PensionPro 2.0 (Web) - Cumulative Release Notes

This article contains a brief description of the updates to PensionPro 2.0.

 

PensionPro 2.0 - Released on 12/1/2022

Fixes in this release:

  • API - Invalid File ID error: A more helpful error message will now be displayed when requesting an invalid File ID.
  • API - Field binding issues: The Billable, CreatedBy, and UpdatedBy fields will now bind properly.
  • Distributions - Data Deletion error: Fixed a bug that prevented some Distributions from being permanently deleted via the Data Deletion Manager.
  • Employee Accounts - Login Name update: Fixed an issue where the Employee Login Name was not updated on-screen after being edited and saved.
  • Files - Blank File upload/download: Files with a size of 0 bytes can no longer be uploaded to PensionPro or PSL.
  • ftwilliam.com - Data import error: Phone number formatting in FTW should now cause imports to fail less often.
    • The following characters will be removed from phone numbers during import: dash, comma, parenthesis, full stop, and space.
  • Import - Incorrect error message: An appropriate error message is now displayed when an invalid Category is entered on the Note import sheet.
  • Import - Security Rights: Fixed a bug that allowed Employees to access the Global Employee Census Import without the proper Security Right.
  • Opportunity - Field update: A Company Name can now be added when editing an Opportunity.
  • Opportunity - Interactions: The Last Interaction field will no longer remain visible if all Interactions are deleted.
  • Projects - Completion of "Waiting" Task: Tasks with Task Items set to Waiting can no longer be accidentally completed.
  • Projects - Date validation error: Fixed an issue where a date validation error message on the Add Project window was not being removed after the error was corrected.
  • Projects - Edit Annual Data Collection: Data submitted during Data Collection can no longer be added to or edited once the Plan Sponsor completes the Approval step on PSL.
    • This applies to all Data Collection views on the Project tab of an Annual Administration project with Web Collection
  • Project Fields - Date includes Timestamp: Project Field answers with a Data Type of Date will no longer include a timestamp on the relevant Project Field views.
  • Project Templates - Cannot edit Tasks: Fixed an issue that prevented the editing of Tasks for Projects named "Distribution Request".

 

PensionPro 2.0 - Released on 11/17/2022

Fixes in this release:

  • Data Collection Address - Add/Edit icons hidden: Fixed a bug that caused the Add and Edit icons to be hidden when existing address data exceeded a certain length.
  • API - Invalid/Missing File: Files will now be validated properly, and invalid/missing Files will be rejected.
  • Contact Details - Address not saving: Fixed a bug that prevented an address with a zip code of 9 digits from saving.
  • Data Deletion - “Project was not deleted successfully”: Fixed a bug that prevented certain Projects from being deleted.
  • Employer Data - Systems hangs on Save: Attempting to save an Employer Data record now displays an error message if the Period Start and Period End dates are the same.
  • Projects - HTML in Task Items: HTML markup now renders properly on the Review tab of a Project’s Workflow view.
  • Project and Distribution Files - Persistent Archived On column: The Archived On column will now be hidden upon a page refresh.
  • Plans - Multiple console errors: Fixed an issue where Plan extension data would be displayed in the web browser console.
  • Tasks-Waiting Status completion error: Fixed a bug where changing a Task Item from Waiting to Completed would require an additional save before the Task could be completed.
  • Power Tools - Year Validation: Dates in most Power Tools will now be validated to be a minimum year of 1900 and a maximum year of the current year + 50. The Project Creation Power Tool will have a maximum date of 6/6/2079.
  • Export/Export All - Redundant Export Dialog: The Export dialog available on some grids has been removed. All grids with Export/Export All functionality will now automatically download the file.
  • PSL - Sign my 5500 missing: The Sign My 5500 button will now appear properly regardless of the Data Display Type selected.

 

PensionPro 2.0 - Released on 11/15/2022

Features in this release:

