What's New in 2023

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Software Release Notes - 2023


As part of our efforts to continually improve our products and services, Berkshire performs periodic upgrades to balanceAAP, balanceTRAK, and REACH software.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Berkshire’s Product Support department at: product.support@berkshireassociates.com.
OR from within the software, access Support from the Help icon in the software header to send a message to Berkshire.

Berkshire’s Product Support Team


Release # Release Date Item # Type Product Description
2022.4.01206January 20, 202313718Feature CorrectionbalanceTRAKCorrection of a reported issue where users were not able to open the TRAK tab in User Management.
2022.4.01206January 20, 202313719Feature CorrectionbalanceTRAKCorrection of a reported issue where balanceTRAK users were not able to access the Data Export page.
2022.4.01171January 19, 202313701Feature UpdatebalanceAAPThe Plan ID will now appear on page footer throughout the balanceAAP application.
2022.4.01171January 19, 202313706Feature CorrectionbalanceAAPCorrection of a reported issue, where in isolated situations, the Recruitment Area Wizard returned areas that did not contain availability data.
2022.4.01191January 19, 2023-Feature CorrectionbalanceTRAKMinor performance corrections have been made to the job seeker application process.
2022.4.01191January 19, 2023-Feature UpdatebalanceTRAKAdditional performance updates have been made to the balanceTRAK Archive process.
2022.4.01171January 17, 202313704Feature UpdatebalanceAAPThe balanceAAP Document Center was enhanced to allow file uploads of up to 500MB.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13583 Feature Update balanceAAP Plan Review Item 2.1 (File Consistency) has been enhanced to provide additional details after the File Consistency is run, including the number of employees with issues and/or ignored.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13622 Feature Correction balanceAAP Correction of previously reported issue where in isolated situations, backed-up and the restored Affirmative Action Plans, required Product Support intervention.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13623 Feature Update balanceAAP The File Consistency Report has been updated with a new design to improve readability and additional fields to improve usability. The new Excel report will have one issue type per tab, include new fields to assist with resolving file consistency issues, and include new visual differentiators to easily separate entries.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13624 New Feature balanceAAP A new File Consistency Batch Operations entry has been added which will identify employees who have multiple Personnel Actions on the same day and remove all but the first Personnel Action. The new entry will only be available after the initial File Consistency check has been run with the corresponding File Consistency option to identify employees with multiple transactions on the same day.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13625 New Feature balanceAAP A new File Consistency Batch Operations entry has been created that will identify employees whose most recent Personnel Action entry does not fully match their Roster job code, department code, or plan code. When selected and run, the Personnel Action entry will be updated to match the Roster table.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13626 Feature Update balanceAAP When File Consistency is run from a Sub Plan, the resulting issue list will now include issues found for each employee across all Sub Plans.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13627 Feature Update balanceAAP The File Consistency View Filters page has been enhanced to provide balanceAAP users with the ability to filter issues by Plan Code. This option will only be available within Master Plans.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13628 Feature Update balanceAAP balanceAAP's default File Consistency Ignored Employees option has been changed from Include to Exclude.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13629 New Feature balanceAAP A new File Consistency Batch Operations entry has been added which will allow users to exclude all remaining employees identified through a previous File Consistency check. This entry will only appear after the initial File Consistency check has been run.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13630 Feature Update balanceAAP The File Consistency View Filters page has been modified to include the ability to select or deselect all found File Consistency types.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 13668 Feature Update balanceAAP The default admin profile for balanceAAP have been updated to provide users access to the Personnel Action Order settings page and the Job Group Structure tab.
2022.4.01053 January 5, 2023 - - balanceAAP Additional technology and security updates have been included to enhance performance and maintain usability.