Release Notes - 2016

Modified on Wed, 04 Jan 2017 at 02:08 PM

December 28, 2016 - v3.5.1

  • Fixed issue in the "Consolidated Rating Results" report causing draft values to be included when only final values should be.

December 12, 2016 - v3.5.0

  • Put back the profile picture of the Sample User that was missing for new organizations.
  • Fixed the missing profile picture when previewing a questionnaire.

December 11, 2016 - v3.4.9

  • Fixed issue causing an error when responding to or viewing results of an opinion survey.
  • Fixed issue causing an error when previewing a questionnaire.

December 11, 2016 - v3.4.8

  • Fixed issue causing an error in the Questionnaire page.

December 10, 2016 - v3.4.7

  • Users can now upload their own profile picture (in addition to using Gravatar).
  • Added small popup showing users the location of the Journal link the first time they visit the Appraisals and 360° Surveys page.
  • 360° Survey Pending Raters report: Added option "Show survey details" to include information about individual reviewees.
  • Added a section showing all appraisals and 360 survey results for a user in the user info popup accessible from the Appraisals and 360° Surveys page, the Questionnaire page and the Results page.
  • Added Phone number field in the "Start Your Free Trial" page.
  • Prevent users having the HR or Admin privilege from viewing results of other users having the HR or Admin privilege.
  • Added a check to prevent double-post causing an error when reopening a task from the To Do page.
  • Questionnaire edition: Fixed issue preventing a translation from being saved when editing a question or text block while multilingual support is enabled.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvement.

December 2, 2016 - v3.4.6

  • Disable Goals & Objectives module until development and testing are done (it was made available to some organizations by mistake).

November 20, 2016 - v3.4.5

  • Consolidated Rating Results report: Added columns "Self Rating" and "Manager Rating" in addition to the "Rating" column (which shows the average).
  • Appraisal Progress report: Added "Date Shared" column.
  • In the survey add/edit page, added tooltip showing the date when each participant completed the survey.
  • In the Appraisals and 360° Surveys page, added the date when the appraisal was shared and who shared it in the status popup.
  • Updated most application icons.
  • Made phone number a mandatory field when requesting a demo.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvement.

November 8, 2016 - v3.4.4

  • Fixed error that occurred when manager tried to send an invitation to a participant from the survey edit page.
  • Fixed typos in Spanish version.

October 23, 2016 - v3.4.3

  • New! It is now possible to view all employee journal entries from a single report.
  • New! Added icon to send email invitation to individual participants from the survey add/edit screen.
  • Subscription page: Allow administrators to enter an invoicing address that is different from the credit card address.
  • Added new field "Reply-to email address" in the General Settings page. Replies to automated email reminders will be sent to this address.
  • Added ability to download journal entries as pdf file for a given user.
  • Improved file naming when exporting data to pdf or csv file.
  • Improved UI used for creating multiple choice questions and allow questions to have only one answer choice.
  • Fixed issue causing the message "Chat from Primalogik" to appear in the window title even though there is no active chat.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvement.

October 10, 2016 - v3.4.2

  • Fixed error in results page when questionnaire includes a text block for which the option "Also display on results page" in unchecked.

October 9, 2016 - v3.4.1

  • Rating scale labels are now displayed in the Add/Edit Questionnaire page.
  • Multiple choice questions: Added the option to display answer choices in a drop-down list. 
  • Rich text editor: Fixed the "Remove formatting" button so that it really removes all formatting.
  • Fixed the color highlighting of gaps when displaying results in comparison mode.
  • Batch import of users: Improved error message displayed when the country code provided is not valid.
  • Batch import of users: Automatically map columns when field names start with the same string.
  • Consolidated Rating Results report: Allow user to view results without selecting a Category or Questionnaire.
  • Improved the display of results as pie charts for multiple choice questions.
  • Remember which columns are visible in tables having customizable columns.
  • Fixed issue that could prevent users from launching performance appraisals in batch.
  • Fixed misleading message about appraisal not being shared when it was indeed shared.
  • User edit/import: Make the State/Province field available for all countries (instead of just Canada and US).
  • Fixed issue causing an error when viewing survey results having questions for which there are no responses in a given respondent group.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

October 2, 2016 - v3.4.0

  • Fixed column sorting in Manage Users page for Hire date, Exit date and Last login.
  • Fixed issue preventing batch launching of appraisals to work properly.

