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Release History

  • Version: 3.8.2.69 (74f3664) : 2018-10-01
    • add Element.WpMgr
    • extend Contractor.State to 255 chars (Oracle, MSSQL)
    • EVAS/DQI fixes and updates
    • allow user with write-access to edit ElemLink
    • skip PubLevel access check if no period dependence in request
  • Version: 3.8.2.68 (97436f6) : 2018-09-26
    • fixes and enhancements for import merge
    • user maintenance dialog fix (was dropping final char in text fields)
    • add per-period task hierarchy recalc
    • import WbsNum from P6/MSP Excel, skip start/finish checks
    • separate system and database update scripts
    • documentation updates
  • Version: 3.8.2.68 (08b3a3e) : 2018-09-10
    • fix cross-contract sum-button charts queries (Oracle only)
    • update several EVAS tests
    • support alternate encryption algorithms
    • open dataset from SAML/SSO login
    • support alternate ODBC Driver (MSSQL)
    • security enhancements
  • Version: 3.8.2.67 (b8a8be5) : 2018-08-24
    • update EVAS tests 12I01a, 22I02a
    • update ASPX SSO sample
    • use POST (vs GET) when saving views (for very wide views)
    • move default LinkVal update from DQI to schedule recalc proc
    • fix AuditNote upload for non-admin user
    • fix watchdir.pl regression (broken 30 July)
    • documentation updates
  • Version: 3.8.2.66 (52dbc00) : 2018-08-10
    • fix MR/UB chart to show L1 CV Cum (was SV Cum)
    • force width to int in ch_gantt (for Oracle)
    • add Cpr to tables that contain Empower-only fields
    • update index.php samples
  • Version: 3.8.2.66 (038f70e) : 2018-08-06
    • ignore CaoEstCompl during wInsight export
    • add get/set password utilities
    • remove receive_sso function, update samples
  • Version: 3.8.2.66 (91fc8a0) : 2018-08-01
    • implement SAML2 logout
  • Version: 3.8.2.66 (01b3c24) : 2018-07-31
    • custom links can be added to menu.xml
    • restore LaborHrID data entry
    • support EVAS trends recalc options in watchdir
    • optionally log user out after specified period of inactivity
    • security enhancements
  • Version: 3.8.1.66 (9f14053) : 2018-07-13
    • issue warning if 'Group By' invoked with no open dataset
    • documentation updates
  • Version: 3.8.1.66 (c2d3a68) : 2018-07-05
    • add support for alternate structures for F1 and F2 IPMR
    • count tasks (vs relationships) in EVAS 06A2 03a, 05a, 06a
    • update Period.PerNum from CalendarDet in recalc
    • toggle gantt tree mode without reloading from server
    • do not require BaselineStart/Finish to render Gantt chart
    • add external-window support for Gantt chart
    • add EVAS Trends report
    • add custom-chart support for EVAS metics
    • add sum-button support to EVAS reports and exports
    • fix Fmt5Var recalc (broken 3/13/18, not updating after initial recalc)
  • Version: 3.8.0.65 (6339c7c) : 2018-05-30
    • support adding elements in bulk import merge
    • support sum button in views containing Cpr fields
    • store Audit notes separately from values (so not lost in recalc)
    • bulk import/export Audit notes and manual inputs
    • updates for docker, latest version of Perl
    • update version to 3.8.0.65
  • Version: 3.7.6.64 (2c290a3) : 2018-05-22
    • revert change to EVAS 06a506c numerator, fix denominator
    • include unlinked tasks in DQI IMS export, add 'Bad Link' column
    • add Task link checks (bad/missing) to SA report at level 1
    • hide all but SVG chart export formats with USE_BATIK=0 or omitted
    • emit IPMR OTB values for period end '>=' otb date (vs strictly '>')
    • reword IPMR export option for missing records ('zero' -> 'null')
  • Version: 3.7.6.63 (f957489) : 2018-05-17
    • add support for IPMR2 import/export (experimental)
    • widen contract selection windows
    • add 'sleep' option to watchdir
    • fix Gantt display (white task filter, periods with no project)
    • fix EVAS Excel export when contract has projects in multiple periods
    • emit placeholder rows for Manpower data entry
    • enhance 'raw data' window
    • update version to 3.7.6.63
  • Version: 3.7.5.62 (4bf36e0) : 2018-04-10
    • allow multiple relationships between task pairs
    • import task hierarchies from UNCF Format 6 files
    • add task detail toggle to gantt toolbar, gantt tree toggle to menu
    • add clickable links to gantt chart (to display relationship info)
    • remove 'days' from gantt scale
    • draw gantt time-now at project status date (vs period-end date)
    • draw gantt finish dates at end of day (vs beginning)
    • fix potential activity double-count for EVAS 06A204a,04b,13a and 06A506a,06b
    • fix changing dataset error in 'children mode'
    • fix prefilter arguments that require URI-encoding
    • enhance status.html page
    • documentation updates, update version to 3.7.5.62
  • Version: 3.7.4.61 (e420f90) : 2018-03-27
