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Applies to versions: 1.3

TimeIPS What's New - Version 1.2

TimeIPS is a continually developed product with new features and enhancements available on a regular basis. Below is an overview of the features and enhancements in TimeIPS Version 1.2.x.


TIP: The features and enhancements included in the most recent release of TimeIPS are indicated throughout the knowledge base with the icon.


NOTE: Features that may require an additional module or hardware device are indicated with the icon.


A New update system has been implemented to expedite automatic upgrades. If you are not currently on version 1.1 or greater, you can upgrade to these newest series with an active update account by going to Administration -> System Administration -> Updates and click on the Update Now button. Make sure that Automatic Updates checkbox is checked and you will receive regular automatic updates in the new 1.1+ series.

IMPORTANT:  The final release of this version (1.2.15) was made in 2007. This version of TimeIPS is now obsolete and is no longer supported.  Please contact TimeIPS if you need assistance upgrading from this version.


New Features in TimeIPS version 1.2


  • New Employee Status View that shows employee's current status (In or Out), the Job they are currently clocked in to, their last clock time, and notes.
  • New Department Administration table which accommodates department codes and allows easy movement of employees to different departments.


Improvements in TimeIPS version 1.2


  • Enhanced mail server configuration options.
  • The Absentee Report, Tardy Report and Tardy Report by Schedule now indicate when an employee used a benefit, such as sick or vacation.
  • Revised License Agreement approval process when updating to new versions.
  • Accrual values can now be up to 10 digits in length.
    Adjusted display of custom employee schedule settings for time snaps and time rounding.
  • Modified benefits import for improved performance.
  • Renamed “Schedule” tab in Site Administration to “Coverage”.
  • Renamed schedule “Helper” tab in Employee Administration to “Copy”.
  • Augmented Quickbooks import to include employee middle initials.
  • Adjusted application of manually applied holidays to preclude released employees.
  • Adjusted ADP payroll export for improved handling of overtime hours.
  • Improved consistency of clock note exporting on the Extended Report.
  • Added ability to import ethnicity in Employee Management.
  • Enhanced employee import to prevent overwriting of missing fields.
  • Adjusted Employee Status View so that employees who are assigned to more than one site will only appear on the site list where they are currently clocked-in.
  • Modified ADP export file for improved performance.
  • Adjusted employee name format for the Payroll Export Preview/Review option.
  • Increased length of the Alternate Employee Number to accommodate more characters
  • Improved Payroll Administrator permissions related to telephone clocking and relay controls.
  • Adjusted relay rule behavior upon deletion.
  • Improved application of accruals for employees with custom accrual settings.
  • Adjusted application of holiday hours on Time Report.
  • Improved date range handling on Time Report and Extended Report during Daylight Saving Time.
  • Added bar graphs to Job Summary reports for augmented visual overview.
  • Enhanced Manager permissions for overtime alert settings.
  • Adjusted percentage calculations on Job Summary Report.
  • Enhanced support for URLs in the configuration field for a client pointing to a Master TimeIPS System.
  • Improved identification of editable Employee Administration fields for Managers.
  • Benefit usage interface upgraded to include ability to specify time of day.
  • Improved editing controls for custom benefit types.
  • Improved display of edited benefit usage.
  • Added warning for unsaved data on sites administration screen.
  • Improved consistency of employee name display on various screens and reports.
  • Adjusted holiday waiting period rules to better accommodate new hires.
  • Updated Job Import instructions.
  • Added department code field to department import/export function.
  • Sign-off Report now ignores clock times less than 60 seconds apart.
  • Adjusted benefit usage permissions so that managers can edit benefit usage for their employees.
  • Revised Summary by Job report to improve layout.
  • Improved Next and Previous date range options for Summary by Job report.
  • Increased the number of available time snaps to 8.
  • Improved display of IPSSCH schedule settings for individual employees.
  • Modified export function so that payroll exports may be done for a single employee.
  • Adjusted ADP Payroll Export so that benefit codes are only applied if there are corresponding benefit hours.
  • Improved warnings for manual insertion of time events.
  • Modified payroll export to better accommodate multiple payroll types.
  • Improved custom time snaps display consistency.
  • Adjusted time snaps to better accommodate anticipated decimal hours.
  • Improved Payroll Settings time zone display for custom or individual employee's work week day/time.
  • Clock location added to the Extended Employee/Job Report.
  • Options to hide the Pay Number and Shift Columns in the ADP Payroll Export.
  • Additional Payroll Export file types are now available.

See Also:
TimeIPS What's New - Version 1.1 (1.3)
TimeIPS What's New - Version 1.3 (1.3)

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