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Release Notes

If you're curious about what's new in Impraise and what's improved, you've come to right place.

Impraise for Web

April 13th, 2018

New

  • The Progress tab is now available on the Review details page

Improved

  • Newly added participants now will show up on the top of the list in the Review setup form


April 6th, 2018

New

  • Introducing our slack integration: send praise to anyone, from any Slack #channel using the /praise command and publicly share recognition by surfacing real-time praise notifications in a designated Slack #channel. Go to the organization settings to see how to set it up, or reach out to your customer success manager

Improved

  • The Review setup form now will load more than 100 recipients and givers

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where a short company name and username caused text overlapping in the user menu

  • Fixed an issue where the anonymity dropdown for observers were disabled in the Review setup form


March 23, 2018

New

  • Users now have access to their reports in Beta Reviews through the Events page

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where invitation links expired when a user clicked the invitation link from an email notification, but did not register


March 16, 2018

New

  • In a report when clicking on “Download as PDF” we now show PDF report generation progress and allow users to request PDF report to be send by email

  • Admins can now duplicate Beta Reviews

Improved

  • When creating new custom questions in a Reviews Beta, the "Ask for comment" checkbox will now be checked by default.

  • Improved scalability

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue with the question selector in Reviews Beta setup form for IE11

  • Fixed an issue in Employee Management where admins were unable to select managers

  • Fixed an issue in Employee Management where admins were unable to select teams for a newly created user


March 1, 2018

New

  • Admins are now able to reopen closed or submitted reviews from the summary page as part of Reviews Beta

  • Implemented a search bar on the “Ask for feedback” page to make it easier to look up colleagues

  • Next to displaying your teams and direct reports, the “People” page now has an “everyone” panel where you can browse the whole organization

Improved

  • Performance improvements on the “Ask for feedback” page

  • Performance improvements on the “People” page


February 16, 2018

Improved

  • Redesigned the participants section of the Review beta Summary page.

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where some of the actions for managers in the sidebar under their direct reports weren’t functional. We've now restored functionality to all these menu items.


February 9, 2018

Improved

  • Improvements around the Reviews beta.


January 30, 2018

Improved

  • Improvements around the Reviews beta.


January 26, 2018

New

  • We are super excited to introduce a beta version of Reviews. We’ve been hard at work transforming Events into Reviews. We’ve increased performance, simplified the set up flow, and laid the foundations for future enhancements. Find Reviews (beta) on the Events page.


January 22, 2018

New

  • Admins are now able to set a session timeout for their organization under the organization settings.


January 19, 2018

New

  • For security reasons, your emails no longer contain feedback. Click on the button and go to Impraise to check it out!

Improved

  • When setting up a new goal, the visibility defaults on “Visible to your manager”. Click on it to change it to “Visible to everyone” or to “Private”.

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue of the manager field in Employee Management that occured when the option “Save and add another” was selected.


January 8, 2018

New

  • Introducing Private Notes, a great way to organize your thoughts before giving feedback to others or preparing for one on one conversations. You can add, edit, and access Private Notes from Quick Actions or a selected individual's profile page.

  • Managers can now create Private Notes from the Quick Actions menu along with giving feedback to the selected person or get feedback from them.


January 3, 2018

New

  • Based on your feedback around discoverability and ease of use, we’ve expanded and moved the navigation bar from the top to the left. All of the tabs and actions that were previously available to you are now even easier to find. We’ve made two new sections (You and Your Team) to organize actions you take the most often easier to find and faster to get to. Find out more about this change here.

  • Admins can now access Dash and Labs functionality directly within Impraise, manage employees, and organization settings. Find out more about this change here.

  • Managers now see their direct reports listed on the sidebar with Quick Actions to give or ask for feedback making coaching easier than ever. Learn more about it here.

Improved

  • Fixes and performance improvements


December 8, 2017

Improved

  • Performance enhancements.


