ISO Documents release notes

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Version 1.12

Planned for 2021-03-17

  • Export list of documents and their meta data in a CSV file
  • Updated cover page template to indicate information about "replacing" and "replaced by" documents
  • Various user interface adjustments to align ISO and CEN committees user experience
  • Migration of Public information content to the Administration folder. Content remains not public in SD Documents but becomes easily accessible for Committee Managers
  • Migration of compound content
  • Many bugs fixes (including the consolidation of N number management and browser cache management and some encryption issues in past mail archives)

Version 1.11

Released on 2021-02-10

  • "Resolutions" renamed to "Decisions"
  • New rich text editor for sending notifications. This new editor addresses the issue with URLs and copy/pasting of external text
  • Ballot documents widget now also displays ballot closing date and sorts ballots by date
  • Logout button added directly in the interface along with the preferences menu to change user account details
  • CEN committees having joined the platform, both CEN and ISO now have a dedicated home page showing only CEN or ISO committees 
  • Improved integration with ISO Ballots and ISO Meetings: the ballot documents and meeting documents widget now include a shortcut to the committee's meetings and ballots in these applications 

Version 1.10

Released on 2021-01-13

  • Export member list only (VS Full member list until this point). This is only available to Committee Managers, Convenors and support teams
  • Meeting, project and ballot picker now available for all document types (for example, to extend the automatic generation of the meeting documents package to other documents types not strictly classified as such)
  • Major back end upgrades to accommodate future configurations

Version 1.9

Expected to be released on 2020-11-19

Version 1.8

Released on 2020-10-14

  • Ballot documents widget now available from the home page of each committees 
  • eForm 4 integration: upload form automatically to ISO Documents at the end of the process
  • Post Voting Decision integration: upload form automatically to ISO Documents at the end of the process
  • New content type: Link (URLs)
  • Pending notifications reminder emails: did you forget to publish and N document? No problem, ISO Documents will remind you with an email (one for all your committees) along with the list of reserved N numbers. 

Version 1.7

Released on 2020-09-15

  • Performance improvements for an even faster user experience
  • Increase title length from 70 to 250 characters
  • Various User Interface improvements to optimize empty spaces on screen
  • Document picker for email to members to be able to attach not only N documents but also content from the Member upload area folder
  • Support for moving folders (not only documents)
  • Better integration with ISO Meetings: new widget listing meetings and related documents
  • Export committee members and people who have access to the committee from the full member list
  • Search documents by N number range (all documents between 2 numbers, all the latest documents after a given number or all numbers before a given number). 
  • New meeting documents widget listing meetings and providing a quick access to ISO Meetings and all meeting documents tagged as such 
  • Other minor updates and bug fixes

Version 1.6

Released on 2020-07-06

Please note

This version (and the following ones) will integrate changes making ISO Documents even faster to navigate.

  • Upload and categorize automatically documents from ISO Meetings
  • Major performance improvements (opening of documents, committee structure, document rendition)
  • Access to disbanded committee documents for Committee Managers
  • Email archives are no longer listed in the Committee Documents view to better focus on documents. These can still be search for from the Advanced search.
  • General bug fixes

Version 1.5

Released on 2020-06-11

  • Improved performances
  • Update default sorting for Committee documents: documents are now listed by ascending creation date (VS modification date)
  • Document download button moved so it is easier to find
  • Update permission on Member upload area folder so that all committee members can share documents with other experts
  • Tons of bug fixes and performances improvement 

Version 1.4

Released on 2020-05-05

  • Email general improvements (preview messages before sending, more space for writing, etc)
  • Home page: quick filter on committee names for faster access to your committee workspace
  • TC Secretary now referred to as Committee Manager
  • Simplified creation of resolutions
  • Allow the update of references to external content (meetings, ballots, and projects) even after N document publication
  • Tons of small improvements and some bugfixes

Version 1.3

Released on 2020-04-07

  • Committee structure menu now allows the navigation within a committee structure
  • Full member list now available (formerly known as "Secretary member list")
  • Improved document audit - now listing all events and allows the filtering by date
  • Search by document title (VS only full-text search)
  • Improved user interface of rich text editor for writing email messages (more space for text, automatic signature and more) 
  • Minor user interface fine-tuning and general bug fixes

Version 1.2

Released on 2020-03-26

  • Remove options to download PDF documents when the PDF rendition was disabled
  • Copy/pasting enabled for in the rich text editor used to write emails
  • Preparatory work to display "Committee Manager" instead of "Secretary"
  • Simplified document creation by setting automatically some data subtypes when there is only one choice
  • Improved filtering of projects when creating documents
  • Minor user interface fine-tuning and general bug fixes

