November’s update introduces a new look to Enable, bringing a brighter theme to the user interface. There is also a brand new trading partner reconciliation report available to offer even more detailed reporting.
These updates are already available to test in your UAT environment. Deployment to your Live environment will take place on 11th December.
The Enable application has been restyled to give the site a lighter feel overall. This will bring Enable more in line with Enable Apps and Collaborator.
A new optional ‘Trading Partner Reconciliation Report’ is now available as a core Enable report. This report focuses on helping users reconcile turnover with their trading partners. These reports can be configured for you depending upon the dimensions and dimension collections you wish to use for reconciliation filtering.
The report can be filtered using several different criteria, including trading partner, the dimension and collection attribute for reconciliation filtering, deal type, transaction date, and currency. The dimension and collection attribute, used for reconciliation filtering, can be configured by Enable administrators. Please raise a support ticket to request this.
The ‘Signed off on behalf of’ status for users within the approval hierarchy has been enhanced to clearly display the name of the user who signed off on their behalf, as well as any notes entered by the user. It is now possible to download any files uploaded during the ‘Signed off on behalf of’ action.
The display of targeted deals within the Deal Edit page, the Watchlist app, and the Forecasting module have been made more consistent. Each page will now clearly show relevant discounts and deductions applied to the deal, as well as a breakdown of growth for deals with growth incentives, and a clear indication of the actual, forecast, and accrual turnover bands.
When using the Forecasting module to set the accrual band for a deal, any relevant discounts or deductions will be respected when calculating the final accrual band using the forecasted turnover. Relevant discounts and deductions will also be respected when displaying the accrual turnover within the Watchlist app.
The accrual band for a deal can now automatically be set based on the forecast spend for the deal in the Forecasting module.
This setting can be configured by Enable’s Client Services Team. Please raise a ticket if you would like this to be configured.
A new ‘Reset Phasing’ button has been added to the deal forecast edit page for forecasts which are set to ‘Preserve Total’. Clicking this button will reset the values of all future phasing periods back to their initial phasing values.
An edge case where the phasing values for future periods might sum to zero has been defined. In this case, the 'Preserve Total' calculation method will use the default phasing values instead to apportion over future periods.
A quick guide on getting started with Collaborator.
Inviting a collaborator in Enable now only requires an email address for the collaborator. Once invited, the collaborator’s information will not be shared with the Enable user until the collaborator explicitly accepts the invitation.
When a collaborator is invited to collaborate for the first time, they are sent an email inviting them to activate their account and populate their ‘Enable.com User’ profile fields.
Notifications within the ‘Inbox’ area of Collaborator and within emails sent from Collaborator now include the trading partner name within their description to give a clear indication of which trading partner context the notification relates to.
When a ‘Fully Signed’ scheme in automatic workflow is unlocked, the generated Scheme PDF for the unlocked scheme will be available for be download from Collaborator via the ‘Download Previous Version’ option.
We would love to hear your comments about Enable and how it could be improved. Send us your thoughts via the feedback backlog.
This backlog gives a place for you to provide our product team with your thoughts and feedback on the Enable product and how it could be improved. Please share any feedback on the product, no matter how raw or unrefined, but it will help our product team if you try to submit a new ticket for each new idea or piece of feedback.
Read more about providing feedback on our help center.
In line with Enable’s commitment to release an Enable update every six weeks, we have a ton of updates coming up that will be ready to test in your UAT environment on 13th December. Deployment to your Live environment will take place on 20th February.
You will be able to change the width of the columns (such as the dimension name) when selecting dimension items for your deal.
We will enhance our support for the retention of data relating to deleted users.
We are making some enhancements to the forecasting report to include currency, Deal ID and Scheme ID when relevant. The Forecasting module will also handle lump sum deals which are not apportioned over turnover in a more consistent way.
A new ‘Scheme Comments’ area will be added to both Enable and Collaborator, providing a centralised location for communication between you and your collaborators and to facilitate direct sharing of supporting documentation.
The Reference Pricing app will allow you to configure and maintain ‘Price Lists’.
If you have any questions regarding our current or upcoming Enable updates, please contact our Client Services team at firstname.lastname@example.org.