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11 December 2018

New Features
  • Custom URLs in the academy login page: A custom link can now be set for the login page. This can be found in the Academy Advanced Settings.

Enhancements

  • Report Builder new reports: 
    • Courses Count per (Course or User or Unit) Reports
    • Curricula Count per (Curricula or User or Unit) Reports
  • Report Builder Enhancements:
    • Job filters allow users to select more than one jobs.
    • Job option has now been added as a field when building a report.
    • Columns at the reports list page are now sortable (Report Name, Owner, Create at, Action).


  • Additional Rating Scale on Skills: There are 2 options available for the rating scale in the Performance Management Academy Settings (0-100% or 0-5).
  • Editable Scheduled Notifications: All scheduled email notifications are now editable.
  • Events Enhancements:
    • A new permission "Manage Event Members" has been added for all Managers (Heads of Above Units, Unit Managers and Assistants), which allows them to approve / not approve the participants' requests (only for users under their org structure) and they can also get a list with the participants' RsvRs by clicking Registrants associated with the event.
    • Event categories rules: Managers can see the events that are in categories they have permission, as well as the events without category if these events are public. 
    • Disable Waiting List option has been added.

31 October 2018

Report Builder is now live!

With the Report Builder any user with reporting permissions is now able to create or view customizable reports with several defined filters and selected data. The Report builder provides very detailed data about member's training performance, based on specific parameters set. Administrators can create public reports for everyone to use and Managers can create their own customized private reports which can be modified at any time. 

Using the Report Builder, users now have the ability to decide whether every association will appear in single (Comma Separated option) or separate rows (Multiple Rows option) in case a user is associated with multiple org nodes and jobs. (More Info) 



29 October 2018

Steps Configurator is now live!

With Steps Configurator users are now able to configure the sequence of all types of steps in a course (lectures, exams, events, polls, OJT etc.) from one single interface. The order can change with simple drag & drop action. Moreover, there is the option to decide whether the sequence will be mandatory or not. With this feature, the step sequence of all the lectures that belong to a course can be managed once and in a more efficient way as they are gathered all together in one page. Also, each lecture can be reviewed in this interface. Visibility and other configuration options for every step have to be set up through the respective type page. (More Info)

Important Notice: The sequence of the lectures is now editable only through the Steps Configurator panel. 



New Features Coming - End of October 2018

Coming End of October:

  • Steps Configurator: Users will be able to configure the sequence of all types of steps in a course (lectures, exams, events, polls, OJT etc.) from one single interface. The order can change with simple drag & drop action. Moreover, there is the option to decide whether the sequence will be mandatory or not. With this feature, the step sequence of all the lectures that belong to a course can be managed once and in a more efficient way as they are gathered all together in one page. Also, each lecture can be reviewed in this interface. Visibility and other configuration options for every step have to be set up through the respective type page. (More Info)
  • Report Builder: Any user with reporting permissions will be able to create or view customizable reports with several defined filters and selected data. The Report builder will provide very detailed data about member's training performance, based on specific parameters set. Administrators can create public reports for everyone to use and Managers can create their own customized private reports which can be modified at any time. With the Report Builder, users will now have the ability to decide whether every association will appear in single (Comma Separated option) or separate rows (Multiple Rows option) in case a user is associated with multiple org nodes and jobs. (More Info)


Coming Till The End Of The Year:

  • Goals Management: An embedded communication tool for collaboration within an organization. Admins and managers will have the ability to create and assign organizational or personal goals to the members of their academy in order to achieve the target goals they have set for their organization. They will be able to cascade corporate goals based on hierarchy.
  • New Personal Performance Dashboard: New personalized tab for each user with an overview of their training, goals and performance, giving information about their skills’ strength, their ranking in the academy (per position and skill) and the perception gap between manual and self assessment. Through this dashboard users will have the opportunity to check their strengths and weaknesses, improve their skills and choose a specific career path.
  • HelloSign Integration: Academy will have the ability to use HelloSign. HelloSign is a signature tool that enables users to sign, fill out, send, retrieve, and save documents paperlessly. Users may also upload and prepare documents to be signed and filled out by another party or parties, otherwise known as a "signature request."



12 October 2018

New Features

  • Real-Time In-App notification flag: Each Real-Time In-App notification can now be either enabled or disabled.


Enhancements

  • Event Instructors can be any academy member: Any academy member can now be selected as an event instructor. Also, event instructors have the permission to manage the event members.
  • Change Birthdate: Users can now change their birth date through their account settings.
  • Upload external certificate: The users of an academy can claim that they have acquired certain credits outside Schoox and provide a proof of certification.



31 August 2018

New Features

  • Notifications History: Each Notification now has a history option where admins can view all previous changes made in each editable notification.


Enhancements

  • Certificates Expiration Period Criteria: Admins can set the criteria based on which a certificate expiration period will count. The criteria can be selected in the Course Info page and can be (i) the enrollment date or (ii) the completion date of the course.
  • Password Management Permissions: Unit managers and Head of above units can can now have the permission to change password for the user in the unit they control.

