28 Aug

vTools Events and eNotice Release coming

Upgrade Announcement – On August 29, 2017 vTools will be undergoing system upgrades.

Starting Tuesday, 29 August 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT (UTC-4) vTools.Events and vTools.eNotice will be inaccessible.

The latest release of vTools.Events (v6.2) and vTools.eNotice 1.8 will be upgraded.

The following new features enhancement will be deployed:
Events 6.2 :

  • Support for Student Branches and HKN Affinity Group scheduling and reporting events/meetings
  • Collection of custom data during registration
  • Enhanced registration confirmation – Calendar option and custom registration data
  • Enhanced registration statistic information – pricing and restriction information, custom registration data
  • Save events as draft with minimum content (HOST and Title only)

eNotice 1.8:

  • Personalization of eNotice message
  • Customization of eNotice ‘From’ and ‘Reply to’
  • Send test eNotice option on ‘Preview’
  • Include link to Event inserted into eNotice messages (where applicable)

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Please contact the vTools team at mga-im@ieee.org if you have any questions or concerns.

21 Jun

IEEE Upgrade Coming – 13 August 2017

Upgrade announcement

IEEE will be upgrading a number of Web sites and systems to bring you enhanced capabilities and an improved experience.

On Sunday, 13 August 2017, the following functions will not be available: IEEE Shop, join and renew IEEE and IEEE societies, myIEEE, article purchasing on IEEE Xplore and some vTools applications. If you need assistance during this time, please direct your inquiry to the IEEE Support Center

Please note that due to this upgrade parts of the vTools will be inaccessible on Sunday 13 August 2017:

vTools.Events (formerly Meetings)
– there will be no ability to validate member numbers for discounted price levels

vTools.eNotice
– There will be no ability to create new or modify existing eNotices. There will be no ability to send express eNotices.

vTools.WebInABox
– there will be no ability to create new or modify existing sites
– “Officers” and “Other units” pages will not show any officer or unit data

vTools.Voting
– there will be no ability to create new or modify existing ballots
– voters should still be able to vote in open elections

vTools.OfficerReporting will not be available

WebEx will not be impacted

vTools.StudentBranchReporting will not be impacted

FluidSurveys
– there will be no ability to create new or modify existing ballots
– survey takers will still be able to submit their responses

ReviewRoom will not be impacted

If you have any questions, please contact the vTools team at vtools@ieee.org.

30 May

vTools Events Release coming

Upgrade Announcement – On June 7, 2017 vTools will be undergoing system upgrades.

Starting Wednesday, 7 June 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT (UTC-4) vTools.Events will be inaccessible.

The latest release of vTools.Events (v6.1.1) will be upgrades to provide a calendar option in the registration email confirmations.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Please contact the vTools team at mga-im@ieee.org if you have any questions or concerns.

11 Aug

IEEE upgrade announcement

IEEE is upgrading a number of Web sites and systems to bring you enhanced capabilities and an improved experience.

Starting on Saturday, 13 August at 06:00 a.m.EDT (1030 UTC-04) and completing on Saturday, 13 August at 07:30 p.m. EDT (1130 UTC-4), the following functions will not be available: Membership/Profile/Cart, myIEEE, ICX, OBIEE and SAMIEEE, Petition Candidate, CS Store application, IEEE TV, and some vTools applications. If you need assistance during this time, please direct your inquiry to the IEEE Support Center .

Please note that due to this upgrade parts of the vTools will be inaccessible from Saturday, 13 August, 6:30 a.m. EDT (1030 UTC-04) to Saturday, 13 August 7:30 p.m. EDT (1130 UTC-04):

vTools.Meetings
– there will be no ability to validate member numbers for discounted price levels

vTools.eNotice
– There will be no ability to create new or modify existing eNotices. There will be no ability to send express eNotices.

vTools.WebInABox
– there will be no ability to create new or modify existing sites
– “Officers” and “Other units” pages will not show any officer or unit data

vTools.Voting
– there will be no ability to create new or modify existing ballots
– voters should still be able to vote in open elections

vTools.OfficerReporting will not be available

WebEx will not be impacted

vTools.StudentBranchReporting will not be impacted

FluidSurveys
– there will be no ability to create new or modify existing ballots
– survey takers will still be able to submit their responses

ReviewRoom will not be impacted

If you have any questions, please contact the vTools team at vtools@ieee.org.

07 Jul

IEEE System Upgrade

Due to IEEE systems upgrade, vTools may be out for approximately one hour on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 between 08:00AM – 12:00 PM EST .
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Please contact the vTools team at vtools@ieee.org if you have any questions or concerns.

25 May

vTools Upgrade June 2, 2016

Upgrade Announcement – On June 2, 2016 vTools will be undergoing system upgrades.

Starting Thursday, 2 June 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT (UTC-4) all of the vTools applications will be inaccessible.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Please contact the vTools team at vtools@ieee.org if you have any questions or concerns.

08 Mar

IEEE upgrade announcement

IEEE is upgrading a number of Web sites and systems to bring you enhanced capabilities and an improved experience.

Starting on Saturday, 12 March at 04:00 a.m.EST (0900 UTC-05) and completing on Sunday, 13 March at 04:00 p.m. EDT (2000 UTC-5), the following functions will not be available: Membership/Profile/Cart, myIEEE, ICX, OBIEE and SAMIEEE, Petition Candidate, CS Store application, IEEE TV, and some vTools applications. If you need assistance during this time, please direct your inquiry to the IEEE Support Center .

Please note that due to this upgrade parts of the vTools will be inaccessible from Saturday, 12 March, 4:00 a.m. (0800 UTC-05) to Sunday, 13 March, 4:00 a.m. ET (0800 UTC-05):

vTools.Meetings
– there will be no ability to validate member numbers for discounted price levels

vTools.eNotice
– There will be no ability to create new or modify existing eNotices. There will be no ability to send express eNotices.

vTools.WebInABox
– there will be no ability to create new or modify existing sites
– “Officers” and “Other units” pages will not show any officer or unit data

vTools.Voting
– there will be no ability to create new or modify existing ballots
– voters should still be able to vote in open elections

vTools.OfficerReporting will not be available

WebEx will not be impacted

vTools.StudentBranchReporting will not be impacted

FluidSurveys
– there will be no ability to create new or modify existing ballots
– survey takers will still be able to submit their responses

ReviewRoom will not be impacted

If you have any questions, please contact the vTools team at vtools@ieee.org.

17 Dec

IEEE upgrade announcement

IEEE has scheduled an system upgrade on 17 Dec 2015 and 22 Dec 2015.
Due to IEEE systems upgrade, vTools.Voting voter list functionality will not be available on the following day/time:

Tuesday, Dec 22nd between 2:00 to 3:30 PM EST (UTC-5)

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our users.

If you have any questions, please email vtools@ieee.org.

30 Sep

vTools System Upgrade

Upgrade Announcement – On September 30, 2015 vTools will be undergoing upgrades to bring you enhanced capabilities and improved experience.

Starting Wednesday, 30 September 2015 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT  you may experience intermittent outages when accessing some of the vTools applications. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Please contact the vTools team at vtools@ieee.org if you have any questions or concerns.