Sharpen Your Tools >> ACT16 User Forum Tracks

As mentioned in last month’s blog, users from all over the country and with varied levels of software experience attend the Lucity Annual Conference and Training (ACT). The main mission of ACT is to provide attendees with the training and resources they need to be efficient and effective users of our software.  Sometimes, being efficient and effective transcends the software and is more process and/or operations related.  The primary purpose of the ACT User Forums is to allow attendees that share responsibilities to discuss current hurdles and how those hurdles may be overcome. Continue reading

Lucity 2015r2 is Here

This week we released Lucity 2015r2.  Big improvements and changes are in this release including:

  • A new dashboard and time sheet user interface
  • Live WYSIWYG dashboard editing on the web
  • A new work scheduler application
  • A new graphic interface for managing tire installations
  • New modules for Storm Water Quality management
  • New modules for Street Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • New work estimating tools
  • Construction modules on the web
  • Plus many new enhancements in GIS, Work, Water, Storm, Trees, and more

In addition to this long list of new features, this release also includes a tool to consolidate all of the numerous GBA* databases into a single new Lucity database. Stay tuned for some details on how this unification process works in the August edition of Looking into Lucity in your email inbox.

Here is a brief peek at just a few of the new features in Lucity 2015r2

We hope you join us at ACT in Kansas City in a few weeks to see this in action.  If you have any suggestions, please feel free to leave a comment below or visit us at Lucity Listens.

Lucity for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch 1.50 Release – GIS Editing and Toolkits

Last week the latest Lucity Mobile version for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch was released to the App Store. It includes two major improvements: GIS feature editing and toolkits.

GIS feature editing is available for clients using the new Lucity GIS feature update model. image1 (4)

Toolkits are available for select modules for clients using Lucity 2014r2 SP1 and higher. The following tools have been released:

In Lucity 2014r2 SP1

  • Change Crew (Work Orders)
  • Add Main Task (Work Orders)
  • Add Multiple….  (Work Order Tasks)
  • Create Inspection (Work Order Asset)
  • Populate Dates and Units (Work Order Tasks)

Lucity 2015

  • Select Street Pavement Inspection Field Distresses tools
  • Select Storm BMP tools
  • Install, Uninstall, Swap Meter tools (Work Orders)
  • Create Work Order From Template (Work Orders)

Lucity 2015 SP1 (coming very soon)

  • Populate Task for Crew (Work Orders)

To request a specific toolkit to be available on the mobile devices, visit our Lucity Listens page dedicated to mobile enhancements. Let us know how we can improve our mobile applications!

Lucity Mobile 1.5 for Android Released

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No, that is not PacMan™ with a Rudolph nose, it’s feature editing! Has your crew ever been out in the field and realized that the geometry at a specific location has changed? Whether it’s a new tree that was just planted or the expansion of a facility parking lot, these kinds of changes can be troublesome to get exact when back at the office. This issue is now avoidable with the release of Lucity Mobile 1.5 for Android. Along with feature editing, several other new features have been added with this release:

  • Improvements to map stability and usability
  • Base maps
  • Multi-select and find dialog improvements
  • Open in another view

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