NetSuite OpenAir Product Updates
April 14, 2018
This release includes the ability to save list view configurations, a redesigned OpenAir user experience, FTPS in Automatic Backup Service (ABS), password change verification, updated Gantt Chart, Resource Planner, and Budgeting interfaces, prioritized search results in profile picker, restricted skills in Consolidated Resource Profile, mandatory skills when searching in Advanced Resource Search, additional options for combining charges on invoices, new filters in summary/crosstabbed reports, new meta-values for user and department filters, API support for CV upload, delete, and download, Document/literal Binding in the SOAP API, the Hours Remaining Estimate field in SOAP and XML, publishing shared reports with Business Intelligence Connector, the published date and publish status in list views and the OData feed, the ability to unpublish reports, replace non-alphanumeric characters with underscores in column titles and metadata, a separate Service URL and Resource Name, support for OpenAir Revenue Recognition Rules and Transactions with NetSuite ARM, the ability to integrate all viable time entries, and many other features throughout OpenAir!
October 14, 2017
This release includes the OpenAir Business Intelligence Connector, the ability to restore deleted attachment files, Enabled Features View, a Quick Links Navigation Bar in the OpenAir Help Center, Billing Picklists on Revenue Recognition Transactions, Estimated to Completion and Estimated at Completion metrics in Project Budgets, the ability to insert links in the Project Status News Feed, Project Status Summary Improvements, new columns in list views and Project Status Summaries, Consolidated Resource Profile Résumé and Curriculum Vitae management, a Category Picker for Consolidated Resource Profile, Advanced Resource Search, the ability to filter or remove inactive resources from the Resource Compare selector, the ability to tag groups and user custom fields in Advanced Booking Worksheet, filtering by task in Account-wide Summary Reports, charge values in Time Entry detail reports, the Proxy Expiration Field in the Proxies detail report, a new ModifyOnCondition command, flexible Solutions, the ability to set the Author parameter in the sendMail NSOA function, the ability to set the order in the XML Read command, Issue form script deployments, several XML and SOAP exposures, Token-Based Authentication (TBA) for NS Connector, real-time Project and Task integration, the ability to set the maximum number of threads used by NS Connector, and many other features throughout OpenAir!
April 15, 2017
This release includes the Query Builder, a Project Budget Link in QuickViews, a new Help Center, new PDF Guide formatting, issue attachments download in list views and bulk download, more column header filters and advanced filters to Workspaces, the Download Workspace Attachments icon, Field Order for Custom Form Layouts, Export XSD schema files, the Project Status News Feed, the ability to copy billing and revenue recognition rules within projects, pagination for the Task Worksheet, Consolidated Resource Profiles, Skills Approval, customizable skill level descriptions, the ability to download Resource Compare View results, Resource Profile comments in the Consolidated Resource Profile and Resource Profile Reports, a Save & Submit button on Schedule Requests, the ability to edit Resource Demand Requests after submittal, Dynamic and Advanced Booking Worksheet filters, the ability to display more bookings at one time in the Advanced Booking Worksheet, Advanced Booking Worksheet column customization, Advanced Booking Worksheet toolbar, header, and column locking, a "Require Job Code" setting for Dynamic and Advanced Booking Worksheets, Charge Cost Center in Charges list view, more contact information fields on Tabular and Crosstabbed Reports and List Views, user-defined currencies in Purchase Orders and Agreement Reports, the ability to hide personal data and hours remaining in the Timesheet Report, Vendor Credit Workflow in NS Connector, Purchase Requests integrated on approval, Endpoint Upgrade for NetSuite 2016.2, SetValue on Submit, a Script Deployment Logs counter, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
October 15, 2016
This release includes an improved selector for list view customization, the ability to rearrange fields on form layouts, the ability to see documentation custom fields in Workspace list views, an Automatic Backup Service (ABS) MySQL import file UTF-8 option, an ABS MySQL Import File "Apply Relationships" option, the ability to lock key columns in Outline View, Gantt View, and the Booking Planner, a new Performance Tuning Guide, new filters and subtotals in Tabular and Summary reports, the Resource Compare View, Resource Demand Request (RDR) changes, a role field in Resources list view, a more advanced Resource Booking Worksheet, a new Contextual Menu in Booking Planner outline, the ability to include "Time Entry Payroll Type" in Invoices, the ability to set the Credit Invoice Date when creating invoices for credit/rebill, increased precision for Percent Complete Revenue Recognition Transactions, the ability for revenue recognition and charge projections to prioritize logged time over booked time, the Project Status Summary (PSS) feature, a budget agreements panel, the ability to create and edit project contacts directly from the project properties page, the ability to allow users to un-approve budgets, the ability to exclude non-billable tasks from billing in project budgets, the ability to filter billing rules by employee custom fields, new approval API XML, SOAP, and user scripting functions, a purchase requisitions workflow, high-frequency real-time support, the ability to export revenue recognition transactions to Advanced Revenue Management (ARM), the ability to Import Taxes Applied to Exported OpenAir Credits, an integration progress indicator, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
