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Release Date - August 13, 2014

  • Professional Edition Users now that the Reward Fund Types tab set as Default On
  • Customers that no longer have licenses can now enable the Free Thanks feature without error
Release Date - August 6, 2014

  • Badge selector now shows four columns of badges to choose from 
  • Special characters in badge names now render correctly 
  • Corrected the link to learn more about Rewards from the Reward Fund and Reward Fund Types tabs
Release Date - May 28, 2014

  • In the legacy app, Objectives with one of the Key Results marked as completed and all the other Key Results are overdue, will now allow you to edit them. 
Release Date - May 14, 2014

  • Creating a user with the "&" character is now possible for the standalone app 
Release Date - May 7, 2014

  • Increased number of records that can be returned within the app. Example: A goal that aligns to more than 249 other goals will load properly
  • Resolved issue that prevented users from creating goals on NA15
Release Date - April 18 and 19: The final Spring '14 release weekend
New Release - Salesforce on - Spring 2014 Release Date - February 26, 2014

  • Improved UI text when you are viewing a metric tied to a report you don't have access to
  • If a user who does not have access to WDC is added to a Performance Cycle after it has been deployed, you will now get an error message instead of adding them to the cycle
  • Fixed text wrapping for metrics description now wraps properly
  • Resolved issue where "Back to list: feedback" directs you to the login screen instead of feedback list
  • Resolved issue where transferring a performance summary was not allowed if the previous manager had some information saved
  • Fixed IE11 issue that blocked users from adding text to Performance Summary text boxes
Release Date - February 20, 2014

  • "Processing" popup indicator now visible when the page is scrolled down towards the bottom of the page
  • UTF-8 characters now render properly in Goal Headers
  • "Goals I'm committed to" list view now does not include goals you own
  • Resolved performance summary deployment issue in orgs that had a different name for the AllInternalUsers group
  • Resolved an issue with performance summaries where special characters in multiple choice questions would not validate
Release Date - January 13, 2014

  • Auto save functionality now available for the on Salesforce application in the Performance Summary area
  • Corrected rendering issue which was resulting in certain text being cutoff and/or not aligned correctly in the on Salesforce app

Release Date - January 10, 2014

  • Corrected an issue affecting some users in on Salesforce using IE 11 and Windows 7 which was resulting in text not being entered into Performance Summary text box
  • Corrected popup notification behavior in on Salesforce in the Goals area for those users selecting "Don't remind me again"

Release Date - December 23, 2013

  • Updated timing out notification in on Salesforce Performance Summary area alerting user to copy any unsaved data before re-submitting

Release Date - October 15, 2013
New Release - Salesforce on - Winter 2013
  • Find the full release notes for the new on Salesforce - Winter 2013 release here

Release Date - September 20, 2013

  • Resolved an issue in the connections area which was allowing for connections to see Private Goals they are not committed to in certain circumstances

Release Date - August 23, 2013

  • Resolved a labeling issue in the .CSV export functionality for Performance Summary Reporting

Release Date - August 16, 2013

  • Resolved an alignment issue experienced when clicking into a Goal in certain circumstances

Release Date - August 9, 2013

  • Resolved an issue with Rewards where text was overlapping in certain instances
  • Resolved an issue where Company Reward Badges were not visible immediately post creation
  • Goal roll-over detail has been expanded to include additional details

Release Date - August 2, 2013

  • Resolved an issue with Performance Summaries where certain admins were not able to search the Performance Summary participants list
  • Resolved an issue for Managers with HRBP visibility who were unable to view previous Performance Summaries compiled on direct reports by previous Summary Owners

Release Date - July 26, 2013

  • Users who have been set to Suspended inside of will now be reflected with a "Suspended" notification visible on their profile

Release Date - July 12, 2013

  • Resolved an issue with Performance Summaries where the "Add Peers" option was not displaying in the Performance Summaries - Action Required area.
Release Date - June 28, 2013

  • Resolved an issue with Performance Summaries in which some users were experiencing extended load times
  • Resolved an issue with the Print PDF functionality inside of Performance Summaries which was resulting in blank PDF being displayed in certain circumstances
  • As a result of this update a regression has been noted where the “Add Peer” popup within a Performance Summary Cycle that contains a Peer Summary portion is failing to display.  Please contact with any questions you may have on this
Release Date - June 14, 2013

  • Resolved an issue in which pending users were not able to be batch uploaded into a Performance Summary

Release Date - June 6, 2013

  • Resolved an issue in sending “Thanks” via email to email addresses which contain a capital latter
  • Resolved an issue where some foreign characters were displayed incorrectly
  • Resolved an issue resulting in profile picture not displaying correctly in certain circumstances


  • Updated the “Import User” notification providing for more detailed instruction
Release Date - May 30, 2013

  • Resolved an issue in IE 8 where the notification icon on the top of the page wasn’t fully clickable
  • Resolved an issue in IE 8 where the hover indicator on a goal icon was not working as intended

Release Date - May 9, 2013


  • Resolved an issue with the visibility marker in transferred performance summaries where the original summary owner was showing as having visibility after a transfer.