    • update DHTMLX Suite to 5.1, switch to DHTMLX 5.1 Gantt control
    • update EVAS tests (09A1-03a, 16A5-01a,01b,02a, 21A3-01a,02a,02b)
    • allow password to be set by Admin on user creation/update
    • append custom fields in ColumnID order (data download)
    • fix bulk import merge
    • documentation updates (3.7.4.61)
  • Version: 3.7.3.60 (c8ca47d) : 2018-03-16
    • separate manual/automatic AuditVal data entry
    • add toggling Note column to EVAS report
    • use scSCV for manual VAR entry, retain calculated value
    • add header/footer option for exported (vs. internal) charts
    • minor bug-fixes and additional configuration samples
    • documentation updates (3.7.3.60)
    • added Status30, 60, 90 to Gantt view, fixed a bug editing Gantt views
  • Version: 3.7.2.59 (2ca2831) : 2018-03-05
    • add PlanLevelCode, ObsNum to XLSX schedule import
    • support version-dependent naming in recent Batik releases
    • convert scientific to decimal notation for SQL Server NO_BULK import
    • fix data download for WorkAuthElems, WorkAuthVals
  • Version: 3.7.2.59 (f437b00) : 2018-02-28
    • enable SAML2-like user management capabilities in OS-Auth SSO
    • don't require WorkAuth files in Empower-optimized import
    • allow Admin user to be source or target in 'Transfer User' script
    • properly set Oracle date format in recent database update scripts
  • Version: 3.7.2.59 (9ac2662) : 2018-02-26
    • support custom header/footer on chart/report exports
    • support custom header on Excel exports
    • include completed tasks when calculating ImsBlStart, ImsBlFinish
    • include ContrID in WorkAuth primary key (dbver -> 59)
    • add no-cookie, no-PHP login-osn default.aspx sample
  • Version: 3.7.2.58 (f97654c) : 2018-02-21
    • widen user maintenance dialog box, disable AI Role drop list for non-admin users
    • add support for custom header and footers
    • update simple SSO login samples to keep OS name out of browser history
  • Version: 3.7.2.58 (e42a518) : 2018-02-13
    • update EVAS report and extend EVAS audit matrix export
    • ignore TestSums in DQI report (show DQI for selected elements only)
    • add StatusDate+30, +60, +90 fields to Project table
    • extract IMP and OBS on F6 import
    • map EVM -> Evm on XML import
    • documentation updates and bug fixes
    • update to 3.7.2.58
  • Version: 3.7.1.57 (f6cc78c) : 2018-01-29
    • use LocalStorage instead of cookies for client-side state
  • Version: 3.7.1.57 (29a72b0) : 2018-01-24
    • add items from 11 Jan dev to release
      • infer contract from element when formatting in SQL-style custom chart/report
      • import PlanningLevelCode from UNCF F6 file
      • update EVAS tests (16A5, 21A3: P and A cum -> cur)
    • retain path case in watchdir.pl on Windows
    • add 'clear formatting' option to VAR and AI editors
    • emit dollar-value test contributors in EVAS audit matrix
    • fix: add do-nothing 'dummy' to list of safe functions
    • fix: set NULL LinkVal to WbsNum in MSSQL, Postgres per-period
    • documentation updates
  • Version: 3.7.1.56 (ce543f8) : 2017-12-27
    • fix invalid 'Maintenance expires in (Missing)' status line message
  • Version: 3.7.1.56 (e1b1f05c) : 2017-12-18
    • bulk-import files created by later versions of Empower
    • add default LinkVal (=wbs_id) for P6 schedule import
  • Version: 3.7.1.56 (99774b) : 2017-12-15
    • convert Excel dates when importing schedule XLSX files
    • eliminate non-HTTPOnly session cookies
    • show dbver in checkconn.pl
  • Version: 3.7.1.56 (31a39d) : 2017-11-20
    • remove empower-* restriction on SAML login directory names
  • Version: 3.7.1.56 (5ce8839) : 2017-11-17
    • support custom HTML (security) headers
    • fix for new-style charts in external windows
  • Version: 3.7.0.56 (98e67ae) : 2017-11-16
    • don't require cust.css when exporting report html
  • Version: 3.7.0.56 (a9ba819) : 2017-11-10
    • update EVAS to DCMA Version 3.0
    • add support for incremental update/recalc
    • automatically generate DQI Test Guide from Columnn/AuditTest
    • support add/delete of remote Postgres databases
    • use ReprogSch from EarnedValue (vs EacMr) for CPR1 Var Adjustment'
    • fix contract performance chart handling of zero-value F3 EOP CurP1-6
    • fix numeric formatting in rp_execsum for Min Fee, Current/Projected Funding
    • fix invalid 'message-only' warnings for TaskPred import
    • fixes/enhacements for custom DQIs
    • documentation updates
  • Version: 3.6.3.55 (b7efe045) : 2017-10-05
    • enhances IMPR and Narr export dialogs for Windows browsers
    • fix ExportNarr for text output (broken 6/12/17)
  • Version: 3.6.3.55 (ef3842fe) : 2017-10-04
    • fixes merge when importing Empower-optimized files (broken 5/29/17)
  • Version: 3.6.3.55 (db5681ff) : 2017-09-28
    • fixes sorting for DQI columns when summing enabled.