  • Security - IP Whitelisting: Firms now have the ability to restrict PensionPro access to specific IP addresses.
  • PSL - Projects Tab: The Projects tab has been added to PSL. Projects in PensionPro can be displayed on PSL, similarly to Distributions.
    • This feature is disabled by default.
    • The following items have been added to PensionPro Preferences > PlanSponsorLink: Project Title, Show Projects Tab.
    • The Plan tab > General view has a Projects on PSL option to allow a Plan’s Projects to appear on PSL. This is disabled for existing Plans.
    • The Project tab > General view has a Show on PSL option to toggle the individual Project appearing on PSL. This is disabled for existing Projects.
    • The Projects Website Right must be added to a Contact Role before the Contact can view Projects on PSL.
  • Projects - Project Status: Projects in PensionPro can be assigned a Status, similarly to Distributions.
    • Project Status has been added as a List Value under Core > Projects
    • Project Status can be selected as a visible column on Dashboards and Worktrays, and is available in the PSL Projects tab.
  • Projects - Automated Status Updates: Statuses can be applied to Tasks in a Project Template or Distribution Template. The Project or Distribution Status will be updated based on the Task that is activated.
  • Distributions - Web Collection: Web Collection on PSL can now be enabled for Distributions.
  • Distributions - Hide from PSL: Individual Distributions can now be hidden from PSL by disabling the Show on PSL option from the Project tab > Distribution grouping > Information view.
    • Show on PSL is enabled by default for existing and future Distributions.
  • PSL -Distribution Status Updated date: PSL displays the date that a Distribution’s Status was last updated.
    • For existing Distributions, the Start Date will be used if the Distribution is In Process. The Completion Date will be used if the Distribution is Complete. The date will be left blank if a custom status is in effect.
    • By default, Distributions on PSL are now sorted by Status Updated date.
  • PSL - Contacts Tab: The Contacts tab has been added to PSL. Contact Roles can now be reviewed by Plan Sponsors outside of Annual Administration Projects.
    • This feature is disabled by default.
    • The following items have been added to PensionPro Preferences > PlanSponsorLink: Contacts Title, Show Contacts Tab.
  • PSL - Contact Change Requests: The Request Changes window now presents a labelled form to Plan Sponsors, rather than a single text box. An email notification will be sent when a Contact Change Request is submitted.
    • These features apply to both the PSL Contact tab and the Contacts step of Data Collection.
    • The following items have been added to PensionPro Preferences > General grouping > Notifications: Contact Change Request Recipient Email, Contact Change Request Recipient Role
  • PSL - Document Upload Notification: An email notification will now be sent when a PSL user uploads a Fiduciary Document.
    • The following items have been added to PensionPro Preferences > General grouping > Notifications: Fiduciary Document Upload Recipient Email Address, Fiduciary Document Upload Recipient Role
    • Employees uploading Fiduciary Documents to PSL will not trigger the email notification.
  • PSL - Filtered display type: Filters can be added to the PSL display grid by selecting the Filters Data Display Type in the PSL User Preferences.
  • PSL - More options: A More icon has been added to the top-right of most PSL tabs.
    • Export and Export All functionality is now available for all display types.
    • Clear Filters is available for the Filtered display type.
  • PSL - Hide Help pages: The Help and Training Video pages can each be turned off for PSL users.
    • The following items have been added to PensionPro Preferences > PlanSponsorLink: Show Help File, Show Training Videos.

Fixes in this release:

  • Files - Accessed On Column removed from Web: The Accessed On column has been re-added to the Files views in PensionPro 2.0 along with any applicable data.

 

 

PensionPro 2.0 - Released on 10/27/2022

Features in this release:

  • County added to Client Address:  The County field has been added for use with Client addresses.
    • This field is available in Merge Documents, Blast Email, Fetch, and External API.
    • The Annual Data Collection County Required for Address Type preference has been added to Preferences > PensionPro > Annual Data Collection.
  • Distribution File Protection: A PlanSponsorLink user can no longer edit or delete files that were uploaded in PensionPro. Additionally, a PSL user will not be able to edit or delete their own uploaded Distribution File once the File has been accessed in PensionPro.
  • File Access Log: Plan and Project Files now have an Access Log that displays every occurrence of a File being downloaded (similarly to Secure File Exchange).
  • Merge Documents: The Merge Documents feature has been migrated from the tooling site to PensionPro 2.0.
  • PSL Terms of Service: The PSL Terms of Service editor has been migrated from the tooling site to PensionPro 2.0.
  • SalesPitch Conversion - Proposal to Plan: The SalesPitch Proposal to Plan Conversion feature has been migrated from the tooling site to PensionPro 2.0. Additionally:
    • During conversion, a Contact with a Proposal Role can now be assigned any existing Plan Role via a dropdown.
    • Alternately, the Contact’s Proposal Role can be copied over directly as their Plan Role. If the Plan Contact Role doesn’t exist, it will automatically be added as a List Value.

 

Fixes in this release:

  • User Search Preferences - Cannot expand categories: Changing the Expanded option for a category to Yes will now apply correctly.
  • System-generated Employee name update: For records displaying an Employee name where no Employee data is available, the system now uses “Pension Pro” instead of “Sys Admin”.

 

UPDATE 11/1/2022: A default "Accessed On" date of 1/1/2000 has been added to Administration Form Plan Files uploaded prior to this release to prevent them from being unintentionally displayed on PlanSponsorLink.