April 16, 2016
This release includes QuickViews in more places, QuickView customization options, the ability to select periods for attachments backup in Automatic Backup System (ABS), List View and Report column resize, recognition rule type and filters in detail reports, open and closed task filters and subtotals in reporting, billing-based project budgets, the ability to duplicate project budgets when creating new projects from existing projects, more responsive color-coding on Actuals versus Planned View, collapsible budget panels, a tabular budget grid, multiple condition alerts for transactional budgets, the ability to export Resource Demand Request search results, to directly enter resource names into Resource Demand Requests, optional booking on approved booking requests, Performance Console, Outline and Gantt Chart interface improvements, client contact information in the project properties, download multiple files at once from Workspaces, a new Balanced Income versus Forecast revenue recognition rule, Forex precision changes for invoices, a dynamic scripting editor and new pickers, scripting studio options, scripting studio search, replace, and jump to line, custom field protection, platform role permissions, execute as user, parameter values, custom field creation, platform solutions links, a new solution form, platform solutions documentation, the ability to submit and reject invoices using scripts, unapprove events, logging defaults, Connector API, visual mapping enhancements, real-time sync to OpenAir on saving NetSuite records, real-time sync to NetSuite on approval for OA timesheets, expense reports, and invoices, integration role permissions, import/export settings, OpenAir project percent complete in Advanced Revenue Management, credit memos, credit/rebill, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
October 17, 2015
This release includes a next-generation report editor, new report search and rating UI, new ways to create reports, new pickers, Outline, Gantt, and Task Detail splitter, instant updates for Outline, Gantt, and Task Detail views, streamlined budget approvals, contingency factors, color-coding on Actual versus Planned view, compare budgets, bulk booking changes, project job code added as a condition and field for notification emails for several Booking Notifications, RDR – manual search trigger instead of an automatic search when criteria is changed, RDR – dropdown box to select availability percentage or hours, RDR – new “Essential” category added to search base criteria, more meta-dates added into the Charge Projections Start Date setting, calculate per-page (week) sub-totals for timesheets containing multiple weeks displayed on multiple pages, multiple fields added to invoice layout options and groupings, suppress client name in invoice layout “To” address, platform solutions, email support, confirmation and warning messages, expanded QuickView, URL custom field, additions to iPhone v2.1 and Android v1.3 and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
April 18, 2015
This release includes script libraries, script parameters, script terminology, enhanced view log, log severity, delete log entries, custom field reference, access hidden fields, scheduled queue status, functions explorer, quick view, Simplified Chinese translation, button style improvements, ABS passive mode option for FTP transfers, ABS confirmation on completion of file transfer, department column, suppress auto-approved notifications, multiple conditions available for notifications, control editing submitted entities by approvers via role permissions, error message panel, screen lock after session timeout, automatically create overlapping timesheet, budgeting, outline & Gantt productivity, 0utline & Gantt context menu, resource icons on the Outline & Gantt view, total row and negative values in red on the Outline & Gantt view, inactive project & landing page, charge projection filtering to improve performance, exclude project from charge projections, tax location filter for expense item billing and revenue recognition rule, project phase column on pending billing, resource Planner compact view, hide Daily, Weekly, or Monthly Resource Planner options, view approval status in Resource Planner, add multiple profiles, clean scheduled reports for inactive users, report status actions, stop own running report, CSV Pivot Tables now can respect user regional setting, department filter, non-billable task filter, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
October 18, 2014
This release includes an enhanced customization center, scripting center, dedicated scripting workspace, new scripting workflow, script deployment history, scheduled scripts, scripting studio, smart entrance function, auto list & complete, full screen editor, SOAP explorer, NSOA explorer, scripting RDR and purchase orders, calendar filter by organization structure, notification name, notification “one is met” condition, notification active status, generate account specific WSDL, abort long loading list or report, generate charges for partial periods, inline editing within outline and Gantt view, drag-and-drop in the Gantt chart, user level outline view in the new outline and Gantt view, “View and Modify project hierarchies” role permission, close a task for specific a user for timesheets and expenses, prevent deletion of a user assigned to a task with logged hours, set the preferred landing page for projects, hide the project progress bar, bulk booking editor, create new bookings from within the resource planner, delete bookings from within the resource planner, show resource overutilization for the resource planner, what has changed indication for the resource planner, resource limiting settings for the resource planner, additional booking specific approvers, view all receipts on one list, automating tax location, report run statistics, project hierarchy filter in all reports, filter for envelope approval status in the receipts detail report, ability to see user project hierarchy settings in a user detail report, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
