Release Notes

Nimonik releases features, bug fixes and performance improvements on a rolling basis. We have no downtime during releases. This page contains the past six months of changes as well as upcoming changes that may affect usage of the web or mobile application.

Please see our Change Management Policy here for further details.

Level Description Examples Customer Notification
1 Very substantial changes that will change the core functionality of the platform. Removal of Incidents module with no replacement Minimum 6 months
2 Significant changes to the products that will alter documented workflows, how-to guides, and support manuals. These changes will substantially change the way users interact with the software. Removal of Scheduler module and replacement with Internal Documents Minimum 2 months
3 Small changes to functionality that will affect the workflow and the way the platforms are to be used Deployment of Internal Actions, Change of terminology on certain buttons Minimum 2 weeks
4 Bug fixes, security patches, upgrades to underlying software, and minor improvements to the web portal Upgrade MySQL, Change a drop down to multi-select, Addition of new filters on a report, etc. None – Release Notes

Upcoming Changes in next six months

  • Multiple Choice Type Custom Fields (Level 3)
  • Customize Audit Assessment Option Scoring (Level 3)
  • Sort and Filter by Column Headings in CO and CLCO (Level 3)
  • Show, Hide, and Reorder Columns in CO and CLCO (Level 3)

June 2022 Changes

  • Various fixes, updates, and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Make teams behave like users in CO responsible party and user CF drop-downsCreate a script to grant access to users and teams assigned to user type custom fields in COs
  • Create script to populate final corrective action closure date as a data point
  • Migrate CO custom Fields
  • Use Directory Custom Fields with COs and CLCOs
  • Bug fix: Changing Assessment will Close CLCO External Actions
  • API Changes so that custom fields of audits started from internal actions will be pre-populated
  • Introduce multiple choice type custom fields MVP (Directory)
  • Bug fix: Select all is not working as expected when one or more filters is applied (CLCO)
  • Allow account admins to determine which custom fields appear on the audit index page
  • Migration: Allow users to reorder directory custom fields
  • Changing internal action report date formatting to other reports
  • Schema Changes: Add 60 chars limit to the status name field.
  • Allow users to reorder directory custom fields

May 2022 Changes

  • Various fixes, updates, and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Send Weekly email summary of Internal actions (like we do for external actions)
  • update devise login failure message
  • Migration: Add register_custom_field_id foreign key to custom_fields and section_custom_field table
  • Migration: Remove unique constraint on Register custom fields
  • Add corrective_actions_completion_date column to checklists table
  • Remove “Selected Clauses” Feature from CO page
  • Add column showing closure status to action reports exports
  • Add model validation for sequence and guid in custom fields and section custom field.
  • Schema changes: Remove not null constraint from register custom fields, custom_fields, and section_custom_fields
  • Add audit dates to the audits page
  • Translations for the audit dates on the audits page
  • Chinese translation error for Yichun jurisdiction
  • Bug fix: Prevent SSO users from changing their login info
  • Use directory custom fields with audits (iOS)
  • Use directory custom fields with audits (Android)
  • Add tooltips coloured circles on management reports
  • Add NoIndex to certain servers
  • Make teams behave like users in CO responsible party and user CF drop-downs
  • Script to grant access to users and teams assigned to user type custom fields in COs
  • Move Category and Sub Category to Columns
  • Make Category and Sub Category behave like text type custom fields
  • Make CO and CLCO tables 100% width
  • Increase number of rows on CO/CLCO page to 100
  • Show Document Status in separate Column
  • Disable create, update, and populate old type of audit custom fields from the API
  • Allow template owner and account admins to select which custom fields are visible in audits
  • Make API changes to allow directory custom fields to be populated on mobile
  • Migrate audit custom fields to custom fields directory
  • Add custom fields to audit template internal actions
  • Add custom fields to audits created from internal actions
  • Make API changes to allow users to add and populate custom fields for audit templates’ internal actions
  • Show creation, audit, and completion date on audit page
  • Show final corrective action closure date as a data point
  • Script to populate final corrective action closure date as a data point
  • Add audit dates to audit full reports
  • Include audit dates and custom fields in audit timeline report CSV/Excel Exports
  • Include Final Corrective Action Closure Date in API

