FMI Works Release Notes

Our release notes guide you through the changes made through our regularly scheduled updates

2022 Releases


11 August 2022

FMI version 6.77 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Administrator

Permissions -  Fixed an issue where an error occurred when applying permissions to Suppliers with long names.

Capture

User interface  -  Renamed the Capture portal to Requests portal and updated the “Capture & Send” button to “New Request”.

Contractor

Work orders  -  Added the ability to select Process states in the Contractor portal.

Services

Employees - Updated the Employees page to remove the status indicator.

Work orders - Fixed an issue where only Site documents were emailed to work assignees instead of all the location documents. 

Work orders - Fixed an issue with the Supplier search where previously only Suppliers with contacts were displayed.

Reports - Fixed an issue with the Monthly Work Order Estimated Costs report where the estimated cost was incorrectly reported.

Reports - Added Work Order Short Description, Long Description and hours to the Chargeback report.

15 July 2022

FMI version 6.76 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Following this upgrade, we have noted that some users may experience a slight issue when trying to log in.  For information on, and to resolve this issue, see Product Update: Browser Refresh

Administrator

General -  Fixed an issue where an incorrect application version number was displayed.

Email -  Added input validation to the email templates subject field.

Services

Employees -  Fixed an issue where all new employees were incorrectly created as work employees.

Work Orders -  Fixed an issue where invalid text was displayed on the work order pdf.

Work Orders -  Fixed an issue where inactive employees could be incorrectly assigned work orders.

Work Orders -  Fixed an issue where the service type was not added to the work orders generated for warranty final inspections.

Work Orders -  Fixed an issue where all related work orders were created with chargeback enabled.

System

Email - Rebranded the accrediation emails to FMI Works.

Login - Fixed an issue where duplicate user accounts were created on successive login attempts for the same user.

Login - Fixed an issue where duplicate users were created for existing accounts when using the 'Automatically Create Users' feature.

Security - General maintenance/mitigation.

 

9 June 2022

FMI version 6.75 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Administrator

Employee Import -  Updated the employee import template to address a minor issue with sample data.

System -  Fixed an issue where the application version number was incorrect.

Services

Suppliers -  Fixed an issue with the Contractor portal where work orders weren’t displayed for secondary and basic users.

Suppliers -  Updated the supplier employee page so that a User is created when adding a Supplier Employee.

Suppliers -  Fixed an issue with the Contractor portal where the supplier employee page wouldn’t load.

Suppliers -  Fixed an issue with the Supplier employee page to prevent the creation of multiple primary and secondary contacts.

Work Orders -  Added 'Related WO' to the work order advanced search filter.


12 May 2022

FMI version 6.74 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Property

Leases -  Added the ability to delete rent reviews from the Property Lease screen.

Services

Assets -  Fixed an issue where filtering Assets where the site name exceeding 100 characters produced an error.

Capture -  Fixed an issue with the Document list user interface on the Work Order details page.

Employees -  Updated the Employees, Interested Party and Supplier Employee email address validation to only allow unique emails.

Reports -  Fixed an issue where scheduling a report produced an error if report was not selected first.

Reports -  Fixed an issue where exporting a report as csv generated an error when filtering by work order status.

Reports -  Fixed an issue with the Planned Job schedule report where the next scheduled date was incorrectly reported.

Reports -  Updated the Location Summary csv export.

Suppliers -  Fixed an issue with Supplier import validation when importing multiple primary contacts for the same supplier.

Work Orders -  Fixed an issue with validation message on the change Work Order Status page.

Work Orders -  Optimised performance of the Users list page.

System

Email -  Updated the design and styling on the FMI Works invitation email.

Email -  Updated FMI Works to send email notifications from 'notifications@fmiworks.com'.

Security -  General maintenance/mitigation.

13 April 2022

FMI version 5.73 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Administrator

Inductions -  Fixed an issue where HTML tags were displayed on Induction Questions.

Reference data - Fixed an issue with the Location Importer so validation errors were displayed when a file with incorrect formatting was imported.

Reference data -  Added input validation to the Priority field.

Users -  Fixed an issue where the 'site' column name was incorrectly displayed.

Users -  Added an opt-in setting for Automatic User Creation.