May 17, 2014
This release includes customization center, timesheet scripting, approval events, governance timers, new script creation, new guides, prevent invoicing and revenue recognition per customer PO and agreement, attachments available for agreements and customer POs, negative charge stages by quantity, timesheet header always visible, project planning - pilot, resource demand request (RDR), resource booking planner, report management tool for administrators, report throttling, increased decimal precision in reports, web services log details report, other report enhancements, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
February 15, 2014
This release includes SOAP API message logging, form script deployment report, French translations fully reworked, assignment group picker on user demographic form, view NetSuite OpenAir status report, adjust an approved expense report, overdue approval alert for expense authorizations, negative charge stages, pro-rate selected charges, subtotal and sort expense item groups on invoices, update time entries from bookings for specific booking types, phase/task filter in ‘Incurred vs forecast rule’, filter on fixed fee billing rule amount and date detail, distinguish between non-unique billing rule names in fixed free projections, filter by hierarchy in the 'Time entries' detail report and 'Missing timesheets' advanced report, custom fields available as filters in selected reports, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
November 16, 2013
This release includes user scripting, hide form buttons by form permission rules, report portlets, timesheet data entry enhancements, resize timesheet columns, timesheet grid density, multi-week timesheet view, time entries match task assignments, extended project assignment profile option, enable bookings to be auto-approved, preserve task assignment profile values, bulk delete action respects booking rules, custom booking approvals notifications, auto-create bookings for generic resources, enable a booking type to exist in all approval statuses, profile type security access, disable new, multiple Bookings option, enable booking approval status in reports, audit trail values available in summary reports, unify pending revenue recognition report filters, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
August 17, 2013
This release includes comfortable and compact modes for list views, in-form popups, in-from notifications, form signposting, the "What's new" slide show, closed accrual leave periods, partial and prorated accrual calculation by exact days, transfer of negative accrual balances, custom event messaging, query related data, limit value lists, report filters consolidation, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
May 18, 2013
This release includes project dashboard charts, additional settings to give more control over the display of pie charts, five new chart types, a check all feature to allow project managers to quickly close completed tasks, a permission to allow project approvers to see all the hours worked on a timesheet, options to allow filtering for specific types of pending billings, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
March 16, 2013
This release includes the ability to preview the new user interface, define assignment profiles for generic resources specified on project plans, send resource bookings to the appropriate managers for approval, automate booking creation for best matched resources and kick off the booking approval process, substitute generic resources for real resources based on approved booking, display project custom fields on Invoice list views, and many other features throughout NetSuite OpenAir.
January 19, 2013
This release includes the ability to manage your time and expenses from Android devices, access a rich repository of answers with SuiteAnswers, given permission to run charge projections on a project but NOT generate charges, link expense receipts to invoices, auto-create and apply invoice sequence number by invoice prefix defined at the project level, report on unbilled hours, report on pending revenue recognition transactions, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
November 17, 2012
This release includes the ability to limit users shown in the Project Booking Worksheet, enforce a strong password policy, view internal ids, create detail reports for pending billing and revenue recognition, enforce form permissions on iPhone, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
September 15, 2012
This release includes the ability to leverage rate card rates in projected billing calculations, view audit information for custom fields in table format on forms, display the tax rate percentage on invoices, update resource booking chart settings via bulk user change wizard, additional expense policy configurations, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
July 14, 2012
This release includes the ability to limit expense items on a per-project basis, filter custom calculations by date ranges in reports, split hourly, product and other rate charges and associated originating transactions, mark records as exported or un-exported via UI, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
May 12, 2012
This release includes the ability to split expense and flat rate charges and associated originating transactions, select different currencies for loaded cost overrides, hide Gap hours summary on timesheets on a per-role basis, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
March 17, 2012
This release includes the ability to adjust planned/assigned hours based on actual work, apply phase filtering in time billing rules, prevent invoicing and revenue recognition on a per-project basis, Exclude specific tables from download for Import/Export and many other features throughout OpenAir.
