SmarterPath Release Notes 2017

Version 9

     

    Release 3.1.1

     

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    General

    Date: August 22nd 2017

     

    Time (US Server):
    12-2PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 6-8AM EDT

    Time (EU Server):
    6-8PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 12-2PM EDT

    Major Improvements

    It´s about the Path and not the Course!

    We will update the keywords used in SmarterPath. Read here for more information on this important change.

    Important Information!

    Minor Improvements
    • If you deactivate users in Jive they will automatically be deactivated in SmarterPath as well.
    Bug Fixes
    • Users who have never opened SmarterPath will no longer see the page "Access denied" when first opening SmarterPath.
    • SCORM settings are accessable again
    • Fixed resize issue when integrating a step "Follow a place" with a place image that is too big
    • The custome tile view is working again

     

    Release 3.1

     

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    General

    Date: June 27th 2017

     

    Time (US Server):
    12-2PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 6-8AM EDT

    Time (EU Server):
    6-8PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 12-2PM EDT

    Major Improvements
    • New Licensing concept:
      • As your licensed end date approaches, your SmarterPath admins will get automated notifications via email.
      • When your licensed number of users is reached each additional user will not be able to open SmarterPath.
      • You can activate/deactivate users in the "Manage Users" menu. Only activated users count towards your licensed number of users. Deactivated users will not be able to open SmarterPath.
    • A custom course icon can be uploaded for each course. This icon is visible throughout SmarterPath/Jive (e.g. Achievement, App-mention, etc.)
    • Advanced Analytics: In the reporting section we added the second part of the overall SmarterPath analytics in your community, e.g. your top 3 courses, most active weekday. More to come in future releases.
    Minor Improvements
    • Design updates to the mobile view for learners
    • Report by course: The report preview will only show a list of max. 100 learners. The full report is downloadable as a CSV file.
    • Enablement Path is divided into two sections: upcoming courses and upcoming due date courses
    • Notifications:
      • Notifications will be sent out in recipients language
      • ILT notifications: Enrolled learners will get a notification when the course creator edits or deletes an ILT session
      • Course completion notification: Learners will get a notification after they complete a course.
    Bug Fixes

     

     

     

    Release 3.0.1

     

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    Description

    General

    Date: May 05th 2017

     

    Time (US Server):
    12-2PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 6-8AM EDT

    Time (EU Server):
    6-8PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 12-2PM EDT

    Bug Fixes
    • Courses can be displayed in Custom Tiles again
    • Minor design bugs where fixed
    • Tagging a course is back
    • Scorm course settings doesn't show an error
    • Jive search indexing SmarterPath courses

     

    Release 3.0

     

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    Description

    General

    Date: April 27th 2017

     

    Time (US Server):
    12-2PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 6-8AM EDT

    Time (EU Server):
    6-8PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 12-2PM EDT

    JiveWorld2017 Specials

    During JiveWorld2017 we will present two prototypes at our booth (G1):

    • Bunchball integration - get awarded with a Bunchball mission after completing a course
    • Augmented Reality (AR) integration - experience an AR training with SmarterPath
    Major Improvements
    • Overall analytics of SmarterPath usage in your community has been added to the reporting section. Additional analytics will be included in future releases.
    • SmarterPath redesign - the new user interface is modern, fresh and exciting. All tables, forms and editors were adjusted to one consistent design.
      • You can still adjust your branding colors
    Minor Improvements
    • When learners open a course the sidebar menu folds in to enable a greater focus on the course and a wider view of the lesson content
    • All tables offer an Excel and PDF export
    • The "Reporting Old Version" tab got removed
    Bug Fixes
    • Firefox issue displaying the calendar

     

    Next Release Forecast June 2017:

    • Rework Licensing model
    • Welcome page for a course (Start your course now)
    • Improvements in the reporting section

     

    Release 2.2

     

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    General

    Date: March 30th 2017

     

    Time (US Server):
    12-2PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 6-8AM EDT

    Time (EU Server):
    6-8PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 12-2PM EDT

    Major Improvements
    • Jive Search integration: in your general Jive search you can now include SmarterPath courses. Users can search for the following fields:
      • Course name
      • Course description
      • Course tags
      • ATTENTION: If you want this feature we need to update your Add-On package. Please contact linda.werner@pokeshot.com and she will send it to you.
    • Update Jive user data in SmarterPath: when a user's name, primary email address or department changes it will automatically be changed in SmarterPath
    • Reporting updates:
      • Save individual reports
      • Creators can only generate reports of his/her courses; no reports by learner will be available
    Minor Improvements
    • Asset table also lists the format of the content item
    • All SmarterPath users only have one user role (User, Creator, Administrator) - each role contains rights of the previous
    • Validation of uploaded asset formats
    Bug Fixes
    • Delete assets that are not linked to any courses
    • Instructor view: session start date is corrected
    • Rewards get properly sent again - please deactivate and activate your rewards in SmarterPath
      (Administration > Rewards > "Settings wheel" > Deactivate > ok > Activate > ok)
    • Firefox issue:
      • Deleting lessons is fixed
      • User interface for lesson status in learner view is fixed
    • Internet Explorer issue:
      • Typing text in asset fields is functional again

     

    Next Release Forecast End of April:

    • SmarterPath gets redesigned. The upcoming 3.0 Release will include a whole new look and feel. We look forward to surprising you with some new user interface features :-)
    • The "old Reporting" tab in the reporting section will be removed

     

     

    Release 2.1

     

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    Description
    General

    Date: February 21st 2017

     

    Time (US Server):
    12-2PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 6-8AM EDT

    Time (EU Server):
    6-8PM CET | 9-11AM PDT | 12-2PM EDT

    Major Improvements
    • Reporting: Export to .csv file
    • SmarterPath available in French (changes with Jive prefered language)
    • SCORM lessons:
      • When uploading a SCORM asset you can enter a time when the user will be able to mark this lesson as completed.
      • NOTE: This is an iterim solution. Goal for the next release is to read the completion status from the SCORM which not all SCORMs have. We are still evaluating on the best option for all available SCORMs from all our customers.
    • Course Calendar improvements: It shows
      • a learners enrolled courses with due dates
      • a learners enrolled ILT sessions
      • public courses with fixed due dates
      • links to the courses
      • options to download calendar entry
    Minor Improvements
    • "Learner must complete lessons in order" is now checked per default when creating a course
    • Send notification to the person who is made an instructor
    • Validation for all ILT sessions
      • It is not possible to enter two session at the same time in the same venue
    • Mobile view improvements
    • Bigger text field for course description
    Bug Fixes
    • Resize issues when creating a course is fixed
    • App-mentioning the lesson type Community Actions shows up properly
    • Rewards get sent again
    • Integrate YouTube links as Video Asset fixed
    • Community Content "discussion" will be visible in learners view properly

     

    Next Release Forecast April 2017:

    • Jive Search integration