Timeline Release Notes

Version 4.7.0

New features:

  • Back Office Administration:
    • New ability to disable registration on on-line instances (and allow invitation only)
  • improved audit logs
    • new audit view in admin app
    • new audit log export in admin app
  • Enterprise security features:
    • SAML2 integration, tested with
      • Okta
      • Microsoft Windows ADFS
      • OneLogin
  • Distribution
    • new analysis module – works like the breakdown with but for numerical attributes
  • License management improvements and adjustments:
    • instead of removing users from an account, they can be suspended
      • suspended users cannot log in
      • suspended users do not count against the ‘number of users in account’ limit
    • projects of suspended users are accessible by any other user they are shared with
    • projects of suspended users can be managed from the account view
    • suspended users can be activated on the account view

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Back Office Administration:
    • Improved security

Version 4.7.2

New features and improvements:

  • Data requirements
    • input file can include Russian and Japanese characters
  • Enterprise security features:
    • account invitations for SSO integrated accounts
    • simplified SAML integration – service provider certificate can be uploaded as is
    • SAML login can be initiated on Identity Provider site

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Console error when closing the property panel
  • minimum period for import through ServiceNow is set to 1 hour
  • minimum period of alerts is set to 1 hour
  • charts are displayed correctly while switching from Last period to Absolute time in Metric history
  • tags in large projects are calculated per timeline, not per sets of compressed timelines
  • the column Value in Cost analysis is no longer case-sensitive
  • training in Deadline analysis processes non-numeric timelineID

Version 4.6.0

New features:

  • License management improvements and adjustments:
    • Added administrative management of enterprise account project management.
      • Account admin can edit/delete projects or change a project from public to private
  • Path Analysis:
    • New path details in top 3 by any dimension
  • On-premises installer for Windows Server

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Back Office Administration:
    • Improved security
  • Big Data:
    • Improvements in data compression
    • Increased memory efficiency for large projects
  • Increased capability for efficiency and availability of alerting engine
    • Increased ability to scale in multi-tenant environment
      • More efficient internal implementation

Version 4.5.0

New features:

  • New data processing / data source:
    • Big Data: ability to compress the raw data set before loading into a project
    • Data export from dashboard line charts
  • Forecasting:
    • Added Event importance – analysis of the specific contribution of each event into the forecasted outcomes
  • Default set for each project, displayed to all new users
  • Path Analysis
    • Displaying the total number of paths
  • Detailed Case (Instance) Analysis
    • Displaying event costs
  • Event Statistics/Details
    • Adding event filters from activity list
  • License management improvements and adjustments:
    • Automatic consolidation of users into an enterprise account
    • Logging and recording IP addresses of all users

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Back Office Administration:
    • Improvements and enhancements for security and control
    • Improvements and fixes in license and mail configuration for on-premise deployments
  • Business Calendars:
    • extended to Query and Workflow analysis
  • Accelerated launching of Python modules
  • Protocol Analysis:
    • violation for constrain “between”
  • Data Processing / Upload:
    • More informative upload report
    • Improved upload concurrency for better performance and upload reliability
  • Search Improvements:
    • Literal search with special characters

Version 4.2.0

New features:

  • ETL:
    • error handling and reporting

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Changing the internal database structure to increase the concurrency of load operations
  • Continued enhancement to the Admin tool, providing multiple account management tools for enterprise accounts
  • Improvements to data load performance for faster time to load

Version 4.1.0

New features:

  • New data processing / data source:
    • Direct cloud-to-cloud import from Five9 call center
  • License management improvements and adjustments:
    • Administration: Ability to merge multiple independent users into the enterprise account from administrative panel
  • Alerts:
    • Real-time: configurable throttling for real-time alerts
  • Forecast:
    • Improved prediction on deadline violation
  • ETL:
    • Added control to remove repository history
    • Added validation and error reporting of upload manifest
  • Breakdown Analysis:
    • Enhanced breakdown analysis with ability to select an attribute from all events where it occurs

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Other Fixes:
    • Numerous bug fixes, performance and reliability improvements

Version 4.0.0

New features:

  • True real-time data processing / live data streaming:
    • Provides zero latency in monitoring and alerting to provide real time process monitoring and remediation efforts via webhooks
      • triggering  alerts sms & email, and web calls as the process happens with no delay
        • As data is streamed, the application goes through the list of active alerts, testing the alert conditions for each timeline. When any timeline matches the condition, the application verifies its alert status and if it has been already reported, it is ignored. If any new timelines are found the system triggers an alert in real time.
    • Accepting data via:
      • RabbitMQ – Pluggable authentication, authorization, supports TLS and LDAP
      • HTTPS – provides for the safe and encrypted transport of sensitive data in motion
  • Data Transposition:
    • Added Transpose to operations functionality in ETL in the cloud
      • Allows users to convert a single record with multiple selected fields into multiple records
  • Deadline Forecasting:
    • Predict and forecast if a deadline is likely to be missed
    • Allows for the ability to alert staff via sms/email or avoid the missed deadline in another system by alerting via webhooks

