Version 1.35

Release notes coming soon for the latest version.

Version 1.30

Improvements

  • Multiple Custom Actions can now be created one after another for the Action Plan.
  • The Customer’s Print page has a completely new design and layout, making it more user friendly and easy to print. Specific components are easier to select for printing essential information as needed.
  • New report type added, specifically the report type “Contact Summary Data with Dates with Credit Reports.”
  • Character counters have been added to the Pathway Name and Pathway Description when creating a new custom pathway.
  • Added code to back-end to increase security.
  • Gross income formula fields have been added for custom reports.
  • Tool sheets and tip sheets are accessible in Actions for both Goals and Pathways. Both are also Searchable on the platform by clicking on the Tool Box tab.

Fixes

  • Editing a financial account like a Physical Asset displays all editable fields. Editing the baseline updates all the monthly values for that input accordingly.
  • In the Outcomes tab, the “First Achievement Date” denotes the first date an outcome was achieved regardless of any date being copied forward. Customers with extensive historical information are accounted for and the Current Status remains independent of the achievement date.
  • Some editing on phrasing and design changes on specific pop up windows.

Version 1.29

Improvements

  • Minor back-end fixes

Version 1.26

Improvements

  • Vantage Score now displays in the Credit section.
  • In the Assets and Debts section, the Edit icon has been replaces with a pencil icon instead of a "+" button.
  • Relevant actions are previewed when adding pathways to a customer's profile.
  • Visual change of column "Orig Amt/CC Lmt" location in the Debt section.
  • The owner of associated records for a contact equal the owner of the contact.

Fixes

  • Previous issue with Date and Contact Summary Data object mapping is fixed.

Version 1.25

New Features

  • Copy Forward button for Auto deductions has been added in the Assets/Debts section.

Improvements

  • Taxes, Savings Goal, and Auto Deduct markers have been added as new outcome indicators in the Outcomes tab.
  • Gross income is now displayed when choosing a Benefit Income.
  • Custom pathways can now be created for customer goals.
  • Spending Plan visual improvements includes the percentage of Savings Goal reflecting the amount saved in green.

Fixes

  • The description for a custom pathway has been updated to limit 255 characters.
  • Financial Security Actions are now visible for actions in Action Plan and Workshops.
  • Deposit entries are no longer copied forward from previous months.
  • Issues related to creating custom pathways and adding standard actions to pathways in the Change Machine Configuration app have been resolved.
  • Security review of Tools allows Search for specific Tools and Tip Sheets.

Version 1.24

New Features

  • COVID-19 driven and similar situation fields have been added to the platform to capture national emergencies and catastrophic events.

Improvements

  • Security improvement for Budget Data API, Actions API and tools and tip sheets.
  • Custom pathways can now be created for customer goals.
  • Taxes, Savings Goal, and Auto Deduct markers have been added as new outcome indicators in the Outcomes tab.
  • Updated fields and categories to Spending Plan, Budgets, Credit, Taxes and Contacts.
  • Gross income is now displayed when choosing a Benefit Income.
  • Assets/Debts section has new visual improvements to highlight changes in balances.
  • Print button moved to the right side of the contact page.
  • Action Plan and Dashboard have new visual improvements. Suggested tips available for Personal Goals.

Fixes

  • Previous issues with Change Machine Outcomes including Debt to Income Ratio, Total Debt, Expenses, Unproductive Debt and Banking Fees under the Outcomes section is now resolved. Issues with display amounts for Target Outcomes also corrected.
  • Deposit entries are no longer copied forward from previous months.
  • Print page improvement, which now includes some missing monthly amounts.
  • Actions now display Tools and Tip Sheets for Goals and Pathways.
  • Security review of Tools allows Search for specific Tools and Tip Sheets.
  • Issues related to creating custom pathways and adding standard actions to pathways in the Change Machine Configuration app have been resolved.
  • Missing fields in the Print page for Contact has been fixed.

Version 1.22.1

New Features

  • Blank Contact Summary Data feature, ensures Contact Summary Data files that are accidentally created are removed from the app. At least one field in the secondary contact tab must be filled for the newly created contact. 
  • Visualization of annual values on Dashboard for the Spending Plan are now available.

Improvements

  • Overhauled internal logic in order to streamline functionality and code quality.
  • Able to add Actions within the Action Plan and mark as complete. Status bar now updates after actions are completed and marked by the user with minor UI modifications.
  • Expenses can now be saved by filling out either Monthly Actual or Monthly Expected values. Previously, users had to fill out both columns. Now, if one column is blank, we will populate it with the value of the other column
  • New Contacts can now be logged in workshops with duplicate phone numbers.