January 21, 2012
This release includes the ability to create conditional dropdown custom fields, designate portfolio and sub projects, share billing rule caps across multiple projects, automatically add new users to assignment groups and many other features throughout OpenAir.
November 19, 2011
This release includes the advanced agreement and customer PO balance calculations, exception reporting, the ability to preserve row highlighting when selecting multiple rows in list views, additional terminology options and many other features throughout OpenAir.
September 17, 2011
This release includes the ability to display currency and percentage symbols in each row in reports, configure time entry rounding at the user level, Prevent entry of future time at the user level, an enhanced workflow process for invoice submission and revenue container creation and many other features throughout OpenAir.
July 16, 2011
This release includes a new streamlined process for crediting and re-billing invoices, the ability to customize list views on a per-charge stage basis, an additional option for applying expense item billing rule cap, additional options for task assignment default and list functionality, support for hierarchies in the PivotTable download option and many other features throughout OpenAir.
May 14, 2011
This release includes the new OpenAir reporting wizard, the ability to configure customized email notifications, override task assignment restrictions for select users, round time entries to the next highest six minutes and many other features throughout OpenAir.
March 19, 2011
This release includes the ability to rename saved reports and report folders, create revenue stages and containers, respect project job code selection for all charges and project billing transactions, display "Phase" in Booking requests List view and many other features throughout OpenAir.
January 22, 2011
This release includes the support for time zones for resource bookings, a real time integration between OpenAir and Google Apps Calendar, additional terminology options, the ability to override hourly bill rates for billing rules directly on task edit form, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
November 20, 2010
This release includes the ability to exclude specific values from filters in reports, apply custom report filters for custom calculations, display and enter hours remaining estimates directly on the timesheet main grid, configure a timesheet submission email template, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
September 18, 2010
This release includes the ability to automatically escalate approvals, create multiple schedule exceptions per day via time off requests, organize reports in folders, view "Day" values for daily rate charges, define charges to recognize in "As billed" revenue recognition rules, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
July 17, 2010
This release includes the ability to display booking locations on the resource booking chart, apply job code filtering in time billing rules and set rate(s) by job code, view and designate revenue hours for recognition transactions, allow an approver to edit a submitted invoice, additional timesheet rule configurations and many other features throughout OpenAir.
May 15, 2010
This release includes the ability to configure password security questions, enhancements to advanced filtering functionality, enhancement to OpenAir Mobile for iPhone, proxy confirmations for timesheets and many other features throughout OpenAir.
March 20, 2010
This release includes many enhancements to the Resources booking charts, the ability to view consolidated booking values with different booking periods, vary currencies for user historical loaded costs, additional filtering options for reports and many other features throughout OpenAir.
January 23, 2010
This release includes the ability to self-reject timesheets, send proxy email notifications, receive PDF attachments of timesheets and expenses, bulk substitute resource bookings, sort invoices a wide range of values and many other features throughout OpenAir.
November 21, 2009
This release includes the ability to limit time off requests to specific projects, tasks, and time types, reject multiple time entries on a timesheet in one action, configure multi-week schedules, enhance reporting on proxy usage and many other features throughout OpenAir.
