What's New for the 21 August 2020 Patch Release

The following is released along with the 21 August 2020 patch release:

Module Feature Description
Core August 21 Language Pack Updates

New updates to Cornerstone Language Packs are available with the 21 August 2020 patch. Please visit the August 21 Patch Localization Update posting in the Success Center to review the full list of changes.

Languages with updates include:

  • French (France)
  • Korean
Core Employee/OU API

The Employee/OU API allows organizations to create, update, and fetch employee and organizational unit (OU) details from Cornerstone. The new Employee/OU API appears as a single tile in API Explorer, and it includes two APIs:

  • Employee API v2 (Early Adopter) contains enhanced versions of the Employee API endpoints.
  • The Organizational Unit (OU) API provides robust handling for full feature management of OUs. The OU API is now in General Availability with the release of Employee API v2. Detailed API documentation can be found in the Edge API Explorer.
Core Kronos Workforce Ready (WFR) Core Data Inbound Integration Enhancement Organizations using Kronos WFR as their HRIS management system now have the ability to exclude users from being created/updated in their Cornerstone portal by specifying the exclusion criteria using user custom fields and organizational units (OUs).
Cornerstone HR e-days Absence Management Integration Enhancements

The following e-days Absence Management Integration enhancements are now available:

  • Define user custom fields on the Settings page and use them to filter out users from being created or updated in e-days.
  • Ability to use a 3rd party IDP SSO provider.
Learning Microsoft Teams vILT Integration

Boost your Cornerstone solution with Microsoft Teams vILT integration. This integration, built and supported by Tamahris, allows seamless integration between the Cornerstone Learning platform and Microsoft Teams to create and manage sessions, launch sessions, and manage session rosters. Information will be made available in the Edge Marketplace on August 24, 2020.