Fixes

  • All survey types in Launch Pad now accurately reflect when completed and available to users.
  • Previous issue with alerts specifically for CFPB also now fixed, and updating on Launch Pad appropriately. 
  • Debt entries are now able to copy forward to the most current month without issue.
  • Users can now create custom actions without error.
  • Monthly Expenses section also includes an auto-fix that affected organizations can run to fix their data for expense categorization. 
  • Removed name for Benefits. Benefits fields cannot remain blank.
  • Dashboard populates properly with the most current data inputted by the user.
  • Previous bug with inaccurate Expense categorization is now fixed, viewable under Monthly Expenses.
  • Users can now select Cancel if the "Update all" option was selected for Asset/Debts.

Version 1.21

New Features

  • We now display Change Since Last Update and Change Since Baseline for monthly line items on Assets/Debts
  • Expanding the Header in the Spending Plan will now show summary Expenses/Savings Goals for both Expected/Target and Actual
  • Surveys have now been linked to the Date object. This will allow organization to report on changes between surveys over specific time periods

Improvements

  • Refactored the Update All buttons on Assets/Debts and Spending Plan to streamline the behavior for updating historical items

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where a Salesforce error message box will pop up when baselining months in which there are no line items
  • Fixed some issues where the Baseline buttons were not working properly

Version 1.19

New Features

  • The Change Machine Configuration App now has a place to schedule automatic Cash Value and Outcome calculations for your database. These calculations run in the background and can be run on demand by clicking on the Refresh button in the One Time Update section
  • Action can now be moved from one Personal Goal to another. Users can click on the Goal Options button on the upper right hand side of a Goal card and click on Move Actions to move actions from that goal to another goal

Improvements

  • Actions can now be renamed in the Edit Action modal
  • Changed the icons for Edit Baseline and Edit Monthly to further distinguish between the two
  • Users can now click on the names of Spending Plan and Assets/Debt line items to view the Salesforce record page for these items

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the User Updated checkbox on monthly line items may be checked when copying data forward
  • Fixed the issue where Baseline buttons on Assets/Debts and Spending Plan might not work sometimes

Other

  • Improved Field Level Security to increase Data Security

Version 1.12

New Features

  • Contacts will now display a "Launch Pad" which guides you through the setup and maintenance of a contact's data. You can click on the buttons in each reminder card to perform the actions indicated or to view instructions on how to do these in the app. This "Launch Pad" will also display periodic reminders to log meetings and surveys (frequency of survey reminders can be customized by your administrator) for your contact
  • Personal Goals can now be linked to Savings Goals in the Budget tab. When creating a Savings Goal, you can specify which a Personal Goal to link the two. When creating a new Personal Goal, you can see a list of unlinked Savings Goals and select which ones you want to associate with this Personal Goal
  • We extended the Batch Entry functionality from the Accounts tab to the Income and Expenses portion of the Spending Plan
  • Users can now backdate data for Contacts. On the calendar component in Assets/Debts or the Spending Plan, a user can click on a historical month and click Create date record for that historical month. When adding line items in historical months, you can click on Copy Forward to propagate that line item forward to the most recent date. When editing any historical line item, you can select Copy this value to all future dates to edit all values in the future for that line item as well.

Improvements

  • Survey Flows are now marked as Template to allow your organization to create its own Survey
  • Added a field to start tracking Status (Open or Closed) for Debt line items
  • Added a field to track Gross Income
  • Personal Goals will now display an image based on the category
  • We now fade out the edges of the list of Actions in a Goal to indicate that there are more actions above/below the visible list of actions
  • Improved the look and feel of the Outcome tab to better report on the status of Contact Outcomes
  • Expanded the Print Page tool to include other sections of the Contact's file
  • We now display Cash Value in the Contact Dashboard
  • Notes and Messages are now in separate buttons in the Contact Dashboard to improve ease of access
  • We now track change in credit score on the Contact Summary Data Object

Fixes

  • Reverse sorting now works on all tables
  • Fixed a bug which prevented Budget Categories from displaying

Version 1.11

New Features

  • We added Batch Entry functionality for Assets/Debts. This allows you to quickly insert multiple Financial Accounts and is ideal for the first meeting with a contact. 
  • You can now track Auto-deduct amounts for your contacts in the Accounts tab
  • We added a way for Administrators to refresh all static cash value fields to take advantage of new formulas (and any formula updates in the future). 