September 19, 2009
This release includes the ability to create bookings for specific time frames, configure varying work hours per day for user work schedules, re-sort tasks based on Gantt view reordering, set daily rates for rate cards, preserve color coding when downloading or viewing reports in PDF format, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
July 18, 2009
This release includes enhancements to the new OpenAir graphical dashboards, the ability to assign job codes on a per-project basis, enhanced accounting period functionality, the ability to subtotal and filter by non-billable tasks in reporting, select an alternate approver for self-approvers, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
May 16, 2009
This release includes the new OpenAir graphical dashboards, the OpenAir Mobile application for Apple iPhone, the ability to create an expense report from another expense report, display revenue amounts on recognition rules list view, specify starting dates on booking/assignment charts and booking grids, restrict specific custom fields from being copied, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
March 21, 2009
This release includes the ability to create conditional form permission rules, customization options for email templates, filter by skill capabilities for the booking chart, the ability to export calendar events as Microsoft Outlook tasks, a new panel for timesheet notes, additional form permissions, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
January 17, 2009
This release includes the ability to use constants as an operand in custom calculations, subtotal by phase in summary reports, add hierarchies in filter sets, reject individual time entries, send timer notes to the timesheet and many other features throughout OpenAir.
November 22, 2008
This release includes additional User Interface enhancements, custom calculation enhancements, the ability to create a ratio custom field, configure an Active Directory integration, print all expense report and receipt attachments, change projects stages in bulk and many other features throughout OpenAir.
September 13, 2008
This release includes the ability to create custom field pick lists pre-populated with list data, create booking requests via grid, filter customer and projects lists in timesheets by project hierarchy, configure default values on task assignments, smart drop-down capabilities, and many other features.
July 19, 2008
This release includes enhancements to Earned Value Management functionality, the ability to copy the skill profile of one user to another, create form permission rules for issue stages, limit viewing of cost levels by role, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
May 17, 2008
This release includes the ability to view Earned Value Management metrics for projects, create custom calculations leveraging custom fields, anchor left columns when scrolling horizontally, limit projects that can be copied, hover over information in the Bookings Chart, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
March 15, 2008
This release includes the ability to create a custom calculation from another custom calculation, create bookings at the task level, set default form values for projects and tasks, adjust approved timesheets, track time using a built-in timer, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
January 19, 2008
This release includes the ability to create and display task assignments in chart form, clone projects, create bookings at the task level, expense grid enhancements, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
November 17, 2007
This release includes a new OpenAir User Interface, containing significant enhancements to the appearance, navigation and functionality of the application, the ability to track triple cost structures per user, the option to roll-up fields by groups in detail reports, reporting tooltips, leave accrual enhancements, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
September 15, 2007
This release includes the ability to track target utilization for resources, record and view project budget transactions, enter and modify expense receipts in a new expense grid, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
August 11, 2007
This release includes the ability to create custom expense item groupings, the ability to associate retainers with agreements, new duplication options when creating a project from another project, new reporting options, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
June 9, 2007
This release includes a new option for the Incurred vs. forecast revenue recognition rule, the option of enabling/disabling project dashboards at the project level, the ability to define tax location within expense items, the ability to apply a footer graphic to invoices, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
April 21, 2007
This release includes the ability to create an auto-incrementing ID for projects on a per-customer basis, new project booking grid options, the ability to mark up foreign currency receipts, Invoice layout enhancements, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
March 10, 2007
This release includes enhancements to the Resources booking grid, hierarchy filters on custom searches, the ability to track price history for expense items, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
January 27, 2007
This release includes ability to create daily "other rate" timebills/charges from multiple time entries, booking snapshots in project baselines, ability to enter notes via the booking grid, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
December 16, 2006
This release includes per diem expense items and policies, enhancements to calculated fields, ability to download documents in bulk across all workspaces, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
November 11, 2006
This release includes enhancements to the timesheet grid layout, an optional daily rate multiplier for time billing rules, a "one touch" integration option for the OpenAir Projects Connector, daily utilization alerts, and many other features throughout OpenAir.
October 7, 2006
This release includes calculated fields in summary reports, the ability to schedule reports to run, and to distribute report results automatically by email, and the addition of a bulk task change wizard, in addition to other enhancements to the Projects, Workspaces, Invoices, and Resources modules.
September 9, 2006
This release includes leave accrual, a 24-hour clock option, custom fields for time entries, and anchored column titles in list views throughout the application, in addition to enhancements to the Reporting, Projects, and Resources modules.
July 22, 2006
This release includes period caps for time billing rules, the ability to exclude timebills by stage and receipts as costs from the financial analysis report, and the ability to upload documents as attachments to user records, as well as many other enhancements to several OpenAir modules.
June 10, 2006
This release includes the ability to copy billing and recognition rules into a project from another project, departmental calendars, email templates, the ability to download reports in PDF format, and many other enhancements across all modules of OpenAir.
