PlanMill 16 introduces new user interface and other goodies

PlanMill 16 introduces new user interface and other goodies

PlanMill 16 is a major release with lots of new features and also completely new user interface (planned release date on March 16th, 2016).

  • New user interface – user interface is completely redesigned both visually and technologically.
    • Users will not be affected by the change and can choose to start using the new user interface and also jump back to the old user interface (will be available until 08-09/2016). Read more about new user interface
    • Power users, check out our webinars about planning the new user interface launch on March 16th morning  or afternoon
    • We are going to send more information with a video later this month.
  • Improved imports – we are introducing new import tool capable of creating and updating data from text files. This tool will replace the existing imports during this year, with some more improvements and import templates coming up. This import is also usable via API 1.5 (/integrations). Read more about import
  • Price books – new feature for quicker creation of opportunities and requests. Help your sales and customer service and to package and version your products and services. This feature will be available through user’s access rights and will need planning before use. Feature will not affect current users before it’s activated upon request. More information coming soon.
  • Editing and creating Kanban Boards – available in April 2016. More information and a webinar/video announced later this month.
  • Calendar based time reporting
  • API 1.5 endpoints – new and improved API endpoints. Remember to transfer your existing API 1.0 implementations to API 1.5 as soon as possible. Please contact us if you need assistance. Read about our planned changes for March and April
  • Authentication – we are changing how authentication is implemented inside PlanMill.
    • Cloud-customers: Changes are made on evening of Saturday March 12th, 2016, with few hours of down-time.  Unrelated to the change, we encourage that all customers currently using OpenId -based solution with Microsoft Active directory for Single-Sing-On move to AD FS -based authentication Read more about AD FS integration. We also offer Google -authentication for single-sign-on if your company uses Google Apps.
    • On-premise customers: This will show up as changes in configurations for our on-premise customers. We encourage all current on-premise customers using Microsoft IIS and NTLM -based authentication to move to AD FS in the next version upgrade. Read more about AD FS integration.
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