29 June 2018

New Features

  • WebEx Integration: Academy can now have a universal WebEx account connected (Webex Training Account) to be used when creating Live Sessions.
  • Manage Purchased Courses (Subscription Plan)Purchased Courses, which have a subscription plan, can be connected to specific categories in the Academy. Administrators can also select to hide the courses from the users so that users will see only the Purchased Courses assigned to them.


Enhancements

  • Certificate Expiration Dates in Curricula: Curricula can have certificate expiration periods set.
  • Flags in profiles removed: User Profiles now have text for the languages instead of flags.
  • More Settings for Courses: In the advanced settings of each academy, admins have the following options under setting "2. Academy Courses":
    1. Instructor's name appears on course list
    2. Course tags appear on course list
    3. Users have access to the list with available courses
    4. About-block of instructor appears on course card

16 May 2018

New Features

  • Perception Gap: Employees can now self assess themselves and admins can check the gap between the manager's and the employee's assessment.


Enhancements

  • Complete Training: Heads of Above Units, Unit Managers and Assistant Unit Managers now have a permission to be able to complete training of a course for users the same way admins and training managers can.
  • Custom Certificates: If the custom certificate has a signature, admins can set the name above the signature. 
  • Decline Button in Waiting Lists: Admins can now also decline the request for a registration in an event from the Waiting List page.
  • List of Users in Advanced Assignments: When setting an advanced assignment rule for a course, admins can download an excel file with all the users that will have the course assigned.


13 April 2018

New Features

  • Waiting Lists in Events: Admins can now check a new tab in the Admin Panel under "In-Class Training" titled "Waiting List". All users that have applied for an event and wait for approval will be listed there. The admin can go ahead and approve each user from this page.


Enhancements

  • Assignment Permissions: In order for a user to be able to assign courses or curricula the following must be met:
    • If the user is Admin or Training Manager with assign permissions from the Academy Settings, then the user can see and assign all active courses and curricula (Private or Public).
    • If the user is a Head of an Above Unit, Unit Manager or Assistant Unit Manager with assign permissions from the Organizational Structure, then the user can see and assign the following:
      1. All Public or Private courses and curricula from any Academy's category (or the Without Category one) where the user has "Read" permissions.
      2. All Public or Private courses and curricula that are in the user's decentralized category.
      3. All Public or Private courses and curricula that the user has created.
  • Edit Content's Thumbnail. There is an "Upload Image" button for each materials in the Content Library.
  • Scheduled Notifications update. The "Direct" Heads of Above Units can now be selected as recipients in most Scheduled Notifications. This means that the notification for a user that belongs in an above unit will be delivered to the Head of that Above Unit. (This is not applied to notifications that concern users in a unit which is connected to other above units. In this case, the Heads of the connected above units will not receive any notification.)



9 March 2018

New Features

  • Priority Announcements: Admins can now flag an announcement as "High Priority" and set the number of days they want to have the announcement active. The announcement is presented in the homepage of the users selected by the admin.
  • Course Mass Assignment Template: A new template is available to download when assigning courses. The template can be filled and have it uploaded to mass assign courses. There is also a new excel that can be exported presenting all the rules that are implemented when it comes to assigning courses.


Enhancements

  • Login back to your admin account after impersonating a user: When admins logs in to a user's account, they can go back to their account by clicking on the logout icon and select the option to login with their account.
  • On the Job Training reports in Basic Reporting: There is a new report presenting details for the OJT selected 
  • User search bar in OJT: When managers open an OJT there is a search bar to find the user that needs to be assessed.
  • FTP delivery for Scheduled Reports: Scheduled Reports can now be sent to an FTP site. This is not available yet from the interface and our support team needs to be contacted to proceed with the configuration per case.
  • Content in the Library can be updated. The more option has an Update file link that allows users to upload a new file replacing the existing one.
  • More editable email notifications available.

18 January 2018

New Features


Enhancements

  • Email Notifications Editor: More email notifications for courses, groups and events can now be edited from the email notification editor.



5 January 2018

New Features

  • Asset Management: Admins can now create Assets like Conference Rooms with details like Room Number, Available Seats and Location Address. Then an asset can be added in an event.
  • Multiple Filters on Basic Reporting: When select a report to be generated, users can select two different locations (above units or units) and include the AND or OR logical operator to be applied.


Enhancements

  • Instructor Event Availability Check: When an admin assigns an instructor in an event then, if the instructor is already in another event that takes place the same day, the instructor will not be allowed to be added in the new event. 
  • Exam attempts deletion: A new permission is added for Heads of Above Units, Unit Managers and Assistant Unit Managers to be able to delete exam attempts for an employee from the employees dashboard.
  • No assessment for OJT: In the advanced settings of the academy, admins can select for OJTs to not allow managers to assess the employees


Coming Soon (End of January)

  • Multiple Filters on Advanced Assignments: Admins will be able to add different filters to assign courses or curricula using logical operators AND or OR.