Release Notes - 2020

Modified on Mon, 11 Jan 2021 at 11:34 AM

December 19, 2020 - v5.5.4

  • Results page: Fixed issue with average calculation in Summary when some sections have N/A responses only.
  • Assessment signatures: Modified default text used in manager signatures.

December 12, 2020 - v5.5.3

  • Goals page: Display a message when selected review cycle does not allow goal creation. Always enable Add button in List view.
  • Results page: Fixed an issue with question weights.
  • Added reCaptcha on Sign Up page.

November 14, 2020 - v5.5.2

  • Filters: New UI and additional filters were added to multiple reports.
  • Updated the design and content of the "Welcome" email sent when a new free trial starts, as well as the "Free trial ending soon" emails sent at the end.
  • Import from Google: Imported users now have the Employee privilege by default.
  • Detailed Assessment Results report: Fixed issue causing comments linked to rating questions not to be included when exporting data to CSV.
  • Email notifications: Removed last name from all email greetings.
  • BambooHR integration: Improved the way administrators are notified when there are not enough Primalogik user licenses available to import all BambooHR users.
  • BambooHR integration: Added button "Refresh current users" in integration settings page.
  • Questionnaire editor: Fixed UI issue causing the "Copy from Library" button to sometimes be out of view.
  • Consolidated Rating Results report: Fixed an issue causing some sections to be missing in filter options.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

October 19, 2020 - v5.5.1

  • BambooHR integration: Fixed an issue causing a full sync to be done instead of a delta sync.

October 17, 2020 - v5.5.0

  • Filters: UI was improved and new filters were added in many pages.
  • 360° Surveys: The "Manager" respondent group was renamed to "Managers" (plural) and its meaning was extended to also include secondary managers.
  • Workflow approvals: An email notification is now sent to higher level managers when their approval is required.
  • Workflow signatures: The term "second level manager" was changed to "higher level manager" to avoid confusion with "secondary managers".
  • 360° Surveys: It is no longer allowed to approve survey results before the survey deadline is passed.
  • Email notifications: Application emails are now sent from the address instead of
  • BambooHR integration: Fixed an issue causing profile pictures to not be displayed when an error occurred during the synchronization process.
  • Detailed Opinion Surveys report: The values for Team, Location and Job type are now available in anonymous surveys.
  • Manage Users page: Fixed an issue causing the Manager field to sometimes not be displayed correctly.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

September 12, 2020 - v5.4.8

  • User Profile page: Don't show "Change password" link if account setting does not allow password based login.
  • Don't show "My secondary team" in Team selection dialog when it is empty.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

September 6, 2020 - v5.4.7

  • Reverted a change causing an error when users were trying to reset their password through an email link.

September 5, 2020 - v5.4.6

  • User profile: Added Secondary Managers and Job Level fields.
  • Results sharing: Added new option "Do not share rating responses".
  • Survey Results page: Added new option "Show survey participants".
  • 360° Surveys: It is now possible to select a respondent group when suggesting participants.
  • Appraisal Progress report: Added new column Employee Status.
  • Teams page: Empty teams having a custom name are no longer hidden by default.
  • Consolidated Rating Results report: Fixed error caused by old questionnaire with modified type.
  • Fixed some vulnerability issues following external penetration testing.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

August 8, 2020 - v5.4.5

  • BambooHR synchronization: Manager is now unset in Primalogik when unset in Bamboo.
  • BambooHR synchronization: Fixed an issue preventing manual sync when max user limit was reached.
  • User importation via spreadsheet: Added an option to make empty cells erase existing info.
  • 360° surveys: Fixed bug causing an error when trying to add an external participant to a survey.
  • Opinion surveys: Improved the loading time of the page when there are many surveys.
  • Opinion surveys: Fixed display issues with bar charts in the Results page.
  • Appraisals: Improved the display of ratings in the Results page.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

July 15, 2020 - v5.4.4

  • Results page: Calculate the rating total (Summary section) from the section averages instead of all question ratings.

