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  1. OCS Configurable Calculations

    Ability to configure calculations based on OCS data and store the values back into OCS as new Streams.

    14 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Calculations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Display Assets / Sites on a Map

    Ability to display sites & assets on a map, show their current status, and then have a way to drill down into details for them.

    14 votes
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  3. View Data Related to an Asset

    Ability to click on an Asset and view the current values for data & metadata associated with the Asset.

    12 votes
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    STARTED / IN DEVELOPMENT  ·  2 comments  ·  Visualization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Last modified timestamp on documentation topics

    As a documentation user I would like to see a last modified timestamp on each documentation topic. This would be helpful to keep track of when changes/ updates were made to individual topics.

    6 votes
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  5. Disable the Hover Cursor

    I personally find the ever-present cursor really annoying. For example, sometimes I’m moving my mouse to scroll to a later point in time. Or I can imagine myself using my mouse to point something out to a colleague. In both instances, the cursor is not relevant and its presence is distracting (like a gnat!).

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Visualization: Trends  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Trend OCS Stream Properties

    Ability to search for OSIsoft Cloud Services (OCS) Streams by name and trend Stream Properties.

    Ability to perform basic trend interactions such as: setting the time range, configure y-axis mode, highlight traces, hide/show traces, multiple cursors, horizontal panning & zooming.

    9 votes
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  7. PI to OCS - More configuration options when selecting PI tags to transfer

    Allow users more flexibility and options when finding and selecting PI tags to transfer to OCS. Current implementation only allows a single PI tag name search criteria, and limits one transfer between each PI Data Archive and OCS namespace.

    2 votes
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  8. Make Documentation/User Manuals Great Again!

    In general latest versions of User Guides for all products are trying to be user-friendly, but this is taking its toll in form of less information. User Manuals nowadays should be considered as "Plug-and-play" quickstart guides, which are here to help customers to set up the product the way so it works. There used to be other, more in-depth written User Manuals several years ago, which were more like Reference Manuals. They covered all possible scenarios the customer could run into during the setup, they listed all errors, error messages, tips for troubleshooting etc.

    Please, make the Documentation Great again…

    5 votes
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  9. PI to OCS credentials

    I’d like to be able to setup the agent using a pre-created clientId and clientSecret along with my tenantId – our servers require that we login with a different account than our normal user account and since credentials we're trying to pass to OCS with passthrough I was unable to get in the middle of that process and use my normal user account to authenticate for the agent install. My elevated admin account for the servers does not have access to email, so I wasn’t able to just add the account as a user in OCS. That caused me to…

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Data Ingress  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for the feedback. We are researching how best to achieve the goal of specifying a client id and secret manually during install rather than forcing the user to login to OCS to retrieve the client id and secret.

    Please let me know if you have questions, or additional information you wish to share.

    Warm regards,
    Janelle Minich
    Technical Product Manager

  10. Zoom Out and Revert Trend

    You can zoom in on a portion of the trace, but it doesn’t appear possible to zoom out and return to the starting point. Perhaps this feature will be implemented later? I expect to be able to zoom out again, in part, because this is the behavior I see in other applications. I also want to be able to get back to where I was before I zoomed.

    2 votes
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  11. View OCS data in a Spreadsheet

    Ability to view OCS data in a spreadsheet like Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets.

    4 votes
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  12. Indicate that OMF was accepted

    As a OMF developer, I would like a way to easily check if my OMF message succeeded and the message was processed and there were no errors. I would like to do this from my sending application. One possible way would be to send in the returned operation-id of a call to get its status(using same auth header).

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Data Ingress  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Let me copy the URL for the "get data" Data Views API call directly from the Data Views configuration page

    As a Data Scientist, I want there to be an "easy copy" button so that I can quickly and easily copy the API URL that can be used to query for the Data View's interpolated data, with the parameters set in the configuration page.

    This will facilitate ease-of-use for citizen Data Scientsts who will be leveraging this API call in other tools, as well as save time for both expert and citizen Data Scientists, by generating the API URL with required fields such as AccountID, Namespace, DataViewID, startIndex, endIndex, interval, etc.

    1 vote
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  14. Enable conditional substitution between fields in a Data View

    As a Data Scientist exploring or analyzing my dataset, I want to have the ability to configure a Data View to conditionally substitute the value from one field into another field (for instance if a field has a null value at one interval, fill that interval with the value from a different field)

    An example of a common use case would be regarding PI tags sent to OCS via the PI to OCS Agent. Consider a scenario where a numeric PI tag (eg. of type Float) had a period where it stored system Digital State values (eg. Bad Input) instead…

    1 vote
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  15. Ability to support nested attributes in OCS Visualization

    Whilst OCS' SDS supports storing structures that include nested attributes, OCS Trending currently doesn't support that functionality.

    The workaround is to flatten the nested structure to a simple type, and get the OCS Trending to work.

    1 vote
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  16. Raw data at full granularity for data scientists

    Enable bulk data access to data scientists that includes the full granularity of recorded events.

    1 vote
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  17. PI to OCS - Automatic Agent Upgrade

    Enable a more seamless upgrade experience for the PI to OCS Agent, the on-premises component required to transfer data to OCS.

    1 vote
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  18. Flatten nested streams

    I would like to be able to use the Stream Views capabilities in OCS to be able to flatten nested streams.

    1 vote
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  19. Allow Reordering Traces in the Trend

    I was adding data items from a fictional plant where they have equipment 1-9 and I wanted the order to reflect the name instead of the order I clicked to add to the trend.

    1 vote
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  20. The Cursor Table's Icon Can Be Confusing

    In the lower pane of the workspace, the icon that is associated with the table doesn’t seem to “fit.” It has such a strong association with Google maps or a physical location. I think it might be better to use another icon. This is also where having tooltips would help.

    1 vote
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