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Pronestor Room & Catering - Updates and New Features

May 2018 (from 8.0.4 onwards)

Hourly pricing on room resources

It is possible to select whether room costs should be calculated per booking or on an hourly basis for individual room resources.

 

March 2018 (from 8.0.0 onwards)

My Calendar

My Calendar is a new way for users to get an overview of their meetings. Click here to learn more.

 

Rescheduling feature and conflict handling

When users are rescheduling their meetings Pronestor checks the availability on the fly, so users are made aware of any issues right there in the booking flow.

 

New Mobile-Friendly Design

We have redesigned the solution, so the users can take Pronestor Room & Catering on-the-go and access it from mobile devices. Click here to see more.

 

New Mail Notification Design

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We have also redesigned our mail notifications, so they have a similar look and feel to that of the Check out pane in the booking flow. Click here to see our FAQ on the new mail notifications.

 

January 2018 (from 6.0.56 onwards)

Restricting delivery of catering and equipment resources to specific rooms

Resource owners are now able to restrict delivery of catering and equipment resources to specific rooms by editing the individual resources.

Disallowing explicit pick-up of catering and equipment resources

Resource owners are now able to make users unable to explicitly select certain catering and/or equipment resources for pick-up by editing the individual resources.

Did you forget to include a new resource category in your reports?

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Should you forget to update the resource filter of the report you use with new resource categories, we will make you aware of it in the Resources tab in Administration. 

 

October 2017 (from 6.0.52 onwards)

Improved overview of your workday

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We have made it easier for you to get an overview of the entire workday by focusing the Facilities time to span the workday hours as defined in Administration --> Settings --> Other settings. 

September 2017 (from 6.0.50 onwards)

Filtered away all the rooms?

We have implemented a message in case you filter away all the rooms in the list.

Delivery note can now be filled in on a per serving basis

Instead of filling in the delivery note for each individual booking, you can now just fill in the note for the serving as a whole when the delivery note is required.

 

August 2017 (from 6.0.48 onwards)

Change the background image of the Room & Catering booking workflow

We've made it possible for Administrators to choose between four different background images for the Room & Catering booking workflow. Just go to Administration, choose Settings and the Other settings. Here you'll find "Themes" where you can choose between the different layouts. 

 

New warning icon in Pronestor Outlook add-in

The previous red warning icon in Pronestor's Outlook add-in had a makeover to soften the visual voice of the "Important message".

 

New report type: Order summary

We've added the new "Order summary" report type primarily to help kitchen and delivery personnel arrange servings individually. The order summaries can also be used as a ordering receipt for the booker to be delivered with their respective serving.

 

Closing days for Catering

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Catering may not always be available due to holidays and the like, so we've made it possible for the Catering manager to set up location-specific dates on which Catering is unavailable. Closing days can be set in the Administration. Go to Resources and it's found below the catering categories. 

New Location selection

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The Location selection has been moved out of the Filter to the top left corner of your booking workflow. 

Extended Help Page

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We've omitted the old Help-icon and replaced it with Help-tab in the right side of your booking workflow. System administrator(s) can now set up the contact information (phone and email) of internal Pronestor-relevant stakeholders as well as a link to a customized Help Page. Just go to Administration, Settings and choose Help settings. 

May 2017 (from 6.0.44 onwards)

Attendee Picker and Guest Import converted to default features


Our new AttendeePicker and Guest Import features have been through a betatesting process and are now enabled for all customers.

Checkout improvements

The "Complete booking" button in Checkout has been made sticky to ma ke available to the user without scroll. The Checkout header color has been changed to avoid confusion as to its function. A [X] has been added for improved usability.

Pronestor supports change of recurrence patterns in Outlook

We have introduced support for changing recurrence patterns for meeting series in Outlook.

"Reservation title required" setting added to Administration

It is now possible for the Administrator to prompt users for a meeting title in the Room & Catering workflow by enabling the new setting, "Meeting title is required", in Administration --> Settings --> Meeting settings.

Attendees badge counter accumulates named and unnamed attendees

 

The counter in the Attendees badge now accumulates named and unnamed attendees for the meeting. 

 

February 2017 (from 6.0.39 onwards)

Helpsite is accessible from workflow

The helpsite can be accessed directly from the Room & Catering workflow if you need help.

Catering items are listed per serving in Checkout

The catering overview in your Checkout has been organized in servings, so you can easily see when you'll get the individual deliveries.

 

 

Dirty form validation has been introduced

If you have made changes to a reservation and try to leave, we'll ask you to confirm. We just want to make sure that you don't have to start over again.

 

Date-picker has been enhanced

The date-picker, as we call it, now displays current date and selected dates to make it easier for you to navigate.

Improvements on mail notifications

 

When you receive an email from Room & Catering, we want to make sure that you can easily access the reservation. The reservation ID link is now a link directly into your reservation. 

We also include your booking notes in the emails - for both you and the resource manager. 

 

Notification handling improved + notification box at the bottom of the screen can now be closed

The notifications you get during a workflow have been reduced, and you now have the possibility of closing the notification box.

The filter has been improved

We've improved the overall usability of the filter.

 

Coexistence and synchronization improvements

The Exchange integration has been greatly improved.

 

We're continuously working on fixing bugs and improving the solution, so the listing above is only the tip of the iceberg. 

 

September 2016

Outlook Add-In

Improved robustness and performance.

 

New button: Import Attendees

Import your attendees directly from Pronestor Room in the web booking flow. 

Please note: This is not a default setting.The button is available and can be activated by Pronestor.

 

Notes & descriptions

Room description: Up to 255 characters.

You can now add room descriptions with up to 255 characters.

 

Meeting notes: Arbitrary length.

Write as many comments as you like. There are no limits to the text length.

 

August 2016

Badge counter

Counting attendees, room/catering resources, and equipment. These numbers give you an overview of your booking and the attached resources.

 

Auto update

The timeline updates automatically when choosing a date/time slot in datepicker. The ‘Update’ button is now removed. 

 

July 2016

SAML - Single Sign On

One log-in to all of your Office 365 related accounts - including Pronestor Room.

Please note: This is not a default setting. Pronestor Room can be set up to function with SAML.

*Technical requirements: Office 365 - Azure AD

 

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