TMS 8 8.32.0.2 General Release Report

TMS 8 8.32.0.2 General Release Report

We are pleased to announce the latest general release of TMS 8: version 8.32.0.2! 

Please refer to the table below to view a list of the key features introduced for TMS 8. More information about the features can be found in this PDF, plus details on how to use the functionality. 

In addition to the new features, multiple issues have been resolved in each release. You can view a list of all bugs that have been fixed by reviewing previous release reports. More information can be found by contacting our Customer Support team or accessing them here

Important note: If you use the Data Assurance module, please read this guide to ensure you are not affected by the issue that has been identified.

For instructions on how to upgrade your installation of TMS 8, please take a look at our TMS 8 Upgrade guide by clicking here.

Released in version

Description

Change Notes

Release 8.32.0.2


8.32.0.2



403 error when logging in as a supervisor after session timeout



Resolved issue where return URL was malformed when navigating between login pages.



Elmah log messages are replaced with a message about System.Web.Mvc.HandleErrorInfo



The error messages were being masked in the Elmah logs, but this issue has now been corrected



An issue was identified with background images during regular security testing



The file validation for background images has been improved.



Unblocking the Lumidigm mercury readers



Lumidigm Mercury reader is now supported for enrolment



Changes to automated Jobs in the Data Assurance module



TMS Processor will no longer automatically delete users that have reached their DADELETIONDATE when there is no regular repeating job setup to delete them. It is recommended that customers who use the Data Assurance feature ensure they have a suitable job running on their processor



Field used in Data Assurance calculation can be inadvertently changed to date of birth resulting in Leavers being deleted in error



WinTMS will no longer hide date fields from Users that do not have access to them and so prevent this issue from occurring. More information will be provided in the Upgrade Notes



Release 8.32.0.1



8.32.0.0



Sage MicrOpay API added



A new API has been added to link TMS 8 and Sage MicrOpay (this change will only affect customers in Australia)



8.30.0.0



Average holiday pay functions updated to 52-week periods



Average holiday pay functions are now calculated over a 52-week period, rather than a 12-week period. This is to support the changes made to holiday pay in April 2020.



Modify Documents access rights change



Modify documents Use access rights have been changed to allow greater control over where users can modify documents



New options for exporting reports



New options have been added to the Reports page when exporting reports



8.29.2.0



New Absence overlap setting



A new setting has been added for Absence overlaps that allow warnings to be ignored if they do not concern the Absence being booked



8.29.1.0



Changes to Alternative New starter process



The Alternative new starter process has been updated so that you can select a Starter from a drop-down menu



8.29.0.0



Scheduled messages excluding leavers



Schedules Messages have been changed to allow Messages to exclude Employees or Supervisors that have been marked as leavers



8.28.0.0



Security changes for Employee selection



Security changes have been made for Employee selection to prevent Supervisors viewing Employees they do not have access to



8.27.6.0



New Flex Balance and Summary Widgets



Two new Widgets have been added, one which shows a detailed Flex balance, and another that combines the other new Widget and the Flex Summary widget



8.27.3.0



Changes to Modify shift



Modify Shift now directs the user to the Shift Maintenance screen – modifying it from the Group or Employee planner will allow the user to edit a single Shift, while using the Modify Shift widget allows the user to edit every instance of the shift



8.27.0.1



Job planner report



A new report has been added that allows you to generate a report in RepGen that displays an Employee’s shift times as well as any associated Jobs allocated to that shift



8.26.2.0



Current shift clock card



Current shift Clock card allows you to process a shift while it is still in progress. This allows any changes to an Employee’s working hours to be made before the end of the shift



8.26.1.0



Shift import via CSV



Shift import from a CSV file allows Employees’ shifts in TMS to be planned externally and imported in bulk



8.26.0.0



Timesheet hours enhancements



Timesheet hours have been enhanced to support TAS data entry and Timesheet approval by supervisors



Shift import via XML files



Shift import from an XML file allows Employees’ shifts in TMS to be planned externally and imported in bulk



8.25.4.0



Return user to login page following session timeout



When a timeout occurs following a period of inactivity, users will be returned to the login page



8.25.2.0



Messaging now supports Employee PIN



When using messaging to send data into TMS, Employees can now use their PIN to authenticate instead of their password



8.25.0.1



TLS1.2 Support for Windows applications



WinTMS can now run databases on systems where either the client or the server requires the use of TLS 1.1 or 1.2 encryption



8.24.2.0



Hours restriction when booking non-working day Absences



A limit can be assigned to the Hours field on the Absence booking screen when booking and Absence on a non-working day



8.24.1.0



Login notices



You can now create log in notices for Employees (such as telling them it’s a bank holiday) which must be accepted before continuing with the login process



Data retention periods customisation



Data retention periods in the Data assurance module can now be customised



8.24.0.0



Hide Absence reason



Employees now have the option to not allow their manager to see their entered reason when requesting an Absence



8.23.1.0



Information widget



A new Widget has been added that is a Widget that can contain a customisable message



8.23.0.0



Self-service password reset changes



Self-service passwords are now reset via an email link



8.22.4.0



Cookie expiry period increase



The cookie expiry period has been increased from 24 hours to 30 days



8.22.1.1



Data Assurance module now available



Data Assurance features have been added to TMS 8 to aid users in achieving their data retention policies