Users -  Renamed the ‘API Permissions’ title and button to ‘Permissions’.

Users -  Fixed a styling issue with the alignment of the Edit and Reset Password buttons on the User list page.

API

User Interface -  Minor styling updates to the Swagger user interface.

Contractor

Accreditation -  Fixed an issue with Employee Accreditations where the accreditation type wasn’t correctly displayed.

Documents -  Added Standard and Location Documents to Work Orders in the Contractor Portal.

Employees -  Fixed an issue where Employee details weren’t correctly saved.

Services

Capture - Fixed an issue where delayed work orders weren’t displayed in the Capture portal.

Capture - Fixed an issue where the location wasn’t displayed correctly when showing all work orders.

Employees - Updated the Employee email address validation so that it prevents apostrophes.

Employees - Updated the Employees, Interested Party and Supplier Employee email address validation to only allow unique emails.

Multi Job Updater -  Fixed an issue with the navigation in the Multi Job Updater so the new Work Order page is displayed.

Projects - Fixed an issue with Projects where the total cost wasn’t saved.

Reports - Added Scheduled Start date filter to Project reports.

Reports - Added additional date filters on the Asset Replacement Summary report.

Reports - Fixed an issue where incorrect date filters were displayed on the report scheduling page.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue where Asset Documents weren’t displayed on Work Orders.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue with Standard Work Order Documents where selections weren’t saved.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue with the Work Order details tab navigation so that it defaults to the Details tab if the remembered tab isn’t available.

System

Login -  Removed verification indicator for SSO users in login.fmiworks.com.

Login -  Fixed an issue where an error occurred when changing the SSO user’s full name in login.fmiworks.com.

Security -  Fixed an issue where the one-time-password option wasn’t saved in login.fmiworks.com.

10 March 2022

FMI version 5.72 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Administrator

Security -  Added a new user interface to manage permissions. For more information visit our help centre article.

User Interface - Fixed an issue where the usernames were displayed incorrectly.

API

Supplier -  Added the Supplier API.

Contractor

Company Details -  Fixed an issue where an error would occur if more than 5 characters were entered for the post code field .

Quotes -  Added Work Order documents to quote requests.

Quotes - Added Work Order documents as attachments on quote request emails.

Services

Broadcast - Fixed an issue where emails with a ‘+’ character were excluded from broadcast.

Locations - Fixed an issue where the save button on room details page displayed incorrectly.

Locations - Fixed a rounding issue with the sqm field on the site detail page.

Locations - Added the area sqm field on the building details page.

Work Orders - Updated Related Work Orders so they pre-populate with the original Work Order data.

Work Orders - Updated Related Work Orders so the source is set as 'Related WO'.

User Interface - Fixed a navigation issue on the Related Work Order tab.

User Interface - Fixed an issue with asset images, ensuring they maintain their aspect ratio.

User Interface - Removed the asset compliance indicators on the asset list and details page.

User Interface - Update the Asset notes field to allow multiple lines of text.

User Interface - Removed redundant checkboxes on the document library page.

System

Email - Updated the design of the FMI Works password reset email.

Email - Updated the design of the FMI Works verification email.

Email - Updated the design of the FMI Works password reset email to support dark mode.

Login - Removed whitespace from the end of the password in the one-time password email.

Security - General maintenance/mitigation.

System - Updated FMI Works to prevent indexing by search engines.

 

10 February 2022

FMI version 5.71 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Services

Sustainability - Updated sustainability to allow selection of a supplier for site meters.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue where the names in the approver list were displayed incorrectly.

System

Login - Fixed an issue that produced an error logging into FMI Works with an inactive site record.

Security - General maintainance/mitigation.

User Interface - Updated the default branding for login.fmiworks.com.

User Interface - Fixed various styling issues with the Swagger interface when viewed at a smaller screen size.

Sapphire

User Interface - Updated branding to FMI Lifecycle.

13 January 2022

FMI version 5.70 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Administrator

System - Fixed an issue that caused an OutOfMemoryException error when the active directory sync process was initiated.

User - Updated FMI Works when using the login.fmiworks.com to send an invitation email when adding new facility users.

Services

Contracts - Fixed an issue where the notify person for the contract would not save correctly.

