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PPM Enhancements for August 28, 2020

We are deploying the following enhancements to Changepoint PPM on Friday, August 28, 2020. This post is designed to help you understand how new and enhanced features can improve your PPM experience, and to guide you in making decisions about how to configure those features (if applicable). To facilitate training and testing ahead of this release, the features below will be deployed in Sandbox environments on Monday, August 24, 2020. The next Changepoint PPM Release is September 11, 2020.

For detailed information about these and all PPM Features, see the PPM Online Help

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PPM Enhancements

From the Idea Greenhouse: Nonworking time highlighted on timesheets
We’re releasing another timesheet enhancement suggested in the Idea Greenhouse, highlighting nonworking time in Timesheets. PPM users wanted to easily spot non-working days they did not need to enter time because of a personal or global nonworking calendar exception. Now, users who have any amount of global or personal non-working time scheduled will now see the days where that time is scheduled highlighted a light gray color. This highlighting is purely visual and will not affect the user’s ability to enter time for those days.

From the Idea Greenhouse: Bulk removal of external resources
We’re giving Daptiv Administrators the ability to remove external resources from their enterprises in bulk. To do this from the external resources list, check the resources you wish to remove and then select Remove from Enterprise from the Checked Items Action menu.

Notable PPM Fixes

Task Schedules do not begin on requested date
We fixed an issue where the start date of the first planned task in a new workspace may not match the start date specified in the original workspace request. This issue only occurred when requested workspace was created from an existing template. The new workspace would instead use the original task schedule dates from the template. Now, workspaces created from templates will adjust their task schedules to according to the start date made in workspace requests.