 

 

PensionPro 2.0 - Released on 10/25/2022

Fixes in this release:

  • Blast Email & Power Tools - Filter icon alignment: The Filter icons on certain Blast Email and Power Tools screens have been properly aligned.
  • Dashboards - Grouped Item Count Incorrect during Page Load: The Dashboard no longer generates an item count until the page has fully loaded.
  • Distribution Preferences - Field Setup icons: The Edit & Delete icons have been disabled for the Default Fields entry to prevent accidental changes.
  • Distribution Preferences - Field Setup Required Fields: Changes that are made to the Required option in Distribution Field Setup will now be enforced as appropriate.
  • Grids - Filter icon color: Filter icons will now highlight white to indicate that a Filter is currently applied to a column.
  • ftwilliam.com Integration - Creating new FTW record from PensionPro passes incorrect EIN: PensionPro now feeds ftwilliam.com the most recent EIN, rather than the original.
  • Plan - Contact Roles: A Plan Contact Role can now be reassigned in the Edit Plan Contact Role popup window.
  • Projects - Task Reassignment: Reassigning a Task should now finish more quickly.
  • Services Provided Import - Internal Server Error: Attempting to import via Power Tools > Import > PensionPro Setup > Services Provided no longer results in an Internal Server Error.

 

 

PensionPro 2.0 - Released on 10/6/2022

Fixes in this release:

  • User Experience - Close All Tabs button moves the active tab: The Close All Tabs button no longer shifts the active tab after the Default Tabs preference is updated.
  • Project Files - Archived On column is shown regardless of the Show/Hide Archived option: The Archived On column now only displays for Archived Project Files.
  • Projects - Recurring Projects loading indicator: Fixed a bug that caused the loading indicator to spin continuously in the background behind the Confirmation alert popup window.
  • Tasks Power Tool - Unresponsive following refresh: Refreshing the Tasks Power Tool page during the Filters step no longer causes the session to become unresponsive.
  • ToDos - More Options icon missing: The More Options icon now appears on the ToDos tab as intended, allowing a user to clear filters, clear order and sorts, and clear grouping.
  • Secure File Exchange - Plan Name not displayed on grid: When a Plan name is selected while sending a Secure File Exchange, that Plan name now appears within the grid in PensionPro 2.0 and in PlanSponsorLink.
  • Security Rights - Access Query Tool: Fixed a bug that allowed login to the Fetch website after the Access Query Tool security right was removed from the user.
  • Worktrays - Incorrect Task is selected in grouped view: When Tasks are grouped in Worktrays, clicking on a Task underneath a collapsed grouping will now select the correct Task.

 

 

PensionPro 2.0 - Released on 9/22/2022

Fixes in this release:

  • Blast Email - Zip code does not display: The Zip code will now be inserted properly when sending Proposal Contact mailing types.
  • Interactions - Date Error not visible: The error message explaining why a date is not valid will now display as intended.
  • Projects - Due Date Validation Error not disappearing: For non-recurring Projects, the "Due Date can not be before Start Date" error will no longer display when the Start Date is blank.
  • Projects - Task Items saving with invalid date: A date error will now appear under the invalid date, and the Task Item will not save until a valid date is supplied.
  • Project Templates - Yes/Not in good order Data Type: Project Templates containing a data type of Yes/Not in good order can now be imported without error.
  • PSL - PSL Branding not updating: PSL Branding changes will now update as expected.
  • Navigation Panel - Maintenance Menu unresponsive in Safari- The Maintenance menu will now respond to a Safari user selecting a menu item.

 

PensionPro 2.0 - Released on 9/13/2022

Fixes in this release:

  • Distributions - Start Date does not automatically populate upon the creation of a Distribution: If a Start Date was not supplied during the Distribution Project creation, the system now sets the Start Date to match the Project Active Date. This correction extends to existing Distribution Projects which had blank Start Dates at the time of this release; the Start Date for these Projects should now equal the Active Date.
  • Prospect Contact Roles - Adding Prospect Contacts causes PensionPro to load indefinitely: Fixed an issue related to a Security Right error.
  • Data Collection Approval - Contacts step missing: The Contacts step now displays on the Project Data Collection Approval Status screen.
  • Grid Expand/Collapse Groups - Incorrect row being expanded: The correct row is now expanded when toggling a row state.
  • Project Templates -Dependent On and Activates columns: The Dependent On and Activates columns are no longer displayed on the Project Template Tasks editing screen.
  • Task Assignment - Reassignment ability: Changes that were made to Task reassignment functionality in the previous release have been reverted.

Features in the release:

  • Sortable Tables: There is now a clearer indication of where a dragged row item will be dropped.
  • Merge Document Templates: This feature has been transferred from the tooling site to a new tab in PensionPro 2.0
  • Secure File Exchange: This feature has been transferred from the tooling site to a new tab in PensionPro 2.0

 

 

PensionPro 2.0 - Released on 8/30/2022

Fixes in this release:

  • Task Reassignment - Access to Reassignment without Security Right: A user without the Reassign Task Security Right can no longer reassign a task to themselves by selecting “Assign to Me” from the Task Assignee icon.
  • Navigation Panel - Panel disappearing:Reducing the size of the browser window no longer causes the Navigation Panel to disappear.
  • Date Validation - Incomplete dates:Incomplete dates will no longer be converted into dates with a valid format and now cannot be saved.
  • Search Preferences - Updated Values not displaying: Editing and saving a Search Preference item now displays the new preference in the user interface immediately.
  • Project Tasks - Task Assignment Updated Values not displaying:Editing and saving a Task Assignment now displays the updated value in the user interface immediately.
  • Time Entry - Time Worked field flashing zero:When Saving a Time Slip, the Time Worked field no longer displays “0.00” after the Save button is selected.
  • com Integration - FTW Plans with null Plan IDs:Plans in FTW that are missing Plan IDs are now skipped during the automated update of PensionPro records, which should eliminate update errors.

