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2020/05 Release

Released on 2020-05-04

2020/01 Release

Released on 2020-01-15

  • Technical upgrade

2019/09 Release

Released on 2019-09-16

  • Technical improvements to the web-service. No functional changes
  • No longer possible to request a resource without any request parameters (did return too large data)
  • Possibility to request paged results by specifying 2 new "size" and "page" request parameters
  • Performance improvements
  • Reduced resources used on server to improve service stability

2019/07 Release

Released on 2019-07-01

2019/03 Release

Released on 2019-03-13

Released on 2019-03-04

  • Web-service was denying permission to add national roles when too many potential appointing organizations
  • Web-service no longer allows searching projects by creation nor modification dates. Only assignments modification date (for roles).

Released on 2019-03-04

  • Technical compatibility to ISO Projects

2018/12 Release

Released on 2018-12-10

  • New decentralized translator role between a committee and a person (key=TRA_CP)
  • ISO/CS may now assign Technical Editors for French and/or English. The language associated to the role's metadata is now multiple
  • The web-service allows to modify a relation of committee mirroring (key=MIRROR_CC) and change the metadata "Automatic positioning ballots" which determines if national ballots are created to track international or regional ballots
  • The report "National committee mappings" has 3 extra columns: the identifier + acronym of the mapped committee owner (ISO, ISO/IEC, CEN, etc), and the date of mapping

2018/10 Release

Released on 2018-10-04

  • Technology upgrade (cache)

2018/09 Release

Released on 2018-09-19

  • Role - No more D liaisons
  • Data - Migrated all existing D liaisons to C liaisons
  • Data - Changed the appointed-by of (previous + new) C liaisons to be the parent TC/SC of the WG in liaison
  • UI - Under Edge, the comment box when editing roles was not visible

2018/05 Release

Released on 2018-05-30

  • Role - Member Bodies can update their participation in TCs/SCs
  • Data - When changing a P- or O-Member, the date of the modification is now correctly displayed
  • Data - Several improvements to email validation
  • Bug fixes

2018/01 Release

Released on 2018-01-30

  • Shorter app-server session idle time will relieve memory and increase performance

2017/11 Release

Released on 2017-11-15

  • Technical config in SSL (SAML) assertions time and authentication age

Released on 2017-11-15

  • Role – CEN Meeting participation approver
  • CEN Partner Standardization Body renamed "Companion" Standardization Body
  • Web-service: possibility to remove role with DELETE /role/

2017/05 Release

Released on 2017-05-31

  • Assignment of voter and ballot monitor roles under JTC 1 subcommittees for ballot types: DIS, FDIS, SR is now allowed
  • Security update in GUI
  • Version number indicated in page header
  • Web-service: MBUA may now change password of robot accounts
  • Web-service: timestamp parameters allow specifying hours (h) or minutes (min)

2017/04 Release

Released on 2017-04-15

  • Bug fixes

2017/03 Release

Released on 2017-03-01

  • Role – Meeting participation approver
  • Role – Employee of Organization accepts new function "Meeting Coordinator"

2016/07 Release

Released on 2016-07-06

  • Role – Implementation of the roles of Chair-elect, Project Manager and Partner
  • Role – Employee of Organization accepts new function "DEVCO contact"
  • Role – CEN Voting roles (voter, ballot monitor, etc.) now allows the type of ballot "TR" (Technical Reports)
  • Data - User Administrators are now able to comment on the entities they administer
  • Data - Validation email and username are now checked
  • Data - Remove overridden email functionality
  • Bug fixes

2016/03 Release

Released on 2016-03-07

  • Data - New technical sectors, TMB resolution 94/2015
  • Data - GD2 definitively stopped, no more diffusion of changes from GD3
  • SSO - Improved protocol between SSO portal and GD3
  • Web-service - Allow retrieving organizations if they have a liaison (A,B,C,D) to ISO committees
  • Web-service - Do not allow registering voter or monitor rights for ballot type CIB unless P or O-Member
  • Web-service - New keys for new technical sectors
  • National committees - Forbidding references such as ISO/, CEN/ is a little less restrictive
  • Bug fixes

2015/06 Release

Released on 2015-06-09

  • Role - CEN Voting roles (voter, monitor, etc) now allows the type of ballot "SR" (Systematic Review)
  • Data - New generation of member list for CEN e-Committees
  • Reports - Add contact details to report "Users administered by an organization"
  • Reports - New report "All national administered organizations"
  • Bug fixes - various, plus disallow comma in username

2015/03 Release

Released on 2015-03-30

  • Web-Service - fix generation of urn within XML responses
  • Bug fixes - improve performance of integration with other systems

