11 Jan

eNotice Express released today

*** Released 27 January 2016 ****

eNotice has been enhanced with a new feature called eNotice express .

Express eNotices are sent without staff intervention.

Volunteers will:
– Enter Subject
– Select target audience
– Specify criteria (active, arrears, grades etc…)
– Provide message content

• Click Send to preview and confirm eNotice express.
• The recipient list is automatically created in the background.
• Express eNotice is queued for delivery at an external email service provider.
• Express eNotice is sent without staff intervention within two (2) hours.
• eNotice dashboard provides up-to-the minute status and mailing statistics.

For more information, view the eNotice Express tutorial .

Additional information on eNotice can be found in the eNotice FAQs

26 Jan

vTools.Surveys version 1.3 has been released

Surveys Version 1.3

  • Surveys has been upgraded to a newer software version.
  • Surveys has been updated to the new IEEE Style Sheet in order to comply with the IEEE web site requirements and style guide. This includes a “Sign in” option available in the upper right corner of the web browser and the background color has been updated to use the IEEE brand color.
26 Jan

vTools WebInABox version 3.0 has been released

WebInABox version 3.0

  • WebInABox has been upgraded to a newer software version.
  • WebInABox has been updated to the new IEEE Style Sheet in order to comply with the IEEE web site requirements and style guide. This includes a “Sign in” option available in the upper right corner of the web browser and the background color has been updated to use the IEEE brand color.
26 Jan

vTools.Meetings version 5.0 has been released

Meetings version 5.0

Meetings has been upgraded to a newer software version. With this newer software version, the vTools team introduces the following user interface enhancements:

  • “Schedule Meeting”, “Meeting Report” and “Meeting Announcement” layouts  have been updated to illustrate different sections on the form by adding a range of colors and labeling the sections.  
  • WYSIWYG editors have been included on the “Schedule Meeting” and “Meeting Report” forms to  provide more formatting features to enhance meeting results display.
  • Meetings has been updated to use the new IEEE Style Sheet in order to comply with the IEEE web site requirements and style guide. This includes a “Sign in” option available in the upper right corner of the web browser and the background color has been updated to use the IEEE brand color.
27 Jun

vTools.Meetings 4.5 was released today

vTools.Meetings version 4.5 was released today.

Note:  During the deployment, we experienced a slight delay in bring up Meetings.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.

vTools.Meetings introduces a number of new features and usability enhancements as well bug fixes:

New features and usability enhancements

  • Pricing for Life members in event registration has been streamlined to one option
  • The meeting URLs have been shortened

Bug Fix:

  • Resolved the selection of “Recent Unpublished meetings for my Section” application error
  • The L31 Report indicator on the “Find Meetings” results correctly links to the L31 report that has been crated from a meeting scheduled in vTools.Meetings.
27 Jun

vTools.Voting 1.5 was released today

We are happy to announce that vTools.Voting version 1.5 was released today.

vTools.Voting introduces new features and enhancements:

  • Voting has been updated to a new software version ( Rails 3.1 / Ruby 1.8.7)
  • Voting now supports elections for Societies, Technical Committees and Councils.
  • When selecting an organization for a new ballot, help text was added with vTools contact information if further assistance is needed.
20 Jan

System Maintenance – 25 January 2014

Important Notice:
IEEE has scheduled system maintenance on Saturday, 25 January 2014 starting at 6:00 a.m., to approximately 8:00 p.m. Eastern (UTC-5).
 

Please note that due to IEEE system maintenance parts of the vTools will be inaccessible between Saturday, 25 January ,starting at 6:00 a.m., through 8:00 p.m., Saturday, 25 January EST (UTC -5):

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

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.