Release Date - May 2, 2013


  • A pop up explanation will be displayed before disconnecting with a user
  • The character limit on first and last names has been increased to 64 characters each
  • Resolved an issue with Google log in where users were receiving an error message when attempting to log in
  • Resolved an issue where Motivate plan users were redirected to the Upgrade page when clicking on the "See thanks and comments" link in Thanks notification emails

Release Date - April 26, 2013

  • Filtering in Calibration has been adjusted to be on request, larger organizations will now load faster


  • A clearer error message will be displayed when trying to batch upload "Pending" users into a Performance Summary
  • The direct Manager can no longer be added as a Peer on a Performance Summary
  • Resolved an issue which caused Performance Summaries to load a blank screen on the "Action Required" tab


Release Date - April 26, 2013


  • Resolved an issue where upper case characters were not processed correctly when trying to Thank someone via email
  • HRBP's will now be visible when exporting to CSV

Release Date - March 14, 2013

  • Resolved an issue where the Hire Dates were not correct after importing users via CSV

Release Date - February 21, 2013

  • Resolved an issue where some foreign characters were displayed incorrectly

Release Date - January 31, 2013
  • A scroll bar is now available for the Summary Cycle dropdown with Calibration
Release Date - January 17, 2013

  • Fixed an issue where Activity Reports sent via email would not load

Release Date - January 10, 2013

  • Fixed an issue where archived summaries did not appear in the “About Me” tab within the Performance Summaries App
  • The “Edit Participants” pop-up in Performance Summaries will now show a list of current participants for that Summary
  • Fixed an issue that cause the start and end dates within a Performance Summary Cycle to be off by one day
Release Date - January 3, 2013
  • Admins can now set individual dates for each question set when creating Performance Summaries
  • An issue where Peer Review due dates were changing has been resolved
  • An issue where emails were not sent after starting a Performance Summary Cycle has been resolved
  • An issue that prevented users from adding peers to their Performance Reviews has been resolved
  • Admins using the CSV Importer can now leave the “Rewards” field blank, previously they were required to enter True or False.  This will only affect customers who are participating in the Rewards pilot.

Release Date - December 20, 2012
  • We have introduced a more comprehensive visibility into performance summaries for human resource business partners (HRBPs) who have been defined within your instance. When navigating to the Performance Summary App, these HRBP users will see a tab entitled Summary Lookup. From this tab they are able to search for summaries related to specific users, including:
    • All Summaries that a person owns for a certain cycle
    • All Summaries about a person that they have visibility into
  • Users will now be able to share Upwards Summaries with the recipient.  Previously this feedback could only be shared with the recipient’s manager.  This feature must be enabled by an Admin.
  • Admins now have the ability to reopen Performance Summaries (peer/self/upward or downward) that have been submitted or declined, as long as the downward summary associated with it has not been finalized.
  • Customers who are participating in the Rewards pilot are now able to load additional gift codes into reward funds that were previously created.
  • When declining a Performance Summary request, the user will be able to see who the notification is forwarded to.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented users from requesting feedback on people they are coaching from the “Coaching Notes” page
  • Resolved an issue with the training video on the “Performance Summaries” page

Release Date - December 13, 2012

  • There is now an option to remove the "Finalize" button for Performance Summaries that have calibration questions
  • A new progress indicator was added, it will show up in the following two instances:
  1. When batch loading users into a Performance Summary
  2. When starting a Performance Summary
  • New performance summaries will now sort correctly by Creation Date
  • Loading large batches of users into a Performance Summary will no longer time out
  • Starting Performance Summaries with a large number of users will no longer time out
  • Fix for Notifications still appearing occasionally after archiving a Performance Summary
  • Increased support for Japanese, Russian and Arabic characters

Release Date - December 6, 2012
  • Support for uploading larger profile pictures up to 2MB and more informative error if your file is too large
  • Support for uploading via CSV in Performance Summaries App
  • Uploading a slightly oversized company logo image will no longer cut the image in half
  • Company name will now display properly on the Company tab within Internet Explorer
  • Notifications will now update correctly if you choose to only follow a goal
  • Clicking the “X” will now correctly remove a peer in Performance Summaries “Edit Participant” pop-up
Release Date - November 29, 2012
  • Social media icons are now displaying correctly
  • Improvements and additions made to sorting in the Performance Summary App
  • Reports grouped by “Owner” show correctly after a Performance Summary is transferred
  • Preview and email subject line for “Formal Feedback” now displays more detailed visibility information
  • Feedback from Suspended users remains visible in active Performance Summaries
Release Date - November 22, 2012
  • PDF files containing certain letters with accents will now display properly (Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú)
  • Users no longer receive an "Access Restriction” message when trying to view Feedback for incomplete Performance Summaries created prior to November 2nd
  • Goal/Objective names now present correctly when containing some foreign characters
  • You can now delete a Performance Summary that is referenced by another Performance Summary
  • Users can no longer add peers on finalized Performance Summaries
  • Administrators can now use the Search bar to find suspended users
  • Performing CSV uploads in Internet Explorer 7 no longer prompts users to download a file

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