October 6, 2017 - v3.7.0

  • New Feature Performance Dashboard available
  • Enhancement Nightly update speed increased

June 3, 2017 - v3.6.1

  • New Feature Add ability to search by zipcode (when supported by customer)
  • Bug Fix indexing memory issues for addresses with thousands of casesd and events
  • Bug Fix zipcodes from displaying as null in search dropdown and return results for zipcode search

April 13, 2017 - v3.6.0

  • Minor Ensure SRIDs are set to 3857

April 12, 2017 - v3.5.0

  • Enhancement Balance background worker queues
  • Bug Fix failing jobs caching dashboard

April 7, 2017 - v3.4.0

  • Enhancement Improve performance of background jobs by switching workers to redis
  • Enhancement Build framework for testing data quality
  • Enhancement Automatically detect file types for attachments
  • Bug Fix issue with logging in with Facebook
  • Bug Fix issue in addresses that displayed the wrong boundary

March 22, 2017 - v3.3.0

  • New Feature Allow for multiple facted search options
  • New Feature Various enhancements to “Performance Dashboard” visualizations
  • New Feature Incorporate financial information in “Performance Dashboard”
  • New Feature Display scheduled Inspection dates in email notifications
  • Enhancement Move contact information and attachements outside of expand in “Project Description”
  • Enhancement Improve performance of “Staff Dashboard” by adding additional caching
  • Bug Fix bug that prevented flagging of errors in address page
  • Bug Fix issues with datepickers in dashboard that prevented from changing dates
  • Bug Fix order of chevron in dropdowns in address page
  • Bug Update various libraries and security updates

Feb 11, 2017 - v3.2.1

  • Enhancement import addresses with directional suffix
  • Enhancement import status history for newly imported AA cases
  • Bug show latest activity on address tooltip when no workflow is selected
  • Bug show the most recent case and case status on tooltip

Jan 24, 2017 - v3.2.0

  • Enhancement Add configurable defaults for statuses and activity in search interface
  • Enhancement On Site Analytics, display total logged in users instead of percentage
  • Enhancement Add better descriptions of options in user profile
  • Enhancement Add better support for handling “cycles” for permit applications
  • Enhancement Add support for ‘back to search’ from address page after performing search
  • Bug Fix DatabPortal Job Workflow Helprs to WorkflowSupport
  • Bug Fix bug with autocomplete caused by the introduction of sorting results
  • Bug Fix bug that displayed menu options that were not configured
  • Bug Fix bug in performance menu that prevented some date ranges to not load
  • Bug Fix issue in mapbox caused by not providing api key
  • Bug Fix display issues in email notifications
  • Bug Fix bug that disabled clustering of results for certain zoom ranges
  • Bug Fix bug caused by linking to search results without a specified date range

Dec 16, 2016 - v3.1.1

  • Enhancement Check for updated documents when fnding updated records
  • Enhancement Configurable defaults for statuses and activity in search interface

Dec 10, 2016 - v3.1.0

  • New Feature Activity dropbox list options are configurable
  • Enhancement Display Accela documents based on document permissions
  • Enhancement Accela documents display filename instead of file category
  • Bug Fix discolor of case_overviews for non-permit records

Dec 1, 2016 - v3.0.2

  • New Feature Timeframe select box can be disabled from workflows in the searchbox
  • Enhancement Update Mapbox/Esri libraries (newer, cleaner maps)
  • Enhancement Add support for multipolygons shapes in boundaries
  • Enhancement Searching for boundary name works without requiring to select from dropdown
  • Minor Add automated front-end testing
  • Minor Update backend libraries, update testing frameworks, update testing infrastructure
  • Minor Remove deprecated code

Nov 17, 2016 - v3.0.1

  • Enhancement Update SSL certificate
  • Enhancement Add support for dynamically loading agency boundary limits
  • Minor Re-enable datepicker in dashboard
  • Bug Fix bug in IE that prevented select boxes from loading properly in search interface