Maintenance items in this release:

  • Changes were made to the way Application Preferences and Security Rights are stored to prepare for future updates.

 

Early Access - Released on 8/11/2022

Features in the release:

  • Export: The ability to export the Dashboard grid view has been added. The Export and Export All options are now available on the following dashboards: My Tasks, My Projects, Event Management, Scoreboard and Worktrays.

  • Filtering: The filtering function on column headers has been reworked to provide checkbox selection options. Checkbox filters have been added to the following grids: Blast Email Recipients, Power Tool Selection, My Tasks and Worktrays.

  • My Tasks Dashboard:Multiple records can now be selected for bulk reassignment, similar to the multi-reassignment in the Worktrays Dashboard.

  • My Tasks and Worktray Dashboards:Tasks can now be edited in-line from the My Tasks and Worktray Dashboards by hovering over a Task and clicking the Edit icon on the right-hand side.

  • Project Workflow View:Tasks within a Task Grouping can be reassigned more quickly by clicking the name of the assignee under the Employee column header, rather than drilling down to the Task Item level.

Enhancements in the release:

  • The background color of the selected row has been modified to increase contrast against the background color of the hovered-over row.

  • The default width for Notes within the grid has been increased for added convenience.

  • The Navigation Panel now remains expanded or collapsed after a page refresh.

Fixes in the release:

  • Project Tasks – The “Confirm Discarding Unsaved Changes” prompt displays multiple times: The prompt will now only display once.

  • General Web Collection – Unable to select multiple items:Multiple items can now be selected in the Collect section of the Data Collection view.

  • Project Creation Power Tool - Date Validation:Date entries will now be validated, and an error message will be provided when an invalid date is input.

  • Application Menu - Unable to navigate during Search execution: The Navigation Panel can now be used while search results are loading.

 

Early Access - Released on 8/04/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • PSL - My Active Tasks showing count for Documents when hidden: The My Active Tasks screen in PSL now correctly displays a count that includes the Documents tab even when the Documents tab is hidden.
  • Dashboards and Worktrays - Column Headers resetting after reloading: Column ordering is now successfully preserved after reloading the web application.
  • Projects - Projects not appearing on the Projects tab: Resolved an issue where Projects that were missing a Project Frequency value were being excluded from the Projects tab.
  • Document Specifications - Date Filter Issue: The created On and Updated On column filters no longer require a time to be entered.
  • Blast Email - Client ID display issue on the Recipients step: The Client ID now displays in the Recipients grid when selected.
  • Add Distribution Power Tool - Step numbers misaligned: Resolved an issue where the step numbers would become misaligned after completing the steps for the Add Distribution Power Tool.
  • User Account - Password Reset Issue: Resolved an issue where passwords were not being reset successfully.
  • Projects - Task Due date Validation: A validation message now displays successfully if a Due Date that is before the Task Active Date is entered.
  • Projects - Assigning to Worktray: Resolved an issue where the Assigned To Person field was disabled, preventing reassignment if the firm was no longer using Worktrays.
  • Project Creation Power Tool: Resolved an issue where the Date Value Validation would allow for Invalid values to be entered.
  • Data Deletion - Contacts: Resolved an issue where contacts were not able to be marked for deletion if MFA information had been setup for the contact.
  • Contacts - Activity Tab: The Activity tab now displays the appropriate information successfully.
  • Worktrays - Worktray name not appearing: The Worktray name now displays above the grid successfully.

 

Early Access - Released on 7/28/2022

Features in the release:

  • Event Management: Event Management has been converted to a Dashboard view in PensionPro 2.0. This is in lieu of the tooling site experience.
  • ftwilliam.com Single Sign-on: ftwilliam.com single sign-on through PensionPro 2.0 is now enabled.
  • Power Tools - Website Rights: The Website Rights Power Tool has been converted to PensionPro 2.0.

 

Early Access - Released on 7/19/2022

Enhancements in the release:

  • Add Distribution Reasons: Added the following Distribution Reasons:
    • 90-day EACA
    • Qualified Birth/Adoption
    • In-Plan Roth Conversion
  • Reports: The following reports have been enhanced:
    • Plan Contact Roles by Plan
    • Plans by Contact Role/Name
    • Project Field Values
    • Project Status by Task Completed
    • Status by Task by Employee
    • Status by Task Grouping
    • Tasks Completed by Employee
    • Time Review by Plan

Fixes in the release:

  • Fetch - Doc Specs Status column preventing export: Fetch now properly exports Locations > Clients > Plans > Document Specifications Pivoted, Status. 
  • Interactions - Error in adding Interaction: Fixed issue where errors presented when performing drag and drop for Interactions.
  • Power Tools - 500 error: 500 error messages experienced while using Power Tools now have more appropriate messages.
  • Power Tools - Filter issue: Fixed an issue related to certain filters in Power Tools disabling the Next button.
  • To-Dos - Line breaks in Comments: Fixed issue where line spaces were not recognized for To-Do Comments.