  • Version: 3.6.3.54 (ad0ecd8) : 2017-09-16
    • prevent gantt toolbar from disappearing in dashboard with external charts
    • do not require sendemails.conf
    • do not specify host in SSO/SAML default files
    • workarounds for LANL's CS data tool
  • Version: 3.6.3.54 (fc67b188) : 2017-09-07
    • fix: correctly pass line-style setting to pop-up chart window
    • fix: display TCPI-EAC and TCPI-BAC in proper periods in Executive Summary report
  • Version: 3.6.3.54 (a7e8a6fa) : 2017-09-05
    • restore ASPX SSO for IIS
    • fix empty pop-ups in IE on intranets
    • support both adding and non-adding DQIs
    • add support for asynchronous CORS in custom charts and reports
    • documentation fixes and updates
  • Version: 3.6.2.54 (0d9f6bea) : 2017-08-19
    • make trailing path separators optional in watchdir.conf
    • remove embedded newlines during XML import
    • escape '[' in SQL Server prefilters
    • fix XML export of TemplateStore for SQL Server
    • set FmtFlag=1 for all dollar-value Contract / Cpr fields
  • Version: 3.6.2.53 (48732acd) : 2017-07-25
    • support user-defined SQL in AT charts and reports
    • uncouple EVAS from TestSums DQI setting
    • make interactive prefilters case-sensitive when syncing to sort window
    • use case-sensitive collation in SQL Server when creating new databases
  • Version: 3.6.2.53 (12cc27bf) : 2017-07-17
    • support Oracle service name in calls to SQLPLUS
    • enhance non-AT custom charts and reports
      • allow arrays of user-defined SQL queries
      • allow per-statement formatting of query results
      • optional syncing to sort window
    • remove sample AT charts and reports (re-implemented as non-AT)
  • Version: 3.6.2.53 (d29e0b5c) : 2017-07-11
    • adds support for JavaScript/template-based custom charts
    • minor bug fixes
    • add support for adaptive-touch charts
    • add new sample adaptive-touch charts and reports (table from any query, pie charts)
    • support Oracle service name in calls to SQLLDR
    • check user type when reloading custom menu
  • Version: 3.6.1.52 (c87f8f8a) : 2017-06-23
    • adds support for pasting tables from Word into narrative sections
    • adds ability to apply new templates to existing (v50 or later) narratives
    • fixes 'Export Narratives' and 'Export EVAS Audit Matrix', broken in previous release
  • Version: 3.6.1.51 (4e883d0f) : 2017-06-19
    • added 'sync sort window' option to narrative export
    • add test type column to DQI reports
    • tighten integration of AI and Narrative editors (e.g., open/sync other from each)
    • store narrative text by section, separately from template
    • allow user-mapped units (e.g., LaborDolID, MatUnID, etc.) in templates and custom reports
  • Version: 3.6.1.51 (c1ba7f50) : 2017-06-06
    • add support for summary rows to DQI detail download
    • update Empower User's Manual for 3.6
  • Version: 3.6.0.50 (63effca2) : 2017-05-29
    • adds CONFIG_DIR item to empower.conf (allows all config items to be stored in specified directory)
    • significant enhancements to 'Who Charged' report
    • add 'loading..' message for custom reports
    • allows arbitrary location for ATR (adaptive touch report) directory
    • handles null RateVar, EffVar, etc. on bulk import from older databases
    • brings release up to date with dev
  • Version: 3.6.0.50 (7d64f02e) : 2017-05-22
    • fixes IE / Edge issue on initial load of VAR and AI editor dialogs
  • Version: 3.6.0.50 (e1722b74) : 2017-05-20
    • corrects dbver in newly installed databases (49 vs 48)
    • fixes and enhancements to VAR input editor
    • fixes bulk import of users in groups
  • Version: 3.6.0.50 (7ab04db4) : 2017-05-09
    • fixes sendemails.pl so that it uses the specified DSN (vs first one in list)
  • Version: 3.6.0.50 (a8c09af5) : 2017-05-06
    • add UserUpdate flag to SAML assertions
    • update OS Auth sign-in to be more consistent with SAML
    • add local SAML IdP for testing / demos
    • update copy-forward to only copy relevant sections (according to current VAR)
    • remove VAR and User narrative options from Copy Forward dialog
    • update create_dqi proc to include date fields (for custom DQIs)
    • add missing narrative style sheet, fix problem saving changes when using old template.
