Look and FeelOnware has refreshed and enhanced the look and feel of our screens.
Person Selector FieldWe have included the person’s primary discipline, set in the person’s Preferences, to their name when using the person selector field. Also, we now list people’s names via their last name first, first name.
Versions prior to 7.11
Distribution Lists and E-mail Subscription ListingTo reduce confusion to our clients, we have removed the Discipline column from both the Distribution List and E-Mail Subscription tables. Distribution List and E-Mail Subscriptions do not utilize disciplines and having this information displayed may cause confusion.
Versions prior to 7.11
SubmittalWe have included additional date criteria filters in the advanced Options to increase search filter ability.
TransmittalBased on user feedback, we have included the person’s Company name in an additional column as well as an Action Taken column.
Request For Information“Return to Initiator” action has been included in the “Select an Action” drop down list, allowing the ability to return multiple RFI’s to the General Contractor at once.
WorkflowThe Submittal/Transmittal workflow has been simplified and revised slightly. We have updated the Onware Submittal/Transmittal work flow diagram to reflect these changes.
AlertsWhen a Transmittal is issued, the person set as the “To” individual within the Transmittal will receive an e-mail of the Transmittal and Submittal. Within Onware, the person will also receive a Submittal alert on their Main Menu and Alert List. As the alert is sent to the individual to Transmittal is directed to, only the individual can action the alert. Upon selecting the Submittal alert, the person is automatically directed to Submittal review page, allowing them to review the Submittal and (1) create a new Transmittal; (2) Forward; or (3) Reply to the Transmittal.
Details of re-design
- Transmittals cannot be issued without being associated with a Submittal
- Attachments are automatically pdf’d when included in a Transmittal E-mail
- Transmittal emails subject line will display as:
- Transmittals now include a Forward function, which works like the E-mail forward function
- Forward – allows you to select a “to” person; includes attachments in forwarded transmittal
- Reply – switches the “to” and “from” people
Forward Reply Allows selection of “To” person Inserts the previous Transmittal’s “From” person as the “To” person in the reply Includes Attachments from the Transmittal Manually add attachments
- When selecting a Transmittal’s “To” or “Copy To” person, there are multiple ways the person can be searched:
- Person’s name (first or last)
- Company name
- When searching a “To” or “Copy To” person on a Transmittal, names may appear in color
- Green – Indicates the person has previously been sent a Submittal on the project
- Red – Indicates the person has previously been sent this Submittal
- A Submittal cannot be closed if there is an Initiated/Unissued Transmittal associated with it
- When a new revision is created on a Submittal, Onware has restricted the ability to change the Division or document number, to ensure audit ability
- When a new revision is created, the previous revision will be automatically Closed
- Transmittals can now have E-mail Subscriptions added
- Email subscriptions will create the “Copy To” list for the transmittals
Things to Consider during the Upgrade
- When the Onware update occurs, Onware will create multiple Submittals, one for each Revision, for Submittals created before the upgrade that includes Revisions. This is necessary to have previous Submittals updated to match the new Submittal structure.
- Transmittals E-mail links created prior to the upgrade will not accurately direct to the documents. Please direct Onware users to access the documents from within Onware.
- Only Transmittal/Submittals created after the upgrade will have alerts created. Transmittals/Submittals created before the upgrade will not have alerts created during the upgrade. Onware users will need to access the Browse/Search page to “edit” these as required.