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13 March 2019

What’s new on Monday, March 18th:

  • On the Job Training is getting a big lift: On the Job Training is a crucial milestone, so it’s important we make it as simple as possible for administrators and managers. The upcoming UI updates will improve how you manage processes around Tasks, Evaluations, and Home Assignments. (Learn more here)
  • Schoox now integrates with Zoom video and webinar conferencing: Now you can create Live Session Events with an integration between Schoox and Zoom. Head over to the Academy settings or your personal settings to connect your Academy or personal profile with your Zoom account. Remember, you can easily add your Live Session Events to your Training Calendar.

  • Course Sequence Scheduler: A course step or a course included in a curriculum will have the option to be available for enrolled users after a specific set of days after their enrollment. 


Additional Enhancements:

  • Upload Videos from Vidyard: Upload your company’s videos from Vidyard directly into your Academy. Publish the video within a lecture, as content, or post to your Academy wall.
  • Excel Report Icon on Personal Dashboard: We’ve added a new Excel icon on your personal dashboards so you can access those crucial reports in one-click

  • Crop Your Profile Picture: Let’s face it - you needed the crop function. When customizing profiles, users can now crop their photos.

  • User-Specific Time Zones for Events: Now, when you create events they appear in the user’s local timezone. Less confusion, higher attendance, more learning!

8 February 2019

Enhancements

  • New Setting in the Course Info Page: "Reassign course before certification expires (in days)": This can be found as a setting during the course creation and in the "Edit Course Info" section of a course panel. A course with a Certificate Expiration Period can be reassigned a given number of days before the certificate's expiration date. Once the course is reassigned, the due date for the user will be the existing certificate's expiration date. When users complete the course the previous certificate will automatically expire and a new one will be awarded.
  • Download option in course lectures: The "download" option has been added in lectures. This is available for any user with instructor permissions.
  • Completion dates in reporting dashboard: Along with the enrollment date of the users in the reporting dashboard, the completion date has been added. This is available on the Employees, Courses and Curricula dashboard.
  • Events Enhancements:  
    • Event instructors will be notified for any date, time or location change of the event. 
    • The Registrants roster is by default sorted alphabetically based on the registrants' last name.
    • Permission "Register members to past events" has been updated to "Register Members to Events After The Registration Deadline".
    • Event instructors can add or remove users after a live session is completed.
    • A new drop down filter is added on the Employees Dashboard (Employees, Courses and Curricula Dashboard) with the options:
      - Events that users are registered in
      - All available events

1 February 2019

New Feature 

  • e-Signatures: The new feature (needs activation*) allows users to fill out and sign documents or request signatures from other employees. Admins can create and manage their own templates, sign them or request legally binding signatures from different employees. e-Signatures module offers the following:
    • Team Management Tool: Admins can view all team documents.
    • Document Templates: Set up commonly used documents. Admins can use Pdfs, Word and Images.
    • Branding: Set up your Company's Logo and Name.
    • Flexible Workflows: Employees can sign simultaneously or in a specific order.
    • In-Person Signing: All employees can sign and download the signed documents any time they want from their profile.
    • Status Notifications: Receive alerts when a document is signed.

*The e-Signatures feature comes with an add-on subscription and additional cost based on client's needs.


Enhancements

  • Additional info on the History panel of the scheduled email notifications: New columns that record the actions made on the scheduled email notifications have been added on the History panel of each scheduled email notification.
  • "Http Only" SCORM lecture setting: Any instructor now has the choice to select if a SCORM lecture will use the HTTP protocol or not. If the SCORM file contains components over HTTP, then the SCORM will not function properly over HTTPS which is the default connection for Schoox SCORM engine.
  • New On the Job Training Email Notification: A new email notification has been added on the OJT notification section where the Trainee gets email notification when manager comments on their On the Job Training.
  • Report Builder has a new report available titled "Courses Reviews" Report. This report includes Ratings and Reviews for all courses.

  • Report Builder Enhancements: 
    • Each report includes the choice of active or past employees. 
    • "Past completions" option has been added as a field when building a courses/curricula report.

14 January 2019

New Feature (Will be released on January 21st)

  • e-SignaturesThe new feature (needs activation*) allows users to fill out and sign documents or request signatures from other employees. Admins can create and manage their own templates, sign them or request legally binding signatures from different employees. e-Signatures module offers the following:
    • Team Management Tool: Admins can view all team documents.
    • Document Templates: Set up commonly used documents. Admins can use Pdfs, Word and Images.
    • Branding: Set up your Company's Logo and Name.
    • Flexible Workflows: Employees can sign simultaneously or in a specific order.
    • In-Person SigningAll employees can sign and download the signed documents any time they want from their profile.
    • Status Notifications: Receive alerts when a document is signed.

*The e-Signatures feature comes with an add-on subscription and additional cost based on client's needs.


Enhancements

  • Report Builder has a new field available named "Course Status". The associated column shows if the course in question is active or archived.
  • New filter in the Employees Dashboard (Employee Tab): In the Employee Tab there is a new filter where stats can be presented for the populated list of employees based on the following options:
    • All Courses & Events
    • Active Courses
    • Archived Courses
    • Compliance Courses
  • When a new lecture is being added to a course, it is now set by default as "private".