Release Notes V2.23 - February 2023

New Features

We’re excited to announce the release of our new features for Savings Management, Supplier Management & eSourcing! With this update, you’ll be able to benefit from a comprehensive audit log, enhanced user access rights and improved supplier & savings management descriptions. Additionally, we’ve added an approval process and the ability to archive information for even more convenience. Start taking advantage of these features today and let us know what you think!

Savings Management Audit Log – allows you to easily track and monitor all your savings records. Now, you can see detailed change records under individual savings activities, showing any changes made, when and by who in your organisation. The audit log can be found at the bottom of the page for every savings record.

Enhanced Access Rights – We are excited to announce the launch of our enhanced user access rights for savings management and eSourcing! This new feature will provide you with greater control over who can view and manage records within oboloo.

  • You can now assign specific permissions to users, allowing them to view and edit savings records and viewing rights to sourcing records.

With this new feature, you can rest assured that only authorized personnel can access and modify these important processes. We hope you enjoy the added security and improved efficiency that this feature provides.

Description/Notes field – We’ve added a new description/notes field for Supplier & Savings Management. This feature will help you keep track of important information about your suppliers and savings. You can now add notes to any supplier or savings record, making it easier to store and access important details. This field is open-ended, so you can include as much or as little detail as you’d like. Whether you need to include an internal code, special instructions, or even just reminders, the new description/notes field has you covered.

Enjoy this convenient new way to stay organized with Supplier & Savings Management!

Savings approval process – The approval process for Savings Management allows users to request approval for savings records by their Managers who can review and approve any changes to savings before they’re finalized.

  • Once an approver is selected by the record creator, the approver will receive an email notification requesting approval for that saving.
  • When they’re happy with it, click ‘Approve’ (or reject) and you’re all set. It’s that easy!

Now you can manage your savings with confidence and peace of mind, knowing that you have full control over every change.

Archive Function for Savings Management – This feature will allow you to store and view all your past savings in one easy-to-access place.

  • To archive a saving, simply select the ‘Archive’ button at the bottom of a savings record.
  • To view all archived savings, click the ‘Archived Savings’ button at the top of the savings management home page, you’ll be able to view all of all your archived savings here. You can also unarchive savings following the same step as above.

If you have any questions or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Several improvements/enhancements have been made to the service

Contract Management

Additional Owners Against Contracts – More internal users can now be added against contracts allowing them to receive live notifications for that contract.

Supplier Management

Risk Scores – A bug which didn’t save the records of previous risk scores has been fixed.

Savings Management

Milestone Tab Refresh – Once a milestone has been edited the page will now automatically save changes, rather than refreshing back to the Savings Summary tab.

Report Builder Filters – A new user filter has been added. This will allow you to view savings by individual employee.

Hosting & Security

Upgraded servers and loading times – We have upgraded our servers across all environments which has increased loading times as well as added security

Development Roadmap

Below are oboloo’s main future development workstreams. As always, please let us know your ideas


Brand New eSourcing module – We are very excited to be bringing you a brand new eSourcing module which will replace the current one. Functions will include:

  • Users will be able to create sourcing activities based on their own internal processes. Create completely unique RFP/RFI/RFQ questionnaires or sections in your sourcing activity. You will also be able to save the questionnaires/sections to use again for future activities.
  • Multiple internal contributors and scorers – When creating a sourcing activity, you will able to invite internal colleagues to participate in the creation and also scoring of the activity.  
  • Save as draft function – You will be able to save the sourcing activity in a draft state prior to publishing to suppliers. This will allow other internal employees to contribute to the activity before it goes live. 
  • Communication function – A new communication tab will be launched within each sourcing activity, allowing users to communicate directly to suppliers to ask questions or request documentation. 

Contract Management

Document Version Control – We will be added a new section to contract management which will allow your organisation and suppliers to share a repository per contract. This will include version control for contract negotiation purposes. 

Supplier Management

Risk, Performance and Sustainability Scoring– We are enhancing our risk, performance and sustainability scoring modules.

Users will be able to create scoring methodologies based on their own internal processes. Create completely unique risk, performance and sustainability questionnaires to send to your suppliers with automated scoring. You will also be able to send questionnaires to suppliers in bulk and save the questionnaires/sections to use again for future activities.

User Guides

User Friendly User Guides – Will be updatin our current user guides to make them more user friendly as well as adding further content. 

Many thanks for everyone's feedback

As always, please feel free to add any additional feedback or request new features using our feedback form. The user guides have been updated to reflect the new changes above.

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