Version 1.1

Released on 2020-03-09

  • Improved ballot and project picker during document creation
  • Withdrawal of documents fully supported including the option to un-withdraw
  • N number reservation
  • Improved notification signature
  • Longer session timeout
  • Officers can now download the originally uploaded file (VS the PDF rendition)
  • People listed several times in the committee are now notified only once
  • Minor user interface fine-tuning and general bug fixes

Version 1.0

Released on 2020-02-04

  • Cover page now includes a unique QR code tracing the document back to its digital version on ISO Documents
  • When downloading documents, the filename is now prefixed with the committee reference
  • When creating ballot documents the ballot stage metadata is set automatically when picking a ballot
  • Improved version management
  • General improvements and bug fixes

Version 0.9 Pilot go live

Released on 2020-01-17

  • Enable mail archive search
  • Improved roles management
  • Implement automatic signature for notifications
  • Committee workspace now connected with iso.org to see all public committee information just one click away
  • General user interface fine-tuning and bug fixes

Version 0.8

Released on 2019-12-22

  • Improved "N document list" widget
  • Rich Text Editor for email redaction ("N document notification" and "Email to members")
  • Zip and download link in notifications
  • Improve "replaced by" relationship display
  • Improved folder view (column selection, thumbnails improvement, )
  • General cover page improvements
  • Improved support for Microsoft Edge (anticipating the general release of Edge Chromium by Microsoft)
  • Improved "Resolution" document type
  • Improve navigation to other ISO services by adding a shortcut to the portal in the beacon
  • General user interface improvements (withdrawn documents, general labels consolidation, breadcrumb persisted in the "N document list" view), improved N document watermarking

Version 0.7

Released on 2019-12-09

  • Emails sent from the platform are now archived (a.k.a "Mail archive" functionality)
  • Hiding of the committee structure navigation menu for now
  • Consolidate N document lifecycle and transitions rules
  • Improve "email to members" document picker
  • Improve user interface contrast for better visibility
  • Integration with Ballots data and links to ISO Ballots
  • First version of a "N document list" widget
  • General user interface improvements (consolidated button labels, improved contrast, display longer document titles, improve breadcrumb visibility)

Version 0.6

Released on 2019-11-25

  • Stabilized version with major bug fixes (e.g.notifications, email to members, N-numbering and rendition)
  • Empty N numbers now reused automatically
  • Draft implementation of mail archive 
  • Integration with Project data and links to ISO Project
  • User Interface and navigation continuous improvements (including Microsoft Edge major UI fixes)

Version 0.5

Released on 2019-11-07

  • Synchronize role assignment in a committee based on Global Directory
  • Fine-tune N document lifecycle (version freeze, document replacement, withdrawal and avoid empty numbers)
  • Notifications: add text formatting toolbar and improve document picker
  • Performance improvement for member list
  • Implement clipboard functionality for better document moving
  • Implement new PDF rendition cover page
  • Improve icon set and contrast for a more intuitive experience (and other general user interface improvements )

Version 0.4

Released on 2019-10-25

  • "Email to members" feature (implemented via the "member list" view)
  • Implementation of the dynamic member list (live committee composition from the Global Directory test environment)
  • Committees information is now synchronized with the Global Directory
  • Breadcrumb redesign to improve the navigation
  • Consolidation of the advanced search criteria
  • Removal of the "documents" tab view in the committee (the equivalent of the N document list) in favor of a better advanced search
  • Removal of the "Favorites" functionality until further improvement 
  • General user interface improvements (including notifications) and bug fixes

Version 0.3

Released on 2019-10-11

  • Documents can now have an "expected action" and "target date" (similarly to eCommittees)
  • When creating a document and selecting the related meeting, the meeting list is now dynamic (real meeting data from the test environment)
  • Notifications with content grouped by "expected action item" for better visibility for experts/committee members
  • Improved content type (File VS Meetings, Projects, Resolutions) for easier content creation and better readability in folder view
  • Improved navigation with 1 new left navigation menu to navigate within the current committee structure 
  • Minor visual improvements

Version 0.2

Released on 2019-09-27

  • Zip and download now available
  • Documents can now be deleted when in draft status
  • Improved ergonomy for meeting and ballot widgets
  • Major bug fixes for Microsoft Edge
  • Better pdf rendition
  • Prevent creation of committees from the user interface
  • Support widget (aka "beacon") now allowing people to search for articles and resource material while using ISO Documents
  • Document thumbnails now skip the cover page to render a more meaningful image

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