September 27, 2016 - v3.3.9

  • Improve validation of date fields when importing users from spreadsheet.
  • Fix issue that could cause client-side errors when quickly navigating away from the current page before it is done updating.

September 26, 2016 - v3.3.8

  • Fixed an issue that could cause a client-side error when rendering charts.

September 25, 2016 - v3.3.7

  • New! Consolidated Rating Results report shows detailed view of average rating results by employee.
  • New! Upcoming work anniversaries are now displayed in the dashboard for admins, HR staff and managers.
  • New! Results of multiple choice questions can now be displayed as bar charts or pie charts.
  • Import users from spreadsheet: Now supports more fields and add a step to map spreadsheet columns to Primalogik 360 fields.
  • Dashboard status snapshot: Removed "participation" pie charts and refactored remaining charts to use Google Charts; show separate counts for Not Started and Draft statuses.
  • Profile panel: Move "Hire date" and "Exit date" fields from the top section to the Employment tab.
  • Fix issue that can cause results of multiple choice questions to not show up when exporting results to PDF file.
  • Zopim chat: Show notification message in window title when there are unread messages and app window does not have the focus.
  • Suggest participants for 360° survey: Replaced Reopen button by View button when "Review suggestions" task is done in the To Do page.
  • Suggest participants for 360° survey: Improved error handling and message when reviewee no longer needs to suggest participants.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

September 10, 2016 - v3.3.6

  • Fixed display issue with quotes and other special characters in answer choices for multiple choice questions.

September 8, 2016 - v3.3.5

  • Fixed issue causing an error when trying to cancel adding a note to the Employee Journal.
  • Added missing Spanish translations.
  • Fixed issue with crawler snapshots.

September 4, 2016 - v3.3.4

  • New! When launching a 360° survey, you now have the option to ask the person being reviewed to suggest participants for the review.
  • New! Users can now modify their personal info via the Profile page.
  • Fixed caching issue causing old organization logo to still be displayed after uploading a new one.
  • The number of participants who were invited and who completed a survey are now displayed inside the progress bar in the overview page for 360° and opinion surveys.
  • Fixed issue causing some loss of functionality after selecting the checkbox "Prevent this site from creating additional dialogs" in Google Chrome.
  • Login page now remembers the last used email address when logging in using an email address and password.
  • Fixed query issue that could cause an error in the 360° Survey Progress Report.
  • Fixed issue when copying multiple-choice questions from another questionnaire.
  • Preferred language field does not show up anymore for organizations configured to use a single language.
  • Fixed issue with Esc key when closing a confirmation dialog.
  • Fixed issue that could cause the wrong amount to be displayed in the Subscription page for organizations having a custom pricing.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

August 7, 2016 - v3.3.3

  • Fix issue causing responses to multiple choice questions to not be displayed when exporting results to PDF.
  • Hide the Decline button in questionnaire page once the survey is done or closed.

July 23, 2016 - v3.3.2

  • New! Optional application modules can now be disabled or enabled through the UI by an account administrator.
  • Fixed login page so that modern browsers can offer to remember the username and password.
  • Show asterisks for mandatory questions in questionnaire even when all rating questions are mandatory.
  • Include pending appraisals in email reminders for managers.
  • Display the chat window to admins when there are unread messages.
  • User is now warned when closing a dialog and there are unsaved changes.
  • Added hint popups for social media fields in the Directory Info section of the Add/Edit User page.
  • Fixed issue causing the chat window to be displayed in the wrong language for somes users.
  • It is now possible to download the preview of a questionnaire as a PDF file.
  • Improvements for Google Analytics.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

July 11, 2016 - v3.3.1

  • Fix issue that can cause the name of new users to be displayed as blank on some pages.

July 9, 2016 - v3.3.0

  • New! People directory: Allow users to search for information about their colleagues, e.g. to find their phone number or office location.
  • Implemented new design for the Add/Edit User page.
  • Added new optional fields for users: location, work phone, mobile phone, home phone, home address, date of birth, employee ID, Twitter username, Skype username, LinkedIn profile URL.
  • Split the user name field into first name and last name.
  • Show instructional video to administrators upon login, for new organizations.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

July 4, 2016 - v3.2.9

  • Employee journal: Fixed display issue in IE 8 and improved layout when displayed inside a dialog (questionnaire page).
  • Fixed error and added missing details in user profile popup in the Appraisals and Surveys page.
  • Allow user to close dialogs and popups using the Escape key.

