How to use Custom Interactive Filter?

Today, I recognise that custom interactive filter can actually be very powerful. here is why.

I wanted to create a dashboard that contains 2 reports, the first report should show incidents grouped by Category and the second one should show incidents grouped by CI – so far all well & easy and no need for custom interactive filter.

I wanted also to enable my end users to filter on short description, in other words, I would like them to be able to interactively use Short Description CONTAINS filter on my dashboard.

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How to apply IRE to import sets?

Using import set for populating CMDB is always a challenging activity. setting up the right coalesce field to your transform map makes this activity particularly challenging, correctly identify CI primary attribute is a key to reduce the risk of introducing inconsistencies through duplicate records.

Identification and Reconciliation(IRE) framework provides JavaScript API that can be used in import set. by using CMDBTransformUtil class, you don’t need to set coalesce field in your transform map. CMDBTransformUtil class uses Identification rules that already exist to workout what should the primary key for this import.

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IA & ServiceNow

ServiceNow is not only your system of record OR system of Engagement, ServiceNow can be one of your main asset in your journey toward intelligent automation.

I don’t think about ServiceNow engagement as just a project. I think about ServiceNow engagement as a chance for my customer to intelligently automate their process and digitally transform their organisation .

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How to create ‘Take me to my Ticket’ button in email notification?

In ServiceNow, email notifications are one the easiest way to inform user about a change that have happened to ticket or case. a frequent ask we receive as ServiceNow professionals is that our customers want to be able to click on link or button that shows newly updated/created ticket.

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Single Responsibility Principle

I am reading great book at the moment titled Clean Architecture A Craftsman’s Guide to Software Structure and Design and I ask myself, is there anything I can apply from this book… i think the answer is yes! As ServiceNow professionals, can we learn anything from Single Responsibility Principle for example? I think yes again.

But first, what is Single Responsibility Principle?

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AJAX again

Hello Friends

Today I am writing again about AJAX – I actually wrote back in 2014 a blog post about this very same topic but it seems that I really like this topic so I thought to write about it again.

before getting into the weeds, quick recap of two concepts

Synchronous is real-time communication method where each party receives messages instantly and requestor needs to wait for the request to be complete.

Asynchronous  is a communication method of exchanging messages between parties in which each party receives and processes messages whenever it’s possible to do so, rather than doing so immediately upon receipt. requestor immediately continues with its work without caring for the immediate result.

When to use GlideAjax ?

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Escalation Rules

When you are in almost any HR project, you got asked this question – How i can escalate HR cases? if you are new to human resource service delivery, you would think about this requirement in terms of SLA, but in HRSD, escalation doesn’t mean the same thing!

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