Nov 11, 2016 - v3.0.0

  • New Feature Allow more granular search in search filter
  • New Feature Add support for searching by case status
  • New Feature Launch new ‘Performance’ Dashboard (30+ charts)
  • New Feature Build new analytics engine analyzing workflow data
  • New Feature Simplify the deployment process for new agencies
  • New Feature Add support for multiple domain names
  • New Feature Add support ASI fields (metadata) in Accela
  • New Feature Add support for searching by Parcel ID (APN)
  • New Feature Add support for file attachments for records
  • Enhancement Improve loads times of dashboard by switching caching engine
  • Enhancement Add support for agency hosted databases (MSSQL/Oracle)
  • Enhancement Add better support for multiple workflows in address view
  • Enhancement Switch search engine from Sphinx to ElasticSearch
  • Enhancement Add better detection and handling of errors
  • Enhancement Better handling and versioning of assets
  • Enhancement Major refactoring and simplification of source code
  • Minor Standardize date picker across UI elements
  • Minor Refine the default settings for new agencies
  • Minor Allow for individual records to be updated with case number
  • Minor Clean up output to logs to detect errors more easily

September 04, 2016 - v2.7.3

  • Enhancement Ability to chart total # of cases filed by record type
  • Minor Change future workflow tasks from Required to Targeted
  • Minor Dashboard default date range to 12 months instead of 13
  • Bug Dashboard to included events dated up to the end of the end month
  • Bug Dashboard charts to default interval stats to 0
  • Bug Dashboard generalize chart labels to work for both permits and enforcement

August 21, 2016 - v2.7.2

  • Enhancement Residential vs Commercial calculation dynamically calculated via API
  • Enhancement ACA link integration
  • Minor demo agencies to set date type bases on alias
  • Bug Use updated accela gem to capture Closed events for updated events in custom query

August 07, 2016 - v2.7.1

  • Enhancement update accela case (all) attributes when updated
  • Enhancement filter out cases by workflow config
  • Enhancement Better support for mobile screen sizes
  • Enhancement accela custom queries via open_data_query
  • Enhancement Allow for searching multiple workflows
  • Enhancement reload accela case via url on-the-fly
  • Minor cleanup anonymous accela agency configs
  • Minor setup and configurations for Oakland
  • Minor configurable setup for accela citizen access integration
  • Minor soft-delete aborted/deleted austin cases during update_data

July 13, 2016 - v2.7.0

  • Enhancement Ensure workflows are updated using Accela Construct v4
  • Enhancement Improve performance for new imports
  • Enhancement Better support for mobile screen sizes
  • Enhancement Add better support for geocoding when importing new data
  • Enhancement Allow for searching multiple workflows
  • Minor Improve imports across agencies
  • Minor Ensure demo sites handle missing data
  • Minor Minor formatting adjustments to tooltip in search results
  • Minoradd case_source_updated_at
  • Minor Minor adjustments result counts. Make sure we communicate result count is an estimate.
  • Minorchange default time frames for dashboard
  • Bug Fix errors with certain accounts not being able to login
  • Bug Fix issues with caching when importing data
  • Bug Fix bug when importing inspections without status

June 01, 2016 - v2.6.0

  • Enhancement Ability create agencies only requiring config.rb
  • Enhancement Ability to display record’s details attributes on the property page in the description box
  • Enhancement Import Accela Inspections using inspection_by_id from standard API when received in the custom query api result set
  • Minor Update action_by names for Monterey events
  • Minor Ability to poll all records and inspection scopsed requests
  • Minor Add Accela record-type and inspection-type to cases and events
  • Minor Remove cases.last unused column fromt he database
  • Minor Update agency settings from serialized text to jsonb

May 09, 2016 - v2.5.1

  • Enhancement Parallelize building of dashboard data
  • Enhancement Simplify the way we store information about agency steps
  • Enhancement Increase the number of records we update at a time
  • Minor Reset cache for dashboards on the weekends
  • Minor Better handling of data updates to automatically update only agencies once they are live
  • Minor Minor database schema changes
  • Minor Update Accela inspection comments only when comments have been changed
  • Bug Fix bug that prevented the importing of inspections for certain clients under very specific conditions