Planned Jobs - The planned jobs search results page has been optimised to address performance related issues.

Reports - Fixed an issue where adding a recipient to the report schedule cleared the description field.

Reports - Additional date filters have been added to several standard reports.

Reports - Fixed an issue with the budget reports where an error would occur if the budget filter is selected.

Reports - Fixed an issue with several reports where an error would occur if the region filter is selected.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue where navigating to the work order via the dashboard feedback page displayed the old work order page instead of the new one.

System

Email - Updated the login.fmiworks.com branding and design on the verification email.

Email - Updated FMI Works invite email branding and design when using login.fmiworks.com

Login - Fixed an issue that caused an error when the password field was left blank when logging in with login.fmiworks.com

Login - Updated branding on the login.fmiworks.com password reset page.

Login - Updated the login.fmiworks.com password reset page to specify password complexity requirements when entering a new password.

Login - Updated the login.fmiworks.com reset password activity to also verify the email address of the user.

User Interface - Updated the login.fmiworks.com account created message that appears after signing up.

Users - All login.fmiworks.com users can now create personal access tokens.

2021 Releases


9 December 2021

FMI version 5.69 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Services

Assets - Fixed an issue where an error would occur if a year greater than 2079 was entered for the asset replacement due date.

Dashboard - The dashboard has been optimised to address performance related issues.

Email - Fixed an issue where email notifications were being sent out to inactive employees.

Multi Job Updater - Fixed an issue where the names in the employee filter were displayed incorrectly.

Planned Jobs- Fixed an issue where uploading additional documents resulted in an error.

Reports NEW - Updated the Work Order Estimates Vs Actuals report to include process state and date moved to WIP.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue that caused an emailing error when standard documents attached to planned jobs were deleted.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue where incorrect timestamps were generated on work orders in certain situations.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue that generate an error when adding standard work rates to invoices.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue where the estimated cost of the work order was calculated incorrectly.

11 November 2021

FMI version 5.68 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Administrator

Inductions - Fixed an issue where an error would occur if too many characters were entered into the induction question reference field.

Locations - Enabled the location importer for all customers.

Contractor

Employees - Fixed an issue where a supplier employee were set up as inactive when created using the Contractor Portal.

Services

Documents - Fixed an issue where documents would be incorrectly displayed on the Work Order Location Documents list.

Employees - Fixed an issue where a newly created site wasn't visible on the Employee and Supplier Employee pages.

Portfolio - Updated the Client Supplier list so that it is sorted alphabetically on the Portfolio page.

Reports - Updated Standard Reports to display the date filter in the report header.

Reports - Fixed an issue where an invalid date range could be set for a Scheduled Report.

Reports - Fixed a number of issues where an error would occur if a report filter is selected.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue where an additional request for approval couldn't be sent if the first request wasn't approved.

System

File Upload - Updated the file upload to support .MSG file types, allowing them to be attached to Work Orders.

Email - Fixed an issue where emails occasionally failed to send for on-premise customers using the Office 365 mail service.

14 October 2021

FMI version 5.67 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Administrator

General Configuration- Fixed an issue that caused an error when the room name settings were updated in the General Configuration page.

Multiple Job Updater - Fixed an issue that caused an error when updated the Multiple Job Updated Configuration page.

Induction Configuration - Fixed an issue that caused induction question answers to not display correctly in the Induction Configuration page.

Users - Fixed an issue where the last login timestamp was displayed incorrectly on the Users page.

Contractor

Company Details- Fixed an issue that prevented the postcode from being saved in the Contractor Portal.

Property

Property Locations- Fixed an issue where the property search filter would cause an error in the Property Locations page.

Reports - Fixed an issue that caused an error when the scheduled report recipient is selected.

Reports - Restored a missing property status filter to the Property Lease report.

Services

Supplier Contacts- Supplier contact employees are now sorted by Primary, Secondary, Active and Inactive order in the Supplier Employee page.

Planned Jobs- Fixed an issue that caused planned jobs to get stuck in a loop when the schedule type is changed.

Documents - Removed the bulk export feature from the Document Library.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue that caused HTML code to display on the Work Order and Work Order Approval pages.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue that caused an error when a large amount of text is entered into the job alteration reason field.

