The new version 5.0 of the FORDATA system has been well-received by our users. Working in VDR has become even faster and more convenient, mainly due to the modern SPA standard (single page application), which allows you to change views and save changes in the application without having to reload the entire window each time – which significantly speeds up your work.
Reports available in the FORDATA system – both for the administrator and for users – are an exceptionally valued functionality that allows, among other things, to:
Thanks to reports, administrators have full insight into the activity of each group and user. Users invited to the system can, in turn, better organize the work of their teams.
What changes were made in each of the reports to make these benefits even more accessible?
Part of the reports in the categories:
has received new views for tables and has undergone polishing of filtering options, which now have a more compact layout and do not pop up in an extra window.
In addition, above the tables you will notice an information icon with the description of the report being viewed at the moment, which will be especially useful for new users. Some reports now also have the option to hide the column showing the document path when it is not needed at a given moment – and the paths themselves can be copied to the clipboard with one click after hovering over them with the cursor. The highlighted table records are now also clearer, for even greater working comfort.
New: The “Documents and Folders Deleted” report has become part of the “Document and Folder History” report and it is displayed as one of the events in the “Event” column.
We have also introduced significant improvements to diagrams. We have equipped the “Documents unopened by my group”, “Popular documents and folders”, “Groups activity over time”, “Summary of my group activity” and “User logins” reports with new, clearer charts showing more information with fewer clicks. For example, here’s how the graph of the “Summary of my group activity” report has changed:
Now administrators have a thorough overview of the number of displayed and undisplayed documents thanks to two separate horizontal columns, and they do not need to make extra moves to get this information when comparing user activity of a given group. Previously, the exact number of documents was displayed each time the cursor was hovered over a given column.
We decided to equip the report comparing the rights to display, save and print documents for individual groups with an aesthetic tree view, modeled after the “Access rights” tab, which clearly indicates which groups the current view applies to.
Previously, group names were displayed vertically above their respective columns. Now they will be conveniently numbered from 1 to 10, and the balloons with their number and name can be conveniently detached when we want to exclude a given group from the list. Additionally, the maximum number of groups that can be compared at one time has increased (from 7 to 10).
From the perspective of users and administrators, most changes to reports are intended to improve user experience. These are modern, more friendly views, more convenient filtering options and – most of all – the increased speed of viewing reports provided by the new application standard. Administrators will receive extended functions and charts, which are a definite response to the needs of Project Managers.
We wish you fruitful work with the novelties from FORDATA!