Capita – Service Updates Sept 18

Please remember – SIMS ID is subject to weekly maintenance and upgrades works, this maintains service performance and introduces new features, details of when this takes place is outlined here https://www.empsn.org.uk/knowledge-base/capita-maintenance-windows/ 


Visible developments made over the quarter include

Performance Improvements.

Initial Login

The number of required security questions has been reduced from 5 to three

Integration with Microsoft Office

OneNote Assessment Write back

OneNote write-back of assessment results to SIMS is now available for on general release.

OneNote write back enablement tile has been added to the ‘Self On-boarding’ Section of Preferences to assist schools in turning on the OneNote write-back.  This writes Assessment information from One Note Class Notebook to SIMS Assessment Manager

Supporting the Next Generation of SIMS and SIMS engagement products

Improvements have been made to the Parent Registration process for SIMS Parent App and Agora.

GDPR & Improved Security


A new feature has been added to SIMS ID that will allow a user to receive notifications

This new feature has added a new page to My Profile that will allow a user to set a notification email either by selecting a stored email or by entering a new email that will be used to receive notifications

Once a user has set an email that will receive notification they will start to receive notifications when there is suspicious login activity regarding their account

Further details https://id.sims.co.uk/support/wiki/77/setting-up-notifications

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