    • support custom reports with no styles
  • Version: 3.6.0.50 (e07fc2ad) : 2017-04-20
    • add support for named sections in default templates; optionally hide template data during input
    • prompt to save any action item changes when a new element or action is selected
    • set view name in title bar even when view is not in menu
    • updates to patch code to properly handle renamed files
    • sum DQIs up the tree by default (dbver=49)
    • add detail DQI download
    • add color-background cell types for DQI fields
    • support customization of insert menu in narr input dialog
  • Version: 3.5.3.49 (161fa0ad) : 2017-04-03
    • add support for SAML2 log in
    • fix SQL Server F3 UB calculation when no UB record in EV table
    • adjust view query to not require user IDs in SubmID, ApprID, RevwID
    • use RptElem (vs RptElemE) when exporting narratives
    • allow elements to be added on XML merge
  • Version: 3.5.3.49 (ea12d187) : 2017-03-09
    • fix chart type toggle for EAC, Baseline/Manpower Delta and Total Float charts
  • Version: 3.5.3.49 (0cd16c55) : 2017-03-03
    • show 'Summing' on status bar while loading summary row
    • ignore unrecognized attributes in XML import (for Cobra 8.1 export)
    • support H : M : S in date format for custom reports
    • add Reviewer to NarrName view for MSSQL
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (59b87809) : 2017-02-27
    • add 'group-by' functionality
    • use trigger to set Oracle date format
    • properly handle embedded apostrophes in prefilter text
    • add logging to sendemails.pl
    • fix PerOrd query for Period, Cpr in cross-contract summary row
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (ae5f97db) : 2017-02-14
    • open empty window when no eNotebook link (instead of showing alert)
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (5f2cb560) : 2017-02-10
    • import XML files containing multiple contracts or periods
    • added checks for additional non-ASCII characters
    • insert line-breaks between XML elements when given a single-line XML file
    • updated sendemails.pl to include action-item related changes
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (e2e29b01) : 2017-02-07
    • fix EVAS report for summary row (should ignore, was throwing error)
    • include all view tables in EOC Report queries (for full interactive filtering)
    • create DQI records for all units in EOC-related DQIs (vs just for Dollars)
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (0c5623c7) : 2017-02-02
    • fixes Oracle per-contract OTB recalc, minor optimization to others
    • fixes (currently unused) L1 cross-contract query in EVAS Audit Report
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (4476d5cd) : 2017-01-30
    • add ability to recalc most-recent period of multiple contracts
    • properly handle users in groups when populating action item/narrative drop lists, and when logging access
    • don't emit zero-value S, P, A, B, E when when converting X12
    • don't add omitted S, P, A, B, E when scaling XML
    • clear dataset cookie when application security enabled
    • Admin user changes own (not Admin's) password
    • Show (real) user display name when password changed
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (0b497452) : 2017-01-13
    • watchdir ignores temporary files (beginning with '.')
    • sum button fix for custom reports where dataset has >1000 rows
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (80790572) : 2017-01-09
    • fixes and enhancements to drill-down/up behavior and UI
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (e3bcfa1a) : 2017-01-07
    • don't apply script-tag validation check to user prefilter string
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (21e86ca8) : 2017-01-02
    • Fix sum-button for DQI Report (broken when date filtering added)
  • Version: 3.5.2.48 (5220f419) : 2016-12-30
    • add support for (in-contract) summary row to Gantt chart
    • use ODBC driver to access SQL Server from all platforms
    • properly treat 'merge' as update (vs select) in user scripts
  • Version: 3.5.1.48 (157783a7) : 2016-12-19
    • Added 'Performance vs. % Complete' submenu (with new 3 and 6 PER charts)
    • Documentation updated to cover ver 3.5 features
  • Version: 3.5.0.48 (44d3a9cc) : 2016-12-14
    • create date pre-filters from interactive date filters
    • separate cost date calculation from other DQIs, add recalc option
    • add cum/cur ACWP < 0 checks to AI Report
    • make Empower-optimized export the default
    • add additional parameter validation (attack hardening)
    • bug fixes and enhancements (AI report, XML export, cost dates)
  • Version: 3.5.0.48 (423fc0f8) : 2016-12-02
    • fixes EVMS / IMS Integration report (broken when date filtering added)
  • Version: 3.5.0.47 (f420feea) : 2016-11-23
    • adds interactive date filtering, makes 'integration' dates available in views and prefilters
    • sets status bar text to 'Loading..' when loading view or gantt chart
    • improves load time and gives immediate feedback when loading Excel files (MPM, DOE, etc.)
