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Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for IIPA Recognizes UMT360 As A Visionary

Written by Hubie Sturtevant on November 30th, 2018 at 10:05 am

For the seventh consecutive year, UMT360 is once again recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications (IIPA). In its 2018 report, Gartner recognizes UMT360 for its completeness of vision and ability to execute. The full report can be found here (Gartner subscription required).

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UMT360 v5.11 – Cumulative Update 11

Written by admin on November 22nd, 2018 at 7:52 pm

We’re pleased to announce the availability of UMT360 v5.11 – Cumulative Update 11 (CU11). 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
    • Ability to snapshot all UMT360 entities in one session, including multiple entity and container types
  • Resource Management
    • Introduced the ability to filter available resources in the UMT360 My Resources web part
    • Introduced the ability to filter available resource plans in the UMT360 My Resource Plans web part
    • Added the ability to group resource plans by Entity Type Name in the UMT360 My Resource Plans web part
    • Added new option to Scroll to Assignment in UMT360 My Resource Plans and UMT360 My Resources web parts
    • Added the ability to edit Resource Field values for multiple resources at once in the UMT360 Resource Pool
    • Added the ability to modify the Custom Attributes of existing Resource Fields
    • The Max Units percentage value is now included in the Resource Capacity calculation when resources are synchronized with the Microsoft Project resource pool
    • Added a new Global Option that can be used to enable/disable filtering of available resources based on the Resource Owner field in the UMT360 My Resources web part
    • Calculated Resource Dimensions can now be included in Snapshots
    • Fixed Resource Field formatting issues in the Add Resources window
    • Fixed issue with the order in which entities are displayed in the UMT360 My Resources web part
    • Introduced a new OData view called EntityAssignmentsTimeline which can be used to calculate the resource Full Time Equivalent at granularities higher than Months
  • Core Financial Capabilities
    • Added the Change Request Approver and Change Request Approved Date in the reporting tables and the corresponding OData views
    • Improved Change Request creation performance
    • Removed character limit for Change Request names
    • Email notifications are no longer sent to the Submitter when automatic Change Requests are approved or rejected
    • The workflow stage Detail Level is now enforced for Financial Breakdowns as well
    • Reporting values are updated correctly when copying values from a blank Financial Dimension
    • Improved reliability when synchronizing snapshotted financial values with Enterprise Custom Fields
    • Fixed random issue when displaying financial values in the UMT360 Forecast web part
  • Roadmap and Milestone Management
    • Added the ability to select which Milestones will be displayed in Roadmaps
    • Increased the maximum number of entities that can be displayed in Roadmaps (up to 300 entities)
    • Entities are now alphabetically ordered in Roadmaps
    • Added a new OData view called SnapshotMilestones which exposes information from snapshotted Milestones
    • Fixed issue with Roadmaps and Milestones not being displayed when using calculated fields to determine the roadmap start or end dates for entities
  • Data Exchange
    • Fixed issue with the Financial Breakdown Field value being removed from the Data Exchange wizard
    • Added DataImportDeleteTemplate public method to help delete Data Exchange Templates
  • Other
    • Added the ability to select and retry multiple queue jobs at once
    • Improved performance in Manage Financial Status Periods page
    • Added two additional OData views: SharePointListItemsFieldDefinitions and SharePointListItemsFieldValues
    • Fixed issue causing a conflict between the UMT360 OData Authentication feature and certain SharePoint features
    • Fixed issue that led to incorrect values being saved in financial grids and Financial Custom Fields when using specific locales
    • Fixed issue with the Associated Field section being hidden each time a Survey was edited
    • Fixed an error that occurred when using external group names longer than 50 characters
    • Fixed random issue with the UMT360 Provisioning process getting stuck when changing the license key

Visit the UMT360 Product Version History page for version details.

Customers and Partners can download CU11 via the online portals on www.umt360.com.