Release Notes - 2015

Modified on Mon, 21 Dec 2015 at 11:49 AM

December 20, 2015 - v3.1.5

  • Fix link in survey progress email to include survey type as parameter in order to prevent a type mismatch when editing the survey.

December 13, 2015 - v3.1.4

  • When sending an email notification for a declined 360 request, set the "reply to" field to the address of the person who declined to participate (instead of
  • Add the Jobs page to the sitemap so it gets indexed.
  • Upgrade some server-side libraries.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

December 1, 2015 - v3.1.3

  • Billing module: Fix issue with exchange rate and refresh last invoice payment date after creating new invoice.
  • Improve Jobs page and add French translation.
  • Make link on version number point to the new Release Notes section.

November 29, 2015 - v3.1.2

  • Modify links for documentation and release notes to point to the new Freshdesk support site.
  • Reorganize Support menu.
  • Fix issue that can cause a client-side error in the dashboard when no user preference is set.
  • Add Jobs menu entry under About menu and show job description for Full Stack Developer.


November 22, 2015 - v3.1.1

  • Results page: show rating scale in popup when user clicks on a rating label for 360° surveys and opinion surveys (in addition to appraisals).
  • Billing module: fix date issue for annual subscriptions and fix exchange rate issue when updating invoice in Zoho.

November 14, 2015 - v3.1.0

  • Show rating scale in small popup when user clicks on a rating label in the appraisal results page.
  • Make it possible to change the manager for an appraisal when the manager has draft responses.
  • Improvements to billing module.

November 8, 2015 - v3.0.9

  • Improvements to billing module.
  • Fix minor rounding inconsistency with annual pricing.

November 2, 2015 - v3.0.8

  • Fix issue causing a client-side error when editing a 360 request referring to a disabled respondent group.
  • Fix bug causing an error when downloading a questionnaire as PDF and no survey type is selected.

October 31, 2015 - v3.0.7

  • Add Contact Info section in the General Settings page allowing administrators to define a custom message in the "Contact Us" page. This message is visible to all users in the organization.
  • Fix issue in 360° Feedback Report page when computing respondent group average in summary section and "N/A" responses are involved.
  • Add more options to Company size dropdown in Demo Request form.
  • Implement new billing module.

October 10, 2015 - v3.0.6

  • Improvements to header section of questionnaire and results page.

September 28, 2015 - v3.0.5

  • Fix bug causing a client-side error when selecting a respondent group for participants in the Feedback Survey edit screen.

September 26, 2015 - v3.0.4

  • Add display option "Show group breakdown in summary" in results page.
  • New "Quick Add" option to add everyone to a 360° survey (only available for organizations having 150 users or less).
  • Make it possible to hide the Summary section in the results page with a backend setting.

September 17, 2015 - v3.0.3

  • Fix bug causing a client-side error when clicking on Quick Add in the Feedback Survey edit screen.

September 14, 2015 - v3.0.2

  • Remove references to "Helvetica Neue" font in CSS (seems to be causing issues with accented characters on some workstations).

September 13, 2015 - v3.0.1

  • Fix display issue related to opinion surveys in progress email sent to survey owners.

September 12, 2015 - v3.0.0

  • New! You can now launch opinion surveys through Primalogik 360. Unlike 360° surveys and performance appraisals, opinion surveys don't focus on the performance of individuals, but rather on the company as a whole or on specific groups. For example, this new feature can be used to run an employee satisfaction survey in the organization.
  • Display custom respondent groups in 360° Surveys settings page.
  • Fix display issue with nested bullet lists in rich text editor.
  • Fix issue that could cause an extra blank line to be displayed at the beginning of mandatory questions.
  • Make text areas larger in questionnaire.

September 6, 2015 - v2.8.4

  • Modify database character set to support wider range of characters like emojis.
  • Make sample question mandatory when adding new section in questionnaire.

August 11, 2015 - v2.8.3

  • In results page, randomize the order of text responses when the current user can identify respondents but choose to hide their names (e.g. when printing an anonymized report).

August 3, 2015 - v2.8.2

  • When anonymity settings does not allow to identify respondents for a 360° survey, show self and manager name in text responses only if they are tagged with the corresponding respondent group.
  • Fix issue causing residual end date to be displayed in subscription details panel after a subscription update from free trial to plan with annual billing.

July 26, 2015 - v2.8.1

  • Display name of deleted users grayed out in Appraisals and Surveys page and in list of participants for 360° surveys.
  • Fix potential issue with database transaction management when saving responses.
  • When editing a questionnaire, don't show asterisk (indicating a mandatory field) for text blocks with the option "Also display on results page".

July 24, 2015 - v2.8.0

  • Fix issue causing an error in the credit card form when selecting a country other than USA or Canada.

July 21, 2015 - v2.7.9

  • Allow rating questions to be optional in questionnaires.

July 9, 2015 - v2.7.8

  • When editing a 360° survey, show status "Draft" next to respondents having draft responses and ask for confirmation before removing them.
  • In the To Do list, show requests to provide 360° feedback as "Closed" when their deadline is past.
  • Don't show respondent name in results filter section when there is only one respondent.

July 8, 2015 - v2.7.7

  • Limit free trial to 30 days for new sign-ups; show number of remaining days/hours in dashboard; send email notification 7 days before the end of the free trial, and another one just one day before the end.
  • In the results page, use rounded values when calculating gap between result and comparison.
  • Implement optimistic locking for questionnaires to prevent issues when they are open in multiple windows or devices.
  • Sort list of states/provinces alphabetically in credit card form.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

June 22, 2015 - v2.7.6

  • Fix issue with respondent group selector in the 360° Survey add/edit screen, when list of respondents spans more than one page.