    • fixes BulkImport error with Oracle and SQL Server (introduced with user access tracking)
    • populates filter editor combo list for empty filters (when first field added)
    • bug fixes for MSSQL / IE
  • Version: 3.5.0.47 (e0056ec6) : 2016-11-08
    • don't set 'repeating columns' in Excel IPMR
    • AI-related stored procedure updates for deleting user, contract, period, element
    • use latest AuditTest and AuditSQL when building databases
    • fix XML export of WAD data when exporting to reporting level
    • enhancements to support managing Empower in Docker
  • Version: 3.5.0.47 (a8215040) : 2016-11-01
    • update watchdir to handle new Excel import types
    • automatically reset period ordinal when a period is deleted
    • modify the Export EDI dialog for latest Edge browser
  • Version: 3.5.0.46 (1da1b9c8) : 2016-10-29
    • update DOE flat-file importer
    • modify some DQIs to not require exact matches
    • add Export Calendar option to MPM converter
    • bug fixes (New_Period FutureEtc, EuwtLink permissions)
    • action tracking (input, views, reports)
    • three-tier review for VAR (submit, review, approve)
    • additional custom report / template capabilities
    • track when user accesses a contract
    • track when user changes their password
    • fixes a SQL Server 'right-truncation' problem in data upload
    • adds a new watchdir option (-f watchdir.conf)
  • Version: 3.5.0.46 (0c18d709) : 2016-09-19
    • adds MPM importer
    • New EocType field in ContrUnit allows per-contract UnitType
    • MPM import fixes for custom tabs
    • Import DOE Excel format
    • Fix AI report when CV and VAC differ due to rounding only.
  • Version: 3.5.0.46 (33b440c9) : 2016-09-06
    • add indent option in IMPR export, allow multiple units in a single export
    • base wInsight-compatible export format on period/contract selection (xml, zip, wsa)
    • add maintenance-expiration countdown to status bar (admin users only)
    • in New_Period upload, add support for non-WBS structures
    • in New_Project upload, allow linking and predecessor columns to be in any order
  • Version: 3.4.5.44 (52f1ee8c) : 2016-08-10
    • add AdminUser field to allow multiple admin users
    • clear cookies on log out, remove 'Clear Cookies' from menu
    • set nocache=1 automatically when creating SQL Server DSN
    • clear automatic AuditVals on AuditReports upload
    • documentation updates
  • Version: 3.4.4.43 (0ff22175) : 2016-08-03
    • adds dashboard functionality
    • consolidates import/export for user items
    • consolidates open/edit and delete/reorder dialogs
    • switches share ratio num/denom in Exec Summary report
    • allows saving narratives from cross-contract dataset
    • scales current S, P, & A on import if required
    • uncouples internal and external chart color/type
    • "demoability" tweaks for ATR reports
    • Adds new dev features to release (ref 7/26, above)
    • Per-contract AuditReports now modify Default
    • Add support for create, alter, drop SQL statements to user scripts
    • Set "current" recalc flag by default
    • Assorted minor bug fixes and enhancements
    • Update documentation
  • Version: 3.4.4.43 (bb5145ee) : 2016-07-18
    • bug fix: scale current S, P, and A on import, if needed
  • Version: 3.4.4.43 (1881a4b3) : 2016-07-15
    • bug fix: allow Admin password to be cleared
    • bug fix: update line style / background of internal charts only when chart button is toggled (external charts should not be affected)
  • Version: 3.4.4.43 (55f77d2f) : 2016-07-11
    • add Cfsr data to import/export (optimized only)
  • Version: 3.4.4.43 (2bef7c1e) : 2016-07-09
    • adds support for user-defined fields in Gantt
    • fixes overflow check in fn_pred_str and fn_succ_str
  • Version: 3.4.3.42 (0568a6d2) : 2016-07-05
    • adds CFSR Reconciliation Report
    • updated documentation for version 3.4
    • bulk import optimizations when native utility isn't available
    • fixes a CFSR date formatting problem with SQL Server
    • tweaks new elemhier recalc to support SQL Server 2008
  • Version: 3.4.2.41 (dd7a4eef) : 2016-06-29
    • adds EST_COMPL column to Exec Summary report
    • adds Export EVAS Matrix function to File menu
    • removes 'with recompile' option from MSSQL recurs_elemhier function
    • minor tweaks to EVAS tests and Columnn table
    • In F3 recalc, set Cpr.BCurrent = previous Cpr.ECurP1 (vs. previous EarnedValue.BcwsCur)
    • fix _eqpfe recalc for MSSQL, _f4 recalc for Oracle
    • use PerNum field to set out-period 1-6 header text in IPMR F3 and F4
    • properly handle %P date format when FY ends mid-year
  • Version: 3.4.2.41 (78bcd55d) : 2016-06-10
    • fixes new problem importing user-defined fields into SQL Server
    • improves shutdown behavior for watchdir service running in a Docker container
  • Version: 3.4.2.41 (e6fa5ea6) : 2016-06-01
    • fixes a problem with manual EVAS tests when database has more than one test sheet.