Reports - Manpower, Backlog Management reports & OHS Management reporting categories have been removed. The reports in these categories have been re-categorised.

All users who had access to Backlog management will automatically have access to Work order Management reports. Added a new Administrative reporting category.

Reports - Several reports have been retired from the standard reports suite, these include:

  • New Work Orders
  • Scheduled Work Orders
  • Work Orders in Progress Summary
  • New Work Order Summary
  • Scheduled Work Orders Summary
  • Work Order Feedback
  • Tag Summary Report
  • WO Detail Responsibilities
  • Work Order Summary (Short) - by State
  • Requisition for Materials, Services, Cheques
  • Work Order Summary - by State
  • Asset List
  • Location Occupancy
  • People by Location
  • Location Expense
  • Site Level Location Expense
  • Purchase Orders Summary
  • Hourly Work Invoice Summary
  • Hourly Works
  • WIPs
  • Accruals
  • Gross Margin Report
  • Invoices Approved for Payment
  • Gross Margin Exception
  • WO Operational Summary Running Sheet
  • WOs by Approver
  • WOs by Department

Reports - Several reports have been renamed in the standard reports suite, these include: 

  • Employee WO Progression to WO Outstanding/Overdue by Employee
  • Supplier Service Type Summary to WO List by Supplier
  • Asset Summary to Asset Replacement Summary Report
  • Essential Services to Planned Job Summary by Site
  • Monthly Accrual Report to Monthly WO Estimated Costs
  • Supplier Work Summary to Supplier Work Cost Report
  • OHS Incidents to WHS Incidents
  • WO Operational Detailed Running Sheet to WO Detailed Report by Client Contract
  • Work Order Activity to Work Order Activity Log

Reports - Removed the text "Select" from the filters for all standard reports.

Reports - Changed the text "Suppress Run" to "Enabled" on Scheduled Reports to better clarify use.

Reports - Updated date range filter labels on reports to better clarify use.

Reports - Updated date range filter labels on report scheduling to better clarify use.

Reports - The FMI Works logo has been updated in all standard reports.

Reports - The custom logo has been removed from standard reports (this was only available for on-premise customers).

System

User Interface - Fixed an issue that caused HTML code to display on the login page.

Notifications - Fixed an issue that caused work order email notifications to send to site contacts that no longer had access to the site. The site contact should no longer recieve work order site contact notifications if the site access has been removed.

9 September 2021

FMI version 5.66 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Administrator

Reference Data - Fixed an issue where the Import button was still clickable when disabled.

Reference Data - Fied an issue where editing the Client Contract produced an error.

Reference Data - Updated Asset Types so they appear in alphabetical order in the Asset Details page.

Configuration - Fixed an issue where the financial year data field was displayed incorrectly.

System Configuration - Fixed an issue where the Edit page wouldn't display when clicking the edit link in the client portal configuration.

User Interface - Updated the dashboard design and icons

User Interface - Updated the menu design and icons.

User Interface - Renamed FM-Work Configuration to Work.

User Interface - Renamed Reference Data to References.

User Interface - Renamed System Configuration to System.

User Interface - Renamed WSM Scheduler to Scheduling.

User Interface - Renamed General Configuration to Configuration.

Capture

User Interface - Updated homepage design and icons.

Contractor

User Interface - Updated homepage design and icons.

Property

Lease - Fixed an issue where the leased to field would not save on the Lease Detail page. Leased to information is now entered in the Tenancy tab.

Services

Planned Jobs- Fixed an issue where various input validation messages contained HTML tags.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue where various warning messages contained HTML tags.

Work Orders - Work orders can no longer be sent to the supplier using Resend WO button, if the supplier does not have the required accreditations.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue where HTML tags were visible on the Create New Expense screen.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue where an error would occur if rounding was applied to the estimated cost.

WHS - Fixed an issue where the involved people field wouldn't display correctly on the Incident - Investigation page.

Multiple Job Updater - Fixed an issue where raising a follow-on job using the Multiple Job Updater produced an error.

Budget - Fixed an issue where an error would occur if the budget amount was entered with a decimal point.

Reports - Updated several report names to provide a more accurate description.