April 2022 Changes

  • Various fixes, updates, and performance improvements
  • System upgrades
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Add description to company custom fields
  • Bug fix: error when creating risk matrix in two tabs
  • Change Title of Facilities Managed section on edit user page
  • Change the default text in user type custom field selector
  • Create migration to add description field to company Custom fields table
  • Schema Changes: Add association between checklists and company custom fields
  • Add missing custom field types (user and risk) to custom fields directory
  • Add tooltip to Responsible Party Column header in COs and CLCOs
  • Schema changes: Refactor places currently using audit custom fields
  • Schema changes for CO custom field migration
  • Improvements to AI clause classification
  • Fix: broken translations for colour legend button on report pages
  • Schema Changes: Add company template custom fields table references to internal action custom fields table
  • Improve error message for failed login

March 2022 Changes

  • Various fixes, updates, and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Allow users to clear value of Risk column
  • Bug: (China server) Clicking an unavailable documents title on the document page brings you to the document not available page on the US server
  • Turn the option to edit custom field connected status back on
  • Bug: False assessment history entries after CLCO bulk edits
  • Remove the Delete and edit option on single documents in COs
  • Remove Scheduler Module
  • Include Risk, Likelihood and consequence in COs export
  • Allow users to clear value of Risk column
  • Bug: Clicking an unavailable documents title on the document page brings you to the document not available page on the US server
  • Add explanatory text under history of changes title
  • Show document extract on document page (nimonikapp)
  • Remove Incidents Module
  • Add Responsible Party filter to COs
  • Add Responsible Party Filter to CLCOs
  • Add User-Type custom field filters to COs
  • Transfer permissions from one user to another.
  • Allow account admins to transfer permissions when deleting or suspending a user
  • Include Connected Custom Fields Data for CLCOs in Exports
  • Add User-Type custom field filters to COs
  • Add User-Type custom fields filters to CLCOs
  • Include Clause type in CO exports
  • Bug: AccountExpiryWarningMailer#warning :: undefined method `locale’ for nil:NilClass
  • Schema Changes: Allow Users to Create and Edit Custom Fields in the Directory
  • Wrap text without spaces in user column of assessment history
  • Schema Changes: Add custom fields to audit template internal actions
  • Bug: Validation failed: Url must be filled
  • Bug: Checkboxes do not work on document search results
  • Improve text wrapping custom field titles
  • Create Custom Field Directory
  • Allow Users to Create and Edit Custom Fields in the Directory
  • Include Clause type in CO exports

February 2022 Changes

  • Various fixes, updates, and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Migrate Scheduled (Permit) Obligations to Internal Documents
  • Create Internal actions to replace repeating (scheduler) obligation actions
  • Prevent users from creating and modifying scheduler obligations
  • Associate histories with revisions – Improve amending document link on co and actions show Page
  • Improve amending document links on document page and combine History of Changes and Actions: Document Update
  • Add jurisdiction consolidation status to document page
  • Bug fix: Mobile off audits are not included in the bulk audit data export
  • When the user clicks create audit, open the create audit page in a new tab.
  • Bug fix: Documents are set to “Untracked” after bulk edits
  • Bug fix: CO custom field sequence is broken when deleting custom field from the register edit page.
  • Make risk a custom field type
  • Sync connected custom fields after save or updating CO.
  • Temporarily disable editing connected status for custom fields (for bug fix)
  • Bug fix: Documents are set to “Untracked” after bulk edits
  • Change Last Modified Date in COs to be Last History of Change Date
  • Modified Date on library page should be most recent date of a relationship in DB
  • Improve amending document links – CO review history and external actions show Page
  • Remove Export buttons from Facility CO Pages
  • Update the last modified date for all existing documents in COs.
  • Remove the Delete and edit option on single documents in Co List

January 2022 Changes

  • Various fixes, updates, and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Include user-type custom fields in exports
  • Add filters to internal actions page
  • Allow users to edit connected status of custom fields
  • Add date type custom fields
  • Add red-line comparison to CLCO
  • Add red-line comparison to CLCO external actions
  • Migrate scheduled audits to internal actions
  • Add risk Matrix to the Risk/Likelihood modal in COs
  • Notification counters should reflect live numbers
  • Allow users to add any document to any CO, regardless of topics, sectors, etc.
  • Add risk calculator to CLCOs
  • Allow users to add any document to any CO
  • Add tooltips to risk matrix settings page
  • Terminology updates Nimonikapp

