Release Notes

TAGGED: 
Reporting
  • Added accrued interest and interest expense calculations to exports from bucket view
  • Added ability to expand and collapse row groupings in Profile Summary
  • Added notifications to show progress or status of chart downloads
  • Added new security settings to account administration in preparation for upcoming 2FA deployment
  • Fixed presentation issues that occur in a split summary and reporting when an issue is split and some parts have no values
  • Updated input template to better handle Conduit Issuers and different naming conventions
  • Updated UI layout throughout the application to improve responsiveness across all device widths
  • Removed unused fields from database tables
  • Removed menu links from app administration area

Improvements and Fixes

Security

December 17, 2020

Accrued Interest

TAGGED: 
Reporting

View accrued interest and interest expense balances in your debt service detail view using any profile “as of” date and frequency you choose to assist with accounting for monthly and year-end closing processes.. Interest account balances and associated journal entries can be exported into Excel as part of the detail view export. If you do not see this data in your profile, please contact our Customer Success team.

Improvements and Fixes

  • Updated the Content Security Policy to accommodate Intercom features

Security

  • Removed ability for users that are assigned the Viewer role to add Guest users to the account

December 10, 2020

Multi-Issue Charts

TAGGED: 
Reporting

Automatically generate charts and graphs for any selected issues or your entire debt profile to analyze your data visually. You now have the option to change the beginning date, end date and frequency you display in the charts so that you can see exactly the data set that you want presented in several unique chart styles. All charts and graphs can be downloaded in a format that can be included in presentations or distributed via email as an attachment.

Improvements and Fixes

  • Added profile selector to the Reporting Payments page to enable you to easily filter out payments that don’t match your selection. Search and Export will limit results based upon your selected profile or show all. (#539)
  • Revised design, layout and structure of account profile screens to accommodate future deployment of two-factor authentication (#537)
  • Updated user notifications in account administration area to highlight when action is completed (#572)
  • Updated format for Summary by Type excel export (#543)  
  • Updated Dashboard presentation in preparation for Milestones (#583)

Security

  • Addressed potential vulnerability that could lead to an XSS attack (#588)
  • Updated content security policy header for better browser compatibility and enforcement (#585)
  • Added new security check on backend to better enforce profile sharing controls (#592)
  • Modified Forgot Password to prevent account enumeration (#589)
  • Updated Organization Profile to limit ability for user to enter unsecured URLs (#593)
TAGGED: 
Reporting
  • Updated Reporting Notes export with additional data and formatting to closely align to GASB 88 standards. As part of this update, we added a new roll-forward table that shows all issues by fund.
  • Payment details can now be exported for printing or electronic distribution.
  • Updated the Profile Summary table presentation to include the Project column when present. If the profile has a different label in use for this dimension, the column heading will reflect that.
  • User Notes will no longer be shown in the Profile Summary so we can better utilize the space for presenting other data. If a note exists, an icon will appear to indicate a note related to the issue.
  • Updated input template to v13 with new fields and structure.

Infrastructure

  • Adjusted timing on nightly job schedules to work around AWS maintenance windows

Improvements and Fixes

Security

  • Added Content Security Policy header to control resources that may be loaded by the browser  

October 28, 2020

Performance Enhancements

TAGGED: 
Reporting

  • Added loader animation to Dashboard to indicate progress of profile switching for accounts that have multiple profiles assigned
  • Added ability for system admin to set default profile for accounts that have multiple profiles assigned
  • Added rollover state to Mixed value in Profile Summary table to reveal additional details related to Type, Fund, Purpose or Project
  • Fixed the way profile loader handles maturities with overlapping fund, purpose and project names
  • Updated key software package versions
  • Fixed error that occurred when attempting to export summary of split issues
  • Improved performance of fetching split info for issues
  • Prepared for 2FA markup

GL Issues #550, #526, #516, #555, #553, #551, #531, #538, #523

Improvements and Fixes

Security

  • Added header for Strict-Transport-Security (HSTS) to further enforce use of HTTPS
TAGGED: 
Reporting

Organizations can now organize or separate debt obligations into different profiles. You can view the profiles assigned to an account by clicking the profile selector on the Dashboard screen or clicking the Profiles item in the navigation to view a complete listing. (#525)

Improvements and Fixes

  • Ordered split count list in alphabetical order (#528)
  • Added series description to split summary view to show the type/description for the selected issue (#529)
  • Modified alignment of Total row in split count modal (#532)
  • Fixed issue that caused account invite to be sent to user when unchecking the Send Invite checkbox (#521)
  • Fixed bug preventing the display of API documentation (#490)
  • New system administrator functionality for viewing and managing members and guests associated with an organization (#493)
  • Updated error messages to more clearly indicate an issue if a problem occurs with exporting a file (#516)
  • Improved presentation of Favorite listing to address display issues that occurred when adding or removing items (#511)
  • Improved presentation markup for Create Note screen (#456)
  • Fixed minor error caused by retrieving info for split counts (#531)

Security

  • Disabled support for TLS 1.1 and required 1.2 (#524)
  • Added a new set of special characters that may be used for stronger password creation (#519)

October 6, 2020

Split Counts

TAGGED: 
Reporting

DebtBook now shows the total number of ways a debt obligation is split or bifurcated along with detailed information about each split like the percentage amount and description. You can view the split counts inline while you’re browsing through the app and navigate to a summary view of the whole issue or go directly to a detailed presentation of the split portion.