User Interface - Fixed an issue where the profile page errored when navigating from the Services or Administrator Portal.

User Interface - Fixed an issue where the menu wouldn't collapse correctly at smaller screen sizes.

User Interface - Updated the dashboard design and icons.

User Interface - Updated the menu design and icons.

User Interface - Renamed FM-Work Management to Work.

User Interface - Renamed Asset Management to Assets.

User Interface - Renamed Contact Management to Contacts.

User Interface - Renamed Industrial to Portfolio.

User Interface - Removed SMP.

System

User Interface - Updated branding and design on the login page.

User Interface - Removed the customised welcome and support messages on the login page.

User Interface - Updated the logo, design and icons in the primary navigation.

User Interface - Removed the customised logo (only applicable for on-premise deployments).

12 August 2021

FMI version 5.65 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Capture

Request - Fixed an issue with Requests where the criticality drop-down was empty.

Request - Updated the Capture & Send page so it defaults to the Defect/Request form.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue with Work Orders where an error occurred when entering chevrons into the additional information field.

Services

Email notifications - Fixed an issue with Work Order email notifications where the room local name field wasn't correctly displayed.

Reports - Fixed an issue with the Planned Job Details report where setting an asset group or type filter generated a blank report.

Work Orders - Fixed an issue with Work Orders where the ESM checkbox state wasn't reflected in the PDF template.

Contract Budget - Fixed an issue with Contracts where an error occured when a user tried to open a contract before it was saved.

Administrator

Reference Data - Fixed an issue where incident types weren't correctly saved.

Reference Data - Fixed a typo in the Asset Import template.

Reference Data - Updated Asset Types so they appear in alphabetical order in the Asset Details page.‍

System

Security - Fixed a security issue relating to session management.

8 July  2021

FMI version 5.64 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Services

Planned jobs - Fixed an issue with form validation in the Planned Jobs Wizard.

Reports - Fixed an issue where the Work Order Detail Reports failed to generate when filtering by Process State.

Work orders - Fixed an issue where entering non-ASCII characters into the work order action/comments produced an error.

Work orders - Fixed an issue where clicking an email address link produced an error when using Google Chrome.

Administrator

General configuration - Fixed an issue where enabling the reconfirm location on next login resulted in an error when users attempted to log in.

Employees importer - Fixed an issue where employees failed to import when a user id and password were provided.

‍10 June 2021

FMI version 5.63 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Services

Menu - Fixed an issue where the portal menu would not correctly minimise.

Attachments (NEW) - Maximum document upload file size limit has been increased to 40MB.

Document Upload (NEW) - Maximum number of documents that can be uploaded in one session has been changed to 20.

Locations - Fixed an issue where HTML code would display in the Room Details page.

WHS - Fixed an issue where HTML code would display in the OHS New Incident page.

Additional Minor Fixes

Work order search - Fixed an issue where the filtering arrows did not appear correctly in the Work Orders search grid.

Reports - Updates to various reports to display the correct branding for FMI.

Work Order - Fixed an issue where downloading the work order as a PDF would produce an error.

Security - Various security improvements.

‍13 May 2021

FMI version 5.62 was rolled out to our cloud platform.

Services

Multiple job updated (NEW) - The Multiple Job Updater can now be used without entering a Client Contract.

Broadcast - Fixed an issue where Broadcast excluded certain employees.

Work order - Fixed an issue with the Cost Estimation of a Work Order where editing mark up % would cause an error.

Financials - Fixed an issue where creating a budget without a financial year produced an error.

Planned jobs - Fixed an issue where the Planned Job Search page produced an error when selecting a Client.

Reports - Fixed an issue where Accreditation Reports failed to generate.

Administrator

System configuration - Fixed an issue where Assets wouldn't be created when Auto Generate Name was enabled.

General configuration - Fixed an issue where the Asset Name Generation option wouldn't save.

General configuration - Fixed an issue where Warranty Final Inspection work orders continued to generate even when turned off.

Asset importer (NEW) - The Asset Import has been enhanced to include status, owner, and up to 10 user defined fields.

Location importer - Fixed an issue where the Location Importer failed when a local name wasn't supplied.

Capture

Profile - Fixed an issue where the password reset validation message displayed incorrectly.