Flex 5.3 Release Notes




Flex 5.3 – March 2018 (Q1)










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All of us at the Flex team wish to thank you for your continued support and custom.

We work hard to provide you with the best solution for your business and we look forward to continuing our relationship for the forthcoming years.

Take a look at our notes and contact support@cgatechnology.com if you have any queries

Yours sincerely,




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Server – Flex – 5.3 Changes


  • 16-March – Common failed questions to be displayed in Analytics side for Audits, go to audit type, click on pie chart, click on section – displays common failed questions.

Equipment Import

  • 16-March – Asset Search – Asset export excel doc. – option for extended information – type, date and who

Employee Profile

  • 15-March – Setting: Transfer all employees with supervisor when transferred

Equipment Register

  • 16-March – Project List: Deselect / re-select all items within list button
  • 16-March – Category Prefix – Extend to 6 letters – continued numbering
  • 16-March – Setting: Search – list assets – remove sub-location option
  • 16-March – Setting: Collection Items automatically can be moved when you move the parent asset
  • 16-March – Location based filtering for widget Most importantly for Asset and Equipment status

Equipment Inspections

  • 15-March – Asset Status Testing
  • 16-March – Inspections / Maintenance now support negative numbers & decimal places
  • 16-March – Inspection interval added: 10 years / 2 years / 14 months / 6 years

Equipment Maintenance

  • 16-March – Inspections / Maintenance now support negative numbers & decimal places
  • 16-March – Inspection interval changes: 10 years / 2 years / 14 months / 6 years

Injury Manager

  • 16-March – CANADA ONLY: Terminology change – return to regular duties


  • 15-March – Scheduled Audits – Manual reset option for scheduled audits – Allows background process to create new schedules with new information
  • 16-March – Option – Include images with corrective actions on report
  • 23-March – Full audit assessment and various bug fixes

Purchase Orders

  • 15-March – Notes field: Add item description field to PO’s and PDF


  • 16-March – Multi-select and move Project documents – NOTE: Files cannot be moved to root directory — only sub-directories

Scheduled Reporting

  • 15-March – Update to task Scheduled Report filters:  of assets within a location within a category of a specific inspection type with a minimum of 1 inspection within a time limit
  • 15-March – Total # inspection completed per asset group and or location
  • 15-March – Inspection Reports – Time to be included to the minute – report based option
  • 15-March – User Report – Devices used, frequency of use
  • 15-March – User Adoption Report –  of active logins within 7 days – add mobile logins / updates
  • 16-March – Weekly Inspections – Report
  • 16-March – Include Asset description on Equipment Inspection Reports and Equipment Maintenance Reports
  • 16-March – Incident reporting sections – Add time limit; change from all to weekly/monthly/yearly – Like Audit report

Risk Register

  • 23-March – Admin controls exclude from PDF and Risk Register If you select N/A for the admin controls exclude from the register and the pdf (build as an option)

Snag Manager

  • 16-March – Option – Include images on report

Training Manager

  • 16-March – Site Specific – Calendar
  • 23-March – Support Subcontractor employees in training module:
    • Training Attendance recorded per day Close Course Day Print Attendance per course
    • All training days now recorded under explicit training day — not attached to the course
    • Additional Days Recorded after day 1 Attendance confirmed from app —- pass / fail must be completed online
    • Who can close / mark attendance on app?
    • NOTES: External Training Providers -> Subcontractors


  • 16-March – Site Specific – Calendar

Toolbox Talks

  • 16-March – Site Specific – Calendar

Task Manager

  • 15-March – Schedule reporting – WO Reports – Include person who closes task




iOS – Flex Manager – 1.172 Changes

  • 19-December – Incident Report module added. New Equipment status type: Failed Inspection – minor advisory. Comments on failed inspection questions, are now only mandatory based depending on system option. NFC added to sub-menus.
  • 19-December – Navigation improvements.
  • 25-January – New Orientations Module added.
  • 25-January – New Documents Module added.
  • 25-January – Users can now attach files to a Toolbox Talk.
  • 25-January – Toolbox Talk setting for external projects and employees now implemented.
  • 25-January – Sync notifications now silent.
  • 25-January – Local notifications added for Audits, Toolbox Talks, Inspections, Maintenance and Tasks.
  • 25-January – Added ability to reassign maintenance to another employee, if permission enabled.
  • 25-January – Search button added for all pickers.
  • 05-February – Employee Reward Scheme added
  • 08-March – Option to export upload data if failure with sync
  • 08-March – Reassign maintenance changed so that users can submit comments photos etc. and then reassign to a second user to complete.
  • 08-March – Reassign users now inline when creating a task
  • 08-March – Project now displayed on task summary screen
  • 08-March – If a task is inactive the employee and company who closed the task is now displayed
  • 20-March – Sub employees now have access to ‘Interested In’ tasks.
  • 20-March – A summary of audit sections and scores is now added to the audit history within the projects module. A link of the full PDF is also added.
  • 20-March – Users can now upload files with Tasks.
  • 20-March – Users can now scan an NFC tag of a sub location and see relevant tasks.
  • 20-March – Employee rule for limited searching implemented in the Employee module.
  • 20-March – Zip files now only deleted after confirmation from server.

Android Flex Manager – 4.0 Changes

  • 08-March – Support Android 8 devices.
  • 08-March – Maintenance reassign holding records entered by previous operator.
  • 15-March – Audit history link on device in project profile to completed audit details
  • 15-March – Support uploading different types of files in Task module
  • 15-March – Sub-location – Displaying tasks for scanned NFC tag.
  • 15-March – Displaying close by and close company when task completed.
  • 15-March – Zipping uploaded task data – improves data exchange, reduces battery use.
  • 15-March – Task Module – support interested in view for supplier.
  • 16-March – Audit PDF link provided to location
  • 21-March – Zip confirmation – ensures data received
















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