WorkEngine Releases its 4.0.2 Cumulative Update

WorkEngine continues to provide cutting-edge, cost effective project and work management solutions leveraging the Microsoft technologies organizations already own to increase the value of their current IT investments.  WorkEngine’s applications support the entire work and project management lifecycle and provide the necessary efficiencies and indicators for companies to improve their ROI, streamline their business processes and make critical business decisions.

On November 30, 2010 WorkEngine released its 4.0.2 cumulative update.  Included in this release were several enhancements as seen below:

Gantt Web Part Enhancement

WorkEngine 2010 now uses SharePoint’s 2010 JS Grid Control (non-ActiveX) for it’s Gantt Rollup Web Part: The ActiveX Gantt Controls have been replaced with Microsoft’s JS Grid control for use with the WorkEngine Gantt view for purposes of rendering hierarchal and rolled up data.  Some of the rich features of this enhanced Grid Control and WorkEngine Lists in Gantt view are:

  • Full Tree Hierarchy of Microsoft Project Schedules (no folder schedule structure)
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Rollup of Data across multiple sites and lists
  • Cross Site Collection Rollup
  • Critical Path Highlighted in Gantt
  • Predessors Links
  • Supports all the other OOB SharePoint Controls, like zoom in and out, link to edit item and more.

Integration with Project Server 2010 Enhancements

You can now publish your Microsoft Project Pro 2010 and Project Web App schedules from Microsoft Project Server to SharePoint: WorkEngine’s Project Publisher add-in product will publish Microsoft Project Professional and Project Web App schedule data to Microsoft Project Server and then populate the designated WorkEngine SharePoint Task Center list.

You can now also access your Microsoft Project Server published project schedules from the WorkEngine SharePoint Project Workspace.

Active Directory Sync

This new tool allows the synchronization of user profiles from your local Active Directory database to the WorkEngine Resource Pool. This tool has configuration flexibility that allows for synchronizations to occur at scheduled intervals and/or manually initiated.