Punchout Suppliers

A new tab called “Punchout Suppliers Only” has been added to the Shop by Supplier Page. This allows the user to see all the suppliers that are punchout only.

Release Impacts

To get the multi-currency feature to work, Delivery SAs will need to register and pay for an App ID at https://openexchangerates.org/ and then plug in the App ID in the Admin Panel at Menu > Manage System Configurations ⟩ Global ⟩ Currency Management > OpenExchangeRates.

Please note, you must roll over your site to the Capistrano data migration tool before installing this release.