Professional 2.6 Release Notes Build 1

Release Date: 2010-01-05

Notes: Original Release of Version 2.6

Version 2.6 is an increment of 2.5 to work with the new Windows platforms: Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit) and Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit). There is little end-user functionality change. The main architecture change is the introduction of a plugin system for reporting on Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Project files.

For more information please see: KB2610010 Summary of Technical Changes in 2.6

Summary of New Features

  • New plugin system for Excel and Microsoft Project reporting, works on 32 and 64-bit platforms.
  • New install variants: Server, Desktop, Client.
  • Installer now set up to autodetect and install as 32 or 64 bit.
  • Now supports SQL 2008 and 2005, previously 2005 and 2000.
  • Now supports either the new Windows Search (Windows 7, Server 2008) or the old Windows Indexing Service (XP, Server 2003).
  • Method Manager and Data Tool are included in the installer.
  • Improvments to the server licencing to avoid re-licencing with VM server moves, BIOS updates etc.
  • New dedicated installer for the PIAB Outlook Toolbar for easier client deployment.

Known Issues:

  • No current issues. Build 2

Release Date: 2010-03-08

Notes: This build includes the new set of PRINCE2 templates

  • ap2-2009
  • bp2-2009
  • cp2-2005
  • DSDMAtern
  • PRINCE2-2009
  • PPP-2009
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