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Project Financials: Modernised Experience for Main Contracts (Beta)

This announcement represents a single point in time. Future releases may impact the information below.
Beta Announced: August 26, 2021Beta Released: August 30, 2021Announcement Updated: November 10, 2021 | Announcement Updated: September 14, 2022


(Beta) Project Financials: Modernised Experience for the Main Contracts Tool

To provide you with a modernised interface and optimizations to improve your ability to create and manage contracts more efficiently, Procore will start releasing a modernised version of a new Main Contracts experience. The modernised experience will gradually be made available over the coming weeks to companies using Procore's Project Financials tools. Users will be permitted to exit out of the modernised experience and return to the legacy experience until approximately Q3 2022. At that time the legacy experience will be removed and users will be required to use the new experience.  You will be able provide Procore with your feedback about the modernised experience. 

The modernised experience also lays the groundwork for additional enhancements to the Main Contracts tool in the future. For this release, the updates include:

  • A new experience for creating, editing and viewing a main contract. Procore has redesigned the Main Contracts tool's user interface to make it easier to create, edit and view a main contract and its Bill of Quantities (BOQ)  A new card layout improves how information is organised and allows you to create and edit contracts more efficiently. You can also expand and collapse sections. The BOQ has been moved from its own tab to the General tab and you can choose to update it in wide-screen mode or using the more convenient, narrow-screen view. Procore has also redesigned the attachment controls, to allow you to upload documents from your computer or network and to attach items from other Procore tools.
  • Updated tabbed pages on main contracts. Procore has also updated the Variations, Payment applications, Change History, Financial Markup and Advanced Settings tabs on main contracts.
  • Compatible with the new custom fields and configurable fieldsets release. The new beta experience is designed to work with Procore's recent custom fields and configurable fieldsets release. To see a list of fields that are now configurable with the Main Contracts tool, see Which fields in the Main Contracts tool can be configured as required, optional or hidden?

The new beta experience will be available to all Procore customers who have purchased Procore's Project Financials tools. This includes companies that are using one of Procore's integrated ERP systems

About the Modernised Experience

How do I opt-in and -out of the Modernised experience?

Users will have the option of switching between the legacy and modernised versions of the Main Contracts tool until the modernised version is generally available in Procore's production environment.

  • To opt-in to the beta experience: After navigating to the Project level Main Contracts tool, open any main contract. At the top of the contract's page, click the Enable Main Contracts Beta button. 
  • To provide feedback and to return to the existing experience: After navigating to the Project level Main Contracts tool, open any main contract. Next, click the Exit Beta button pictured below. If you want to provide Procore with any feedback about the Beta experience, you can also click the Provide Feedback button to open a feedback form where you can type your comments. 

How long will I have access to the previous experience?

Procore will be gradually releasing the new experience to Procore Project Financials customers starting on Monday, August 30 2021. The gradual release is expected to take a few weeks and the beta phase is expected to last several months. Users will be permitted to exit out of the modernised experience and return to the legacy experience until approximately Q3 2022. At that time the legacy experience will be removed and users will be required to use the new experience. At that time, Procore users will no longer be able to switch back to the previous experience. 

Where Can I go to Learn More?

To learn more about the new beta experience, please read the tutorials marked '(Beta)' on the 'Tutorials' tab of the Main Contracts tool's landing page. 

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If you would like to ask questions or share any feedback, please contact support@procore.com.