April 22, 2006
This release includes new user login and role privilege reports, as well as enhancements to Projects, Workspaces, Invoices and other modules.
March 11, 2006
This release includes project dashboards, project issue tracking notifications, streamlined purchasing, and other enhancements to Projects, Timesheets, Invoices and Reporting modules.
January 28, 2006
This release includes issue tracking, the ability to mark envelopes reimbursed in bulk, and enhancements to field-based permissions, loaded cost adjustments, invoice numbering and purchase requests.
December 17, 2005
This release includes enhancements to OpenAir's integration with salesforce.com, the ability to make passwords case-sensitive, to filter by hierarchy nodes in summary reports, to select different logos on a per-invoice layout basis, and other features across the Reports, Data exchange, Opportunities, Resources, Projects, Timesheets, Expenses and Invoices modules.
October 29, 2005
This release includes project and task specific hourly loaded costs, filtering on certain types of custom fields in reporting, ability to create invoices by task, and other enhancements to the Projects, Expenses, and Workspaces modules.
September 10, 2005
This release includes field-based permissions, starting dates for summary reports and other reporting enhancements, improvements to "quick approvals" and bulk actions, and enhancements to the Projects, Resources, Expenses and Invoices modules.
July 23, 2005
This release includes Customer PO's and Agreements, enhancement to the salesforce.com integration, enhanced revenue forecasting, and open/closed periods for data entry, as well as enhancements to the Resources, Timesheets, Expenses and other modules.
June 11, 2005
This release includes enhancements to quick approvals, the ability to show attachments in list views and sharing of reports with assignment groups, as well as other enhancements to Invoices, Projects, Resources, Reports, Timesheets, Expenses, Workspaces, and Opportunities.
April 23, 2005
This release includes the ability to copy roles and rate cards, to require current price on receipts, to set the default day of week at the company level, as well as other administrative features, and enhancements to Invoices, Projects, Resources, Reports, Timesheets, Opportunities and other modules.
March 12, 2005
This release includes enhancements to income forecasts based on billing rules, addition of [Project owner] as an option in approvals, ability to exclude inactive records on a report-by-report basis, as well as other enhancements to Projects, Resources, Reports, Timesheets, Workspaces, and other modules.
January 29, 2005
This release includes addition to the Dashboard of graphs and multiple users calendars, income forecasts based on billing rules, option to show non-work days on timesheets, ability to summarize timebills by date range on an invoice, as well as other new features in Expenses, Projects, Resources, Reports, Timesheets, Workspaces, and other modules.
December 18, 2004
This release includes OpenAir for Blackberry, the ability to view an audit trail of changes in the account, enhancements to project task predecessors, new invoice layout options, ability to subtotal on custom fields, as well as other new features in Projects, Resources, Reports, Timesheets, Expenses and other modules.
October 28, 2004
This release includes the ability to create lag times for tasks and alerts for over-assignments; enhancements to the American Express import, to approvals, filter sets and bookings, as well as other administrative features and enhancements to Invoices, Projects, Reports, and other modules.
September 9, 2004
This release includes the ability to search document content across workspaces, delete workspace documents in bulk, import expenses from a credit card bill, copy, move and delete receipts in bulk, create expense item policies, add alternative company schedules, deactivate projects in bulk, and other enhancements to Expenses, Timesheets, Projects and Resources modules.
July 24, 2004
This release includes the ability to create customized project task types, optional invoice approvals, user-designated "own" proxies, enhancements to auto-approval rules, the fixed fee projections report and other enhancements to the Purchases, Opportunities and Resources modules.
June 10, 2004
This release includes the ability to auto-create timesheets, create, submit and approve booking requests, and other enhancements to Timesheets, Resources, Projects, Invoices and Workspaces modules.
April 22, 2004
This release includes enhancements to OpenAir OffLine, OpenAir for PalmÆ and OpenAir for PocketPCÆ; it also includes the ability to view the critical path in the Gantt chart, as well as other Projects, Resources, Timesheets, Reporting, Expenses and Purchases features.
March 13, 2004
This release includes the ability to restrict project modificaction rights, to adjust late tasks and to limit time types by project tasks, as well as other Projects, Resources, Timesheets, Reporting and Opportunities features.
January 27, 2004
This release includes group assignments and end dates for projects, ability to run billing and recognition across all projects, new invoice layout options, enhancements to the accounts receivable report and bookings chart, as well as other Projects, Reporting and Administrative features.
