Version 0122

Updated 6 months ago by Nilas Hedin

Release date December 1, 2021

Upcoming functionality

Upcoming change to Schedule Statistics

We're currently developing functionality to create display groups in Schedule Statistics, similar to that which we have already supported in the Forecast tab. This will allow you to select which variables you want to display in Schedule Statistics, Dashboard, and Forecast Overview, as well as group different data types and variables onto a single graph.

This additional flexibility means that when this functionality is released, users will be required to set up display groups to define which data is accessible in Schedule statistics before they are able to see any variables in Schedule Statistics, including optimal headcount calculations. This must be done by someone with access to Account settings > Variable settings. We will provide more information about how this can be configured closer to the release.

New functionality

Bank Holiday Configuration

With this release, we've added support to manage bank holiday configurations.

Add, edit, and delete

Under Account settings > Agreements > Bank holidays, you can fully configure different bank holidays:

Using the new sub-panel design, you can create, edit, delete, and easily copy existing bank holidays to fully satisfy your configuration dreams. Using the bank holiday configuration, you can define the rules around each of these holidays on a very granular level to meet the different needs of different companies, countries, or individuals.

Click here for more information on how to configure bank holidays.

Managing REST API credentials

With this release, the possibility to manage REST API credentials has been added to account settings.

Generate credentials
  1. Click Account settings.
  2. Under Access rights, click Integrations credentials. If credentials exist on the environment you are in they will be displayed here, and you can edit names and descriptions of the existing ones. You can also view what scopes and permissions are set for each set of credentials:
  1. To create a new set of credentials click Generate credentials.

Name

Mandatory

Write the name of this set of credentials. This can be edited at a later stage but it is a mandatory field.

Description

Mandatory

Write a description for this set of credentials. This can be edited at a later stage but it is a mandatory field.

Scopes and Permissions

Choose the scopes and permissions that you want the credentials to have

Read - GET , Add - POST, Write - PUT, PATCH , Delete - DELETE

When you click Save you will be presented with the Secret. This should be stored and handled accordingly as it is very sensitive information. You will not be able to see this information again.
  1. Securely store the client secret in the location of your choice and only then click Done. You will not be able to display your client secret again.
You will only be able to view clientId and UUID of the credentials.
Edit credentials

You can only edit the name and description of the REST API credentials. If you need to edit the scopes and/or permissions, you must create new ones and delete the old ones.

Delete Credentials
You can delete credentials, but make sure that they are not in use before you delete them.
You can read more about REST API credentials here and you can find links to the REST API documentation here.

Updates and performance improvements

New employee metric

A new metric to the Employee list “Display options” is added, namely “Worked hours/Scheduled hours”. When applying this metric, the employee KPI will display how many worked hours versus scheduled hours for all employees in the chosen period. Needless to say, this enables you as a manager to quickly make sure that your employee is working according to schedule or not.

Quicker addition of punches and absences

The “+” sign that appears when hovering over a specific date will now display the options to add a shift, a punch and an absence. This functionality allows the user to quicker add punches and absences in the schedule view - a functionality that has been requested for a long time!

Bug fixes

  • Resolved an issue that caused leave requests to not show correctly on section level.
  • Resolved an issue that produced the warning “"Employee’s nominal hours for the schedule period have been exceeded" when the hours were not actually exceeded.
  • Resolved a KPI  issue that caused the metrics in the Schedule view to differ from the amount on the agreement’s totals for the same period.
  • Resolved an issue with Apply rules that caused rules to not be applied for both shift types with rules and shift types missing rules.
  • Resolved an issue that produced the warning “Minimum weekly rest requirement not met” when moving a shift from a date that breaks the time rules to a date that does not break the time rules.
  • Resolved a Time Tracker report issue that prevented the selection of up to five years beyond 2021 from being displayed in the drop-down menu. 

New HelpDocs articles

REST API/Web services updates

None at this time.

SOAP API / Webservice updates

None at this time.

Endpoints being deprecated and removed

The following SOAP API endpoints will be discontinued and removed from Quinyx WFM November 2021. They are currently not in use and are not relevant for current version of Quinyx WFM.

  • wsdlGetUnassignedShifts
  • wsdlInsertTimeRecords
Click here to view the new Quinyx WFM Web Service documentation. You can find even more web services info here.
We encourage all our customers to make use of our APIs to maintain data and make sure that information is up to date. To ensure scalability of our APIs while growing our customer and user base, we have decided to add restrictions on usage of our SOAP APIs. These restrictions will be enforced programmatically and means that we will enforce a limit on concurrent calls per customer to 10. You should expect response code 429 if you happen to exceed this limit and you are recommended to implement a backoff retry mechanism to handle the limit. Note that the limit applies to SOAP only. When moving from SOAP to Rest over the following years, any limits will be built into the API. Please make sure to forward this information to the party within your company responsible for integrations.


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