Roundups

Issue 22.2 |

2022 Work Plan Review

This issue of the RoadSoft Roundup provides a brief summary of the Roadsoft User Group webinar, as well as a list and descriptions of completed tasks from the 2022 Roadsoft Work Plan.

In addition, there are end of service life announcements for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Windows 8.1. 

Issue 22.1 |

Work Orders: Managed

This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup spotlights the revised Work Order Manager features and functionality that streamline the operation of the tool.

The issue also provides a reminder that we are offering our Tech Assist Tuesday technical assistance sessions for agencies that need help with using Roadsoft.

Issue 21.4 |

Model Inventory of Roadway Elements Fundamental Data Elements

This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup provides a history of the Model Inventory of Roadway Elements Fundamental Data Elements (MIRE FDE) included in Roadsoft and outlines how to compare and edit the data and export any changes for submittal to MDOT using Roadsoft.

Issue 21.3 |

Roadsoft 2021 Work Plan Review

This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup summarizes the 2021 Roadsoft User Group meeting and presents the results of the Roadsoft 2022 Work Plan survey.

There's also a small reminder about our Tech Assist Tuesdays technical assistance sessions, and a summary of the 2021 Roadsoft User Conference of the United States (RUCUS) at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Mt. Pleasant on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.  

Issue 21.2 |

Dude, Where's My Data?

This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup covers what happens to data after a migration.

There's also a short introduction to new themes in Roadsoft and the LDC, as well as small reminders about our Tech Assist Tuesdays technical assistance sessions and the 2021 Roadsoft User Conference of the United States (RUCUS) at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Mt. Pleasant on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

Issue 21.1 |

Roadsoft Frequently Asked Questions

This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup addresses some of the frequently asked questions we get and provides brief answers to those questions.

In addition, there's a brief announcement about the latest Roadsoft release. a reminder about our Tech Assist Tuesdays technical assistance sessions that are available, as well as a reminder for everyone to mark their calendars for the 2021 Roadsoft User Conference of the United States (RUCUS) that will be held at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Mt. Pleasant on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

Issue 20.4 |

Roadsoft 2021 Work Plan Updates

This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup summarizes the proceedings of the Fall Roadsoft User Group meeting, as well as the results of the Roadsoft 2021 work plan survey.

This issue includes Spotlight articles on Senior Software Architect Nick Koszykowski and Principal Programmer Luke Peterson.

Finally, in Tips & Tricks we highlight the ability to  graph roads surface trends in Roadsoft.

Issue 20.3 |

Project Builder and Routine Maintenance Update

This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup provides an overview of the updated features and functionality related to Routine Maintenance  and the Project Builder.\

This issue includes Spotlight articles on Senior Project Manager Gary Schlaff and Senior Software Engineer Mike Pionke.

Finally, this issue includes a couple more Roadsoft Tips & Tricks.

Issue 19.3 |

Planning for the Road Ahead - Roadsoft User Group & 2019 Survey Results

This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup summarizes the proceedings of the Fall Roadsoft User Group meeting, as well as the results of the Roadsoft 2020 work plan survey.

This issue begins a new running series of programmer spotlight articles on both student and full time staff programmers that work on Roadsoft and other Center for Technology & Training software programs. The spotlights include studetn programmer Joshua Hansen and Will Kirkconnell.

The issue announces the release of Roadsoft 2019.10 and Roadsoft Laptop Data Collector 2019.10.1, and gives a brief update on the status of the Michigan geographic framework migration. The Center for Technology and Training is currently working with various State of Michigan agencies with the intent of providing a framework migration in the 2020.3 release of Roadsoft in March of 2020.

This issue reminds customers that that Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7 in January of 2020. In response, the CTT will also be ending their support for Windows 7 in January of 2020.

Finally, the issue reminds users that the CTT has ended their support for SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, and SQL Express 2008 due to Microsoft's end of support for those products as of July, 2019. Starting with the 2019.10 release, Roadsoft will no longer connect to any SQL 2008 database and users will have to update to a newer release of SQL Server.

 

Issue 20.1 |

Roadsoft 2020.X - What Happens During Migration?

This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup provides an overview of the Roadsoft migration process.  Roadsoft 2020.3 included the first Roadsoft data migration since 2017. This migration is significant as it converts Roadsoft from the previous Michigan Geographic framework to the new ESRI Roads & Highways base map.

This issue also provieds a quick summary of the 2020 Roadsoft User Conference of the United States (RUCUS).

In addition, this issue includes a Programmer Spotlight article on Senior Software Engineer Mary Crane.

Finally, this issue introduces a new regular feature highlighting Roadsoft Tips & Tricks.