Reporting release notes

ServiceNow® Reporting product enhancements and updates in the Kingston release.

Activation information

Platform feature – active by default. Some advanced reporting functionality is available only when you have licensed Performance Analytics.

New in the Kingston release

MetricBase
Generate and distribute time series data visualizations using MetricBase data. MetricBase reports can contain single or multiple metrics combined with transformations (mathematical transforms).
Step line time series report
Access step line reports to see how the value of one or more items changes over time with emphasis on the duration and magnitude of the change.
On-click behavior
Set an internal URL that users are redirected to when the click on report visualizations.
Admin Console
Manage Reporting on a single page. Find, create, and modify reports and identify which reports are used on dashboards.
Interactive analysis enhancements
Interactive filter enhancements

Changed in this release

  • Data source condition builder: This has the same structure as the Report Designer condition builder.
  • Performance: Removed unused and unnecessary fix scripts to increase performance and robustness of upgrades and zBoots.
  • Report Designer guided workflow: Added the ability to edit the configuration of imported external Excel data sources.
  • Datasets: When working with multiple datasets, you can rename the first dataset once you have added a second or third dataset to your report.
  • Individual reports: These are listed on the Your history tab in the left side menu.
  • Interactive analysis persistence: Group by, stack by, aggregation values, latest filter selection values, and order persist for each user.
  • Cascading filters: These retain the last elements selected on a dashboard.