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  1. Enable PI Builder for Office Web Apps

    As a user, I want to be able to use PI Builder in a web browswer, so that I can use PI Builder with Office 365.

    1 vote
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  2. Allow AF Enumeration Set as data type of column in AF Table

    As a user, I want to be able to use AF Enumeration Set as a data type in a column of an AF Table, so that I can populate the column based on defined values in an AF Enumeration set.

    4 votes
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  3. Allow substitution parameters in attribute template description

    As a user, I want to be able to use substitution parameters in attribute template descriptions, so that when elements are created from template, the attribute template description can be substituted with pertinent information.

    Note: This was previously Enhancement 116200.

    49 votes
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  4. Ability to search find where specific UOM are used

    As a user, I want to be able to find where specific UOM are used, so that I know the impact of UOM changes to my PI AF hierarchy.

    3 votes
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  5. Ability to search for PI Points used by PI AF attributes

    As a user, I want to be able to search for specific PI Points used by PI AF attributes, so that I can easily find where the PI Points are being used.

    96 votes
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    RESEARCHING / EVALUATING  ·  10 comments  ·  Asset Framework (AF)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Support SQL Azure as a PI AF SQL backend

    As an administrator, I want to use SQL Azure as the database backend for my PI AF databases, so that I can offload the SQL adminstrative tasks to Azure.

    7 votes
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  7. Composite element templates

    As an user I want to be able to create a template hierarchy (parent-child) all at once, so that I can easily create a hierarchy representing related assets. For example, create a motor, gearbox, compressor train with a single template that actually consists of (in this case) 3 templates.

    23 votes
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  8. Provide the ability to have attribute template that can be used in multiple element templates (attribute sets)

    As an user I want to be able to configure attribute templates that can be used in multiple element templates, so that I can used common attributes between different templates. For example, create three templates representing 3 different kinds of motor but each template can use an attribute template consisting of input current, input voltage, casing temperature.

    10 votes
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  9. Support for localized element and attribute names

    As an user, I want to be able to have a localized element and attribute name in addition to the base language, so that my users do not have to learn a different language.

    22 votes
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  10. Support for bulk calls for custom data references

    As a developer, I want to be able to take advantage of bulk calls from my custom data references so that I can improve the data access performance.

    0 votes
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  11. A single data reference that works with numbers, times, strings, and substitutions

    As an user, I want a single data reference that can handle numbers, strings, times, and substitutions so that I don't have to chain together different data references.

    0 votes
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  12. Web service data reference

    As an user, I want to be able to query web services using a fully support attribute data reference so that I can get the information I need from web services without having to write my own custom data reference.

    4 votes
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  13. Ability to write data to the Buffer Subystem using the AF SDK when PI Data Archive is unavailable at start up

    As an user, I want to be able to write data to the PI Data Archive via the Buffer Subsystem even when the PI Data Archive is unavailable at start up so that my application can continue to run without having to wait for a connection to the PI Data Archive.

    1 vote
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  14. PI Point summary with flexible start/end time

    As an user, I want to be able to summerize a PI Point data reference with a flexible start/end time relative to the start/end time of an event frame so that I can choose to summarize a fraction of an event frame.

    0 votes
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  15. Consume event frame data in attributes

    As an user, I want to be able to retrieve results of event frame searches and summaries and store them as AF attributes so that I can view event frame data in an AF attribute.

    14 votes
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  16. Aggregate event frames to a time series

    As an user, I want to be able to treat event frame like time series data, such as number of active event frames, sum of an attribute, so that I can continuously monitor the evolution of event frames over time.

    13 votes
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  17. Backfill analyses from many disparate assets

    Have an easier way in the UI to find, select, and backfill 50 or 60 disparate assets such as wells. Currently analyses are a flat list.

    1 vote
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  18. Data Quality: Assess Data Integrity

    Have a way to assess the data integrity so end users can trust the data and issues can be fixed quickly.

    5 votes
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  19. Recover data from current time moving backwards

    Recover data from the current time back rather than start of a data gap to now (current time). The most important thing is to get current data immediately.

    4 votes
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  20. Use geolocation to find nearby assets around me

    Use geolocation to find assets around the location of another asset.

    For example, find all wells within 2 miles of well 1043.

    4 votes
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