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Release Goals:

 

  • Simplify and improve user experience - Simplifying manual data loading process and improving charts and chart types.

New Features:

  • Create Express Dataset: A user may now create a new dataset in as little as one step. Drag and drop your file onto the screen, format on the fly, and show a quick preview of your report. Once the user is satisfied with their dataset, they can save it to begin processing.
  • Improve Chart Colors: The chart colors have been improved to be brighter, crisper, and more vibrant. 
  • New Polyhedral Chart Type: A polyhedral chart is an interactive 3D visualization that depicts one or more metric calculations for a single field value, taking on a polyhedral shape.   


Release Goals:

 

  • Empower users view and interact with their data more effectively - Enhancements to view content in different ways. New automated processes to load and transfer data.

New Features:

  • Nibble: A nibble is an optional enhanced feature that empowers users to publish specific, discrete pieces of critical data extraneously to the application by embedding the nibble in an email, on the desktop, in a dashboard, within a website or other location.  It is as is “one-feature, one-button” tool.  Users that have purchased this advanced feature can data mine through thousands or millions or records and, tap the nibble to find the discrete slice of data most important to you.  Key points:.

    • Nibbles are easily configured from an existing iSEEKsc data sets
    • Nibbles can be published anywhere and viewed without any need to log into the system. Nibbles display as a simple button and produce important, real time data

    Examples:

    1. Business: Top performing reps
    2. K-12: Students with the most Absences
    3. Higher Ed: Student picking a college (SAT score, sports involvement, public/private)
    4. Finance: Performance of a stock
    5. K-12: Intervention Required for the following students
    6. K-12: Students at Risk of Drop Out Due to Excessive Disciplinary Actions
    7. Higher Education: Top 10 Best Performing Students (or Schools)
       
  • Content Browser: This Content Browser is an optional enhanced feature that allows you to view, interact with, touch, edit and identify with all of your data sets comprehensively and contemporaneously on a single screen.

    • Home page: users can optionally set this as their home screen
    • List view:  users can toggle from the browser view to the list view
    • All inclusive:  content includes tables, charts, results views, web content gadgets
    • Interactive: clicking on an icon expands the data to  full screen
    • Options: from the content browser, users can delete, edit, post to dashboard, export, etc
    • Custom View: users can click and drag one or more objects on the content browser to an existing or new dashboard. 

  • Automated FTP Data Import: The data loading process has been enhanced to automatically crawl a pre-existing SFTP site for newly posted data and load it directly into iSEEK Supercruncher.

  • Automated Data Transfer to FTP: Intelligent Agents have been enhanced to not only send a data export via email, but an IA can exported the data automatically and post it to a pre-established SFTP site.

  • Trailing 12 month Filter: The relative date field has been updated so that in addition to last 30, 60, 90 days I can enter any last days (365 for trailing 12 months, 10 days, 14 days, etc.)

Release Goals:

 

  • Enhancing users ability to display data in new ways - Enhance chart types and configurations for easy use and creation.

New Features:

  • Combination Charts: A combination chart empowers the user to graph two data elements on the same graph.  It is effectively used for comparison purposes.  For example, a combination graph is recommended to graphically display:
  1. Business: Goal revenue vs. Actual revenue by month
  2. K-12: Total Absences vs. Unexcused Absences; or Average Math Test Scores vs. Average English Test Scores; or Writing Scores vs. Total Absences; etc.
  3. Higher Ed: Total Revenue vs. Total Expenses
  4. Finance: Max open vs Total Volume

The first data element plotted in a combination chart appears as a bar chart; the second (and subsequent) appear as line graphs.  All standard features apply to a combination chart including the ability to apply a series, a filter, customize the Y-axis and include a benchmark.

 

  • Dual Y-axis Combination Charts: This chart is similar to a combination chart (above); however, it differs to the extent that you can apply two different Y-axis scales.  It is recommended when you are graphing multiple data elements that have a significant different scales.  For example:
  1. Business: Total sales vs. Total Revenue by month
  2. K-12: Total number of tests taken (which may range from 1,000 – 10,000) vs. Average Math Test Scores (which may range from 0-100)
  3. Higher Education: Total Expenses vs Total Enrolled at the University or Total Number of Students who Applied vs. Total Number of Students Accepted
  4. Finance: Max open vs yield %

All standard features are available with the Dual Y-Axis Combination Chart.  As a user, you can apply a customized Y-axis (to the right and left), enter a benchmark, add a series (to one of both of the data elements in the graph), and filter by any field.

