isoTracker Module Development Plan

December 7th 2015 - Addition of Reports Creation feature

As a compliment to the current Standard Reports feature, the ability to create custom reports has been added with the following features:

  • The ability to select from data fields such as period type, user activity, event category, activity duration, and more, and assign them to a X-axis or Y-axis scale
  • To have the selected data displayed as a table, a bar graph, a line graph or a pie graph
  • To narrow down the time period of the displayed graph using a From and To calendar feature
  • To save the graph and extract it as a PDF, JPEG and PNG file or Excel for a tabular graph
  • To edit the saved graph and either update the period covered, change the selected fields or change both the period and the selected fields
  • To create multiple graphs and reuse and edit them multiple times. Also delete graphs that are no longer required

August 2nd 2015 – Addition of Dashboard

This adds a dashboard features with the following important benefits:

  • Displays the aging status of all the important outstanding tasks by the amount of time they are past their due date and by responsibility
  • Provides a view of important upcoming activities such as scheduled audits and upcoming document reviews
  • Provides a summary analysis of past activity on a module by module basis

July 19th, 2014 - Launch of Version 2.9

This introduces version 3.0 of the Document Control module with the following new features:

  • New layout with all information easily accessible on a single page using sections that can be maximized or minimized
  • Use of drag and drop to import documents and move them within the module
  • Use of a text editor to create and edit online documents and to version control them
  • Insertion of a revision number to the file names of each version held in isoTracker
  • Automatic conversion of documents to PDF on a folder by folder basis with the addition of a watermark and a header listing the document’s key properties
  • Automatic numbering of documents which increments with each new document
  • Reminder emails to approvers if they are late performing their tasks
  • Ability to meet the electronic signature requirements of 21 CFR Part 11 with an approver’s identity confirmation
  • Capability of copying documents to other folders with each copy matching the versioning and properties of the original
  • Retention of documents with their removal from the workflow process and holding until the selected retention date
  • Addition of External Users restricted to read only access

November 30th, 2013 - Launch of Version 2.8

This introduces version 3.0 of the Complaints module with the following new features:

  • Ability to change the name of the module, a large number of the fields and the workflow Status names to fit into an organization's terminology
  • Ability to activate/deactivate the Non-Conformance, Payment and Feedback objects
  • Greater flexibility in assigning or reassigning a Complaint for resolution
  • Ability to set Complaint Aging Day targets and send reminder emails to responsible users as a prompt to speed up the Complaint resolution process
  • Improvement in the ability to analyze trends in previous Complaints
  • Ability to solicit feedback from the complainant about the results of a relevant Complaint's resolution
  • The ability to create a webform permitting external users to log a Complaint directly into isoTracker

May 19th, 2013 - Launch of Version 2.7

This upgrade introduces version 2.0 of the Audits module with the following new features:

  • New layout with all information easily accessible on a single page using sections that can be maximized and minimized
  • Create an Internal, Product related, Process related or a Supplier Audit
  • Ability to save Audit Checklists and then re-use them whenever creating and scheduling an Audit
  • Ability to create recurring Audits that will repeat at regular intervals
  • Ability to score Audit questions on the basis of Pass/Fail or customized grading system
  • Identify Non-Conformance and Root Cause for a failed question
  • Automatic multiple reminders at 24 hour intervals when a task reply due date has been missed
  • Addition of extensive space for the Audit Report and the inclusion of a customizable Audit Opinions list for closing an Audit
  • Ability to solicit feedback from the Auditee(s) prior to closing an Audit

October 6th, 2012 - Launch of Version 2.6

This upgrade adds a concurrent user license model in addition to our named user license. Their difference is:

  • Named Users: The current license which limits the number of your users who can access isoTracker but which does NOT limit how many of them can be logged on simultaneously. The Pricing is on the website
  • Concurrent Users: The alternative license which does NOT restrict the number of your users who have access to isoTracker but will restrict how many can be logged on simultaneously. Contact us for this Pricing

March 16th, 2012 - Launch of Version 2.5

This upgrade launches version 2.0 of the Customer Complaints module that introduces the following new features:

  • An improved layout that makes it easier to assign tasks, act on them, issue reminders when completion is delayed, comment on their results and keep the complainant informed of progress
  • Ability to create multiple complaint numbering systems based on location, type or any other identification
  • Addition of a Non-Conformance and Root cause section that can be added to and edited throughout the complaint process
  • Addition of a Payment section which can also be added to and edited during the complaint process
  • Greater flexibility in activating and tailoring fields across the various features
  • Improved search facility and improved trending of prior complaints
  • Multiple reminders in the CAPA section to ensure that critical tasks are completed in a timely fashion
  • Ability to re-activate closed complaints