2015/01 Release

Released on 2015-01-21

  • Role - Employee of Organization accepts new functions "Publishing Contact" and "Human Resources Contact"
  • Role - Employee of Organization: removed function "Marketing Data Officer" function
  • Role - Employee of Organization: minor renaming of functions for coherence
  • Role - Centralized Ballot Monitors for "Votes to all members" no longer restricted to ISO Member Bodies; can now be registered (by ISO/CS) for Correspondent and Subscriber members
  • Bug fixes - summary banner, editing the stakeholder category of an expert, "National committee mapping" report
  • Web-Service - NSBs can now create national Organizations
  • Web-Service - NSBs can now modify the status of national Committees and Organizations

2014/11 Release

Released on 2014-11-26

  • Changing the "administrated by" of persons or organizations failed - now fixed
  • Correct calculation of "scopes" of organizations when relating them (as International or Regional organizations) to ISO or CEN
  • Updating the logic to calculate access groups for OBP, ie. members of governance and policy committees

2014/10 Release

Released on 2014-10-21

  • Validation of email address accepts new Internet top-level domain names (.email, etc)

2014/09 Release

Released on 2014-09-24

  • Limits the number of Document Monitors in a working group to 5 per P-member
  • NSBs no longer need to be registered as P or O-member of a TC to become a member of an SC
  • Joint Working Group (JWG): Experts of P-members for both committees can be added
  • Disable overridden email functionality
  • Correct JTC 1 rules: (i) For committee mappings, (ii) DIS/FDIS/SR Voter and Ballot Monitor can no longer be assigned on JTC 1 sub-committees
  • National committees are directly registered as active (no intermediate status)
  • MBUA can now update the reference of an active national committee
  • Employee of organization: A person in an organization can now be registered with multiple functions
  • Addition of two new roles: Project Manager and Partner. Data will be loaded later on by ISO/CS
  • Convenor/Secretary Support Team role can now be managed by MBUA
  • New report to export the mappings between National committees and ISO/CEN committees

2014/07 Release

Released on 2014-07-23

2014/05 Release

Released on 2014-05-15

  • Web-Service - now prevents adding roles to inactive persons.
  • Web-Service - extract committee liaison representatives (for TF/SITE).
  • ISO/CS - no longer impossible to re-upgrade a recently downgraded organization.

2014/04 Release

Released on 2014-04-09

  • Data - Users can update their personal data through the new ISO ID Portal.

2014/03 Release

Released on 2014-03-11

  • Bug fix - Fix ownership and scope of JTC1 structure.
  • Bug fix - Fix TPM Secretary and Internal Liaison Representatives roles synchronization.

2014/02 Release

Released on 2014-02-03

  • New - Integrate ISO ID Sign-On and Logout mechanism.

2014/01 Release

Released on 2014-01-17

  • CCMC - Members and Commenters in CEN committees can also be appointed by CEN affiliate or PSB organizations.
  • Data - Improved synchronization of centralized roles between GD3 and eCommittees.

Released on 2014-01-06

  • New - ISO Declaration on data protection for participants in ISO activities.

2013/12 Release

Released on 2013-12-16

  • Council - Implement Resolution 03/2013 that allows MA & MC to participate as P-members on pilot committees.
  • Permissions - Access to national organizations' details having ISO or CEN official role(s).
  • CCMC - New CEN stakeholder's categories available on committee members & observers.
  • Role - Add new Liaison representative (committees) role.
  • Web-Service - Telephone number and metadata update bug fixes.
  • ISO/CS - Remove warning message when assigning experts.
  • Performance - Fix user disconnection after Excel export.

2013/11 Release

Released on 2013-11-05

  • Web-Service - New REST service to leverage the GD3 new roles and data model.
  • Data - Improved synchronization between GD3, ISO applications and ISO/CS internal systems.

2013/10 Release

Released on 2013-10-09

  • National - Fix ISOlutions (NTC) synchronization failure for CEN users.

2013/09 Release

Released on 2013-09-30

  • National (AENOR) - Update creation emails National eCommittees application link.
  • Bug fix - Fix a bug related that permits to inactivate persons with roles.
  • Bug fix - Store entity transitions in database.
  • Performance - Improve application audit logs.

Released on 2013-09-03

  • Role - Add new Observer role for ISO Governance and Policy committees.
  • Role display - Roles count number now available in "View all roles" sections.
  • ISO/CS - New (manual and dynamic) groups management capability.
  • ISO/CS - Add Organization Coordinator role.
  • ISO/CS - Add Regional Organization role.
  • CCMC - New Consultant domain added (Electromagnetic compatibility)
  • Search - Default search scope set to ISO for ISO/CS staff members.
  • National - Remove warning message when assigning national experts.
  • Web Service - Improve the CEN Web Service in order to return the Observers and Document Monitors roles.