December 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Revert documents with assessments set by external actions to previous assessment
  • Revert clauses with assessments set by external actions to previous assessment
  • Add link to amending documents to update external actions
  • CO settings (edit page) should be completely editable only determine which new documents the CO receives
  • Add user-type custom fields to CO and CLCO
  • Add track and un-track to bulk edit options for CO and CLCO

November 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Show number of obligations per document
  • Improve the appearance of the edit user page
  • Show number of obligations assessed in COs
  • API improvements for internal actions
  • Show which teams a user belongs to on edit user page
  • Create and edit Likelihood/Consequence Matrix
  • No longer lock yellow status when documents and clauses have outstanding external actions
  • External actions should not change the assessment of documents and clauses to “Requires Review”
  • Show most recent update text in new and updated documents report
  • Show number of external actions for each document/clause in CO
  • Simplify external action closure modal
  • Add risk calculator to COs

October 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Security Improvements
  • Create Audits from CLCOs
  • Improve Internal Actions on Mobile
  • Show (English) Translated Text for Non-English CLCOs
  • Terminology Update (China Server)

September 2021 Changes

  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Create Internal Actions Report
  • Security improvements
  • Add status column to the Corrective actions by audit item report
  • On Document Page show all the links that we have for the document Include Language in title

August 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Ability to upload Internal Documents to the Library and request Obligations extraction
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Improve the appearance of connected custom fields
  • Add missing translations in New and Changed Documents Report export
  • Truncate titles of documents with really long names

July 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Improvements to report exports
  • Improvements to Internal Actions Page
  • Schedule Audits with Internal Actions
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Double the amount of text shown in CLCO sheet view
  • Make Library Page Full Width
  • On Pages that use Full-Width, make top-menu use full width
  • Internal Actions API
  • Filter Compliance Obligations by Connected Status
  • New Report: Corrective Actions by Audit Item
  • Clarify Connected Status for Documents in Compliance Obligations

June 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Various improvements to Internal Actions
  • Various improvements to Compliance Obligations pages
  • Uprade of MySQL, Ruby and other underlying systems
  • Remove list view from code
  • Do not allow users to change CO facility
  • Refactor facility action report
  • Improve reports and report exports

May 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Add Track Clauses column to sheet view
  • Remove “Ignore Clauses”
  • When an Internal Action is Created for a Parent Document, Allow the Users to Create Duplicates for Children
  • Add track document button to CLCO view on Library page
  • Add Tracked Column to CLCOs in CO Exports
  • Migrate Internal Review Actions to Internal Actions (CO and CLCO)
  • Allow users to edit and delete Internal Actions

April 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Create New and Updated Document Actions Report
  • Stop Creating Internal Review Actions when documents are connected
  • Improve content of automatic emails
  • Allow users to copy status when connecting documents
  • Enable Connected CLCOs
  • Remove Internal Review Actions (Yellow Status) Functionality
  • Improvements to Internal Actions
  • Enable Connected Custom Fields at the Clause Level
  • Show number of outstanding Internal Actions in COs
  • When clauses are included in Bulk exports, include all clauses, regardless of status
  • Allow users to filter library CLCO for topics and obligations
  • Improve column titles in CO exports
  • Replace connected custom field tooltip with modal (CO)

March 2021 Changes

  • Repeating Internal Actions
  • New Report to track completion of External Regulatory Actions
  • Updates to Nimonik Audit on iOS and Android
  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Internal Actions on Clause Level Compliance Obligations (CLCO)
  • Removed Spanish interface, email, and translations
  • Removal of third level of EHS Topics
  • Improvements to Internal Actions
  • Improvements to document processing tools
  • Allow documents to be Connected to multiple Compliance Obligations at the same time
  • Add See Clauses Button to the Document Page
  • Add Audit Template Items in Modal
  • Allow users to create tags through API
  • Improve the “document not available” page
  • Improve the appearance of custom fields (CLCO)

February 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Internal Actions on Compliance Obligations
  • Allow Internal Documents (Customer Specific) to be processed and hosted on Nimonik
  • Add Complete Thoughts to Clause Level Compliance Obligations
  • Allow users to see Clauses from the Library Page
  • Include Connected Custom Fields in Compliance Obligation Exports

January 2021 Changes

  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • API Improvements
  • Associate Tags to Facilities, Audits, Audit Templates and More
  • Sheet View Clause Level Compliance Obligations
  • Starred Documents
  • Add Internal Document Type

 

 

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