PICS 15.20.009.02

15.20.009.02
New Features

  • CRM and Applicants: It is now possible to filter Organisations in the CRM Organisations List by the Custom Provision assigned to them.
  • eAssessor: It is now possible to edit currently existing contact hour records.
  • eDashboard: A new widget has been added to show Learner Predicted Funding
  • eRecruit: The ability to edit Apprenticeship Opportunities Qualification Plans has been added.
  • Reporting: The 2018 Achievements Rates report is now available. This is based on the 2018 ESFA QAR Business Rules and is identical to the 2017 report except for the exclusion of Flexible Learning Fund aims (LDM360).

Improvements

  • Claims and Profiles: The FM36 Data Match Reconciler has been updated to allow for reconciliation between PICS and the Data Match report from the hub.
  • Claims and Profiles: The FM36 Indicative Reconciler has been updated to allow for accurate reconciliation between PICS and the Apprenticeship Indicative Earnings report from the hub.
  • Claims and Profiles: The FM36 Month End Reconciler has been updated to allow for reconciliation between PICS and the Apprenticeship Monthly Payment report from the hub.
  • CRM and Applicants: Extra entries have been added to the Activity log view page to show full changes to activity notes
  • CRM and Applicants: The EDS lookup now includes a “Search by Postcode” option.
  • eFileStore: eFileStore has now been upgraded to use .net 4.7.2. The installer will automatically install 4.7.2 if it is not installed on the server.
  • eRecruit: It is now possible to set the quantity of Opportunity Provisions
  • eRecruit: We have added save buttons to the top of Applicant, Company, Contact, Opportunity, and Vacancy edit screens.
  • eRecruit: ACT and SEM fields has been added for companies
  • eTutor: Users who do not have the permission to enrol learners will now no longer be able to modify learner’s course enrol and start dates from the Session Attendance page in eTutor.
  • PICS Main: Pellcomp Hosted PICS will now shut down when it has been idle for more than 3 hours (the current setting is 4 hours). After 18:00 it will shut down if it has been idle for more than an hour.
  • PICS Main: LARS v6.0.0 : 20 Mar 2019, ORGANISATION v3.0.0: 21 Mar 2019 and PostcodeFactorsReferenceData Version 2017.1.1 : 14 Nov 2018 are now available in PICS.
  • Reporting: “Full/Co-funding Indicator” has replaced “A71 Co-funding Flag” as an optional output for the Learner Status Report.

Data Patches
These are changes to the PICS Database structure to support future features. When they are available they will be announced as New Features or Improvements in the relevant Release Notes.

  • PICS Main: Checking for PICS Messages can now be turned off if not wanted in the PICS Main –> Messages –> Options screen.
  • PICS Main: Additional Primary Keys and Relational Integrity rules have been added to facilitate future development frameworks.

Bug Fixes

  • Claims and Profiles: The FM36 Funding Calculator was not including Employer Contributions made after the Apprentice’s end date. Now fixed.
  • Claims and Profiles: The FM36 Funding Calculator was not adding funding details to the correct Calculation Details Report when the Report by Site option is ticked.
  • CRM and Applicants: There was an issue where it was not possible to delete unused Category items. Now fixed.
  • CRM and Applicants: When merging two Organisations in CRM, if they both have answered the same UDF, answers belonging to the Organisation which is being merged in will be deleted.
  • CRM and Applicants, PICS Main: There was an issue causing email addresses with single letter domains and sub-domains to be detected as invalid. Now fixed.
  • eApply: There was an issue with users putting ampersands in their eApply form keys, which was preventing the forms from being found. The key field is now validated to prevent any special characters being input.
  • eAssessor: The Last/Next Review Dates report in eAssessor now displays last actual review date rather than last proposed review date within the “Last” column
  • eRecruit: eRecruit Dropbox was failing to link some emails to CRM activities. Now fixed.
  • eTutor: Non-live Applicants and Learners will no longer be displayed on the Session Attendance page in eTutor.
  • Form Capture App: There was an issue where custom validation messages wouldn’t be shown. Now fixed.
  • Form Capture App: Searching for Applicants in FCA would not correctly support wildcard searching by post code. Now fixed.
  • PICS Main: Error messages in the Apprenticeship PMR calculator could show “9%” rather than “10%” due to a rounding error. Now fixed.