Improvements

  • Actions are now grouped by Category in the Add Actions pop up
  • We exposed Coaching Status and Deactivation Reason in the Information tab to allow you to archive contacts that are no longer being coached
  • The Spending Plan summary header will now calculate Surplus based on Income and Expenses only
  • We added support for activating/deactivating Pathways, Pathway Actions, and Actions as needed by your organization. If any of these are deactivated, they will no longer show up on their respective interfaces
  • The Outcomes tab will now always display the current Outcome status
  • All CM demographic fields will now be visible on Contact Summary Data records
  • We added Data Validation to the Credit Report entry form
  • We made some improvements to the Cash Value formula to better capture niche circumstances
  • Site, Referral Source Lookup, and Project fields have now been turned into picklists. 

Fixes

  • We fixed the cash value formula fields to prevent negative numbers
  • We fixed a few bugs which were causing error messages and display issues in the Action Plan, Spending Plan, and Credit Report Sections
  • We made some minor display/text changes across all sections to improve clarity and better highlight action items
  • We fixed an issue where Credit Reports may sometimes be submitted twice
  • We fixed an issue where items were sorted inconsistently from month to month

Other

  • We made some back-end optimizations to the scrolling calendar component and copy forward logic on the Contact Page 
  • We improved our code to better adhere to field level security rules
  • We added support for copying external demographic information collected outside of CM into fields within the app. 

Version 1.08

New Features

  • We added a reminder box for Surveys to the Contact page. If your contact has not filled out a survey in a while (or at all) then we will display a reminder on the contact page. Your organization can configure the length of time between each survey before we post a reminder (e.g. post a reminder if a survey has not been filled in 30/60/90 days) as well as which types of Surveys to check for the reminders
  • We added a Change Machine Configuration interface available from the App Launcher. This interface allows your organization to create custom actions that will be available to all Change Machine users. Your organization can also upload tools (PDF's or other files) which you can then attach to your custom actions

Improvements

  • We now display the Financial Security Area associated with each Action in the Add Action popup
  • When adding a new goal, we now display helpful tips on how to frame the goal conversation with clients
  • We added a trigger which deletes all Change Machine custom records upon deletion of their parent Contact/Account. 

Fixes

  • We fixed some typographical errors in the App

Other

  • We streamlined the organization of assets (files, colors, etc.) in the back-end of the App

Version 1.07

New Features

  • We added a tab to display all the potential outcomes your contacts can achieve. In this tab, we display the current status of each outcome area as well as the target numbers specified by your organization
  • We added a help button on the contact page to allow you to access our Help Center and get in contact with our Tech Support Team

Improvements

  • We made several backend improvements to optimize loading, testing, and error handling of the various components of the App
  • We added more fields to the table and the input form of Savings Goals in the Budget tab
  • When a contact does not have any Personal Goals or Pathways, we will now display cards describing these concepts and prompting you to add them
  • The Baseline button color is now more aesthetically consistent with its surroundings
  • Hovering over Financial Account or Budget Items will now display a menu button. Clicking on the button will allow you to edit or delete the item

Fixes

  • We now no longer show a calculation error for certain cash value formula fields if the denominator is negative
  • Previously, the list views on the Workshops tab were not displaying the workshops created. This is now fixed 

Version 1.06

Fixes

  • We removed the Default Record Type on the Contact Object as this was not in use
  • We removed some picklist values on the Personal Goal Object to further differentiate this from Savings Goals

Version 1.05

Improvements

  • We now display Original Loan Amount/Credit Card Limit for Debt Accounts
  • We now automatically baseline a contact's Credit Status based on the chronologically earliest Credit Report pulled. We now also automatically tag the latest report to the Date record so the score is accurately represented that month

Fixes

  • We fixed an issue where moving actions across multiple status columns would only save the first status

Version 1.04

New Features

  • We added the horizontal calendar functionality to the Credit Tab. Credit reports will now be organized according to the month they were pulled. This makes it easier to track a contact's credit scores/status over time and keeps the interface consistent across sections

Improvements

  • We unrestricted all picklist fields to better support migration/mass uploads from external sources. You can now upload picklist values which aren't in the defined value set
  • We added a field for Auto-Deduct Amount on the Date object. This is to support migrating this data over from CM Classic. A user interface for this is coming soon

Fixes

  • We fixed an issue where forms were not closing properly. You should now be able to close the pop up forms without issue
  • We fixed an issue where copying data forward would also move the baseline month forward
  • We fixed an issue that prevented you from removing baseline statuses
  • We fixed an issue that prevented you from searching expense categories
  • We fixed several typographical errors on picklist values
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