LabStar Software’s Year in Review: 2016

LabStar Software’s Year in Review: 2016

Written by Jeff Noles, posted December 21, 2016 • News, Release Updates

FIRST HALF 2016:

In the first half of the year we released dozens of smaller updates/upgrades, including:

  • LabStar Attach iPhone/iPad app
  • Materials management upgrade
  • Security upgrades to mandatory HTTPS
  • Staff time clock
  • 10+ additional sales reports
  • Customizable work ticket
  • Improved payments workflow
  • Improved client credit workflow

LABSTAR 2.0

In November, we released “LabStar 2.0”, our biggest upgrade ever, which  included hundreds of new features, upgrades, and design adjustments.  Below find a summary of the most significant changes:

GENERAL NAVIGATION:

  • Login page
  • Upload custom image / custom text to login page
  • Redesigned dashboards & overall design
  • Navigation bar drop-downs 
  • Your profile and homepage customization
  • Searchbox location moved to top nav bar
  • Urgent item alert at top of page 
  • Fewer links on homepage
  • Page design standardization
  • Removed QC workflows–now integrated in schedules
  • Circular loading icon / throbber

CALENDAR:

  • Scrolling calendar always shows coming 3 weeks
  • “Today” view reset button
  • Technician scheduling 
  • Clicking on task or technician brings user to production search results
  • Sort by task or technician

SEARCH:

  • Search results standard design
  • Search results actions dropdown
  • Searchbox location in nav bar
  • Advanced search options
  • Search suggestions include all completed cases
  • Manufacturing manager search results
  • Downloadable search results include case value ($)
  • Batch downloads from case search now appear in Digital Transfer

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT:

  • Task status chart with more clickable links
  • Case progress chart
  • Batch scan slider
  • Production case search results printouts with barcodes
  • Technician login screen

BILLING:

  • Formerly “Accounting”
  • Clickable charts to view case search results or invoices
  • Sales totals breakdown doesn’t include tax or finance charges

CLIENT PORTAL:

  • Scrollable delivery calendar
  • Arriving cases table
  • Case Manager
  • User profile & language customization
  • Four new client-focused “help” videos
  • Add lab’s own custom links & attachments
  • Client profile management
  • Batch download management
  • Request case pickup 
  • Credit card payment
  • Message Center

OUTSOURCE MANUFACTURER’S PORTAL:

  • Scrollable delivery calendar
  • Case search results
  • Batch download management
  • Shipping center

MISCELLANEOUS:

  •  Created / Received date management

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