December 23, 2003
This release includes enhanced integration between Projects and Workspaces modules, as well as new Invoices, Timesheets and Reporting features.
November 25, 2003
This release includes enhancements to the Projects and Timesheets modules as well as new Reporting features.
November 1, 2003
This release includes enhancements to the Projects, Timesheets and Expenses modules as well as new Projects Connector, Administrative and Reporting features.
September 25, 2003
This release includes enhancements to the Projects and Expenses modules as well as several new Administrative and Reporting features.
August 21, 2003
This release includes improvements to the Timesheets, Resources, Projects, Invoices, Expenses, and Opportunities modules as well as several new Reporting features.
July 26, 2003
This release includes the launch of OpenAir for the Pocket PC, improvements to the Projects, Invoices, Expenses, and Opportunities modules as well as several new Reporting and Administrative features.
June 19, 2003
This release includes several improvements to our Data Exchange capabilities, to the Projects, Resources, Timesheets, Expenses, and Workspaces modules, as well as to Reports and Administrative features.
May 22, 2003
Projects: Baselines; report to identify projects without billing rules. Timesheets: Identify approvers responsible for submitted timesheets. Timesheets and Expenses: Display time of action in approval history. Resources: New setting ìShow only my bookingsî on Bookings grid. Invoices: Format printed invoices for double window envelopes; bulk action to allow multiple invoices to be marked Sent. Reports: New values for projected billing, projected cost, projected net; summary reporting on project tasks; new detail reports for booking assignments, task assignments. Administrative features: Filter set management tools; custom field support for bulk user change wizard, and more...
April 24, 2003
Projects: Project budget alerts; report on percentage utilization of users across projects; additional options for calculating utilization; project pricing scenarios enhancement. Resources: New booking grid. Timesheets: Option to display phase name in timesheet task dropdown. Expenses: Display cost center on expense report. Administrative features: Streamlined approval processes; alternative method for calculating PST; improved filtering in reports and alert pick lists; new parameter for advanced filters. Reports: Additional PivotTable support; option to suppress report total column; other report enhancements, and more...
March 24, 2003
Projects: Fixed task end dates; task assignment hours available in Summary reports, My Calendar; projects optimization; enhancements to project billing rules. Administrative features: Auto-run revenue recognition rules; bi-monthly triggers; time type and booking type added to filter sets. Reports: New values for Detail reports. Timesheets: Project filters; additional text options for Timesheet report. Resources: Display profile relationships in resource profile pick lists and dropdowns; notify resources of new profile items. Invoices: Attachments to Invoices, and more...
February 20, 2003
Projects: Task assignment of hours at user level; project overviews; pricing analysis enhancements. Reports: Increased number of periods available in Summary reports; new subtotals for Summary reports. Schedule requests: Enhanced usability and power. Timesheets: Standardized timesheet names, and more...
January 23, 2003
Administrative features: More flexible security options, activate/inactivate users in bulk, smart drop-downs for approvals. Projects: Enhanced hours remaining on tasks functionality. Reports: Enhanced accounts receivable report. Invoices: Timebill stages. Timesheets and Expenses: Minimum timesheet hours, detail fields on Expense reports, customer and project display on receipt list view. Project Accounting: New revenue recognition rule type "Incurred vs. forecast". Webinars: OpenAir demonstrations for account administrators, and more...
December 19, 2002
Resource forecasting: determine if your company has enough employees by job code to staff projects. Resource forecasting II: determine how utilized your companyís employees are by job code. Resource substitution: substitute one resource assigned to a task with another resource with a similar job code. Resource booking grid: new interface to enter, edit, and delete multiple project bookings. Security: login-based user lockout mechanism, and more....
November 21, 2002
Shared reports: Save reports for others to view, download, run. Other reporting enhancements. Projects: Create "snap shots" to track budget and analysis versions. Revenue forecasting: View over time and rolled up by customer, and more....
October 23, 2002
Utilization reporting: filter by attribute or by department, combine with other metrics. Administrative: exception-based filter sets. Timesheets and Expense: configurable time/expense cards. Projects: more accurate forecasting, project-wide resource substitution, enhanced project copies. Account-wide: batch printing of invoices and other documents. Integration: New integration with MicrosoftÆ OutlookÆ, and more....
