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Prevent Accidental Dealer Name Change

Problem Context When working on a project, there is the potential to click the Edit Dealer button instead of the Create Dealer button. This can cause the existing Dealer to be renamed, and affect all projects currently assigned to the customer. Id...
about 1 month ago in BC Connect / Projects 0 Tracked

Cut replacements for damaged pieces

Problem Context When a member is damaged in the field, and i need to send a new piece to replace it, the current process to "Save As" or create a material list, set it to "Ready For Optimization" and then pull it into a batch. This is quite involv...
about 2 months ago in BC Connect / Projects 0 Tracked

Full Width Opti pages

Problem Context When working within the Optimizer module, i am unable to easily read or manipulate the smaller pieces in the optimization when viewing the read only screen or edit cut screen. Idea Expand the view to use the full width of the screen.
about 2 months ago in BC Connect 0 Tracked

Project Delete

Problem Context Users report frustration that they are unable to delete projects. Users do not fully embrace that projects can be repurposed or there is greater emphasis on created date than repurposing would support. Users want to remove projects...
4 months ago in BC Connect 0 Tracked

Upload project attachments at Project Create

Problem Context When I am creating a new project, I have to create the project completely so that I can navigate to the attachments tab before I can upload any attachments. Idea Allow project attachments to be uploaded as the project is being crea...
3 months ago in BC Connect 0 Tracked

Project Template

Problem Context When i create a project, i have a lot of information that i need to add manually, depending on project type. This is time consuming, and it would be nice to have it automated. Idea Allow a project starting point to be defined so th...
3 months ago in BC Connect 0 Tracked

Custom Project Number

Problem Context When a project starts in an "outside" application, i need to match my BC Connect project numbers to the outside application number. I am currently unable to do this, so it can create confusion when i use other fields to track the p...
3 months ago in BC Connect 0 Tracked

Blocking - Move Pull and Ship pieces back out into cut solution

Problem Context When the system identifies blocking pieces in the material list to handle as Pull and Ship, i am unable to move any of that original amount back out in the solution to be included in cuts. Idea Allow these pull and ship pieces to b...
3 months ago in BC Connect 0 Tracked

Create builder - Auto recommend when already exists

Problem Context There are times when I miss that a particular build has already been added to the system when assigning builder to a project. When this happens, a duplicate of that builder is created. This causes issues since there are now two ver...
4 months ago in BC Connect 0 Tracked

Configure auto-calculation of Sq/ft of Framing

Problem Context Following the change to allow the system to provide a calculated value for "Sq/ft of Framing", give users more control over which DSTs are included in the sum for "Sq/ft of Framing". Idea The user can manage which associated DSTs a...
4 months ago in BC Connect 0 Tracked