July 4, 2020 - v5.4.3

  • Questionnaire page: Text areas now expand automatically as user responds to free text questions.
  • BambooHR integration: Employee photos are now synchronized.
  • Detailed Opinion Surveys Report: Added the Job Type column.
  • Results page: Added explanatory popup for blind spot and hidden strength alerts.
  • Results page: Made the "pie chart" view the default for multiple choice responses.
  • Getting Started page: Updated the introductory video.
  • Progress Reports: Removed columns "Has manager notes" and "Has employee notes" (they are not very useful anymore now that columns have been added with the actual notes content).
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

June 22, 2020 - v5.4.2

  • Fixed issue causing an error when approving participant suggestions for 360° surveys and the deadline to suggest participant was in the past.

June 17, 2020 - v5.4.1

  • Temporary fix for broken profile photo URL for users syncrhonized from BambooHR.

June 15, 2020 - v5.4.0

  • Fixed logging issue.

June 13, 2020 - v5.3.9

  • Opinion surveys: Participants can now be assigned groups based on their location, job type and team; survey results can show the distribution of responses for each of these groups.
  • Performance appraisals: When changing the manager of an ongoing appraisal, there is now an option to transfer the draft responses of the previous manager to the new manager.
  • 360° surveys: It is no longer possible to share survey results with the reviewee before the deadline has passed.
  • 360° surveys: Fixed issue causing an error when trying to add an external participant who was already part of the survey.
  • 360 Survey Progress (by Participant) report: Added the Job Title column.
  • User management: When creating a user without a real email address, it is now mandatory to provide a temporary password.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

May 10, 2020 - v5.3.8

  • Fixed a regression bug in the questionnaire page that was preventing some users from submitting their responses.
  • Fixed a display issue in the Results page of some 360° surveys.

May 9, 2020 - v5.3.7

  • 360° Surveys: Added "blindspot alerts" to highlight important gaps between self-ratings and the rest of the raters.
  • Questionnaire editor: Added an option to include a textbox with each rating question, allowing respondents to explain their choice.
  • Questionnaire editor: Made several improvements to usability and layout.
  • Results page: When goals have been evaluated, all the goals details are now displayed instead of just the summary.
  • Appraisal results: Made several visual improvements and added the option to show the group breakdown in the summary.

Mars 28, 2020 - v5.3.6

  • User Edit page: Fixed a bug that was sometimes causing an error for users having a custom profile picture.

Mars 14, 2020 - v5.3.5

  • Goals and Job Profiles: Added new feature to track key results and key items in addition to quantifiable targets.
  • Appraisal and Survey Progress reports: Added an "All" option to the Review Cycle selector allowing to view all active cycles at once.
  • 360° Surveys: Do not allow modifications to survey participants (including suggestions) once survey results have been either approved, shared or signed.
  • Appraisal Results: Show the completion date and time for reviewee and manager on the appraisal results page.
  • Custom reminders: Fixed an issue with the "Direct manager" recipient option that was sometimes causing subordinates who are not direct reports to be included.
  • Email Contents: Improved how customizable emails are presented under Manage Account.
  • Questionnaires: Fixed display issue with text boxes when exporting to PDF.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

February 16, 2020 - v5.3.4

  • Edit Assessment page: Added new Workflow button with options to reopen, revoke approvals, unshare results and revoke signatures.
  • Appraisal Progress report: Added columns "Completed By", "Signed By" and "Approved By".
  • Appraisal workflow: Don't allow approval until both employee and manager reviews are complete.
  • Goals Team Overview page: Fixed a bug that was sometimes causing an error when clicking the "Show more" button.
  • Results page: Show the bar chart for rating questions even when there is only one respondent group.
  • Performance Appraisals page: Fixed display issues with the "Manager deadline" and "Manager review" columns when using the simultaneous manager-employee workflow.
  • Tasks page: Fixed some minor issues with sorting, filtering and navigation.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

January 26, 2020 - v5.3.3

  • Fixed issue causing deadlocks in threads.

January 19, 2020 - v5.3.2

  • Assessment workflows: Added new optional approval step. When enabled, approval will be required by an HR administrator or a second level manager (or both) before results can be shared with the reviewee.
  • Review cycles: Managers can now create review cycles on the fly when launching assessments.
  • Look and feel improvements: Modernized style for some elements of the UI.
  • Goals & job profile: Fixed bug causing an error when copying items from Job Type library in dialog mode.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

January 9, 2020 - v5.3.1

  • Fixed a back-end issue that was sometimes causing requests to hang.

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