What's new?


Released 5 July, 2019

Version 2.4.96


Timelines :

NEW
The validity period of medical certificats is now shown directly below the person's timeline


Profile / Biodata :

NEW
Added more information and details about the person's current job

Better
More detail are now displayed on the activity list

Better
Absences and their claims are now grouped together

Released 25 January, 2019

Version 2.4


NEW
Extended employee profiles with more information on the person's Manager, current job assignements and other personal details

NEW
Ability to mark claims as ”Sent” without having to send it to the insurance

NEW
Added ”Zurich” and ”Generali” as a compatible insurances

NEW
Indemnities: a date range can now be specified for each indemnity record

NEW
Indemnities: ability to link a file to an indemnity record

Better
A few vulnerabilities and security risks. Biings is now stronger and more secure against XSS attacks.

Released 10 January, 2018

Version 2.3.2


NEW
Login screen "Contact support" button can now link you to your company's administrator

NEW
Ability to attach a document to any follow-up action

NEW
Claim reports attachements: option to pick from already uploaded documents

Fixed
Some UI anomalies

Released 20 December, 2017

Version 2.3


NEW
Navigation menu now remembers the currently selected Segment or Person

NEW
Claim Center : browse through all opened claims

NEW
Ability to track indemnities received from your insurance

NEW
Added ”Groupe Mutuel” as a compatible insurance

NEW
Absence departure notification

Better
Reworked My Preferences UI

Better
Reworked settings UI

Fixed
A few spelling mistakes we didn't see before

Released 6 December, 2017

Version 2.2.33


Fixed
Specific email notifications were sometimes not sent

Fixed
Support for non-ISO countries

Fixed
Allow city names longer than 30 characters

Fixed
Vaudoise claim report download issue

Fixed
Data syncers improvements

Released 18 October, 2017

Version 2.2.29


Better
Vaudoise Assurance : now both claim numbers and PDFs can be retrieved directly after the claim is sent

Better
Improved claim reports transfer with Vaudoise Assurances

Fixed
Unnecessary email being sent when a claim report generation fails

Fixed
Fixed a rare case where some users (with previously expired accounts) could not log into Biings

Released 28 September, 2017

Version 2.2.26


NEW
Revamped user management UI with new options to invite users and edit expiry dates

Better
Updated French, English and German translations

Better
Faster absence analysis

Fixed
Various user interface fixes

Fixed
See absence" button issue

Fixed
For some accounts persons were missing in Biings search results (now fixed)

Released 24 August, 2017

Version 2.2.22


NEW
Button to download a PDF version of the absence analysis report

Better
Additional details about the number of missed days in the absence side view (ie. skipped week-ends and public holidays)

Better
CSV exports now also includes planned absences

Better
Faster response time when searching for people

Fixed
Reminders configuration : last person notified was sometimes not considered

Fixed
Email reminders were sometimes sent too early

Fixed
"See absences" button now appears only for real-time reports

Released 25 July, 2017

Version 2.2.19


Better
Claims for the Vaudoise Assurance are now sent in XML

Fixed
Various back-end fixes

Released 12 July, 2017

Version 2.2.18


NEW
Added Italian version of the standard list of Swiss profession (NSP2000)

Better
Global search is faster and more accurate

Better
Claim reports now support last names longer than 25 characters

Fixed
Manager names in filter dropdowns are listed only once (no more duplicates)

Fixed
Other various fixes

Released 6 March, 2017

Version 2.2


NEW
Brand new back-end architecture 🤓

NEW
Individual Profile: Activity Journal, for a quick access to any collaborator's biodata

NEW
Individual Profile: Ability to add an assecurologic action in the future

NEW
Report filtering option: Filter by Manager

NEW
Report: Support for custom filters (for client specific criterias)

NEW
Report: Support for custom filters (for client specific criterias)

NEW
New API, with OAuth 2 support

Better
Reorganized HR Settings pages and presentation

Better
Greatly improved reminders settings (support infinite fallbacks configuration)

Better
Various UI and visual refinments

Fixed
Report: Report cards ordering (cards positions are now memorized)

Released 14 November, 2016

Version 2.1


Report:

NEW
Automatic naming when based on age, seniority, gender or occupancy

NEW
Link to quickly display the timelines of the current report

NEW
Quick search for each filter drop-down list


Timelines:

NEW
Rearranged navigation and display options (now with tabs)

NEW
Drop-down menu to choose which group of persons to display – with option to select only the employees of his own team

NEW
Ability to navigate directly on a specific date – with a quick link to today's date

NEW
Added CSV-file link to download all displayed absences (from the submenu in the tab bar)

NEW
Date bar is now always visible (even when scrolling down)

NEW
Job titles are now displayed under each person's name

NEW
Visual clue for linked absences

NEW
Top menu link renamed to "Absences"


Other improvments:

NEW
Notifications list with recommended action and ability to delete a notification

NEW
General renaming and reorganization of several follow-up actions and actor types

NEW
Extended use of Gravatar throughout the app

NEW
Revamped login page

Better
Miscellaneous visual fixes and improvements (especially new buttons)

Better
Server-side stability and performance improvements

Released 16 June, 2016

Version 2.0


NEW
Complete UI redesign 😎

NEW
Absence indicators with cases per person, absent FTE, cases history for all 6 categories and daily work-overload

NEW
Revamped Timlines interface with infinite time navigation

NEW
Absence creation mode (click and slide on the timeline to quickly add an absence)

NEW
Support for half-day absence – absence can now start or end at noon (with additional morning and evening options)

NEW
Improved absence rates computation with holidays support and editable variables (holiday allowance, week-ends, hours per week)

NEW
Person profile with dedicated timeline and claim tabs

NEW
New Assecurologic module : manage and monitor each long term absence with predifined actions and actor types

NEW
HR Knowledge Base with advices on how to conduct talks

NEW
New Insurance Policies settings panel

NEW
Additional filter options in analysis reports including rate, age, seniority and gender

NEW
Improved notification system with support for retroactive modification

NEW
Improved permissions and role management

NEW
Added ”Vaudoise Assurances” to the list of compatible insurances

NEW
Language prefence can now be set per user (rather than for the entire application)

NEW
Many UI and performance improvements


Released 18 May, 2015

Version 1.4


NEW
Multiple groups and jobs filtering : several groups and/or jobs can be selected at the same time

NEW
Dynamic timelines: the length of each timeline is now adapted according the collaborator contract (start and end dates)

NEW
Added ”Nationale Suisse” to the list of compatible insurances

NEW
Ability to see a summary before sending a claim report to the insurance

NEW
Case-history chart options to show each of the 6 length-categories

NEW
Button to download the data (absences) of a particular analysis/filter

NEW
XML data-interface support

NEW
Fixed incorrect total number of days for timelines with linked absences

Fixed
Various UI bugfixes

Released 25 March, 2015

Version 1.3


NEW
Ability to fill and send an insurance claim report to a set of XML-ready insurances

NEW
New alert (online or email) for absences that need to be claimed to the insurance

NEW
Option to "save for later" any insurance claim form

NEW
Claim history of each collaborator

NEW
Added ”Allianz” to the list of compatible insurances

NEW
Ability to link several absences together

NEW
New indicator showing short/long-term repartition of on-going absences (within the current filter)

NEW
Added Gravatar photo for connected user (with auto-generated pattern for non-Gravatar users)

Better
Various bugfix and improvements

Released 5 December, 2014

Version 1.2


NEW
Revamped diagnostic report

NEW
New timeline UI

NEW
Ability to filter by jobs and by date

NEW
Additional timelines sorting options

NEW
Revamped settings panel

Better
Improved card management

Better
Refined controls for access permissions

Better
Performance and security improvements

Released 10 July, 2014

Version 1.1


NEW
Talk-alerts for return, appraisal and HR talks

NEW
Email notifications for talk-alerts

NEW
Cards positions are now saved

Fixed
Absence bubble display problem in timelines

Fixed
Various visual corrections and fixes

Released 6 January, 2014

Version 1.0 (Beta)


NEW
Absence diagnostic report according to ismat methods and principles

NEW
History chart for each absence category

NEW
Chart showing absence repartition for each contract rate

NEW
Absence timeline for each collaborator

NEW
Manage all collaborator absences

NEW
Ability to add/edit Roles and their permissions

NEW
Ability to add/edit absence cause

NEW
CSV files data-interface support

Biings was founded on October 17, 2013
Back then the company was called Forsys Interactive.


In 2011 we started thinking about a new kind of absence management software that would put social climat and people first.