Release Notes

VMS Release 1.0.1 – 12/19/18

  • Added Features
    • PEX Field Updates
      • Made PEX cardholders, PEX details and PEX funding date required fields if PEX > $0 per request
    • Additional Links Added
      • Many links were added in places to make it easier to navigate between the VMS and new Roll Call portal
    • Added columns to Skills & Experience
      • Added several columns to Skills & Experience views per request
    • Submitter vs Event Lead permissions
      • Permissions were adjusted to allow a submitter to append any other User as the event lead
  • Bug Fixes
    • Adjusting new portal address wipes out CSOD position/manager
      • There was a bug in a plugin causing people’s position and manager to be blanked out in CSOD if they updated their address in the new Roll Call portal. The bug is fixed however affected users may still need to have their position reinstated to recover CSOD permissions.
    • Event email invites off by 1, 2 or 4 hrs
      • The server sending the event invitations is set to Central time and therefore people in other time zones were seeing event invites off by 1, 2 or 4 hrs depending on the time difference. A workflow was added to offset the time by the correct amount so it should now match up with the correct time.
    • Email to Level 1 approver not sent
      • If event submitters mark the “Submit for Approval” box prior to ever saving the event, the initial email to the level 1 Approver is likely to not go out (since there’s no name in the box yet at the time it tries to send). We have added a business rule to ensure there’s a name in the Approver 1 box prior to being able to check the Submit for Approval checkbox (should show up after the first save).
    • Echelon and Functional Roles
      • Added fields to the Contact record to track volunteer leader echelon, functional roles, and instructor specializations. These then automatically sync to the User record and can be seen in the hierarchy view (auto org chart).
    • Home Depot fields moved
      • Recently the decision was made to use PEX funding for event-related Home Depot purchases so the fields were moved to the Pex area of the form and all related workflows were updated.
    • POC’s not updating
      • POC’s which were changed in the VMS were not reflecting properly in the user portal. A change to the server side was made which fixed it.
    • Clutter reduction
      • As we receive feedback we are reducing the amount of Views the system has in order to reduce clutter. Many views from the User and Event entities have been removed.
    • Event grid showing incorrect results
      • The event grid (not calendar) view of the published events did not have the updated values and therefore was not showing all available events. It has been corrected.
    • Ability to delete pre-reqs
      • Base users had the abillity to add a pre-req but not delete one, which has now been fixed.
    • Skills & Experience visible to all Roles
      • Adjusted permissions so Skills & Experience were available to all roles.
    • New roles added
      • Additional roles were added to the User functional role dropdown.