8.20.0.0



Hard stops at the terminal



Hard stops can now be added to Terminals that can disable Clockings outside of certain defined times



8.18.1.0



On-site list colour preferences



The colours used in an on-site list can now be configured



8.18.0.0



Budgets now available in TMS 8



Budgets have been added to TMS 8, that allow users to maintain Budgets, Group Budgets and Employee Budgets



8.17.1.0



Progress indicator



An optional progress indicator has been added to TMS 8 that displays a loading graphic while TMS 8 is processing a request



8.17.9.0



Additional Payments



A data type for adding, modifying and displaying planned Additional payments has been added to Calendars



Job planner now available in TMS 8



Jobs can now be rostered to Employees’ Shifts in TMS 8



8.17.6.0



Recent clocking permissions for Employees



Permission to add, modify and delete a recent clocking has been extended to Employees. These permissions can be modified using WinTMS



8.17.4.0



Security improvements



Various security changes were added to TMS 8 to harden it against attacks, such as standardised login error messages, an increase to the maximum password length and notification of the last log in time when a user logs in



8.17.3.0



TAS clockings display additional information in Calendars



TAS Clockings are now included on Calendar entries in the right-hand details panel



Group calendars include Employee ID and name



When viewing a Group calendar, entries now display the Employee ID and name to make identifying the individual easier



8.17.2.0



Data input restricted on fields with a maximum length



Text fields that have a maximum character length now stop users from typing characters once they reach the limit



8.17.1.0



Fixed headers for Clock Card and Anomalies tables



Headers will now scroll with the page on the Clock card and Anomalies pages, which allows for easier identification of columns



Orphaned Employee deletion



An Orphaned Employees button has been added to the Add Employee page where you can view and delete Employees that were discarded during the Add employee process



Timesheet Change shift action



Timesheets now include the ability to change an Employee’s shift



8.16.2.0



Document attachments for the HR Panel



Documents can now be attached to HR Panels in the Employee Details page



Timesheet delete action



Timesheets now include a Delete work record action



8.16.1.0



Standalone enroller for TMS 8



The Enroller application can now be downloaded from TMS 8 without requiring a Kiosk site planner license (an Enroller, TMS or Access Control license is still required, and a Fingerprint enrolment actions should be enabled for the logged in user)



8.16.0.0



Work record flags



Work record flags can now be applied to Planned shifts in the Group planner



TMS 8 usage analytics



Usage analytics have been introduced into TMS 8 that allow Mitrefinch to monitor how TMS 8 is used by its users – this requires changes to the web.config file and a license preference



Terminal Site planner in TMS 8



The Terminal Site planner is now available for use in TMS 8



8.15.1.0



Drag and drop for Supervisor Group planners and Calendars



Drag and drop functionality can now be used by Supervisors in the Group planner and Calendar pages



‘scUnique’ special rule introduced



A new special rule has been introduced that enables a check on the field to ensure that the value being entered is unique across all Employees in the system



8.15.0.0



Performance enhancements



The response times for a number of features has been improved, in-part by the introduction of pagination. Pagination can be modified in the System preferences



On-site preferences



On-site preferences have been moved from the On-site feature to the System preferences



8.14.2.0



Payslips now support P60 documents



Payslips now supports P60 documents in both PDF and XML formats



Audit trail for TMS 8



Supervisors can now use the Audit Trail to view any audit entries in TMS



8.14.1.0



Shift maintenance



Shifts can now be created and maintained within TMS 8, rather than only in WinTMS



Notification messages when dragging and dropping



Clock cards and Anomalies will now display notifications as a pop-up when dragging and dropping



8.14.0.0



TMS 8 64-bit



TMS 8 can now be used on both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems



Reports for specific Employees



Reports can now be configured to be run for specific Employees outside of the currently selected range of Employees



8.12.0.0



Kiosk Client for TMS 8



The Kiosk client is now available in TMS 8



Kiosk site planner for TMS 8



The Kiosk site planner is now available in TMS 8



8.11.2.0



Unapprove hours



An unapprove button is an allowable setting that allows Supervisors to unapprove hours



Lock/Unlock Employee accounts



Supervisors are now able to lock and unlock Employees’ account to prevent them from being logged in to



8.11.0.0



LDAP Authentication



TMS 8 now includes support for LDAP authentication



Desktop mode for TMS Outlook



TMS for Outlook can now be displayed in desktop mode rather than the mobile version



Theme improvements



Additional features have been added to Themes, such as customisable Themes and Background images for dashboards



8.10.1.0



Planner costing totals



A new set of costing totals have been introduced that can be put into a custom Calendars



8.10.0.0



Package Validator introduced



The package validator is a tool that will check the validity of the TMS package/database by inspecting form, panel and table associations



‘Save as Draft’ introduced for Timesheets



A preference that allows Employees to save drafts of their Timesheets



Drag and drop functionality on Clock Card



Supervisors and Employees can now drag and drop Hours code values into other Hours codes to resolve Anomalies and modify Work records, e.g. dragging and dropping a period of absence into a period of work



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