 

Early Access - Released on 7/13/2022

Feature items in the release:

  • Document Specifications Power Tool (Field Update > Document Specifications)
    • Converted from desktop
    • Enhanced to include the ability to mass Mark For Deletion
  • Message for unsupported browser: PensionPro 2.0 now has the capability to display a warning banner if the user logs in using an unsupported browser.
  • Release Notes: When a new version is released, users will see Release Notes via dialog box upon login/refresh.
  • Security Management: The following features have been added:
    • Security Roles
    • Employee Security
    • Multi-Factor Authentication

Enhancements in the release:

  • Dashboard optimizations
    • Increased record limits: Reinstituted the "All" selection for My Tasks and increased record limit on My Tasks and Worktray Dashboards to 10,000.
    • Dashboard Virtual Scrolling preference: New User Experience preference. Select 'Enabled' to increase the loading speed for dashboards that contain a large number of records. Select 'Disabled' to allow for dashboard grouping to be collapsed by default each time the grid is reloaded.

 

Early Access - Released on 6/30/2022

Enhancements in the release:

  • Hyperlinks added to the following Reports:
    • Contacts
    • Contacts Linked to Plans
    • Clients
    • Multiple Project Status
    • Plan by Employee Role

Fixes in the release:

  • Completed Date incorrectly displayed when Census Request sent from Blast Email - Fixed issue where the date would show under the Overridden On instead of the Completed On column when the task was completed. 
  • Error when manually entering date: Fixed error when manually entering dates versus using the date picker.
  • Global Employee Census Power Tool: Fixed issue that was causing fields to not import correctly with the Global Employee Census Power Tool.
  • "Null" as string for participant's last name: Fixed issue where "null" could not be entered for participant's last name in Census Collection and Distribution on PlanSponsorLink.

  • Plan Type list value improperly checking Add/Edit Plan security right: Fixed issue where Plan Type did not load properly when user did not have Add/Edit Plan security right. 

 

Early Access - Released on 6/16/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • Blast Email - Task Completed On showing wrong dates: Fixed an issue in Blast Email where tasks left incomplete would appear with a date of 01/01/1970 in the Recipients grid.
  • Client Category List Values not showing in grid: Fixed an issue where the Access SalesPitch Conversion Tool security right was preventing the Client Category List Values from showing in the List Values grid.
  • Description column missing: Now all grids related to Time have the description column, as expected. 
  • PlanSponsorLink Terms of Service saving: Fixed an issue with the PSL Terms of Service Editor not saving updates.
  • Project selected from Dashboard doesn't open new tab: Fixed issue where the project wasn't opening up correctly from the dashboard if another task from the same project was open. 
  • Yes/No dropdowns in Doc Specs - Fixed an issue where the Maintenance security right was breaking the Yes/No dropdown in Doc Specs.

 

Early Access - Released on 6/7/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • Communication List - Add icon: Fixed issue where Add icon was hidden if Communication List name was too long.
  • Email Notifications not triggering for Task after Approval step: Fixed issue where email notifications were not sent after completing the Approval step for data collection projects.
  • Files - Type and Description: The description now updates appropriately when users edit existing files to change the Type input field.
  • Interactions - From field: The From field now automatically populates with the name of the employee who sent the email.
  • Row color of completed To-Dos: Fixed coloring issue for completed To-Dos under plans and projects. 
  • Task reassignment limit: Removed 25 task reassignment limit.
  • Time - Grid loading: Fixed continuous load issue when the date filter is applied to the Time grid. 

 

Early Access - Released on 5/26/2022

Enhancements and fixes in the release:

  • Add hyperlinks to Plans report: The Plans report has been updated to include hyperlinks that direct to the Plan in PensionPro 2.0.
  • Add Proposal error: Fixed issue where the "Add Proposal" dialog would load endlessly. 
  • Extra spaces in Plan name: Fixed issue where projects would not load if extra spaces were found on the Plan name. 
  • Fetch export not showing correct dates: Fixed an issue in Fetch where exporting queries with dates changed the dates.
  • Invalid zip code issue: Fixed issue where zip code was not being validated correctly for addresses in administration plans. 
  • Reassign tasks from a Worktray: Fixed issue where a maximum task reassignment warning of 25 items would trigger even if 25 items were not selected.
  • Unable to edit Address and Number used in multiple places: Now able to edit addresses that share the same address and but different types, as intended. 