July 2, 2016 - v3.2.8

  • New! Employee journal: Managers and HR staff can enter notes on employees at any time. These notes can also be accessed by them when completing an appraisal or responding to a 360° survey on that employee.
  • Improved the error message displayed when a user tries to log in but the user account is locked.
  • The employee profile is now displayed in a popup when clicking on a name or avatar in the Appraisals and Surveys page.
  • User management: Made it more obvious that the admin privilege gives all other privileges as well.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

June 19, 2016 - v3.2.7

  • Flexible manager deadline for appraisals: The manager deadline is now a separate field and can be set independently of the employee deadline.
  • Added email validation token in results sharing email for users who never logged in.
  • Show an indication next to deleted users in Manage Departments page and Appraisals and Surveys page.
  • Include gravatar, job title and email address in the list of people to request feedback from when launching or editing a survey.
  • Show gravatars in the Manage Users page.
  • Added icon to display members of a department in the Manage Departments page.
  • Changed status of sample user created for new organization from Locked to Active.
  • Added new anonymity option for 360° surveys to allow reviewee to identify respondents.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

June 4, 2016 - v3.2.6

  • Added support for multiple choice questions in questionnaires.
  • Modified the highlighting of gaps in appraisal results so that it is highlighted in green when manager rating is higher than self-review rating, and in orange when it is the opposite.
  • Allow users to decline an invitation to respond to a survey from the questionnaire page.
  • The welcome message displayed on the Dashboard can now be customized by users having the Administrator privilege.
  • Added some info about opinion surveys in Home page and Feature Tour.
  • Fixed issue causing font size to be ignored when editing rich text content.
  • Added a preview feature for questionnaires.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

May 14, 2016 - v3.2.5

  • Allow administrators to set the preferred language of users.
  • Explicitly show manager's deadline when creating/editing an appraisal request.
  • Create sample questionnaires for new organizations from questionnaires in the gallery.
  • Save as a user preference the display option "Show respondent's names" in the survey results page.
  • Sort the list of pending requests by deadline in email reminders.
  • Notify participants when a survey or appraisal request is deleted.
  • Display shared appraisal and survey results in the Dashboard.
  • Show organization identifier in Contact Us page.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

April 10, 2016 - v3.2.4

  • Improvements to the UI to add/edit elements in a questionnaire.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

April 2, 2016 - v3.2.3

  • Allow batch operations on appraisals and surveys:
    • Launch appraisals
    • Update appraisals deadline
    • Update 360° surveys deadline

March 27, 2016 - v3.2.2

  • Show active questionnaires only when copying questions and sort the list of questionnaires alphabetically.
  • Fix issue in Appraisals and 360° Surveys page causing current filter to be lost after deleting a request.

March 7, 2016 - v.3.2.1

  • Fix issue causing an error when a manager tries to reopen an appraisal for one of his employees.

March 6, 2016 - v.3.2.0

  • Display Reopen button in To Do list when task is completed but deadline is not past.
  • Add new columns in User Management list: Job Title, Hire Date and Exit Date. These columns are not visible by default but can be added by the user.
  • Billing: Don't explicitly set the exchange rate when creating Zoho payment in USD, so it uses the current rate.
  • Upgrade some 3rd party libraries.

February 21, 2016 - v3.1.9

  • Fix validation issue that can prevent the questionnaire from being saved when questions are copied from another questionnaire.
  • Set minimum width to text areas in questionnaires so they are not too narrow when it only contains free text questions.
  • When downloading the PDF of a questionnaire (e.g. to print it and complete it offline), make the text boxes bigger for empty text responses so there is enough space to write in it.
  • Fix rounding issue in 360 results page.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

February 7, 2016 - v3.1.8

  • Improve layout in appraisal results page for sections that are specific to either the employee or the manager.
  • Display dash instead of "N/A" in results page when there is no value.

January 30, 2016 - v3.1.7

  • Add an option for appraisal questionnaires allowing to specify who can see each section (employee or manager). This makes it possible to define sections that are specific to the self-review, others that are specific to the manager, and some that are common to both.
  • Add a back-end configuration to hide the self-review results to the manager until after he completes the appraisal.

January 18, 2016 - v3.1.6

  • Fix issue with email reminders that can cause them to be delayed.
  • Modify job description for Full Stack Developer position.

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