Brightidea Product Release Notes - May 18, 2016

Brightidea's most recent software release took effect on Wednesday, May  18, 2016, 5:00 PM PST. If you have received these release notes via email, this post may be truncated. To read complete documentation, please visit the Product Release Notes forum in the Brightidea Support Portal.

The following updates and improvements have been made:

Pipeline Management

  • The Pairwise tool type has been improved to more accurately reflect the results of Pairwise action items. Learn more about Pairwise here
  • Fixed an issue in which Development Team members (who were not also Admins) were unable to view and edit the Projections and Outcomes tabs from Development Action Items
  • Fixed an issue in which Idea Statuses would not appear correctly in the Status Filter for the Pipeline Steps view
  • Fixed an issue with Pipeline List view in which Ideas could not be sorted by Category
  • Fixed an issue in which Action Item Reminders would not be sent from Step Manage pages
  • Fixed an issue with viewing Action Items in IE11, in which the comment box would not appear
  • Fixed an issue with Ideas Import in which files using other date formats (e.g., month/day/year), would not be imported correctly



  • Fixed an issue with the Enterprise-level "WebStorms" export such that all WebStorms are now included



  • Additional Idea Outcomes types are now supported. Users may now record any of the following types of Outcomes (in addition to the existing Cost Savings, Revenue, and Other types):
    • Brand Awareness
    • Cost Avoidance
    • Customer Satisfaction
    • Employee Engagement
    • Social/Environmental Impact
  • Fixed an issue with the New Comment email notification in which the included link would not direct immediately to the Idea comment


WebStorm Admin

  • Fixed an issue in which Ideas containing punctuation marks would break formatting for the WebStorm Admin Ideas export


If you have any questions about these updates, please let us know. And stay tuned for more – our next release is scheduled for May 25, 2016. Happy Innovating!

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