November 22, 2017

Improved

  • To surface Event data and insights more clearly, we’ve made improvements to Event reports. The Event description will now be collapsed by default. To expand the description, click on “Show description” under the Event title.


November 7, 2017

New

  • In-product help is now available in Impraise! Instantly access help articles and live chat on every page by clicking on the blue question mark button on the bottom right corner of your screen. Click on the “Chat With Us” button in the sidebar to connect with our customer support team. We’d love to hear your feedback on the content available today or suggestions for additional articles

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where profile images could appear in the wrong orientation (e.g. sideways) because EXIF orientation information in the profile images was being ignored

  • Fixed an issue where questions could not be removed when trying to edit an Event

  • Fixed an issue that could cause Report notification emails to be incorrectly sent when an ongoing Event was reopened for some participants

  • Updated how average ratings are calculated in Reports to ensure they’re consistent across Reports and Users

  • Ensured Peer Matching tasks get automatically marked as completed when Peer Matching ends and the Event moves on to the next stage


October 12, 2017

Improved

  • Combination of web frontend changes to help make Impraise for Web faster, more secure and future-proof

  • Improved performance across the board for Events, primarily around working with answers, tasks and the main Events pages


October 4, 2017

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where some received feedback would not show up in the correct order

  • Fixed an issue when generating PDF reports under certain conditions

  • Fixed an issue where notifications could be incorrectly delivered to managers during the Peer Matching process


September 21, 2017

Improved

  • Performance improvements when searching for users in some areas of the application (e.g. Peer Matching)

  • SAML/SSO integration enhancements

  • Adjusted the placeholder copy when filling out reviews, so that it’s the same across Web, iOS and Android

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue with very large events where Peer Matching could fail to submit correctly

  • Fixed an issue where long labels in the Rating Circle would not correctly display

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to complete the manager approval step under certain rare conditions

  • Fixed an issue with ADFS SSO logins


September 1, 2017

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where the Login Form would not correctly focus the Submit Button

  • Fixed an issue that caused duplicated event questions to be wrongly copied over

  • Fixed an issue with the hierarchy dropdown on the event progress page for Internet Explorer 11


August 15, 2017

Fixed

  • Fixed the Event Summary timeline copy to correctly state if Self-Assessments for an Event have been enabled


August 10, 2017

New

  • Event Reports can now be shared anonymously or non-anonymously with feedback recipients, their managers, and observers

  • The default option for anonymity settings when sharing Event Reports is based on the organization’s Access Policies

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where you could not react to feedback if your organization had only configured a single reaction type


July 18, 2017

Improved

  • Enhanced support for Employee Management, specifically deactivating and reactivating user accounts within your organization

  • Additional support for Access Policies across organizations

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue in the Employee Management, where invited users would incorrectly show up as “No invitation sent”

  • Fixed an issue with reports, where graphs with values including decimal points could render incorrectly


July 7, 2017

Improved

  • Updated copy in the introduction email sent when you first join Impraise

  • Refreshed the user interface for reacting to received feedback

  • Tightened spacing across the entire application to better fit smaller displays

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where some received feedback would not show up in the correct order


June 30, 2017

New

  • Ability to access the feedback given to your coworkers on their profiles, depending on your organization’s Access Policies

Improved

  • Praise & Tip buttons are now accessible when looking at another user’s empty profile page, to encourage giving of feedback


June 23, 2017

New

  • Praise & Tip is now supported on the web, when enabled for an organization

Improved

  • We now combine multiple notifications you’d receive when people react to your feedback into a single notification

  • Your reports list on the Feedback Page no longer includes reports for archived Events


June 16, 2017

Improved

  • In your Recent Feedback Page, and other places where you see your feedback listed, the date displayed is now the time at which the feedback was made available, and not necessarily the time at which it was created

  • Feedback is now ordered chronologically in email notifications When setting up an event, we now prevent you from configuring sharing settings that lock you out of your own reports

  • Event interaction should now feel snappier thanks to some performance improvements behind the scenes