Improvements and Fixes

  • Fixed error with Reporting Notes export where reductions did not appear in the roll-forward table when a new issue was added during the specified reporting period (#520)
  • Enabled Reporting Notes export generation with or without activity types to be specified (#518)
  • Added new session timeout to minimize the time or likelihood that someone may hijack an existing user session (#491)

Security

September 18, 2020

Bug fixes

TAGGED: 
Reporting

  • Updated date filters for Upcoming Payments on Dashboard and Reporting Date Range to include present day in range (#508)
  • Fixed display issue for Guests that accessing bucket view with Reporting permission turned on (#512)
  • Fixed styling on Scenario Analysis button in Refund mode (#517)

Improvements and Fixes

Security

TAGGED: 
Reporting

Implemented a fourth way to split debt allocations to provide you with the ability to view by project. Issuers may customize the label for this dimension if there is a more appropriate or preferable term than Project that better describes the activities of their organization, like Campus or Facility for a university. (#466/507)

Improvements and Fixes

  • Improved performance of excel exports and implemented web sockets throughout the app to better handle exports with large amounts of data. Also, updated styling of in-app notices. (#464)
  • Updated format for bucket view debt service excel export to enhance presentation and be more user-friendly (#477)
  • Added ability to export Reporting Payments data (#415)
  • Created new Manager role for app admins (#492)
  • Removed activity issue column (#439)  
  • Updated source maps to be browser friendly (#470)
  • Added delete confirmation for Notes to Financial Statements (#453)
  • Added a constraint so Notes to Financial Statements are named uniquely (#451)
  • Added additional information to page titles to help users better organize their bookmarks (and provide Intercom with a more accurate view of user activity) (#487)(#404)
  • Implemented fix to preserve Profile as of date through various refunding opportunity screens (#484)
  • Update copy for shared profile email (#498)
  • Added new fields from input template to Admin area (#478)
  • Added redirect to 404 page when issuer profile is not found (#324)
  • Converted Notes to Financial Statements export to use formulas so edits will automatically update totals (#447)
  • Updated the scope of User Notes so all internal members of the organization have visibility (#494)
  • Fixed typos in Notes to Financial Statements (#505)

Security

TAGGED: 
Reporting
  • Updated Suggest callouts on the Dashboard to inform people about Reporting Payments and provide a link to learn more.
  • Fixed scrolling behavior on Reporting Payments page so it does not stick.
  • Modified label that appears in History section of payment details after user verifies payment. It was showing Approved and now matches action to show Verified.
  • Updated input parser to improve handling of large issuers. Profiles can now consist of multiple parts and no longer need to be merged.

Improvements and Fixes

Security

TAGGED: 
Reporting

Reporting Payments
View all payments due for each of your obligations, verify amounts against received invoices and confirm payments are made with your accounts payable team with the ability to view history and any notes associated with a particular payment. Save time at year end by sharing access with your accounts for audit. All data is exportable to excel.

Audit Notes
Automatically generate notes to the financial statements for your fiscal year end (or any period you specify) and download in Excel for further edits or copy/paste.

Improvements and Fixes

  • Updated Profile Summary with wedges to highlight special characteristics related to issues
  • Added additional column to Profile Summary table to view Type, Fund or Purpose for each issue depending upon your Type, Fund, Purpose selection
  • Updated buttons, headers and menus to simplify process for adding Guest users to an organization’s account
  • View and download charts representing outstanding principal and interest for individual issues
  • Added Viewer role for organizations to allow Admins to limit user’s ability to modify data
  • Fixed issue related to displaying a large number of issues in bucket view and
  • Added new multi-level Issues menu navigation to enable user to travers debt profile by going to various views of Type, Fund or Purpose without having to return to Profile Summary
  • Adjusted debt service schedule calculations to handle new interest basis like 30E3/360 and payments that occur on the last day of any/all months
  • Adjusted debt service schedule generation to account for bifurcations with different payment dates
  • Fixed issue with rounding Outstanding Par Amount on Profile Summary to ensure consistency with other areas where amounts are rounded

Security