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Concept Evolution: Latest Version 1.7 Released

Concept Evolution

25/01/18 | Sally Wotton

The latest version of Concept Evolution fully web-enabled CAFM from FSI (FM Solutions) Limited, version 1.7, has been released.

New Functionalities

Crystal Connect. Functionality includes:

  • Single/bulk import and export of Crystal Reports.
  • Publishing of reports to accounts/roles.
  • Support for: discrete and multiple value parameters.
  • Support for: default, minimum and maximum values.
  • Support for: mapping parameters to system values, entity fields, MyQuery, Buildings and Locations.

Tray Monitor. Functionality includes:

  • New system tray application. Standalone application to be installed on users' machines to support: Direct Printing for sending generated reports directly to users' local printers and Messages Monitoring for alerting the user when a new message is received in Concept Evolution.


  • Customisable HTML report for fast printing of visitor badges.


Quotes. Enhancements include:

  • Quotes rejection and referral (including reasons).
  • Ability to break down supplier line items into separate detail items.
  • System preference to define quotes behaviour upon authorisation (No Action / Create PO / Prompt User).
  • System preference for Target Submission Date default value.
  • New field in Advanced Helpdesk to show accepted quote cost.

Rate Matrix. Enhancements include:

  • Added ability to set rates by priority, assignment type and instruction set.
  • Added ability to set the billing period length on any rule.


  • Validation rules: improved validation rules feedback.
  • Fully separate settings for PPM, Project and Breakdown types (validation rules, documents, hazards etc).

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