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New features on the BlueDolphin Roadmap

History: Objects and questionnaires2020-11-10T10:39:17+02:00

How did objects, their relationships and questionnaires in the repository evolve and change over time? What objects and attributes are created, updated or deleted (archived) and when, where and by whom? This feature gives you all historic information about objects and their questionnaires, so that the information on objects becomes much more manageable and eventual mistakes can be traced back.

Import/export shapes (improve AMEFF 3.0)2020-07-21T09:23:34+02:00

This feature makes it possible to embed shapes and text fields while importing/exporting views in the AMEFF format. When the file is imported, the shapes and text fields are also imported, visible and adjustable on the imported view next to the objects and relationships that are imported.

This feature will add unlimited opportunity to create importable/exportable standardized template views and designs. ValueBlue will start creating a constantly expanding, open library of standard importable AMEFF templates including the Business Model Canvas, Innovation Radar, Value Proposition Canvas and many more.

Connect views to objects or free shapes2020-09-30T16:27:21+02:00


You can connect one (or more) views directly to an object or free shape. This will enable you to directly and logically navigate through objects and views. When in presentation mode, you can double click on the object to directly open the connected view. If there are multiple views connected to an object or free shape, a context menu will appear that shows the connected views. You can select the view of choice to navigate to. This feature will allow for both a more intuitive user experience when for example drilling down to detail views of objects, as well as faster modeling, saving time with removing the necessity to drag, drop and style view.

Multiselect Dropdown Results always visible2020-11-10T10:38:19+02:00

This feature adds two major improvements to BlueDolphin: For a modeler it will be easier to add both new and existing items on the canvas allowing for faster and more intuitive modeling. Administrative users can directly see information saved in a multi select dropdown questionnaire field. This will make it easier to directly evaluate the information in the given field, without any additional clicks or actions.

Connect views to objects2020-09-30T16:27:53+02:00


With this feature it’s no longer necessary to drag a view object on top of another object to navigate to the required view. This will allow for connecting one (or more) views to an object directly.

When in presentation mode, the user can double click on an object, which has a view related to it, and directly open the connected view. If more than one view is connected to the specified object, a context menu will appear that shows the connected views.

ArchiMate 3.1 Import2020-05-25T11:05:58+02:00


This will allow for the full functionality to import Archimate 3.1 models following the AMEFF standard.

Notification bell2020-05-25T11:06:05+02:00


The notification bell will enable you to be notified on new features and how those new features can be used. This feature is not only convenient, but also a necessary release in order to be able to make future releases in Q2 and Q3, concerning chat and task management.

Improvement of adding related objects to views (Spider tool)2020-03-31T15:41:51+02:00

Released March 25th

When using the spider tool to add related objects to a view, you use the spider tool. We improve the usability off this tool by adding functionality to directly select all related objects, select multiple types of objects at once, or to select single objects to add on the canvas. This will strongly diminish the amount of deletion actions needed to create the desired views.

Multi-select dropdown enhancements2020-05-25T11:06:13+02:00


We’ve made enhancements on multi-select dropdown based on your feedback, which will make this type of fields easier and quicker to use.

Conditional layout improvements2020-05-25T11:06:23+02:00

Released on May 28th

This feature came about on behalf of your feedback. You now have the option to set your own specific colors on attributes (questionnaire fields) and related objects in conditional views. For example: “YES” will always have the color green and “NO” will be red. This will optimize consistency and uniformity of conditions throughout the BlueDolphin platform and makes visualizations even easier to understand.

Edit/view mode2020-03-03T17:52:41+02:00

Released February 24th

This feature makes it easier to switch between a viewer and an editor mode in BlueDolphin. The edit mode is the same as our current mode, the view mode however makes it easier to present within BlueDolphin; editing and dragging objects is disabled in this mode, the buttons are hidden and it is possible to open a view by double clicking on the view object. When you are the owner of a view, you’ll be able to choose whether you want to publish the view in either edit or view mode.

ArchiMate 3.1 Export2020-09-30T16:34:17+02:00


This feature will allow for the full functionality to export Archimate 3.1 models following the AMEFF standard.