April 24, 2016 - v2.5.0

  • New Feature Launch our first agency with planning data
  • Enhancement Update to the latest version of Postgres
  • Enhancement Update mailer digest to send mails for active workflows and not only default workflow
  • Enhancement Import records, addresses, owners and contacts in one call using v4 Accela API call
  • Enhancement Add different priorities for email notifications. Prioritizing things like “Forgot Password”
  • Enhancement Import of Accela records data broken down into small jobs in various queues
  • Enhancement All mails now sent on same “mailers” queue
  • Enhancement Account mails sent with highest priority in queue
  • Enhancement Email digest are user centric and can more accurately track if mail is successfuly sent and whether a subscription is truly notified
  • Bug Fix bug that causes characters in Accela API results to block import

April 03, 2016 - v2.4.0

  • Enhancement Add functionality to add link to raw data source for record
  • Enhancement Allow embedding in Citizen Access iframes
  • Enhancement Optimize background workers
  • Enhancement Switch to higher performance database
  • Enhancement Update system and application libraries
  • Enhancement Switch from MailChimp to SparkPost for email notifications
  • Enhancement Configure a series of new agencies
  • Enhancement Update caching functionality

March 05, 2016 - v2.3.2

  • Enhancement Improve performance of search
  • Minor Remove unneeded margins in property page
  • Minor Change login header to my profile
  • Minor Adjustment to matching accounts not logging in from ACA
  • Bug Fix bug that prevented watchlist from loading

March 03, 2016 - v2.3.1

  • Enhancement Improve performance of staff dashboard by pre-calculating the numbers in background job

February 26, 2016 - v2.3.0

  • New Feature Users with Accela Citizen Access accounts will be able to automatically login into Civic Insight
  • New Feature Allow logged in users to save their search results
  • New Feature When an event has a due available, display in the interface
  • New Feature Add support for adding disclaimer to email alerts
  • New Feature Add backend support to search cases by case type. Interface will be updated in future release.
  • New Feature Allow users to toggle between workflows in the dashboard
  • New Feature Create link to show agency when data was last updated
  • New Feature New chart: view commercial vs residential permits
  • New Feature New chart: view bar for weekly volume of work by workflow
  • Enhancement Develop automatic detection of commercial vs residential permits
  • Enhancement Make clustering in map results less common
  • Enhancement Ensure that boundaries are sorted alphabetically
  • Enhancement Add support to view progress bar for BLDS data
  • Minor By default, increase time range of dashboard
  • Minor Remove unused columns from database to decrease size of database
  • Minor Clean up the way we story agency settings
  • Minor Begin initial support to search by zipcode
  • Minor Begin adding support for getting notifications on saved search
  • Minor Add methods for testing quality of data
  • Minor Mention that Civic Insight is now part of Accela
  • Bug Fix bug that caused errors in processing background jobs
  • Bug When loading large amounts of data, make sure we index addresses in batches to better utilize resources
  • Bug Fix bug when filtering data
  • Bug Fix bug that prevented us from loading new boundaries
  • Bug Fix bug with notifying users without an agency defined

February 05, 2016 - v2.2.0

  • Minor Optimize queries in generic csv uploader
  • Minor Add functionality to create agencies with fake data for demos
  • Minor Add support for new demo-mode for new agencies in the Civic Platform

January 27, 2016 - v2.1.1

  • Bug Fix issue in staff dashboard that prevented calendar to flip to new year
  • Minor Adjustment to search button in watchlist
  • Minor Adjustment to logo font size in mobile

January 11, 2016 - v2.1.0

  • New Feature Auto scale the number of workers processing background data
  • New Feature Improve performance of dashboard by pre-processing data in the background
  • Minor Update moment.js date library
  • Minor Add link to submit request in Austin

January 10, 2016 - v2.0.4

  • Enhancement Automatically create agencies on the Civic Platform
  • Enhancement Automatically import data for agencies on Civic Platform

December 19, 2015 - v2.0.3

  • Bug Fix link to reset password
  • Bug Fix issue where events with similar dates would show wrong ‘approved/pending’ icon.

