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UMT360 v6.4 – Product Update 4

We’re pleased to announce the availability of UMT360 v6.4 – Product Update 4 (PU4). 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.

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

  • Major New Features
    • Portfolio Optimization
      • Measure your portfolio Value and Yield using up-to-five configurable Value Drivers
      • Optimize budget usage by creating and comparing different scenarios for your investment portfolio
      • Evaluate competing priorities using different prioritization criteria in multiple scenarios
      • Leverage budget surplus to automatically include backlog initiatives into your portfolio
      • Sequence your selected initiatives to maximize resource utilization and payback timelines
  • Strategy Hub
    • Added the ability to configure custom attributes for strategic objectives and metrics
    • Added the ability to group strategic objectives and metrics in views
    • Updated the Progress Tracking dialog to include the metric’s name and measure
    • Added the ability to create metrics with duplicate names, linked to different strategic objectives
  • Resource Management
    • Added the ability to manage one-time and recurring exceptions using Capacity Templates
    • Added the ability to assign individual Capacity Templates to resources when Dynamic Capacity is used
    • Added the option to synchronize resources from Microsoft Project without their resource capacity information
    • Added the ability to synchronize custom attributes for external users from Azure Active Directory
    • Hierarchical lookup table values are now displayed using their full path in the Add Resources and Reassign dialogs, as well as in relevant OData views
    • Fixed issue when adding many resources at once to a Resource Plan integrated with Microsoft Project
    • Fixed performance issue when synchronizing a large number of resources and calendar exceptions from Microsoft Project
  • Portfolio Manager
    • Improved the configuration wizard UI/UX when creating/editing portfolio plans
    • Fixed issue with Budget Utilization metric being set to 0 after rescheduling an entity
    • Fixed issue with user settings not being persisted when creating a new scenario
  • Roadmap Manager
    • Added the ability to visually overlay entity progress in Timeline roadmaps
    • Added the ability to share roadmap ownership with one or more users and security groups
    • Added the ability to reposition dependency connectors in Timeline roadmaps using drag-and-drop
  • Other
    • Added the out-of-the box Workflow Stage field for grouping and filtering purposes
    • Added the ability to synchronize reporting data for individual entities
    • Allow financial integration between Resource Plans and future Actuals reporting periods, when the global option ‘Allow updates to future Reporting Periods’ is enabled
    • Option set values are now available for reporting in the FieldTableValues OData view
  • Programmability (CSOM interfaces)
    • Added CRUD operations for strategic objectives, metrics and time-phased metric values
    • Added CRUD operations for resource fields
    • Added CRUD operations for UMT360 Teams
    • The Display in Roadmaps milestone field can now be updated programmatically

Visit the UMT360 Product Version History page for version details. Customers and Partners can download PU4 via the online portals on www.umt360.com.