Product Showcase – 26/04/2019

Welcome to our fortnightly showcase, full of release information and early looks at upcoming developments for the fortnight from 15/04 to 26/04!


Easily access employee info in role view    [bs_label type=”success”]RELEASED[/bs_label]

Roster against roles & demand, but still see who you are rostering

Click the employee’s name in a shift info panel for quick access to the assigned employee’s info from any view


Fully honour leave unavailability    [bs_label type=”success”]RELEASED[/bs_label]

Employees can be marked as unavailable when taking leave for the entire period taken

Mark employees as unavailable for the entire leave period taken to ensure they aren’t rostered incorrectly

Unavailability will automatically be created for an employee when creating leave & will be signified on the roster


Refreshed platform look & feel    [bs_label type=”success”]RELEASED[/bs_label]

Our modern look & feel from onboarding & rostering on existing pages

Visual updates to the platform to unify the user experience & improve the clarity of information

These are style updates exclusively & won’t change information shown

Second batch of pages to be released April 29th including:

  • Managers
  • Qualifications & licenses
  • Areas
  • Outgoing messages
  • Custom data fields
  • Employee & manager permissions
  • Roles
  • Shared files
  • Employee & manager tooltips


Roster builder usability improvements   [bs_label type=”warning”]IN DEVELOPMENT[/bs_label]

Improving the rostering experience by adding features to allow managers to roster efficiently

Select the roster you want to work on next via a dropdown list of all your rosters

Create & view leave & unavailability requests from the roster via the info panel, action bar & edit panel

Improving the usability of the edit panel by auto-selecting fields when creating & editing shifts

Ongoing improvements to roster load times & scroll performance


Chris21 employee export   [bs_label type=”warning”]IN DEVELOPMENT[/bs_label]

Allowing managers to export employee information in the format of a Chris21 import so that they can easily import data into their payroll systems

Removes manual process for operations team of exporting employee information in the Chris21 format


Self service workflows    [bs_label type=”info”]IN DESIGN[/bs_label]

Allowing employees to initiate workflows

Employees can initiate workflows to update their details, submit a document or view evergreen content.

Examples of uses cases include updating contact details, bank details, self credentialing, submitting expenses or incident reports or checking the policy pack.

Reduce admin time by having employees kick off workflows themselves

Stay in-control with your own workflow templates


Other features

Roles grouped by area in the edit panel    [bs_label type=”success”]RELEASED[/bs_label]
Roles will be grouped by area in the edit panel in the roster builder so it’s easier to know which roles belong to an area


Contextual shift label popularity    [bs_label type=”success”]RELEASED[/bs_label]
Shift labels will now sort by popularity based on the selected employee or role in all roster modes


Unaggregated leave within MicrOpay timesheets export    [bs_label type=”success”]RELEASED[/bs_label]
Leave aggregation can be set to per day or per pay cycle in the MicrOpay timesheet export


PayGlobal employee information export    [bs_label type=”info”]IN DESIGN[/bs_label]
Integration to allow the import & export of employee information between PayGlobal & Ento


Kepler integration    [bs_label type=”info”]IN DESIGN[/bs_label]
Integration to capture footfall data to be used in Ento to power demand driven rostering & reduce the barrier of entry for customers


Login optimisation    [bs_label type=”info”]IN DESIGN[/bs_label]
Visual updates to the manager area login screen to bring it inline with the newer areas of the product & provide a better first impression for users



See you next fortnight for another update! Feel free to check out past fortnights here.

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