September 26, 2002
Reporting: company-wide and skill profile reports. Cost centers: a new way to categorize costs in OpenAir. Calendar functionality: users can view bookings and vacation schedule. Resources: additional configurable skill profiles. Project accounting: mark tasks as billable/not billable, and more....
August 22, 2002
Expenses: PDF format expense reports. Resources: increased customization of resource profiles. Projects: closing percentages and task editing. Account-wide: generic users now have cost rates and job codes. Project accounting: auto-create Timebills with project billing rules, and more....
July 25, 2002
Project accounting: role-based rate cards for project billing. Project pricing: new "what if" pricing scenarios. Timesheets: request holidays and time off. QuickBooks: new QuickBooks 2002 integration. Invoicing: use services with project billing rules, and more....
Jun 20, 2002
Projects: configurable project stages. Proposals: proposal workflow enhancements. Invoices: set billing contact by project. Reports: new reports in Resources module. Webinars: OpenAir demonstrations for current customers, and more....
May 23, 2002
Resources: availability report. Opportunities: reporting enhancements. General: significantly faster list view display. Customer highlight: global software company Matrikon, Inc. IBM and OpenAir: OpenAir invited to xSP Executive Forum, and more....
April 11, 2002
Resources: configure, search, and report on custom resource attributes. Projects: ability to close tasks and new ways to assign users to tasks. Invoices: configurable mailing addresses, additional data on invoices. Administrative: link Workspaces with Deal/Prospects, project filters. Webinars: OpenAir demonstrations for current customers, and more....
March 14, 2002
Multicurrency: configure currencies on invoices, expenses, POs. Taxes: configurable tax rules for invoices, expenses, POs. Resources: run utilization reports by geography, function. Purchases: re-bill project-related purchases to clients. Webinar: OpenAir demonstration for current customers, and more....
January 21, 2002
PSA industry analysts: OpenAir highlighted in Summit Strategies report. Projects: new revenue/cost recognition and fixed fee billing functionality. New Purchases module: automate the PO process. Customer success story: diCarta's team streamlines operations using OpenAir, and more....
November 30, 2001
PSA industry analysts: OpenAir receives top marks in Aberdeen study. Resources: how OpenAir helps improve financial performance. Opportunities: pricing extimates report, and more....
October 25, 2001
Timesheets, Expenses, Invoices: automatic billing rules. Reports: multiple numeric columns, timesheet status report, estimates report. Integration: continued data import and export enhancements for all legacy systems, and more....
August 23, 2001
Workspaces: new project collaboration and knowledge management module. Reports: custom reporting periods, custom utilization, and VAT. Integration: new OpenAir Integration Manager launched, and more....
July 26, 2001
Resources: graphical utilization dashboard, book resources permissions, view resource profiles permissions. Projects: project locations. Opportunities: create project revenue and cost estimates, and more....
June 21, 2001
Resources: graphical utilization dashboard, generic resources, repeating bookings. Reports: combine detail and summary reports, and more....
May 24, 2001
Suite-wide: improved project-based time and expense approvals. Projects: finish date for projects & tasks, milestone creation, and more....
April 26, 2001
Reports: consolidated reports, enterprise profitability reports. Suite-wide features: proxy user access, bulk user setup, calendar picker, and more....
March 22, 2001
Projects: project profitability, task notes view, Reports: bi-weekly and semi-monthly date ranges, new project time budget report, and more....
February 22, 2001
Suite-wide features: multilevel customizable approval process, guest/client access, custom fields, Microsoft® Project import: Import files from Microsoft® Project into the OpenAir Projects module, and more....
January 25, 2001
Resources: book resources to projects, search for resource by available date, Projects: assign multiple users to a task, task priority field, and more....
December 19, 2000
New Resources module for resource management, New Opportunities module for sales management, New names for current OpenAir modules, and more....
November 21, 2000
Add on services: create new clients, services, etc. in the new Palm Computing® Platform release and new OpenAir Wireless enhancements, Accounting integration: OpenAir now integrates with online accounting service Intacct, and more....
October 27, 2000
More My Account functionality, user-defined fields, Version 1.5 of OpenAir for the Palm Computing® Platform, and more....
September 21, 2000
OpenAir Wireless for WAP-enabled phones, new My Account module: reminders, status, message board and centralized admin functions, Project Tracking: project plan templates, Proposals integration, and more....