UMT360 Blog

Blog Posts from the Leader in Enterprise Portfolio Management

Archive for December, 2017

UMT360 v5.8 – Cumulative Update 8

Written by admin on December 22nd, 2017 at 11:14 am

We’re pleased to announce the availability of UMT360 v5.8 – Cumulative Update 8 (CU8). 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.

  • New features and significant enhancements
    • UMT360 My Resource Plans: added the ability to bulk update Resource Plans across multiple projects
    • Resource Availability: added new availability views that provide the ability to easily find and add resources with availability to a Resource Plan, including advanced searching and filtering
    • UMT360 Jira Connector: this is the general availability / public release of the bi-directional Jira integration, previously available to select customers only
  • Core Financial Capabilities
    • UI improvements to preserve the order of the selected Breakdown Financial Custom Fields across sessions
    • Fixed Value’s period must match project’s period error which occurred when values were saved on Actuals reporting periods in Financial Breakdowns
    • Fixed issue with nodes selection when editing the Breakdown Template
    • Fixed issue with UMT360 Fiscal Periods definition when using specific regional settings other than US
    • Fixed error when performing timeline changes during execution, with a username larger than 50 characters
    • Financial Breakdown timelines are properly adjusted when the financial timeline is cropped using Change Requests
    • Fixed ribbon issue when using Breakdown FCFs with Lookup Table
  • Resource Management
    • Resource Dimensions can now be set as Read-only at the workflow stage level
    • Added the ability to create Assignment Fields with Lookup Tables
    • Enabled the use of Crop and Redistribute adjustment types when addressing inconsistencies in the Resources Timeline
    • Improved performance when creating or editing UMT360 Resources, when more than 300 Allocation Centers are in use
  • Data Exchange
    • Improved usability when using Financial Period Identifier in Data Exchange
    • Improved handling of special characters when matching Financial Period names and using Fiscal Calendars
  • Queue
    • Fixed error in UMT360 Queue page when multiple UpdateRelationshipFieldTable queue jobs were generated and one of them fails
    • Addressed timeout error for UpdateEntity Reporting Queue job when deleting a project
    • Fixed issue with Sync Entity Project Plan and Sync Milestones queue jobs being fired when the Resource Plan was published and Milestones with Automatically update Milestones when the Project Plan is Published were used
    • Improved queue usability by automatically retrying the queue jobs which have failed with ‘PSError’ or ‘Unknown Error’ and also by resetting the Number of Retries to 0 when the job is manually retried
    • Fixed timeout issue on Update Entity reporting queue job when deleting a project
    • Fixed ProjectHasWriteLock error on Update Entity on External Publish Event and Fields Update queue jobs when pushing project settings
    • Snapshots are no longer duplicated when being created in bulk and the UMT360 Queue Service is running on multiple servers
    • Fixed Update Instance queue job error when the financial timeline of an entity in execution was reduced using Crop Adjustment Type to fit its previous End Date
  • Other
    • UI Improvements to the UMT360 Relationships web part
    • Improved handling of Fiscal Calendars for time periods labels in UMT360 Roadmaps
    • Fixed issue with the UMT360 Fields web part not functioning properly when using Custom Labels
    • Search field from Create Relationship is no longer case sensitive
    • Added UpdateChangeRequestApproversForEntity public method to help set approvers for Change Requests
    • Values are now reflected correctly via FinancialValuesLeaves OData View when there are periods with nodes in leaves at different levels

Visit the UMT360 Product Version History page for version details.

Customers and Partners can download CU8 via the online portals on www.umt360.com.