December 01, 2015 - v2.0.2

  • Bug Fix issue in searching for case numbers

November 30, 2015 - v2.0.1

  • Minor Minor adjustments to staff dashboard

November 27, 2015 - v2.0.0

  • New Feature New city staff interface
  • New Feature New admin interface
  • New Feature Email Notifications now include descriptions
  • New Feature Now require SSL connection for sites civicinsight.com domain
  • Enhancement Improve performance to search
  • Enhancement Increase test converage
  • Enhancement Simplify API endpoints
  • Enhancement Major performance improvements and simplification of API payloads
  • Enhancement Restructure agencies easily add new agencies
  • Enhancement Use SideKiq for background queue for notifications
  • Minor Remove streetview
  • Minor Add new high resolution logos
  • Minor Upgrade Rails framework to version 4 and related libraries
  • Minor Minor adjustments to menu interface

November 01, 2015 - v1.20.14

  • Enhancement Add additional database indexes for performance improvements

October 31, 2015 - v1.20.13

  • Enhancement Improve performance on the dashboard

October 29, 2015 - v1.20.12

  • Bug Fix issue where the cache of case events was not automatically cleared on under certain circumstances

October 12, 2015 - v1.20.11

  • Enhancement Add support for pie charts in dashboard

September 23, 2015 - v1.20.10

  • Minor Change links to UserVoice from Desk.com
  • Minor Improve to email notifications for cases without events
  • Minor Minor adjustments to date ranges for certain clients
  • Enhancement Improve geocoding for clients

September 07, 2015 - v1.20.9

  • Enhancement Add support for historical data when available

August 30, 2015 - v1.20.8

  • Enhancement Add better support for CKAN datasets
  • Enhancement Add support for historical data for agencies
  • Bug Fix bug with matching certain mis-formatted addresses

August 25, 2015 - v1.20.7

  • Enhancement Fix configurations for a number of agencies
  • Enhancement Add better support for BLDS data format

August 06, 2015 - v1.20.6

  • Bug Fix icons in address history
  • Minor Load additional datasources

August 02, 2015 - v1.20.5

  • Enhancement Notifications are now sent when the status of a case changes

July 29, 2015 - v1.20.4

  • Bug Fix bug where inactive workflows were still showing up in autocomplete
  • Bug Fix bug where deleting records caused inaccurate search results
  • Bug Ensure that we display date for case even if description is not present
  • Enhancement Adjust footer and sidebar in Trends page
  • New Feature Add feature that allows visitors to flag inaccurate maps on address page

July 21, 2015 - v1.20.3

  • Enhancement Make “My Account” a link when not logged in
  • Bug Remove the counter from addresses in users profile page due to bugs
  • Minor Set a higher zoom level for subscriptions in watchlist page

July 20, 2015 - v1.20.2

  • Minor Add option to resolve issue where Google Streeview showed building interiors

July 19, 2015 - v1.20.1

  • Minor Limit search results to 100 by default

July 19, 2015 - v1.20.0

  • Bug Fix bug where the text ‘0 results found’ displayed twice
  • Enhancement Show accurate result counts, not just “many results”
  • Minor Standardize the URL params across all agencies, for example, remove ‘phase’ and only support ‘step’ in URL param
  • Enhancement Show comments in cases if coments are present on property page
  • Enhancement Change search lookup to search inside the events table instead of cases, which gives much more granular search
  • Minor Capitalize street coordinates in addresses
  • Enhancement Add option to hide case status in property page
  • Minor Create task to ensure contact information is not duplicated in property page
  • Minor Update workflow history using new API calls from Accela
  • Minor Create ability to delete older cases as required by cities retention policies
  • Bug Accela comments appended into older cases
  • Bug Refine geocoding for missing addresses
  • Bug Fix generic CSV updater and check against Austin
  • Minor Link directly to permit number from email notifications

June 24, 2015 - v1.19.0

  • Minor Update to newest version of New Relic
  • Minor Include new performance testing system
  • Minor Update to the latest gems
  • Minor Limit pagination to 10 pages
  • Minor Increase default time range in search
  • Minor Remove “state” from query
  • Minor Add indexes to address geopins to improve performance

June 21, 2015 - v1.18.14

  • Minor Add configuration to close out status bar when case is closed
  • Minor Update to latest version of SASS
  • Enhancement Add support for Bitly link shortening
  • Enhancement Add tooltips throughout interface
  • Minor Fix typos in filter interface
  • Minor Expire address cache every hour
  • Minor Disable showing maps in property page in favor of streetview
  • Minor Add support to search by case state not just event
  • Enhancement In property page show the last comment for an event instead of first
  • Enhancement Update Sphinx to support delta updates for improved accuracy
  • Enhancement Add better support for foreclosure and demolition data
  • Minor Allow the use case of ‘phase’ in url
  • Minor Simplify language in search interface
  • Bug Fix footer in trends page
  • Minor Make minor adjustments to styling

