Numerous usability improvements were made for this release. A group of cosmetic, functional, and performance enhancements were also included.
Treegrid controls work more quickly in IE9 and IE10.
On application ruleforms, the 5.4 "Place Properties on Thread Page" checkbox will work in 7.1.
Message error handling has been improved.
Log messages have been cleaned up.
Connectors may now be used in Data Pages.
Move Rules wizard has been enhanced to work in Version 7.1.
Decision Strategy Manager
Valid from Pega Version 7.1.3
Fixes were made that improve the configuration and execution of Batch Decisions. In particular, the capability to use Structured Data has been enhanced. Some notable improvements have also been made to the UI of Visual Business Director.
The structured data input configuration will now work even though there is no data.
VBD has been enhanced to work with Version 7.1.
The structured data input configuration will now work with nested structures.
Association rules from Version 6.3 will now work with 7.1 structured data.
All Pega product release notes can be found on their product pages.