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • License management improvements and adjustments:
    • Changes to manage account types
  • Accounts settings for authentication:
    • Added authentication setting options for administrative account type to better manage authentication for account users
      • ability to select authentication types, authentication methods, set password length requirements, expiration settings, and prohibiting the use of previous passwords

Version 3.8.0

New features:

  • Enterprise security features:
    • Password expiration rules.
      • Account owner can configure the expiration time and how many old passwords could not be used.
    • Minimum password length
    • Security level for all users on this account (not per users anymore)
  • Bottleneck analysis:
    • Complete new design
    • Added ability to create any number of what-if scenarios
      • Each scenario contains what-if changes in Time or Costs. User may specify future (hypothetical) time and costs for each event
      • New metrics include total time and costs gains in each scenario
  • ServiceNow data import:
    • Removed time limit
    • Configurable date range
    • Incremental scheduled load
    • Maximum records limit
    • Optional use of time index on audit table

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Query:
    • Empty/non-empty operators
    • Equal/non-equal when comparing to another attribute of another event
  • ETL
    • Renaming of columns in JOIN operation
    • Tolerance to bad rows in input file – empty key fields
    • Error email contains full description of issues

Version 3.7.0

New features:

  • New Deadline analysis
    • User may specify the deadline based on the time interval or based on cutoff time (I.E. if order is received by 2 pm, it should be shipped by 10 am of the following day)
  • Alert definition now includes the combination of Set and any of Query or Deadline on top of it.
  • New type of Alert based on deadline
  • The ability to create multiple alert messages in the same alert based on time

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Improvements and bug fixes to ETL
  • Changes and improvements in Forecasts analysis

Version 3.6.0

New features:

  • Full ETL in the Cloud
    • Upload large files into one or more Repositories
    • Perform various operations on the data
    • Load data from a repository into a project
    • Combine the operations into ToDo lists
    • Include Manifest file into your sFTP data upload which automatically triggers a ToDo list
  • Predictive classification – Forecast

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Extended support for “exceptional days” in business calendars
  • Improved cloud-to-cloud data import from ServiceNow
  • End-of-trial handling with notifications
  • Security fixes and enhancements

Version 3.5.0

New features:

  • Full migration to Amazon AWS
  • New container-based architecture
  • Security improvements
  • Self-service subscription for ServiceNow single-user application

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Number formatting in Costs diagrams
  • Import of ServiceNow project
  • Scheduled ServiceNow data load
  • Authorization for public projects
  • Cancelling the upload process
  • Upload for CSV file with extra column

Version 3.4.0

New features:

  • Addition of Bottleneck Analysis which identifies and visualizes the impact individual process steps have on process performance and throughput to detect the best automation and improvement candidates.
  • Change to free trial registration to make Email confirmation mandatory and block some specific email providers
  • Business calendars are applied to all time-related calculations in metrics and filters.
  • Current user’s role is displayed in the application menu.

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Link to a set of timelines, embedded into Alert message, sometimes points to an empty set.
  • Abnormal memory consumption when uploading the animated GIF instead of the plain one.
  • When opening a project while expired login, Open Dialog still appears.
  • Selected element is not highlighted properly in Protocol editor.
  • Data upload report does not include all fields from the failed rows.
  • Performance improvements in Data import for Salesforce and ServiceNow connectors.
  • Path view produces console error when switching between Schema and Sequence modes too fast.

Version 3.4.1

New features and improvements:

  • Change in the computational logic of business timeline duration business to accelerate calculations for faster response time
  • Proper use of plurals in business duration labels
  • Data export for dashboard pie and bar-charts
  • Dashboard chart preview uses the sample data points to accelerate time to display
  • Ability to save favorite dashboard in user/project combination

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Workflow charts displaying ‘null’ when workflow queue attribute was null
  • Set export with categories produced an empty column title
  • Project invitation e-mails sent from ServiceNow and AD accounts (ServiceNow and AD accounts cannot send project invitations to add other users)

Version 3.4.2

New features and improvements:

  • Additional dashboard metrics: count of specific events
  • Update to Query so that an attribute of an event could be compared to an attribute of a different event in the same timeline
  • New animation of fast and instant transitions in the schema so that all instances are displayed on the schema visualization
  • Ability to cancel an ongoing project import/export

Fixes and Tweaks:

  • Console error when closing the property panel
  • Exception when closing the Alert Configuration panel

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