  • User-customizable data-driven audit report
    • Add/modify/delete individual tests or entire test sheets
    • Different test sheets can be applied on a per-contract basis
    • Test sheets can apply different criteria on a per-period basis
    • Support for entering and tracking results of manual tests
    • Customizable title and menu item text (new default = 'EVAS')
    • Optional reference line in report to identify test criteria source
  • Narrative approval workflow
    • Customizable roles, actions, states, workflow
    • Narrative status available in views and filters
    • 'Action' menu in narrative editor dynamically updates based on user role and narrative status
    • Copy forward from previous month in narrative editor
    • Email notification system to automate/schedule narrative status
    • Customizable role-based notification templates
  • Gantt chart enhancements
    • Custom views and filters
    • Enhanced sorting
    • XLSX export
  • New charts and reports
    • CPI vs % Complete chart (toggles Cum/Cur/both)
    • Elements of Cost Report
    • BCWS Volatility Report
    • ETC Volatility Report
  • Other new features
    • Export reports into stand-alone HTML files (retaining all formatting)
    • Option to enter current period data, rather than calculate it
    • Separate reporting levels for IPMR and EDI export
    • Option to manually mark items for VAR submission
    • Template values in narrative reports update automatically if underlying data changes
  • Other enhancements
    • Add BCWS, BCWP, ACWP, BAC, LRE to XLSX-based schedule import
    • Link user-defined structures in XLSX-based schedule import
    • Store EVAS report calculations on first open
    • Add UI to select users to user-script prompt dialog
    • Improved prompting for multi-argument pre-filters
    • User name added to status bar
    • Improved prompting and alert dialogs
    • Current BCWS, BCWP, ACWP added to earned value data download
    • Retain currently-selected user when saving in User Maintenance dialog
    • Retain existing flags when recalculating multiple contracts
    • Internal custom reports no longer require server-side access
  • Added new features to support DCMA's data-driven surveillance and audit initiative
    • Incorporated a host of new data quality tests published in the June 16, 2015
      EVMSIG DCMA Test Steps.
    • Added new reports
      • DCMA Attributes and Tests (color-coded test results)
      • EVMS/IMS Integration (EVMS and IMS baseline and forecast)
      • WAD Baseline Integration (WAD, EVMS and IMS baseline)
    • Integrated DCMA test results with Empower's:
      • Sort Window
      • Charts
      • Reports
      • Microsoft Excel export for pivot table analysis
  • Improvements and additions to Empower's cost and schedule imports
    • Enhanced the Primavera P6 data import
      • Flexible field mapping
      • Includes additional fields to support the DCMA data-driven audit requirements
    • Import schedule data directly from Microsoft Project XLSX export files
    • Create new Empower Contracts, Periods and Projects from any cost or schedule system using easy-to-generate XLSX files
  • Added Schedule Hit/Miss DQI
  • Added the ability to turn on/off individual data quality indicators
  • Incorporated labor rate/efficiency, material price/usage and ODC price/usage variance calculations/fields for use in the sort window, charts, Format 5 input templates and reports
  • Added the ability to calculate CPR/IPMR Format 3 Baseline and Format 4 Staffing from the underlying time-phased data
  • Added the Baseline Volatility Report
  • Continued to Optimize Empower
    • Large Data Sets
      • Production-tested new Empower optimized data exchange format with CloudEVM. The import process is approximately 20 times faster on very large data sets.
      • Enhanced Filter Hierarchy generation to ensure each element has a unique code on very large contracts
      • Dynamic loading in 'Children' mode to load only what's necessary in very large structures
      • Other optimizations to reduce memory footprint and increase speed
    • Security Enhancements
      • Reworked Empower cookie handling, minimizing and locking sensitive information
      • Uses secure cookies when connecting with HTTPS
    • Dramatically expanded the logging and tracking features associated with the Empower server
      • Completely configurable
      • Track virtually everything
    • Enhanced identification of Element of Cost unit types for more standard control of charts and reports
    • Custom filters and views are now assigned to a user rather than a group, when groups are used
  • User Interface Enhancements
    • Added Tooltips to column headers in sort window to increase ease-of-use and lower training costs
    • The view and filter editors now track changes made interactively, making it easier than ever to create sophisticated views and filters.
    • Can now assign a display name to user data when the system user name is too long for easy recognition
    • Improved Sum Button functionality when views have been modified interactively
  • Enhanced the 'Watcher' utility which performs unattended data loading
    • Watcher now runs in a separate process for better memory management
    • Adds the ability to scan multiple folders with different loading parameters
    • Can now run in scheduled batch mode as well as listening continuously
  • Two New Time-indepdent Performance Charts
    • Time-independent view of multiple elements quickly highlights poor performers
      • Cum CV vs % Complete Chart
      • Cost Per 1% Complete Chart
  • Gauge Charts
    • New 'Gauge' custom chart type allows up to nine gauges on a single chart
    • Vividly displays key performance indicators
  • New Items to Quickly Review Contract Performance
    • Contract Performance Chart
    • Executive Summary Report
  • Dramatically Improved "Sum Button" Performance
    • Summary row renders almost immediately even when the filtered dataset has 10s of thousands of elements
    • Provides fast, flexible, and intuitive 'drill-around' capability
  • Role-based menus by category of user
    • Allows custom menu/toolbar structures to be assigned by user category.