May 11, 2015 - v1.18.13

  • Enhancement Use the cases table as primary search table
  • Minor Minor adjustments to update language in search interface
  • Minor Add support for grouping together Legal Actions in Austin
  • Minor Re-enable clustering of map results

May 03, 2015 - v1.18.12

  • Bug Fix issue with some types of searches did not return results

May 06, 2015 - v1.18.11

  • Enhancement Distinguish between polygons and multipolygons
  • Bug Fix issue that occured when toggling and refreshing boundary search options
  • Minor Clean up the interface for dashboard
  • Minor Turn off support for ‘current location’
  • Minor Enable spiderfy on zoom for maps
  • Minor Upgrade clustering javascript
  • Minor Add case state to property page
  • Enhancement Add support for delta updates in search

May 03, 2015 - v1.18.10

  • Minor Simplify sentence structure in search interface
  • Minor Add support for historial data
  • Minor Add support for displaying violations in places like NOLA
  • Minor Remove requirement for agency_id on API query
  • Minor Minor adjustments to style
  • Minor Add additional boundaries to Sacramento
  • Minor Add support for kramdown to generate templates
  • Minor Re-introduce clustering of results
  • Minor Do not autoforward to specific address when doing advanced searches. Only for simple searches.
  • Minor Add support for password protected sites
  • Enhancement Update Accela importers to use v2 importers for loading records
  • Minor Decrease size of search box font
  • Minor Hide search tips when clicking map
  • Enhancement Show boundaries for each agency
  • Minor Limit heatmap to avoid crashes
  • Minor When doing boundary searches, do not redirect if only one result is found
  • Minor Limit intial search results to 200
  • Minor Simplify and reduce size payload of search results
  • Enhancement Add support for adding link to tour page
  • Enhancement Add ‘ever’ to the search interface
  • Enhancement Add ‘Permit Issued’ to BuildFax data defaults

May 19, 2015 - v1.18.9

  • New Feature Add support for menu item in menu called “Tour”
  • New Feature Add support for searching case numbers as well as addresses
  • Minor Make sure calls to Google Street View are https

May 17, 2015 - v1.18.8

  • New Feature Create a FAQ page that can be enabled for different agencies
  • Bug Fix a number of typos

May 16, 2015 - v1.18.7

  • New Feature Add support to enable parcel layer for individual agencies
  • Bug Fix issue where watchlist API call was being called twice

May 12, 2015 - v1.18.6

  • New Feature Select custom range with max of 3 months dashboard
  • Enhancement Add caching to heatmap call
  • Minor Use capitalize instead of titleize for addresses because of spacing errors
  • Minor Change labels in sidebar for Trends page
  • Enhancement If there is lag in data update by a couple of weeks and it’s a new month, use previous month for stats
  • Minor Increase default time frame trends
  • Minor Adjust max height of boundaries list in search interface
  • Minor Disable parcel layer cities
  • Enhancement Set option to enable crime indicents only for Dallas
  • Minor Show loading bar in heatmap
  • Enhancement Optimize AJAX payload
  • New Feature Display new preview markup
  • New Feature Update sidebar to use data sources content.
  • Enhancement Collapse search menu in small screens
  • Minor Slight adjustments to IE
  • Enhancement Use https for fonts
  • Minor Expire cache after a day
  • Enhancement More descriptive autocomplate
  • New Feature Add support for gravatar photo in profile
  • Enhancement Add basic support for delta updates to indexes
  • Minor Change “watchlist” button to “email me”
  • Minor Slightly more aggressive stripping of street names spellings for improve matching of addresses
  • Enhancement Limit initial search to only active workflows

May 03, 2015 - v1.18.5

  • Minor Minor styling adjustments
  • New Feature Show “incidents” button only when enabled

May 03, 2015 - v1.18.4

  • New Feature Improve performance by precompiling address tooltips
  • New Feature Add ability to toggle and use Google Maps when needed
  • New Feature Display incidents on tooltip