 

Early Access - Released on 5/19/2022

Feature items in the release:

  • Document Specifications Import Power Tool
  • Global Employee Census Import Power Tool
  • Plan Cycle Data Import Power Tool

 

Early Access - Released on 5/5/2022

Feature item in the release:

  • Grant Helpdesk Access to Employees: Users with the add/edit employee security right can now grant employees access to the PensionPro Zendesk Help Center in the web application.

Fixes in the release:

  • Dropdown Answers Not Maintained in Task Items: Fixed an issue where some selected dropdown answers would disappear when saving a Task.
  • Note Merge in Blast Email: Corrected an issue where text entered in a Note field in the desktop app was rendering incorrectly in a Blast Email sent from PensionPro web.
  • PlanSponsorLink step text read as blank and the title display as null - Annual Administration title fields are now required to be filled in for PSL, if the title is currently blank it will default to the name. 
  • Projects Not Loading: Fixed an issue related to an extra space in the Plan Name causing the Projects to not load when trying to open them.
  • Sorting Icon Missing on Long Column Names: Fixed issue where a long column name would push out out of view the Filter and Sort icons in the Selections Step of Power Tools. 
  • Titles in Annual Administration Preferences: Annual Administration Title fields are now required to have a value to avoid blank titles in PlanSponsorLink. If the Title was blank prior to this change, it will default to the set Name. To see to these preferences, go to Maintenance > Preferences > PensionPro > Web Steps > Annual Administration.

 

Early Access - Released on 4/28/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • Missing Items from More Icon: The proper options in the More icon menu now display. 
  • Proposal Fee Schedule Item Edit Popup: Edit popup window now works properly when Edit is selected from the More icon menu.
  • Power Tools - Failed Count: Fixed issue where the number of failed records did not match records to update.
  • Incorrect Completed Dates When Locking Census Request Sent Step: Completed dates now properly display accordingly to the user's time zone. 
  • Unable to Contact from Communication List: Now able to delete a contact from a communication list from Contact > Communication Lists.
  • Web Template List Values Save & Open: When adding a new Template List Value, Save & Open is an option (instead of only Save).
  • Project Completion Date Incorrect: Fixed an issue where project completion dates were not displaying properly in the grid.

 

Early Access - Released on 4/21/2022

Feature items in the release:

  • Account Maintenance: The Account Maintenance feature is now available via User Profile > Account Maintenance. Access is limited to those users with the Account Maintenance security right.
  • About: View the current tier, enabled add-ons, and links to legal pages via User Profile > About.
  • Email Address Change Notification: A new Notifications preference type, Enable Email Address Notification Change, has been added. If this preference is set to 'Yes,' a contact will receive a notification that their email address had been changed in PensionPro. The email notification will be sent to the existing and updated email addresses of the contact. The subject and body text of the emails may be customized.
  • Multi-Factor Authentication for PlanSponsorLink: MFA can now be enabled for PlanSponsorLink users. For more information, please visit PensionPro Web - Using Multi-Factor Authentication for PlanSponsorLink.
  • Power Tools added
    • Field Update - Document Specifications, Investment Providers
    • Plan Cycles
    • Plans - Services Provided
  • Power Tool Error Log: Available for Communication Lists. This allows for in-app viewing of errors produced by the Power Tool. The log can be viewed in the grid or exported. In the Error Log, individual items related to messages will include hyperlinks for quick access.

Enhancements in this release:

  • Power Tools Language: Modification to language in Power Tools for standardization purposes.
  • Field Update Power Tool - Finish and Review Steps: Updated the Review and Finish steps to display:
    • Records to update
    • Selected field
    • Update value to or Remove [field name]

Early Access - Released on 4/7/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • Date Sorting: Fixed issue with sorting by date on the Time grid.
  • Archived Notes: Notes now appropriately archive for Plan Cycles.
  • Add/Edit Employee Security Right: Fixed issue where security rights for Add/Edit Employee were not properly enforced.

 

Early Access - Released on 3/24/2022

Feature items in the release:

  • Power Tools added
    • Field Update - Clients, Contacts, Plan Cycles, Plans, Projects, Tasks
    • Plan Cycles
    • Plans - Employee Plan Roles, Fee Schedules, Plan Contact Roles

Enhancements in this release:

  • Display Density Updates: In User Experience preferences, Display Density (previously Grid Display Density) now affects more views in the system besides data grids. This includes General Information, Project Workflow, and Power Tool Options screens, among others.
  • Tab Bar Usability: 
    • Tabs are now more compact to allow for more visible Tabs at one time.
    • Further information about the Tab's contents can be previewed via a tooltip (hover over the Tab to see more).
    • Close buttons on Tabs have an expanded click area that improves usability.