June 21, 2015 - v2.7.5

  • Added support for custom respondent groups and label overriding for system groups.
  • Don't show Quick Add button in 360° Survey add/edit screen when all respondent groups are disabled.
  • Don't include deleted users in the Manager dropdown of the "Edit Department" dialog.
  • Prune empty categories when displaying results.
  • Validate max length of text responses when saving as draft and when autosaving.

June 15, 2015 - v2.7.4

  • Display number of available respondents next to each option in the "Quick Add" drop-down (360° Survey add/edit screen). Add new options for "Self" and "Manager" and fix issue with the "Peers" option.
  • Allow zip code to be up to 10 characters long in the credit card form.

June 14, 2015 - v2.7.3

  • Fixed issue causing an error when creating a new appraisal.

June 14, 2015 - v2.7.2

  • New! Added "Peers" and "Direct Reports" respondent groups. Made respondent groups configurable. Automatically select a default group when a respondent is added to a 360° survey and allow the survey admin to modify it.
  • Replaced the "Add team" link by a "Quick Add" drop-down in the 360° Survey add/edit screen.
  • Fixed issue when uploading a logo in JPEG format with a CMYK colour model.
  • Fixed issue with autosave feature that can cause responses to be lost.

May 30, 2015 - v2.7.1

  • Lock out user account after multiple failed login attempts.
  • Make it possible to mark a questionnaire as inactive and to define what it is used for (appraisals vs 360° surveys).
  • Create new "360° Surveys" section under Manage Account and move 360°-specific configuration there.
  • Fixed issue with extra spaces when importing users from spreadsheet.

May 24, 2015 - v2.7.0

  • Minor improvements to home page for mobile devices.

May 19, 2015 - v2.6.9

  • Autosave responses to surveys and appraisals every 30 seconds.
  • Fixed issue causing PDF reports to be zoomed in too much.

May 17, 2015 - v2.6.8

  • Modified home page design and added short video.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

May 9, 2015 - v2.6.7

  • New! Added Filters section in Appraisals and Surveys page and allow users to search by employee name.
  • Added Cancel button in Department and Manager History dialogs.
  • Improvements to Terms of Service.

May 2, 2015 - v2.6.6

  • New! Added Filter drop-down in User Search page to filter users by status.
  • Fixed issue causing error when enabling comparison mode in Results page.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

April 28, 2015 - v2.6.5

  • Fix bug that can cause an error when saving a 360 survey.
  • Improvements to PDF exports.
  • Improvements to make reports look better when printed. Make contents looks a bit bigger (the main complaint was that fonts were too small).

April 27, 2015 - v2.6.4

  • Fix issue causing PDF exports to be unreadable.
  • Fix issue with crawler snapshots (used for Google indexing).

April 25, 2015 - v2.6.3

  • Make public pages mobile friendly.
  • Make rating scales configurable so that we can show a star instead of numbers to the user.
  • Make rating scale columns narrower when all labels in the scale are 8 characters long or shorter.
  • Fix issue causing inconsistent selection in comparison filter.
  • Improve error messages when interacting with Google Apps.
  • Fix issue when uploading a jpg logo having the CMYK colour model.
  • Fix issue when downloading a PDF for a questionnaire in read-only mode.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

April 5, 2015 - v2.6.2

  • Display rating total in results summary.
  • Show toll-free number to visitors in top bar.
  • Fix rounding issue with rating averages in results page.
  • Fix issue when editing questionnaire or users in multiple windows.

March 29, 2015 - v2.6.1

  • New! Show breakdown of ratings by respondent groups (self, manager, others) as bar charts in 360° survey results page.

March 8, 2015 - v2.6.0

  • Fix issue causing text responses to not be visible when downloading the PDF of a draft questionnaire.
  • Prevent double submit using the Enter key in login form.

March 1, 2015 - v2.5.9

  • Add option to update existing users when importing user accounts from Google or from a spreadsheet.
  • Fix issue causing email invite not to be sent when adding a new participant and extending the deadline of a 360 survey request.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

February 22, 2015 - v2.5.8

  • Add info icon showing explanation in popup next to Deadline field, Ratings scale field and Privileges section.
  • Show name of department in status message when a department filter is selected in Appraisals and Surveys page.
  • Force reload of application after upgrade to avoid errors.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

February 15, 2015 - v2.5.7

  • Add columns for last login date and privileges in user search results.
  • Fix issue in user search that could sometimes cause the wrong user to be displayed in the Manager column.
  • Small UI changes in login and sign-up page.
  • Improve error handling.

February 8, 2015 - v2.5.6

  • Send email notifications asynchronously to improve responsiveness.
  • Add columns "Has Reviewee Notes" and "Has Manager Notes" in the two progress reports.

January 31, 2015 - v2.5.5

  • Allow users to change the Review cycle of an existing appraisal or survey.
  • Add Employee Email and Manager Email columns in progress reports. Add Email column in Pending raters report.
  • Updated Terms of service.

January 25, 2015 - v2.5.4

  • New! Reports module to view details about appraisals and surveys as well as pending raters. Reports are available to administrators, users having the HR privilege and managers (for their employees only). Data can be exported to CSV, TSV and PDF.
  • Allow exporting of user data from the Manage Users page.
  • Fix issue in General Settings page so that the Reference time zone is saved properly.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

January 10, 2015 - v2.5.3

  • Add configuration option to allow administrators to set the anonymity settings organization-wide for 360° surveys.
  • Fix issues with email addresses containing upper case letters.
  • Add missing Spanish translation.

January 4, 2015 - v2.5.2

  • Fix issue that can cause browser to freeze when generating a PDF.

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