  • Scatter plot:  A Scatter plot is used to plot data points on a horizontal and a vertical axis in the attempt to show how much one variable is affected by another. Each row in the data table is represented by a marker whose position depends on its values in the columns set on the X- and Y-axes. Multiple scales can be used on the Y-axis to when you want to compare several markers with significantly different value ranges.

  • Gauges: Gauges make for great gadgets on the dashboard.  Users can publish key data metrics as a thermometer, linear/angular gauges as well as many other interesting, eye-catching gauges.  Creating a gauge is easy and users have all standard options available such as filtering and applying a benchmark.  Below are few examples of gauges:
    1. Total number of tests delivered
    2. Average writing scores compared to the proficiency benchmark

Release Goals:

 

  • Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways - "Smarter Agents"-  add more intelligence to agents such as more customized notifications and finding patterns in data.

New Features:

  • Dynamic Agent Notifications - Dynamic messages can be added to the agent notifications.  This allows agents to be more customized and include more data in the message.  Agents sound smarter and require less work to get access to the data you need.
  • Smarter Agents- a new report admin section has been added to apply dynamically generated fields based on machine learning and pattern matching.

  • Bug Fixes: bugs related to condensed view and keyword filters, Fix date formatting of date time fields, and provide time formatting options. Several others.

 

Release Screen Cast:

 

  • Coming Soon

 

Release Goals:

 

  • Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways - Intelligent Agents via Phone, Agents can be created from more chart and table types
  • Feedback on Existing Functionality - improvements to reporting to make viewing of data more condensed

New Features:

  •  Intelligent Agents: Intelligent Alert Agents can be created to alert people based on defined change in data
    • Add/Edit an Agent with Phone based notification
    • More options to create conditions for Tables, Headline charts, and maps
    • Preview the table or chart that you are making a an agent on
       
  • Opt Out of Agents- you can opt out of agent emails or phone calls by clicking on an opt out link in an agent email or using the phone menu options.
  • Agent Notification Links in the Emails- Agent notification emails include a link to the report and chart that the agent conditions are based on.
  • Quickly create agents directly from a table/chart/report/metric- you can not create an agent directly from a report chart or table.
  • Condensed View of iViews- iViews in a report can be condensed to fit more data on the page to support faster filtering and easier access to results.
  • Count Based on iView Count- when clicking on the chart icon on an iview you can quickly create a chart based on the iview field and count.
  • Display the Reports next Scheduled Update- the reports now show when the data in the report will be updated next.
  • Comments Improvements- the comments are ordered newest to oldest to provide faster access to the newest comments
  • Bug Fixes: several bug fixes are included in this release.

Release Goal:

  • Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways - Intelligent Agents via Email and Dashboard improvements
  • Feedback on Existing Functionality - improvements to reports and dashboards

New Features

  • Epic: Intelligent Agents: Intelligent Alert Agents can be created to email based on the change in data
    • Add/Edit an Agent with Email based notification
    • New Product Menu for agents and functionality to list, view, execute, and delete Agents
  • Tabs can have color- Report tabs can be be changed from the default color to a picker of choices to provide additional contextual meaning to the report tabs.

Feedback

  • Report Activity Jump to Another Report- allow easier access to switch reports that you are viewing the the activity for
  • Add additional ordering/positioning options to the gadget menu- support to "bump" up, down, left, and right a dashboard widget to make reorganizing a dashboard easier.
  • Decrease time it takes to add fields to tabs(with many tabs or fields) - improve the search result field format and tab organization interface to be faster and easier for reports with many fields.