 

Early Access - Released on 3/17/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • Blast Email Merge Field Issue: Resolved issue related to plan names ending with a number displaying as a date in the email.
  • Highlight Not Displaying for To-Dos: Fixed bug where newly added to-dos were not highlighted.
  • Fetch Export Not Showing Correct Dates: Fixed issue with Fetch query dates not exporting properly to Excel.
  • Task Items - Complete Button Erroneously Active: Fixed bug where Complete button would activate even when all of the required checkboxes were not selected. 
  • Clickable Are for Checkbox: Increased "clickable" area for checkbox inputs for Task Items.

 

Early Access - Released on 2/24/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • Email Notifications - User preference: If Notifications are set to 'Controlled by User,' the user no longer requires the Add/Edit Employee security right to set their preference.
  • Interaction Detail - More Option Issue: A disabled 'Resend Interaction' option is now visible for all interactions that cannot be resent (for UI visibility). 
  • Sorting on Milestones: Sorting now remains active when switching 'Assigned-To' on the Milestone Dashboard.
  • Event Management Column Header: Header on the column for Event Name was updated to remove the word "Test."
  • Other Businesses Owners Data Not Displaying: Data now shows as intended under 'Other Business Owners' grid. 
  • Plan Cycles - Dates Displaying Incorrectly: Date values no longer display previous day's date for 5558 Filed Date, Assets Requested, Census Requested, Form Filing Due Date, Plan Cycle Completed.

 

Early Access - Released on 2/10/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • Line break in file description: Introduced fix to allow line breaks in file descriptions.
  • Sorting and Filters: Sorts and filters no longer hold for hidden columns. 
  • Tabs after deletion: Project/Distribution/Location will now show as an unauthorized page if the tab is accessed after deletion.
  • Reassign Task icon: Fixed continuous loading when making an assignment via Reassign Task icon. 

 

Early Access - Released on 1/27/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • User Experience tab issues: Fixed empty value for 'Remember My Grid Preferences' when accessing it for the first time. Also, the Default Tabs no longer show duplicate tabs when selecting 'Add all Tabs'.
  • To-Dos - Grid filter: Fixed issue related to filtering with specials characters in the To-Dos grids (Project, To-Dos and Contacts). 
  • Merge Doc - Project level issue: Fixed an issue with Merge Documents on the Project level where Merge Fields weren't showing up as ***Missing Data*** for a Merge Value.
  • Search Screen Results: Fixed continuous loading when performing search after modifying security rights. 
  • Create Merge Documents Tooltip: Fixed "undefined" tooltip for Create Merge Documents. 
  • PSL Employee Step - Date issue: Fixed time zone issue where the date would save one day behind on PSL.
  • Employee Data Export Report: A new report which allows users with access to management reports to export a list of all active employees along with details about login and contact information.
  • Report fixes:
    • Plans Missing Projects Types Report
    • Worktray Tasks Report

 

Early Access - Released on 1/20/2022

Fixes in the release:

  • To and From fields now auto-populate properly when creating an Interaction from the Contact screen.
  • Resolved an issue related to incorrect dates input into PlanSponsorLink saving versus displaying an error.
  • Adjusted tooltips on the screen tabs so it's displayed accurately when hovered.
  • On Milestones Dashboard, resolved filter not being honored on all Date-Type columns.
  • If an attempt is made to remove the SalesPitch security right for a user with assigned Proposals, an error will display: "This Employee has Proposals assigned to them and deleting the 'Access SalesPitch' security right will remove this Employee from the Scoreboard. Only Employees with the 'Access SalesPitch' security right will be able to view this Employees' Proposals through Search."
  • Fixed the search function to allow searching for a contact by their email address.
  • The following reports were corrected:
    • Distribution Project Status by Task
    • Distribution Project Status by Task Grouping
    • Employee Security Rights
    • Plans Missing Fee Schedules
    • Project Status by Task

 

Early Access - Released on 1/13/2022

Feature items in the release:

  • Project Manager's Dashboard: Brand new dashboard that provides project managers complete visibility over the projects they manage.
  • SalesPitch for the Web:
    • Add Data Menu: Prospects, Opportunity, and Proposal - Add data for Prospects, Opportunity, and Proposal on the web from the navigation panel.
    • Prospect Screen - Create or modify the following data inputs within the Sales Pitch Prospects: General Information, Opportunities, Prospect Contact Roles, To-Dos, Files, Interactions, Notes.
    • Opportunity Screen - Create or modify the following data inputs within the SalesPitch Opportunity: General Information, Proposals, To-Dos, Files, Interactions, Notes.
    • Proposal Screen - Create or modify the following data inputs within the SalesPitch Proposal: General Information, Services, Investments, Fees, People, To-Dos, Files, Interactions, Notes.
    • Scoreboard: Revenue Pipeline - View all Proposals assigned and create them directly off of the board.
    • Scoreboard: Proposal Status - View all Opportunities assigned and add create them directly off the board.
    • Scoreboard: Prospects - View all Opportunities assigned and add create them directly off the board.
    • Search: SalesPitch - The search function now captures SalesPitch related categories.
    • List Value Screen - Create or modify and set default list default values for the following SalesPitch features: Contact List Type, File Types, Investment, Proposal. Prospect.

 

Early Access - Released on 12/30/2021

Fixes in the release:

  • Clear Order and Sorts was disabled even when the sort/filters were activated when toggling through 'Show Archived'
  • Project Template grouping issues
  • Documents improperly marked as accessed; consequently, the task from the PSL user's My Active Tasks was removed
  • Multiple clicks were required on Reassign and Assign to Me button
  • Filtering on Milestones Dashboard adjusted to apply on Census Requested, Census Received
  • Data now refreshes in real time when changes are made to Plan Cycles
  • Sending email notifications related to Data Collection
  • Employer Data now refreshes in real time
  • To-Do subtab now updates within a project, contact, plan, etc. when modified while the To-Do Dashboard tab is open
  • Plans Report correction
  • Plans Missing Projects Report correction

 

Early Access - Released on 12/21/2021

Feature items in the release:

  • Drag and Drop Outlook items to create Interactions (Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome only)

Feedback items in the release:

  • Search enhancements
    • Ability to rearrange order of search results
    • Ability to show expanded results immediately
  • Dashboard automatic refresh
  • Project Task usability enhancements
    • Task items are now highlighted in green to easily show completed status
    • Complete button on Tasks now automatically floats under the last task item for easier availability
    • Task items now save automatically when completing a Task with unsaved changes
  • Dashboard tab preferences
    • Ability to pin Dashboards onto user's default list of tabs
    • Ability to place Dashboards in desired order
  • Set password in Contact > General Information screen

Fixes in the release:

  • Save and Open screen loading issue

 

Early Access - Released on 11/18/2021

Feature items in the release:

  • Document Specifications Maintenance
  • ftwilliam.com Plan and Portal User Linking Screens
  • ftwilliam.com Client, Plan and Contact Linking
  • Project Review Tab

Feedback items in the release:

  • Dashboard and Worktray More Button

Fixes in the release:

  • Project Task Item hyperlinks not displayed correctly
  • Plan Investment Details report correction
  • Grouping by Follow-up date format
  • Endless spinner loading Tasks on return to a Project
  • Unable to add an Employee to a Firms Location
  • Inactive Employees displayed in Employee Plan Role Add/Edit pop-ups
  • Task Items were displayed in other Tasks during Project editing
  • Duplicating Blast Email Template not authorized

 

Early Access - Released on 10/28/2021

Fixes in the release:

  • Blast Email was not completing the Census Request Sent Task when sending
  • Blast Email was not following the application preferences regarding batch size and sending pause
  • Blast Email was not marking Interactions with an identifier when there was no subject line
  • Project files were incorrectly being marked as accessed when opening them from the web application
  • File uploads with special characters were not being translated correctly into a file name
  • Plan Investment Details Report had multiple filters that contained special characters that prevented the report from generating filters

 

Early Access - Patch Released on 10/10/2021

Fixes in the release:

  • Worktray Task Reassignments were not accessible by users if they were not assigned the Maintenance Security Right
  • Blast Email would not create Interactions with an extremely long sender email address.
  • Interactions created by Blast Email would use the name and email address of the person sending the blast, not the sender assigned
  • Newly added attachments to Blast Emails would not be attached even though the email would be sent.  Existing email templates with attachments would still send correctly.

 

Early Access - Released on 10/7/2021

Feature items in the release:

  • Blast Email
  • Team Information
  • Bulletins
  • Distribution Preferences
  • Communication Lists
  • Data Deletion

Feedback items in the release:

  • Add time slip popup to include plan
  • Easily close all open tabs
  • Increase Dashboard and Worktray Items per page maximum to 500
  • Plan Name added to Project tab
  • Views column width adjuster
  • Adjust Grid Display Density

Fixes in the release:

  • Adding Contact linked to a Company
  • Add/Edit Security Right Enforcement
  • Project Due Date cannot be before Start Date

 

Early Access - Released on 9/21/2021

Fixes in the release:

  • Emails sent from Plan Contact Roles screen now contain CC's
  • Plan Services Provided service name editing prevented
  • DocuSign settings tab name corrected

 

Early Access - Released on 9/15/2021

Items in the patch release:

  • Status by Task report filter fix
  • Follow-up Date filtering fix on Worktrays

 

Early Access - Released on 9/2/2021

Items in the feature release:

  • Project Task Assignment Identification and Reassignment (Feedback)
  • Missing Worktrays (Feedback)
  • Project Template Editing
  • PensionPro Application Preferences
  • List Value Maintenance

 

Early Access - Released on 8/9/2021

Features converted in the initial release:

  • Dashboards and Worktrays
  • Reporting and Fetch
  • Companies, Clients, Plans & Projects
  • Time tracking and Time Code maintenance
  • Adding new data
  • Merge Documents, Secure File Exchange
  • Firms and Locations
  • E-Signature and FTW Integrations
  • Distributions and new power tool