Release: Jan. 17th, 2023

Production Environment

* Any mobile or integration updates are subject to approval by the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and/or the application that Betterworks is integrating with.

New

  • Analytics:
    • Manager Insights:
      • Managers will now have a new metric of "employee updates to goals in the past [x] days"
      • Managers will now have a new metric of "employee updates to milestones in the past [x] days"
    • HR Insights
      • HR Admins will now be able to send the data as an Excel report via email (large reports may result in an email that contains multiple download links)  
  • App Platform:
    • Search results from the banner search bar (top-right corner of the application) will now include user email addresses)
  • Calibration: 
    • For organizations utilizing the Performance Snapshot feature, users will now be able to view and print their Performance Snapshot from their user profile (existing visibility configurations still apply to prevent users from viewing content that they don't have access to elsewhere)  
  • Conversations:
    • In scheduled conversation templates, Super Admins will now be able to trigger the "Confirm Meeting" button on a specific date
  • Feedback: 
    • In anytime feedback templates, Super Admins will now be able to enable reminder notifications
  • Integrations:
    • MS Teams
      • Users will now be able to add the Betterworks bot to any channel by typing "@Betterworks Help" followed by the Enter/Return key
    • Gmail & Outlook 
      • Users will now be able to view descriptions and add/view custom notes while requesting or giving feedback

Updates

  • Conversations:
    • In scheduled conversation templates, Super Admins will now be able to lock the Admin Review Period so that no changes can be made while a cycle is in progress
  • Data Platform:
    • Performance improvements have been made to impact the application's overall loading speed

Bug Fixes

  • Conversations:
    • A bug that allowed conversation participants to click on the "Confirm Meeting" button while the scheduled conversation cycle was in progress has been fixed
    • A bug that triggered an "Invalid [Conversation]" error when some users attempted to view a conversation has been fixed
    • A bug that triggered "An error occurred while trying to save the conversation" message when a user deselected an option for a star-type question on the conversation page has been fixed
    • A bug that prevented the share date from being displayed once the conversation was shared has been fixed
    • A bug that prevented some Super Admins from deploying a conversation template has been fixed
    • A bug that prevented the additional/confidential question due date from displaying (when those questions were due after the regular conversation) has been fixed 
    • A bug that prevented conversation participants from saving or sharing responses unless they responded to an optional star-type question has been fixed
  • Feedback:
    • A bug that allowed users to make more than one request for anytime feedback from the same provider using the same template has been fixed
  • Integrations:
    • LinkedIn Learning
      • A wording discrepancy has been corrected 
    • Excel 365
      • A bug that triggered a progress error on connected milestones has been fixed
    • PowerPoint 
      • A bug that caused goal and milestone names to get cut off when the Goals list was exported to PowerPoint has been fixed

Preview Environment: Coming On Jan. 17th, 2023

New

  • Analytics:
    • Manager Insights
      • Managers will now be able to filter results based on User Groups
  • Calibration: 
    • If no relevant results are found using the drop-down menu filters, users will now see a "No session includes your search criteria" message (instead of an empty page)
  • Feedback: 
    • Skip level managers will now be able to view manager-requested feedback (provided that the feedback template is configured for skip level visibility)

Updates

  • Calibration:
    • Users will now have drop-down menu filters (instead of button filters)
  • Goals:
    • Users will now be able to leave text assessments without having to provide an assessment score
  • Integrations:
    • LinkedIn Learning
      • LinkedIn Learning administrators (who are also Super Admins in Betterworks) will now be able to map users based on their ID instead of their email address

Bug Fixes

  • Analytics:
    • HR Insights
      • A bug that causes the "Conversation Status" card to be calculated incorrectly, will be fixed
      • A filter text mismatch will be corrected
      • Performance optimizations will be made for API access
      • An issue that causes slow loading when users attempt to view "Completion ranked by manager shared" will be corrected
  • App Platform:
    • An issue that causes slow loading when a Super Admin attempts to create a new user group will be corrected
  • Conversations:
    • Erroneous default text informing managers that their direct report will "get an email..." regarding their anytime conversation (even when notifications have been disabled for that template) will be corrected
  • Feedback:
    • A bug that allows some managers to view feedback responses to multiselect-type questions via the Feedback Summary printout (even when the template is not configured to allow manager visibility) will be fixed
    • A bug that causes a "0.0" answer average to display for star-type and scale-type questions via the Feedback Summary printout will be fixed
  • Integrations:
    • MS Teams
      • A bug that causes the incorrect goals to display on the Betterworks bot's weekly summary notification will be fixed
    • LinkedIn Learning
      • An issue that prevents users from seeing an error message beneath their integrated milestones if/when their administrator disables LinkedIn Learning (via the Betterworks Admin module) will be corrected
    • Udemy
      • A bug that prevents course progress from syncing will be fixed

* All release updates are subject to change.