January 11th, 2012 - Launch of Version 2.4

This upgrade adds new features to the Document Control module as follows:

  • Complete compatibility with the Firefox and Chrome browsers in addition to Internet Explorer
  • Consistency of folder and document naming rules with that of MS Windows
  • Ability to add support documentation to a document at the upload stage
  • Ability to add and delete notes to documents and to have them remain through the versioning process
  • Ability to create links between documents held in different folders
  • Addition of a pre-populated drop down list titled Reason on the Change Request page
  • Ability to have documents sent for feedback, prior to approval, and then have them modified with the same version number
  • Improvement of the bulk upload facility

September 21st, 2011 - Launch of Version 2.3

This upgrade adds a new Competency Testing module to the isoTracker product. Its key features are:

  • Creating Job Roles and Competencies and assigning them to staff members
  • Creating a variety of different types of test such as Mutiple Choice, Short Answer or Yes/No answers
  • Scheduling Assessments and running the tests online from any location
  • Automatic grading of Multiple Choice tests with manual grading of Short Answer tests
  • Required trainer review and grading of the completed Assessments
  • Sending out Non-Conformances, Corrective Actions and/or Preventive Actions on failed Assessments
  • Maintaining a full Training record of all past Assessments for all staff members

March 1st, 2011 - Enhanced Security with SSL Encryption

In response to customer demands we added SSL encryption to the already available data encryption. This means that customer information is not only encrypted on our servers but is also now encrypted during transit over an Internet connection between our servers and the customer's browser. SSL encryption is commonly used by banks and credit card companies to protect the communication of sensitive data over the Internet.

August 27th, 2010 - Automatic Demo Account Creation

isoTracker Demo accounts are now created instantly online when registering for a 60 Day Free Trial. This is a replacement of the previous manual process which had a delay of about 24 hours from Demo account request to creation. The automatic email notifications providing isoTracker walk-through instructions will continue to provide frequent and invaluable evaluation instructions.

April 17th, 2010 - Launch of Version 2.2

Addition of Reports for all functioning modules. The key features are:

  • Full user activity report
  • Full module activity and audit report
  • Ability to provide graphical analysis through extraction of data into Excel

October 19th, 2009 - Launch of Version 2.1

This upgraded version introduces a new Audits module. The key features of the Audits module are:

  • Creating Vertical and Horizontal audits with choice of Pass/Fail or Graded answers
  • The use of prior checklist items to create a new checklist
  • Scheduling Audit Events with multiple Auditees
  • Adding questions on the fly while running an Audit Event
  • Printing out the checklist, interrupting an Audit and completing it later
  • Issuing Non-Conformance or Corrective Action. Sending notifications with reminders
  • Escalating notifications when replies are late

June 15th, 2009 - Launch of Version 2.0

This new version covered the major upgrade of one module, the minor upgrade of a second module and a new product user interface. These are:

  • A new Document Control module designed to reflect customer requirements for fewer steps
  • An upgrade to the Customer Complaints module to permit the recording and investigation of any type of complaint whether internal or external in origin
  • A complete re-design of the product interface (look & feel) with greater commonality between the various modules while giving them different colours

September 15th, 2007 – Launch of Version 1.2

This upgraded version introduces a new Customer Complaint module and a reports feature. The key features of the Customer Complaint module are:

  • Ability to upload customer, supplier and product information
  • Recording of a complaint by any user but review and acceptance by assigned complaint administrators
  • Full complaints history with easy access at any stage of a complaint’s progress
  • Assign severity level and route for investigation, non-conformance or corrective action with escalation if response is late
  • Pre-saved configurable email templates for every status level in a complaint’s process

April 16th, 2007 – Launch of Version 1.1

This minor upgrade had the following improvements:

  • Ability to restrict folder creation and document import to Administrative users only
  • Ability to change system time to reflect local time zone
  • Increase maximum file upload size from 900 Kilobytes to 50 Megabytes
  • Addition of multiple document upload facility
  • Improved document search capability
  • Ability for customer Super Administrator to back-up system onto a local folder and to do a full system restore from the backed-up data

December 1st, 2006 – Launch of Version 1.0

First release of the isoTracker online and on-demand Quality Management system with account and user administrative function and a Document Control module. The Document Control module has the current main features:

  • Complete web-based functionality
  • Compatibility with all existing applications used to create and edit documents
  • Strict built-in workflow rules
  • Version control with electronic approval
  • Change request and automatic review
  • Restrictive access at user and folder level
  • Document history trail and automatic archiving
  • Automatic email and system notification events