    • Provide users with just the functionality they need.
  • Automatic loading of data and configuration files
    • EDI files can be automatically loaded and recalculated, immediately or on a set schedule
    • Configuration files can be updated without direct access to the server
  • Element Mapper
    • Allows the mapping of elements from one structure to another to cross-populate performance data to alternate structures.
  • User-defined data health checks
    • Organizations can develop custom data health checks that will show in the DQI exception column, views, charts, Excel exports, and selected reports.
  • Publish periods (lock prior periods)
    • Allows the administrator to lock prior period narrative inputs (Format 5).
  • Many other new features and enhancements, including
    • Toggle data labels in chart legend
    • Export charts in Windows EMF format
    • Interactively set Sort Window decimal display
    • Hooks for user-supplied recalc procedures
    • Powerful new looping constructs for custom reports
    • Query and memory management enhancements for very large data sets
  • Schedule Assessment Report
    • Displays color-coded performance vs. target performance for a variety of schedule metrics
  • User Script Functionality
    • Allows designated users to run custom queries and updates to better integrate Empower with local systems
    • Provides advanced database maintenance and upgrade capabilities without requiring the assistance of DBAs.
  • External Chart and Report Windows
    • Open any number of charts and reports in external windows (with multiple-monitor support)
    • Open custom reports in Empower's internal report pane
  • New Import/Export Capabilities
    • Import UN/CEFACT Format 7 files
    • Import Primavera P6 XLS schedule exports
    • Import/Export UN/CEFACT formats with Hours, EQP, and Elements of Cost
    • New native-database import/export option
      • Provides greatly improved performance (~ 20x) relative to other formats
      • Database-independent format is more easily generated and much smaller (3-30x) than other formats
  • Many other enhancements, including:
    • Variance Analysis Threshold And/Or flags can now be set independently for current, cumulative and at-complete variances
    • 'Long duration' threshold can be set on a per-contract basis
    • Multiple contracts/periods can be recalculated in a single operation
    • Improved sum button and drill-down behavior and interaction
    • Simplified development of custom, legacy, and adaptive-touch reports
    • Custom view, filter, chart, and report menus consolidated and stabilized
    • Improved integration with legacy browsers
    • New sample custom reports and charts
    • Server-side security updates
  • Major data storage and display enhancements
    • Primary data is now stored exactly, eliminating rounding errors
    • Display scale is uncoupled from storage scale
      • For example, dollars can be stored to the penny, but displayed in thousands
    • Display scale and default precision can be set by contract for each unit
      • For example, dollars can be displayed in ones for small contracts, in thousands for large contracts
    • New sort window 'Set Decimal' option easily shows full precision when required
  • Custom charts
    • Add, delete, edit, import, and export user-defined charts
    • Supports single and dual axis; column, bar and line styles; cost, schedule and DQI fields
  • Sum button
    • Intelligently summarizes arbitrarily filtered data sets, within and across contracts
    • Charts and reports (including custom charts and legacy reports) can be generated for the summary row
  • User EAC input dialog
  • User EAC Narrative input, report, and input templates
  • DQI cost and schedule tests now available in views and filters (in addition to charts and reports)
  • Views can now specify a filter to be run automatically when the view is applied
  • Enhanced C/S Variance Trends chart shows forecast cost variance from time-now to completion
  • Simple 'one-step' creation of contracts and periods
  • Support for single sign-on (SSO) authentication on all platforms/browsers
  • Many other enhancements, including:
    • Cross-contract datasets now available for prior periods
    • New 'missing logic' DQI test (union of 'No predecessor' and 'No successor' tests)
    • Option to use 'Assessed Percent Complete' when displaying schedule
    • Automatic data scaling on import
    • Improved tolerance for common EDI file errors
  • New schedule analytics charts available at all levels of the WBS
    • Schedule Execution (plots BEI, CEI and SPI trends)
    • Total Float (plots Total Float trend)
    • Constraints (constraints pie chart)
    • Schedule DQI (plot six schedule DQI trends)
    • Schedule DQI % (plots six schedule DQI percentage trends)
  • Additional integrated master schedule (IMS) Data Quality Indicator (DQI) checks
    • Out of sequence status
    • Hard constraint
    • BEI Incomplete
    • CEI Incomplete
    • No actual finish but percent complete = 100
    • Actual finish with percent complete < 100
