Exciting news! You can also go into the UAT and poke around. It would be greatly appreciated if you sent me notes, comments, suggestions, and issues. Please note that there aren’t many processing periods so we may need to reload the demo data if folks create, authorize and approve many requisitions. Let me know if you run into any errors or need us to reload the demo data.
Other things to note:
Language links are not active
You can only create a requisition of “my facility”
The UI is still in process so please let us know what features you like/don’t like
Not all data validations are implemented yet
As a reminder, this is only a slice of functionality with the UI. There is actually more available via APIs. Check out the documentation and let me know if you have any questions.
Don’t forget, meeting this coming Tuesday ( draft agenda)!
Talk to you soon.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Tenly Snow
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2016 1:53 PM
Subject: OpenLMIS 3.0 Beta is here!
To the Community -
OpenLMIS is pleased to announce the beta release of OpenLMIS 3.0! Many of you have been deeply involved with the planning and development of version 3.0, and the beta release represents a huge milestone for the re-architecture effort and the community at large.
3.0 Beta contains one slice of functionality, *Requisitions, * based on an all-new micro-service architecture. This release is the first to utilize the new architecture and is a strong step in the direction of “shared investment, shared benefit” that is the primary mission of the OpenLMIS Community. 3.0 Beta is a proof-of-concept for this architecture and is not a feature-complete release.
Please reference the Living Product Roadmap for the high-level estimated release schedule through version 3.3 and visit the OpenLMIS GitHub page to view the 3.0 Beta code repository. To learn more about upcoming features in OpenLMIS 3.0, see the Live Product Roadmap.
OpenLMIS 3.0 is built with an all-new architecture that better supports customizations and extensions. The goal is to enable multiple OpenLMIS implementations in different countries while still sharing one global, open source codebase. 3.0 Beta may look similar to version 2, but under the hood the architecture and technology are a leap forward.
Specifically, the key goals of the 3.0 Beta are to demonstrate:
New micro-services architecture
Ability to support extensions
Basic feature set within requisitioning
The 3.0 Beta release demonstrates the fundamentals of the system’s ability to support various levels of configuration with users, products, programs, facilities, geographic levels/zones, and more. Within the new reference User Interface (UI), you can log in as an administrator and step through the main process flow for requesting products, within a program, and moving that requisition to approval.
Please visit the 3.0 Beta Release Notes
for a full explanation of the key features and current functionality of OpenLMIS 3.0 Beta. For any questions about 3.0 Beta or future 3.0 functionality, please contact the OpenLMIS Product Owner, Mary Jo Kochendorfer (email@example.com ). For questions about messaging, inquiries, and opportunities, please contact me directly.
Congratulations on this great accomplishment for the OpenLMIS initiative!
Tenly Elizabeth Snow, MS
OpenLMIS Community Manager
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