April 25, 2015 - v1.18.3

  • New Feature Improve time it takes to onboard new agencies with BuildFax data
  • Bug Fix issue with duplicate items on watchlist
  • New Feature Enable polygons for neighborhoods

April 20, 2015 - v1.18.2

  • New Feature Add all the possible boundary searches in sample search interface

April 20, 2015 - v1.18.1

  • Bug Fix issue with unique case numbers on workflows

April 20, 2015 - v1.18.0

  • Minor Limit indexing addresses with no geo points
  • Bug Fix styling in mobile

April 19, 2015 - v1.18.0

  • New Feature Improve performance by not indexing properties that cannot be mapped
  • Bug Fix minor styling bugs in mobile
  • Enhancement Increase maximum possible timeframe to search
  • New Feature Improved performance when typing street with multiple spellings
  • Enhancement Add extra validation to addresses that come from Accela API
  • Enhancement Improvements to search response times
  • New Feature Add support for clearning search results
  • New Feature Create friendlier error pages
  • New Feature Simplify searching by boundary
  • New Feature Automatically forward to address when extact match is made
  • Minor Make minor adjustments to boundary search
  • Bug Fix styling in IE
  • New Feature Add support for pagination of search results
  • Bug Fix issues with autocomplete performance
  • Minor Upgrade Mapbox library for mapping

April 03, 2015 - v1.17.12

  • BugFix issues with pagination and grouping

April 03, 2015 - v1.17.11

  • Minor Minor UI clean up to search query interface

April 03, 2015 - v1.17.10

  • New Feature Use additional constraints on geospatial and boundary searches

April 02, 2015 - v1.17.9

  • Enhancement Add additional support for geocoding with multiple vendors
  • Bug Fix issues with wrong label for code enforcement cases
  • Bug Fix minor styling issues in mobile

March 30, 2015 - v1.17.8

  • Minor Improve street view support
  • Enhancement Improve perfomance of search results load time
  • New Feature Add additional caching for performance

March 27, 2015 - v1.17.7

  • Enhancement Improve styling of date picker
  • Bug Fix issues with accuracy in search
  • Enhancement Improve Improve autocomplete performance
  • Minor Change search box to say “search” instead of “go”

March 22, 2015 - v1.17.6

  • Minor Change limit results to 150 for now
  • New Feature Add support for autocompleting case numbers as well as addresses
  • Minor Rename boundaries search box ‘neighborhoods & districts’
  • New Feature Use Sphinx for improved search performance
  • New Feature Use typeahead.js library for autocomplete
  • Bug Fix a few data issues with Trends page

March 15, 2015 - v1.17.5

  • Enhancement Add clearer filters in front end
  • Enhancement Automatically cache boundaries
  • Minor Make minor adjustments to autocomplete
  • Enhancement Autocomplete will now only be using cache
  • Enhancement Autocomplete returns in order of importance

March 13, 2015 - v1.17.4

  • Minor Remove help from footer
  • Enhancement Iecrease search length requirement
  • Enhancement Improve search by pre-caching addresses and streets seperetely

March 6, 2015 - v1.17.3

  • Minor Remove unused javascript that was breaking property history in IE
  • New Feature Add support general purpose incidents
  • Enhancement Add support for calculating and showing how far “incidents” occured from an address

March 4, 2015 - v1.17.2

  • New Feature Add initial support for BuildFax inspections
  • New Feature Add support for a variety of plan checks supported in Accela

March 1, 2015 - v1.17.1

  • New Feature Add boundary type to query for faster search results
  • Bug Fix issue with ‘load more’ text showing even number if all results were returned
  • New Feature Add better support for distiguishing between regular searches and boundary searches

February 28, 2015 - v1.17.0

  • Bug Fix issue of load more button not showing on subsequent searches
  • Enhancement Remove titleize from addresses in autocomplete because it adds an extra space to addresses with numeric street names
  • Enhancement Increase timeout length in server
  • Enhancement Change labels of ‘ever’ to use actual data from how far back the site goes
  • Bug Fix issues with stale URL routes
  • New Feature Add support for BuildFax data
  • Enhancement When viewing property, respond with precompiled markup
  • BugFix issue with watchlist buttons not clicking
  • Bug Fix minor style issues in IE9
  • BugFix dates for MM/DD/YYYY formats in CSV importer

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