  • Added "Not Linked", and "No EV data" validation checks
  • Updated DQI reports and Microsoft Excel exports to support new DQIs
  • New "Summary Six Period Trend DQI Report" summarizes the DQIs of all descendant elements for a selected parent
  • IMS Tasks can be linked to summary elements
  • IMS Tasks linked to child elements visible at any level
  • New schedule filters for milestones and critical tasks (toolbar toggles)
  • Enhanced formatting for VAR narrative HTML export
  • Import option to ignore new elements, structures, units
  • New import validation checks for common errors
  • "Delete shared" option to delete records linked to shared items
  • Additional schedule fields in EV grid for sorting and filtering
    • BEI
    • CEI
    • Total Float
    • Total linked tasks
    • Incomplete linked tasks
  • Server enhancements
    • Share / reuse database connections
    • Concurrent execution of server-side code
  • Export filters, views and reports
  • Narrative input templates
    • Predefined
    • Interactive
  • DQI IMS export to Microsoft Excel
  • Local spellcheck
  • Replace 'Manpower' with 'Staffing'
  • Format 7 export
  • Empower re-implemented as stand-alone service, providing
    • Increased performance
    • Enhanced scalability
    • Greater flexibility and ease of deployment
  • Drill-Down
  • C/S Variance Trend Chart
  • Bull's Eye Bubble Chart
  • Color coded background for analysis and bubble charts
  • PARCA verification of IPMR XML export Formats 1-4 (Sept 9, 2013)
  • Backward compatibility to support Microsoft IE 8
  • Rescale units utility
  • PostgreSQL database support
  • Enhanced Analytics
    • "Prefilter" List in "Select Data Set" Dialog
    • Cross Contract Filtering
    • New Charts
      • EAC Realism
      • Baseline Change
      • Baseline History
      • Baseline Delta
      • Staffing Chart
      • Staffing Change
      • Staffing History
      • Staffing Detail
      • MR/UB Trend
      • Enhanced Cumulative Element Performance
    • New Data Validation Checks
      • Check BOP plus time-phased changes equals EOP for each column
      • Date reconciliation between Format 3 time-phased EOP BCWS and IMS baseline finish date
      • Date reconciliation between Format 3 Estimated Completion Date and IMS finish date
      • Date reconciliation between Format 3 Planned Completion Date and time-phased EOP BCWS.
    • Horizontal scrolling in grid/table display of Gantt View
    • "Pin" function to support aggregation of Format 5 narratives
    • Text only grid/sort window for 508(c) compliance
  • Empower Administrator Functions
    • Import electronic data interchange files (EDI)
      • Earned Value Data
        • IPMR UN/CEFACT Formats 1-4
        • ANSI 839 TRN Formats 1-5
        • wInsight XML Formats 1-5 and future period data for all elements
        • wInsight WSA Formats 1-5 future period data for all elements
      • Schedule Data
        • IMPR UN/CEFACT Format 6
        • wInsight XML
        • wInsight WSA
    • Database recalculation
      • Earned Value Data
      • Schedule Data
    • Export EDI Files
      • UN/CEFACT Formats 1-4
      • wInsight XML Formats 1-5 and future period data for all elements
      • wInsight WSA Formats 1-5 future period data for all elements
    • Generation of EV Formats 1-4 in human-readable format
      • IMPR (2012 DID)
      • CPR (2005 DID)
    • Manual data entry
    • User maintenance
      • Add users/multiple user in single operation
      • Groups
      • Change parameters (access rights, groups, etc.) on multiple users
      • Delete Users
    • Delete Contract, Period or Schedule
    • Delete Shared Data Items
  • Browser-based integrated cost/schedule analytics
    • Sort Window
      • Interactive filters
      • Custom filters
      • Save interactive filters
      • Import wInsight filters
      • Global & user level filters
      • Interactive views
      • Custom views
      • Save interactive views
      • Import wInsight views
      • Global & user level views
      • Drag-and-drop columns
      • Single click sorting
      • WBS Tree view with sort, filter, and view support
      • Export to Microsoft Excel
    • Charts
      • Analysis charts
      • Elements of Cost charts
      • Zoom/Expand
        • Life of element
        • Twelve periods
        • Specific time-period
      • Toggle display data elements on/off
      • Export chart data to Microsoft Excel
    • Reports
      • Standard
        • AI Narrative
        • Six Period Summary
        • DQI
        • DQI Trends
        • VAR Narrative
        • User Narrative
        • SOW
      • Adaptive Touch Reports
      • wInsight custom reports
    • Gantt View
      • Display tasks for any lowest-level element
      • Baseline versus current plan
      • Red/Yellow/Green/White filtering
    • Data Quality Indicators (DQI)
      • Earned Value
      • Forecast
      • Schedule
      • Cost/schedule integration
    • CAM eNotebook link
    • Narrative analysis collection
    • Robust editor
      • Spell check
      • Change tracking
    • Honors wInsight security model

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