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UMT360 for SharePoint 2013 – Cumulative Update 7

Written by admin on August 24th, 2016 at 11:08 am

We are pleased to announce the release of the UMT360 for SharePoint 2013 (UMT360 v4.1) – Cumulative Update 7 / CU7. Cumulative Updates include all previously released public updates and private hotfixes. We strongly recommend that any patch and release is validated in a non-production environment first before being applied to production environments.

  • Core financial capabilities
    • Changed behavior to not update Financial Custom Field values when financial values are overwritten by Actuals
    • Altered behavior for the Submit button for Actuals to also force-save
    • Reset values for mapped Custom Fields when the Execution state is reset for a project
    • Improved behavior for Copy Actuals/Forecast to Budget for past/future periods when granularities are different
    • Removed stage validation that requires a Financial Timeline to be set for an Enterprise Financial Type that reaches Execution when financials values are not in used
  • Other
    • Resolved a number of issues with configuration for Views, Surveys, Relationships not being updated correctly when using the Import / Export Settings option
    • Addressed problems with the SharePoint farm backup / restore process where an UMT360 site would not be restored properly
    • Fixed UI refresh issue when using Fiscal Calendars and the Timeline is changed
    • Resolved issue with width settings for Financial Custom Fields being applied to all Financial Custom Fields rather than just the selected one
    • Resolved issues with the Is hidden condition not working properly for a multiple-line text field under specific conditions
    • Improved Queue cleanup reliability for jobs that are no longer supposed to be executed (cancelled, obsolete, etc.)
    • Improved logging for the Financial Timeline change operation
  • API and Programmability
    • Modified the Get-UMT360WebInstance method to return all UMT360 extensions if the SiteCollectionUrl parameter is not set
    • Added new public API method (ReadBreakdownValues) which allows reading Financial Breakdown values by project
    • Added new public API method (UpdateInstanceCurrency) which allows changing the default currency for a project programmatically

Visit the UMT360 Product Version History page for version details.

Customers and Partners can download CU7 via the online portals on

Thank you,
The UMT360 Team

New Pricing & Options For Microsoft PPM Cloud

Written by Margaret Wallace MPM, MCP, MCTS on August 17th, 2016 at 8:45 am


Microsoft recently announced new pricing for its Project Cloud PPM platform. As with any pricing change, how this new plan may impact your organization depends on your particular situation. Let’s first take a look at the facts, which will help provide a clearer idea of what it could mean to you.

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