Now Platform Capabilities The Now Platform delivers a system of action for the enterprise. Using a single data model, it makes it easy to create contextual workflows and automate business processes. Agent IntelligenceUse machine-learning algorithms to set field values during record creation such as setting the incident category based on the short description. Train predictive models to act as an agent to categorize and route work based on your past record-handling experience.ConnectServiceNow® Connect is a real-time messaging platform that connects you to your coworkers, bypassing email and static documents.Legacy: ChatChat is deprecated in the Istanbul release. Live FeedLive Feed is a social IT application that provides a place to post and share content in a ServiceNow instance. NotificationsNotifications keep users informed of events that concern them. The system can notify users by email, SMS text message, or push notification.NotifyNotify allows you to integrate with the Twilio telephony service to send and receive phone calls and SMS messages from within your instance.Legacy NotifyLegacy Notify enables organizations with a Twilio account to send notifications using text and voice messages.Configuration Management Database (CMDB)With the ServiceNow® Configuration Management Database (CMDB) application, build logical representations of assets, services, and the relationships between them that comprise the infrastructure of your organization. Details about these components are stored in the configuration management database (CMDB) which you can use to monitor the infrastructure, helping ensure integrity, stability, and continuous service operation.Dependency ViewsServiceNow® Dependency Views graphically displays an infrastructure view for a configuration item (CI) and the business services that it is part of and that it supports. Dependency Views indicates the status of its configuration items, and allows access to CIs related alerts, incidents, problems, changes, and business services.ComplianceCompliance is a tool set that enables administrators to certify ServiceNow data for correctness and fix any discrepancies found in the data.Data CertificationData Certification manages scheduled and on-demand validations of the configuration management database (CMDB) data.Content Management SystemThe Content Management System (CMS) is a ServiceNow application that primarily enables users to create a custom interface for the ServiceNow platform and ServiceNow applications.Credentials and connection informationCredentials and connection information are required to gain access to a computer or network device for Discovery, Service Mapping, and Cloud Management or to perform work using Orchestration. When adding content to Share or AppStore, you can configure connections and credentials relevant to your environment without modifying built content.Edge EncryptionServiceNow® Edge Encryption™ encrypts sensitive data on your company premises before sending it over the Internet to your ServiceNow instance (encrypted in flight) where it remains encrypted at rest. Flow DesignerFlow Designer is a Now Platform feature that enables rich process automation capabilities in a consolidated design environment. It enables process owners to use natural language to automate approvals, tasks, notifications, and record operations without having to code.IntegrationHubAutomate integration tasks using ServiceNow-built components for Flow Designer, or develop custom integrations. Requires a separate subscription.Knowledge ManagementThe ServiceNow® Knowledge Management (KM) application enables the sharing of information in knowledge bases. These knowledge bases contain articles that provide users with information such as self-help, troubleshooting, and task resolution.Managed DocumentsUse the ServiceNow® Managed Documents application to control electronic documents within your instance.MetricBase applicationUse the MetricBase application to collect, retain, analyze, and visualize time series data on the Now Platform.MID ServerThe ServiceNow® MID Server application facilitates communication and movement of data between the platform and external applications, data sources, and services.OrchestrationServiceNow® Orchestration extends the workflow engine to manage processes and to automate things outside of a ServiceNow instance. Password Reset applicationThe ServiceNow® Password Reset application enables an end user to use a self-service process to reset or change the password. Alternatively, your organization can implement a process that requires a service desk agent to reset passwords for end users.Service administrationConfigure settings for services that support business applications or the platform.Self-serviceThe Self-Service application gives supported end users a clean, simple front end to their IT support organization.Service PortalService Portal is an alternative to the Content Management System (CMS) and a simple way to create portals for end users. It is a portal framework that allows administrators to build a mobile-friendly self service experience for users. It interacts with parts of the ServiceNow platform, so users can access specific platform features using Service Portal. Subscription ManagementWith the ServiceNow® Subscription Management application, review and manage how your ServiceNow subscriptions are used on your production instance. Subscriptions are downloaded to production instances only and not to development or QA instances.Survey ManagementWith the ServiceNow® Survey Management application you can create, send, and collect responses for basic surveys. If installed, you can also use the Survey widget to set up a survey within Service Portal.Timeline VisualizationsA timeline visualization is a representation of an organization's activities over time.Visual Task BoardsVisual Task Boards (VTB) transform the navigation of lists and forms into an interactive graphical experience.WorkflowWorkflow provides a drag-and-drop interface for automating multi-step processes across the platform. Each workflow consists of a sequence of activities, such as generating records, notifying users of pending approvals, or running scripts. The graphical Workflow Editor represents workflows visually as a type of flowchart. It shows activities as boxes labeled with information about that activity and transitions from one activity to the next as lines connecting the boxes.