Lucity 7.20 Enhancements: Utility Locates

Happy Holidays and welcome to the eighth (and final) in a series of blog posts that will highlight key changes and enhancements made to the Lucity software for 7.20.  This is running a bit behind because we are ready to announce our 7.30 release! Don’t worry though, we will still support 7.10 and 7.20 for a while.  Information on version support can be found here in our client portal.

This post discusses a new module we added for 7.20 to help mange utility locate requests.  Additional topics in this series include:

Recently, Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources contacted us about improving tracking of utility locates.  In particular they were looking for a way to track incidents.  What was hit?  Who hit it?  Who requested the locate and what was the status of the locate?  Who is responsible?  What was the cost of the repair?  What is the status of the bill?
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Lucity 7.20 Enhancements: Lucity GIS for ArcGIS 10 Improvements Part 2

Our Annual User Conference and Training and the final push before our 7.3 release has kept our development staff very busy.  There are, however, still two remaining posts for our 7.20 enhancements we want to share.  This post is the seventh (of eight) in the series.  It discusses more enhancements we made for our ArcGIS 10 integration.  This post focuses on GIS editing enhancements made in this release.  These features allow you to customize your editing experience using the Lucity GIS extension. Additional topics in this series include:

Streamlining Edit Prompts

Editors in ArcMap will be pleased that the Lucity extension can now be configured to streamline the number of prompts relating to edit sessions (or disable them completely).  Some users want these prompts;  they provide assurance that the software is doing what they expect it to do.  But users were frequently requesting more control over which prompts were displayed. In response to our user’s requests, several new configuration options were added for 7.20.  Continue reading

Lucity 7.20 Enhancements: Project and Account Number Lookups

Welcome to the sixth in a series of blog posts that will highlight key changes and enhancements made to the Lucity software for 7.20.  This post discusses our new Project and Account Lookups and some of the places you will find them used in our software.  Additional topics in this series include:

Clients who are not using a custom financial integration with our software may find our new Account Number and Project Number Account Lookups useful.  Projects and Accounts are used throughout our Work Management modules including Work Orders, Timesheet, PMs/Templates, and Project Management. Continue reading

Lucity 7.20 Enhancements: Work Management Productivity Tools

Welcome to the fifth in a series of blog posts that will highlight key changes and enhancements made to the Lucity software for 7.20.  This post discusses some improvements to help you to be more productive in our Work Management modules.  Additional topics in this series include:

These productivity improvements are not the most glamorous of our enhancements discussed in this series, but we hope these changes will save users time and reduce some tedious daily tasks.  For the 7.20 release we added tools for closing work orders in bulk, as well as batch updating supervisor, lead worker or crew assignments.  We also added the ability to add multiple sub tasks to a work order at once. Continue reading

Lucity 7.20 Enhancements: Project Management Improvements Driven By Our Clients

Welcome to the fourth in a series of blog posts that will highlight key changes and enhancements made to the Lucity software for 7.20.  This post discusses the enhancements made for the Project Management modules.  Additional topics in this series include:

Our clients play a critical role in our development initiatives and enhancements.  We recently made quite a few changes to our Project Management modules based on clients’ requests. Continue reading

Lucity 7.20 Enhancements: Lucity GIS for ArcGIS 10 Improvements

Welcome to the third in a series of blog posts that will highlight key changes and enhancements made to the Lucity software for 7.20.  This post covers some enhancements for the Lucity GIS Tools for ArcGIS 10.  Additional topics in this series include:

Storm TV Defects and Observations Map

Historically we have supported viewing Sewer TV Observations in the map to show locations of defects and laterals as they were recorded during a television inspection.  For this release, we added the same support for Storm TV Observations. Continue reading

Lucity 7.20 Enhancements: Improved Timesheet

Welcome to the second in a series of blog posts that will highlight key changes and enhancements made to the Lucity software for 7.20!  This post discusses the new timesheet interface, which has been completely re-written in Silverlight.  Additional topics in this series include:

The Lucity Timesheet interface was completely re-written for the 7.20 release.  Continue reading