One of the compelling aspects of OIC is the area of feature flags.
These flags can be broadly categorized as follows -
1. new functionality, with broad appeal, that will eventually flow into the mainline OIC service
2. specific functionality, only interesting for certain customer use cases.
My colleague, Antony Reynolds has written an excellent article on OIC feature flags.
There he describes them and details what you have to do to activate them in your OIC environment.
Read it here