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Archive for 2019

Microsoft’s Work Management Offerings Just Got More Interesting!

Written by Hubie Sturtevant on October 28th, 2019 at 12:08 pm

Microsoft’s robust selection of modern work management offerings just got a whole lot more interesting with the release of Project for the web. This exciting new, modern web-based task and project management solution provides an experience that supports co-authoring, interactive grid/board/timeline views and a whole lot more!

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UMT360 v5.14 – Product Update 14

Written by admin on September 26th, 2019 at 8:22 am

We’re pleased to announce the availability of UMT360 v5.14 – Product Update 14 (PU14). Product 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.

Below is a list of changes that will be introduced with this update:

  • Portfolio Manager
    • Added the ability to enforce Milestone Dependencies
    • Added the ability to display Entity Details
    • Added the ability to Refresh Data for individual entities
    • Added the ability to group, sort, color and filter UMT360 stand-alone entities in the Portfolio Roadmap
    • Added the ability to filter Resources by Fields with Lookup Tables
    • Added filtering capabilities to show only related Entities
    • Included queue process notification in the UI
    • Availability is now highlighted in red in the Resources section when a resource’s Full Time Equivalent is set to zero
    • The Budget Utilization metric is now updated when an entity is dropped from the Portfolio Roadmap
    • The available Entity Types are now sorted alphabetically in the Create Plan Configuration wizard
    • The available Roadmap Fields are now filtered in the Create Plan Configuration wizard based on the selected Entity Types
    • Fixed persistence issues with Cut-off and Target values
  • Resource Management
    • Availability Resource Dimension values now roll-up to the user selected group level in the My Resources web-part
    • Availability is updated on the fly when values are added to the Committed Resource Dimension in the UMT360 Resources web part and the UMT360 My Resource Plans web part
    • Snapshot Assignment Field values and Snapshot Resource Field values with Default value are now available in SnapshotAssignmentFieldValues and SnapshotResourceFieldValues OData Views
  • Roadmap and Milestone Management
    • Added the ability to create UMT360 Fields of type Milestone and display them in UMT360 Milestones web part
    • Added the ability to include UMT360 Milestone Fields in Snapshots
    • Added the ability to report on UMT360 Milestone Fields using OData
    • Added the ability to integrate Schedule Task Field values with UMT360 Milestone Fields
  • Core Financial Capabilities
    • The End Date of the last Actuals period takes into account the End Date of the Entity timeline
    • Values added in financial grids after a Snapshot is created are now displayed under Review Snapshot when Display Value is set to Difference
    • Fixed issue with values not being captured for the entire timeline when using Custom Granularity and the Entity timeline is increased
    • Fixed performance issue when saving Forecast values while using Enforce the use of allocation centers while having large number of projects, Financial Nodes and Allocation Centers
  • JIRA Connector
    • Added the ability to view and remove mappings between Jira and Project entities
  • Other
    • Fixed Reporting: Update Entity Type queue job error which occurred when changing the settings of an Entity Type configured with List Container Type
    • Fixed Update Entity queue job error when adding a second Enterprise Financial Type to a Global Template and pushing the settings
    • Improved performance of UMT360 OData Views by adding pagination mechanism
    • Fixed Remote Resources Update queue job error and improved performance when bulk editing resources in Project Online Resource Center
  • Programmability (CSOM interfaces)
    • Added new collections: FinancialBreakdowns, FinancialBreakdownTemplates, SurveyScoringTemplates
    • Improved performance and fixes for the following collections and objects: Milestones, FinancialTypes, FinancialNodes, FinancialDimensions, AllocationCenters

Visit the UMT360 Product Version History page for version details. Customers and Partners can download PU14 via the online portals on www.umt360.com.

The View From The Gartner PPM Summit

Written by Hubie Sturtevant on July 17th, 2019 at 10:45 am

Last month in Washington DC, PPM leaders from all over the world gathered for Gartner’s Program & Portfolio Management Summit. We thought we’d share a few observations from the event.

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UMT360 v5.13 – Product Update 13

Written by admin on May 31st, 2019 at 7:46 am

We’re pleased to announce the availability of UMT360 v5.13 – Product Update 13 (PU13). Product 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.

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UMT360 v5.12 – Product Update 12

Written by admin on February 20th, 2019 at 9:52 am

We’re pleased to announce the availability of UMT360 v5.12 – Product Update 12 (PU12). Product 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.

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