Maintenance:

  • Bugs:  several bugs including metric-less tables on dashboards, 

Goals:

  • Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways - Dashboard Number Filters and slider, Data formatting
  • Getting Data in- Data Transformation preloading, improved scheduling, custom datasets, and DTA improvements

New Features:

  • Formatting of Data fields - Formatting of the fields is not more consistent through out reports, tables, and charts.
  • Field Sub-Types - fields can now have subtypes that help with display and formatting of the data.  Supported fields include images, HTML, zipcode, geocodes, and phone numbers.
  • Numeric Floating Filters - numbers can be filtered in a the dashboard text filter.
  • Numeric Slider- The number filter now has a slider UI option to add to your dashboard.
  • Dashboard and Date Filter Slider Performance Improvements- We improved the performance of the dashboard with large datasets.
  • Datasets Support for data transformation scripts - datasets now support a data transformation script prior to loading data into Supercruncher.
  • Dataset Improvements: bi-hourly time increment scheduling, better connection error handling, and a new JDBC dataset type
  • Dataset Quickbooks support- supercruncher can now connect to Intuit Quickbooks installed version as well as Quickbooks Online so you can add the data in reports and dashboards. 
  • Sprint 63 Bugs, Maintenance, and Support- 42 issues/tasks fixed

Screencast:

Release Goals: 

  • Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways 
  • Empower Users to add their Data- Dataset Loading
  • Data Security/Management- maintain safe haven for data collaboration
  • Usability Improvements based on  feedback

New Features:

  • Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways - Dashboard Filters allow you to dynamic change the date filters on all charts and tables.
  • Data Collaboration - shared editable dashboard permissions
  • Data Security/Management - Report Analytics and Use Audits
  • Usability Improvements based on  feedback - Data Dictionaries
  • Several Bug Fixes- lot of little mapping fixes, exporting tables and charts

Screencast:

Release Goals: 

  • Fast and Easy access to add new Data- Improve scheduling of web files
  • New Ways to visualize your data- Metric-less tables, Improved Mapping
  • Simplify and improve the use - Usability improvements with dashboards
  • Data Security/Management - maintain safe haven for data collaboration

New Features:

  • Geographic Data Mapping - you add a legend with the color ranges to your map. The data points now have labels.  US counties have labels.
  • Datasets and Templates Purging- datasets can be marked as Obsolete and become automatically purged after 10 days.  The reports are labeled with expiration date and the label "Obsolete" in the title.
  • Dashboard UI Improvements based on Feedback - when viewing a widget on a dashboard you can view the the filters applied to make the table or chart.  This adds better context understand to the view.
  • Embed Dashboard Table or Chart in a Webpage - you can now embed a table or chart into an external webpage with a simple snippet of code.
  • Scheduled Web Hosted CSV file-  you can now simply schedule the fetching and updating of a CSV file that is in a zip file and  that is hosted on a web.  This speeds up fetching and enables access to more data.
  • Several Bug Fixes- lot of little mapping fixes, exporting tables and charts

Release Goals: 

  • Fast and Easy access to add new Data- Improve scheduling of web files
  • New Ways to visualize your data- Improved Geographic mapping support
  • Simplify and improve the use - Usability improvements with dashboards

New Features:

  • Geographic Data Mapping - you can graph your on a map with multiple layers of data.  This allows you to view multiple types of data on a geographic perspective. Mapping works with phone numbers, ipaddresses, and longitude and latitude coordinate field data.
  • Dashboard UI Improvements based on Feedback - Adding content to the dashboard does not refresh the dashboard page.  
  • Embed Dashboard Table or Chart in a Webpage - you can now embed a table or chart into an external webpage with a simple snippet of code.
  • Scheduled Web Hosted CSV file-  you can now simply schedule the fetching and updating of a CSV file that is hosted on a web
  • "Share Up" - you can now share to groups above you in the user hierarchy. 
  • Expiration of Guest Account- graceful expiration of user accounts through email notification and collection of feedback
  • Several Bug Fixes

Release Goals: 

  • Improve stability of dataset loading and failure handling
  • Better support field additions and removal.
  • Geographic mapping support
  • Usability improvements with dashboards

New Features:

  • Geographic Data Mapping - you can graph my data on a map with details such as city, borders, streets,county and other geographic borders so you can view my data in correlation to geography.  Mapping works with phone numbers, ipaddresses, and longitude and latitude coordinate field data.
  • Dashboard UI Improvements based on Feedback - You can now add a chart or table from the dashboard directly.  Dashboards are wallboard/full-screen friendly.  Click the sprocket on the dashboard and go to "Wallboard On".  You can also edit a chart from the dashboard.
  • Recently Accessed Report List - you can view only the reports that you have accessed within the view reports as a filter because so you can get get quick access to the reports that most important to me. 1 #100
  • *Dynamic Adding of Dataset Fields-  *you can now add a fields to a dataset from the query directly.  Dataset data can also have hints to identify the field types.  Ex.  fieldname1<text>,fieldname2<numeric>
  • Stability and reliability of the dataset loading - several improvements were made to make dataset loading to be more stable, load faster, handle issues better, and report the status.
  • iPad, iPhone,and nonflash devise support- all Supercruncher visuals can now render without Adobe Flash.
  • Several Bug Fixes

Release Goals: 

  • Improve the Speed of the loading of tables, charts, reports, and dashboard
  • Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways - custom colors with gauges, dashboard lines
  • Improve dashboard usability- vertical and horizontal lines

New Features:

  • Performance Turbo Boost- Significant improvements to the speed of tables, charts, reports, and dashboard.  Intelligently improves the speed by learning how you use Supercruncher.  
  • Horizontal and Vertical Lines - You can create horizontal and vertical lines on your dashboard to create visual borders and organization.
  • Custom Colors - You can not set custom colors and ranges for the display of data in gauge type charts.  
  • Hide the Dashboard widgets titles- you can hide the widget titles so the widget floats and uses less space on the dashboard
  • Several Bug Fixes

Release Goals: 

  • Usability Improvements to Sharing
  • Batch Sharing and report creation
  • Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways - stacked charts

New Features:

  • Additional Chart Types- Create "Stacked" type charts to a report or dashboard because to represent your data in a better way.
  • Batch Sharing based on a filter - You can share a report and the charts and tables in a batch manner by selecting a field in the report with email address.   Each emailaddress will get an email with an individualized report with the filter turned on for just their data.  Great for report cards, progress reports, and customized viewed by person.
  • Sharing Improvements - simplified sharing reports and dashboards to existing and non-existing users
  • Overall Multi-series- you can now include the overall result for each series in a multi-series chart
  • Several Bug Fixes- Formstack integration fixes

Release Goals: 

  • Improvements to Dataset handling - "Dataset Ants" 
  • Better grouping tables"… pivot sorting, csv, more metrics 
  • "iPad" - Improve the charts with browsers that don't support flash 
  •  Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways - meters and guages 

New Features:

  • Additional Chart Types- Meters and Gauges -add "meter" type charts to a report or dashboard because I want to represent my data in a different visual way . 
  • Better grouping tables - sort, retrieve additional rows and columns beyond the limit
  • Datasets - Smaller improvements to datasets that improve the notification, usability, and reliability of dataset handling.  
  • Several Bug Fixes

Release Goals: 

Improvements and additions to:

  • "Supercrunch Cloud Data"- support for third party cloud hosted data
  • "Better tables"… for grouped data
  • "Comparing Metrics"…in custom metrics
  • "Do the time"… more time support for week and quarters
  •  Empower users to easily "communicate data" in new ways

User Stories:

  • Table view for charts - on the dashboard you can now view the data in a table view for data in the chart
  • Color Scheme Selection - you now have the ability to change the color scheme on my charts to control the color and data context
  • Pivot Table- Column Pivoting - Improvements to the pivot table for grouping by columns
  • Custom Metric to compare data- Including fields from other reports - custom metrics can include data fields from another report so you can create metrics that compare data with different filter selections.
  • Time - Quarter and Week - you can now create a table or chart based on week or quarter
  • Cloud Data - you can now incorporate more sources of data into your reports so you can supercrunch contact forms, surveys, and other web forms.  Integration with formstack and remote hosted CSV
  • Bug Fixes: several bug fixes based on feedback

Documentation Updates: