June 18th, 2018

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with imported components not adjusting to updated colors sometimes.

June 18th, 2018

Bug Fix

  • Updated the place holder image for blank dashboard pages.

June 12th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Added a default muted color theme to the color theme menu.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with the configuration menu for dashboard pages.
  • Fixed an issue where callouts and tables would show as having no data sometimes.

June 07th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Updated the recommended size for dashboard header images.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with blurry header images.

June 05th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Added Time Duration as a numeric format.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with Pie Charts displaying the add button instead of a change button for pie charts.
  • Fixed an issue with some instances of drag and drop not working with the Firefox browser.

May 16th, 2018

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with user layers not being able to be set as an area of interest.
  • Fixed an issue with the dashboard save status indicator constantly displaying as Saving despite the save of new edits having completed.

May 15th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Added Promo Cards as a component.
  • Updated dashboards to be able to use larger logo photos.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with map info cards being to long for some iOS devices to display properly.
  • Fixed a display issue with Layer Properties menu for fullscreen maps.

May 09th, 2018

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with some overlays persisting after navigation.
  • Fixed an issue with the load more button not working on fullscreen maps.

May 01st, 2018

Enhancement

  • Add a character maximum for Dashboard headers
  • Added the ability for Dashboard headers to be left blank.

Bug Fix

  • Addressed several UI related issues.
  • Fixed an issue with map layers not preserving style edits made to the initial layer.
  • Fixed an issue with older Goal Tracker components.

April 24th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Updated the Upload Transformation Request form.
  • Added Transformation Request option to existing layers.
  • Updated the Component Edit UI to be inline with the Map Edit UI updates. 

April 11th, 2018

Bug Fix

  • Addressed several UI related issues.

April 04th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Added the ability for users to select a label field for custom layers.
  • Added the ability for users to add a description to custom layers.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed a display issue related to User Layers that contained no data.

March 29th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Update the map edit experience for Reports and Dashboards.
  • Added the ability for Report and Dashboard maps to inherit the default geography.

Enhancement

  • Added Divider and Spacer components.
  • Updated the component edit UI.
  • Updated document import process.
  • Added an offline indicator.
  • Improved the rendering of Collection Screens

Bug Fix

  • Improved Availability accuracy. 
  • Addressed several UI related issues.

March 14th, 2018

Bug Fix

  • Addressed UI issues

March 05th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Updated the page loading icon.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with tables not scrolling horizontally on iOS devices.
  • Addressed UI issues.

March 01st, 2018

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with reordering dashboard pages
  • Suppressed the View Only banner on print.
  • Disabled editing for Reports/Dashboards while on mobile.
  • Addressed UI issues related to the UI refresh.

February 27th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Updated the application UI.
  • Improved loading times for larger documents.

February 22nd, 2018

Enhancement

  • Added the ability for users to group similar items within a content group component
  • Improved Unit handling for custom layers.
  • Added Version Conflict Warning to documents being edited by different users.
  • Improved default styling for Reports and Dashboards.

February 12th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Added the ability for users to create inner dashboard page links using the text editor component's url functionality.

Bug Fix

  • Improved dashboard page scrolling for both view and edit modes.

February 08th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Added password protection to shared dashboards and reports.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue blocking the creation of reports from the layer page.

February 06th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Added a preview option for dashboards and reports.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue blocking the rendering of some components.
  • Fixed a few UI issues with the goal tracker.

January 31st, 2018

Enhancement

  • added the ability for dashboards and reports to visualize a data friendly table component.

January 25th, 2018

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where maps would not properly render on mobile devices.

January 23rd, 2018

Enhancement

  • Updated several elements for the goal tracker component's edit overlay.

January 22nd, 2018

Enhancement

  • Restored the ability for users to delete their layers.
  • Added warning messaging around the deletion of user layers.
  • Removed the ability for user to delete dashboard pages from the dashboard preview hover menu.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with Text Editor Component and dashboard pages.
  • Fixed a dashboard page duplication error.
  • Fixed an issue with the 404 page login link.

January 16th, 2018

Enhancement

  • Added the ability for users to upload and visualize layers with time series data.
  • Added the ability for users to upload and visualize layers with correlation data.

January 09th, 2018

Enhancement

  • added more support for user layers and visualizing how we display layer name/labels.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where resizing the legacy map browser window would inaccurately report available geographies.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue blocking users from uploading photos.

January 02nd, 2018

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue blocking users from uploading photos.

December 29th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated the login error messaging throughout the app.

December 19th, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue keeping users from deleting dashboard pages
  • Fixed an issue where URLs would not wrap properly within the Text Editor Component.

December 14th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added a goal tracker component.
  • Refreshed the component edit UI and experience.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the component menu would sometimes flicker.

December 12th, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where map hover boxes would display an entire decimal value sometimes.

December 6th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated the appearance of the application.

Bug Fix

  • Improved shared dashboard page navigation and pagination.

December 4th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added a way for users to duplicate any component used on a report or dashboard page.
  • Added several improvements to the deletion of dashboard pages.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to view filter issues on maps when using an iOS device.

November 29th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added several improvements to the rich text editor used in reports and dashboard pages.

November 21st, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added the ability for the application to visualize user layers' metadata when available.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where changing an image would not enable the save button.
  • Fixed an issue where users were able to interact with other components when editing a component.

November 7th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Improved the selection, editing, and presentation of report/dashboard components.
  • Improved normalization.
  • Added the ability for users to select their chart types.
  • Added a dashboard edit experience.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with importing of legacy maps.
  • Suppressed duplicate

October 24th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added the ability for users to define their own custom break methodology on the new map experience.
  • Added the ability for users to select the number of analysis bins used on new maps.

October 17th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added the ability for users to set their map orientation.

Bug Fix

  • Added several fixes to address Filter issues.

October 10th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Redesigned the homepage.
  • Added support for visualizing line and point data on the new map experience.
  • Added the ability for users to import legacy maps into reports and dashboard pages.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with drawing tools.

October 5th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added Nested Pages to Dashboards.
  • Added the ability for users to export individual map layers as .CSVs form reports.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the Map Legend would not print properly for Reports.

October 2nd, 2017

Enhancement

  • Made map legends collapsable to better support mobile use.
  • Updated the Layer Upload page to provide users with more information about the upload process.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with the way filters displayed in the legacy map experience.

September 27th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added filters to the reports/dashboards map experience.
  • Added the ability for images to support URL embedding.

September 21st, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added authorship controls to Correlation Components.
  • Added the ability for users to export layers as .geojson.
  • Added the ability for users to create a new layer from any sub-feature of an existing layer..

September 18th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Improved the styling of tables used in reports/dashboards to better align them with custom tables.

September 13th, 2017

Enhancement

  • New Reports, created from a custom layer page, now open with the layer used in map view.
  • Improved availability.

September 8th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added a logo field to customer dashboards
  • Improved the functionality of nested pages

September 5th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added Nested Pages to Dashboards.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the Map Legend would not print properly for Reports.

August 31st, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added correlation chart types to Reports.
  • Added a customizable chart component to Reports.
  • Added HTML table support to the Rich Text Editor in Reports.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the Map Legend would not print properly for Reports.

August 29th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated both overflow menus within Reports to contain the same additional save options.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where Custom Shapes with longer names and no spaces would would not wrap properly in certain areas within Reports.

August 24th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated the Analysis Selection Menu for Map Components
  • Updated the Layer Edit Menu for Map Components.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where selecting Equal Interval as your Classification Method would not bin the values correctly.

August 22nd, 2017

Enhancement

  • Removed the Beta Tag from Reports
  • Removed the file upload restriction for Self Service Shapes.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where individual characteristic types, that were selected for a report, would display as blank within the .CSV export overlay.
  • Fixed an issue where uploaded layers would not appear on the Layers list page or within a geography selector until a refresh of the page occurred.
  • Fixed an issue that would force the delete button for the Rich Text Editor to not display properly at times.

August 14th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated availability search results to help with the processing of complex shapes.
  • Added a list of all supported file types to the Upload Transformation Request page.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the Drawing Tools page would not error properly if the vertices maximum was exceeded.
  • Fixed the Project Folder layout for mobile devices.
  • Fixed an issue forcing all pasted items to be appended to the end of the text field within the Rich Text Editor.
  • Fixed an issue blocking the loading of the Not Available warning when users selected datasets not available to their selected geography.

August 8th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added Reports to the top position within Project Folders
  • Added a map orient button to map components within Reports.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the selected color theme was no accurately reflected on datasets in the Dataset Library.
  • Fixed an issue where certain datasets would continuously load if a custom shape was being used.

August 2nd, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added customer self service functionality to the application

August 1st, 2017

  • Added several updates to the Rich Text Editor within Reports.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the feature class selector for Reports lacked organization.
  • Fixed an issue where users were able to select feature classes that exceeded the maximum threshold of allowed vertices.

July 26th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Enhanced the map component used within Reports.
  • Added the ability to visualize and apportion data to mySidewalk and Custom Layers within the new map component for Reports.
  • Added the ability to import existing Reports and Report Templates into your current Report.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where CSV exports on a fullscreen map did not contain geography labels.

June 27th, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue impacting the color selector within Reports.

June 19th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added Customer Dashboards to the Application.
  • Improved styling and formatting for printed Reports.

June 12th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added a shape for the United States of America for use as a comparison.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where CSV exports on a fullscreen map did not contain geography labels.

June 07th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Completed implementation of Reports throughout the app.
  • Added a Report creation dialog to multiple areas throughout the app.
  • Added exportable titles and footnotes to datasets used in Reports.
  • Added Table Styling to Reports.
  • Added the ability to adjust colors on tables that use the new styling.
  • Improved the Edit UI for all components used in Reports.

May 30th, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where applying an Area of Interest would sometimes force shapes to be unavailable at certain zoom levels.

May 22nd, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated the Percent Difference Icons for tables with comparisons enabled.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the Initiative Count did not accurately display the number of available Initiatives.

May 17th, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to export charts from Reports
  • Fixed an issue where some selectable datasets would not redirect properly on shared reports.

May 15th, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to reply to a post on a mobile device.
  • Fixed an issue where the template row on the homepage did not display properly.
  • Fixed an issue where certain user uploaded were missing additional navigation.

May 10th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Preliminary release of Shareable Reports.
  • Users can add individual charts to a Report.
  • Users can add map components to a Report.
  • Users can add text components to a Report.
  • Users can add images to reports
  • Users can create a custom color group for their Report and set it as default for their overall organization.
  • Improved several components that should improve application performance

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where certain datasets would not properly report their availability.

May 2nd, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to export charts from the dataset library if they changed their geography.
  • Fixed an issue where maps would load in an unsaved state.
  • Fixed an issue where adding a comparison to chart converted to a table would revert the table.

April 24th, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where exporting a map would not export if the map name contained certain characters.

April 17th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated the Multi-Select Drawing Tool to accommodate for slower selection caused by network conditions or certain OS types.
  • Updated Chart displays for charts with 5 or fewer characteristic types and 20 or more characteristic types.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where certain datasets would not properly report their availability.

April 13th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated normalization for Universe Type of datasets.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where certain datasets would not properly report their availability.

April 4th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated and unified dataset selection throughout the application. 
  • Updated the buffer warning message to better explain the buffer minimum.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to close certain menus when an overlay was active.

March 22nd, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where users were able to interact with drawn shapes during save.
  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to edit the name of their layer.

March 20th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Increased the maximum character allotment for Engagement Posts' descriptions.
  • Added more descriptive errors for CSVs uploads.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where an Area of Interest would make Geographies unavailable.

March 13th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Preliminary release of Drawing Tools.

March 06th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated the way Charts and Graphs handle datasets with longer titles.

Enhancement

  • Added source tooltips to datasets located in the Dataset Library.
  • Expanded Dataset Availability  to apply to the Dataset Library, Home page and Templates.

February 21st, 2017

Enhancement

  • Added new Area of Interest tools to the map experience.

February 06th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated the Upload History tab on the Layers page to list more pertinent information.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with custom shapes and comparison apportionment when using a table.

January 30th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated the sidebar style on all pages to provide more useful and functional information.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where printed datasets did not reflect the correct printed URL.

January 23rd, 2017

Bug Fix

  • Fixed a couple issues related to tables

January 18th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Updated the way the homepage loads and also animated the way rows scroll now.
  • Added a Days Remaining counter for trial users.
  • Added a new way for users to add charts to full screen maps.
  • Updated dataset availability relative to your location.
  • Upgraded charts to work better on smaller screens.
  • Added search to the Layers page.
  • Upgraded the Project Folder search on new map overlays to not create the map on enter.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where IE users were unable to enter text into certain geo selection fields.
  • Fixed an issue where the second search term would not carry to the browse data search field for secondary datasets.
  • Fixed an issue where pressing enter in the data search menu for full screen maps would toggle the filter by box.
  • Fixed an issue where users could enter a lower maximum value in the filter by box.

January 09th, 2017

Enhancement

  • Email and Trial Invitation updates
  • Updated User template UI/UX to bring it inline with mySidewalk Template Detail pages.
  • Added Scroll wheel zoom to User Preferences

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where longer titles, with no spaces, would not wrap properly in the sidebar.

January 04th, 2017 (Happy New Year!)

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where clicking the source link, from the browse data overlay within fullscreen maps, would not open the source

December 22nd, 2016

Enhancement

  • Added Dataset lists to the homepage.
  • Added Dataset Library to the global navigation
  • Completely redesigned the Dataset Source and Data views
  • Bumped comparisons from 3 to 5.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where longer titles for Geographies would not wrap properly.
  • Fixed an issue where map/data overlays would block the global navigation menu.
  • Fixed an issue where selecting a feature of an uploaded layer, with multiple features, would not open the correct selection.

December 14th, 2016

Enhancement

  • Complete redesign of the homepage for a more wholistic experience.
  • Added User Preference link to the homepage.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the geography selector would reopen on mouse click.

December 05th, 2016

Enhancement

  • Updated the structure and layout of map data boxes.
  • Uploading a layer directly to a full screen map will now append the layer to the top of the list.

November 30th, 2016

Enhancement

  • Updated the map creation process.
  • Added the ability for users to view certain custom geographies as default location.
  • Added the use/application certain custom geographies in areas throughout the app.
  • Added the ability to upload layers directly to the Location Snapshot page.
  • Added individual pages for each layer the user has uploaded.
  • Updated charts to display data by the assigned method.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where percent sliders were not displaying properly when using the latest Firefox browser.

November 21st, 2016

Enhancement

  • Done Editing Annotation will now save the annotation.
  • Added filtered values to Template Detail page.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue that removed the color coded values from template detail pages.
  • Fixed an issue forcing certain datasets to display improperly on smaller screens.

November 14th, 2016

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to export a map as a CSV if the feature contained missing data elements.

November 7th, 2016

Enhancements

  • Added Filters and Sort Controls to several pages in addition to the Maps page.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with disparate UI elements throughout the app.

October 31st, 2016

Enhancement

  • Limited the size of Template Detail photos in order to speed up browsing.
  •  Updated several UI elements.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue with Internet Explorer not displaying icons properly.

October 24th, 2016

Enhancements

  • Updated the map data cards to better handle longer titles and data names.
  •  Updated help desk documentation.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where maps would occasionally not load.

October 17th, 2016

Enhancement

  • Updated the location placement of the color theme selector for  the Location Snapshot page.
  • Updated the color selector for the Template Details pages to allow for primary color swapping.
  • Updated the way your color selection persists throughout your session. Now your color selection will persist until you select another color, load a map/template/location snapshot that has a different color applied to it, or refresh your browser.
  • Updated the restriction to allow any member of an organization, with the appropriate permissions, to delete Public Profiles, Events, or Initiatives.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where a user may receive a message for unsaved changes despited not being on a map.

October 13th, 2016

Enhancement

  • Improved the way Categories were displayed for Charts.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where users could not create a template from the home page.

October 11th, 2016

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where sorted items were not displaying properly.
  • Fixed an issue where IE would not create a map from a user template.

October 10th, 2016

Enhancement

  • Updated the Layers page to fall in line with the updated design of the site.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the Help Document link on the Layers page was pointed at the wrong destination.
  • Fixed an issue where canceling a map save and making a change would force the map into a bad state.

October 03rd, 2016

Enhancement

  • Card summaries now display the aggregate count for the visible feature counts.
  • The Home Page now displays all Featured Templates as cards.
  • Chart source is now visibile on shared maps.
  • Chart source is visible on devices with smaller screens.
  • Now when a user changes pages they will be taken to the top of the next page.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where the "removed a layer" event was reporting every time the map moved.
  • Fixed an issue where the Location Snapshot tutorial did not display.
  • Fixed an issue involving shared maps.

September 21st, 2016

New Features:

  • Added an Onboard page for new and returning users to set their preferred categories or role types.
  • Added a User Preference Menu Item in order for users to change their previously selected defaults.
  • Added a new Home Page Experience in order for users to better navigate throughout the app.
  • Added a Location Snapshot page to succinctly summarize data of a location and how that data might compare to other locations.
  • Added the ability to search the Template Library in order for users to more quickly answer questions or reveal insights.

Enhancement

  • Streamlined the Map creation experience.
  • Added the ability for users to select a role type or category.

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where Filtered Values were not functioning correctly.

September 15th, 2016

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where if Intercom failed to render, it would force the rest of the page not to load.
  • Fixed an issue where Intercom would display a message waiting notification in the browser tab, despite there not being any unchecked messages.
  • Fixed an issue where older templates could not be applied to a map due to an error.

September 12th, 2016

Enhancement

  • Added a help desk item directly to the data card that displays correlation in order to better explain our implementation of correlations.

Bug Fixes

  • The "Product Update" link, located in the upper righthand dropdown menu has been updated to bring users to the "New Release Notes" page.
  • Resolved an issue where the latest update to the Chrome browser (53.0.2785.101) introduced a bug that kept maps from rendering. 

September 06th, 2016

New Features

  • Added the ability to see correlation of bivariate datasets

August 25th, 2016

Bug Fix

  • Fixed Intercom Styling overrides to hide the default messenger icon which was appearing on all pages and obscuring some controls.


August 22nd, 2016

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where maps with one or more charts set to display as a table throw a JavaScript error.
  • Removed user to user invitations from the application.

August 18th, 2016

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where Percent/Value filters of a template would be reset upon application.
  • Fixed an issue where the current Percent/Value filter would persist despite the newly applied filter having the opposite filter set.
  • Fixed an issue where the choropleth legend would show a value outside of the limited ramp.

August 15th, 2016

New Features

  • (Beta) Add a page showing curated templates that lets them be filtered by category. 
  • Included on the curated templates page - Public polygon feature search.
  • Add link to filter data in choropleth dropdown.

Updated Features

  • Update VectorTileLayer to default to labels turned off.
  • Remove Unused Dashboard Code

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where trying to redeem an invitation that has expired can prevent future invitations from being redeemed.

August 8th, 2016

Updated Features

  • Updated the choropleth legend to show what part of the color ramp is being used

Bug Fix

  • Fixed an issue where it looked like you could add annotations to a template (Sorry!)
  • Fixed an issue where both we and your browser were trying to autocomplete data to show on the choropleth


Supported Browsers

We support the current and the previous release of Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Along with the current versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.

Supported Computer Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 and up
  • Mac: Mountain Lion (10.8) and up

Recommended minimum system specs:

  •  1.3GHz dual core processor or better
  •  4GB ram
  •  1024x768 screen or larger
  •  high speed internet connectivity
  •  enough free storage that you can successfully browse the web.
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