2013/07 Release

Released on 2013-07-31

  • Bug fix - Fix person notification email and organization contact email validation errors.

Released on 2013-07-23

  • Web Service - Fix a permission issue on the Secretary Support Team role.

Released on 2013-07-09

  • Bug fix - Fix Employee of Organization role update in CEN GD2 bridge.
  • Web Service - Update error returned when trying to add roles on disbanded committees.
  • ISO/CS - Improve roles assignment tracking mechanism (now support ADD operation).

2013/06 Release

Released on 2013-06-21

  • National (AENOR and SFS) - Fix email character encoding regression.
  • Bug fix - User creation emails are not sent when NSB don't have main MBUA.

Released on 2013-06-13

  • Role assignment - Introduced new Ballot type for ISO Voter role - "Vote to all members" (refer to communication sent by ISO/CS).
  • Role display - Fix a bug related to ISO/IEC committees' roles in summary banner.

Released on 2013-06-10

  • Web Service - Fix AFNOR and DIN problem regarding hosted committees on their Livelink e-Committee platforms.

Released on 2013-06-02

  • Role management - Profile menus have been reorganized.
  • Role management - New Jump-to feature.
  • Search - Advanced search results columns are now sortable.
  • Report/Export - Added Global Directory ID where missing and Employee of Organization data in reports "Experts’ roles in committees" and "Users administrated by an organization".
  • Report/Export "Experts' roles in committees" - A filter has been added to allow selecting the Domain of roles your wish to export first.
  • Report/Export - In all reports the title of committees has been added.
  • Bug fix - Fix Summary banners wrong count issues.
  • Data - Merge of ISO and CEN Global directories and reconciliation of data.

2013/04 Release

Released on 2013-04-03

  • Bug fix - Web Service was not returning the information of some Committee Member. Change the check on the Convenorship.

2013/03 Release

Released on 2013-03-21

  • Bug fix - External Web Service (Person Detail) was not returning Centralized Committee member.

Released on 2013-03-04

  • User management - Change password generation algorithm.
  • Bug fix - Password synchronization fails for ISOlutions (NTC) users.

Released on 2013-03-01

  • National (ABNT, NSAI and SFS) - Translated person creation and activation emails.
  • Bug fix - Synchronization problem that prevent MBUAS from udpating password/forcing account activation.

2013/02 Release

Released on 2013-02-19

  • Bug fix - Updating National committees title causes reference validation errors.

Released on 2013-02-15

  • Bug fix - "User administrators of GD" report fails to display NSB country.

Released on 2013-02-13

  • Role assignment - Advanced mode enabling the assignment of multiple committees in one operation.
  • User management - Improve user password management. User administrators can now set passwords.
  • Role transfer - Simplify transferable roles selection.
  • Role transfer - Roles functionality now support Ballot Monitor role.
  • Report/Export - New export function available for organization roles.
  • Report/Export - Export shortcut button available in summary banner.
  • Report/Export - Add NSB country in "User administrators of GD" report.
  • National (SABS) - Translated person creation and activation emails.
  • ISO/CS - New ISO Administrator specific feature allowing automated removal of WG experts on P-Membership downgrade and WG disband.
  • Bug fix - Trim unnecessary spaces in various inputs.

2012/12 Release

Released on 2012-12-13

  • Bug fix - National roles number in summary banner.

2012/11 Release

Released on 2012-11-16

  • Bug fix - "Appointed by" calculation for committee members administered by ISO.

Released on 2012-11-01

  • Report/Export - New report (Users administrated by an NSB) and exports (persons and committees roles).
  • Role display - Persons' roles are listed on a single page (excl. NATIONAL roles).
  • Role display - Experts' roles in committee report support convenor role.
  • Search - Display NSB countries in "Administrated by" fields and simplify organizations search.
  • Creation/Edition - Add new person salutation option: Dr.
  • Home - Redesign Home page to separate News and Release Notes.
  • Performance - Upgrade database indexing capabilities to better support diacritics in persons' names.
  • Bug fix - National committee's reference related bugs.

2012/10 Release

Released on 2012-10-12

  • Creation/Edition - National committees references can now be edited if not active
  • National (ABNT and AENOR) - Person creation and activation emails translations
  • Role display - Display inferred liaison representative in WG committee "Liaisons" section
  • Creation/Edition - Review emails unicity validation method

2012/09 Release

Released on 2012-09-21

  • Bug fix - Lifecycle and account menu sections display on small screens.

Released on 2012-09-12

  • Role transfer - Transfer role feature now includes National roles.
  • Bug fix - Improvement of the left-hand menu which "folds" on small screens.
  • Performance - Performance have been improved for IE9 browsers.
  • New - GD User guide has been uploaded with more specific details on stakeholder's categories (see Annex 2).

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