2010 - 2011 Product Roadmap

Below is a high level overview of the features and architectural improvements schedule for our 2010-2011 product roadmap. 

Q3 2010 Q4 2010 1H 2011
Shamim D

Released: July 27, 2010

Mifos 1.6 (Shamim D)

Release Target: Dec 2010

Leila E

Elsie F

Release(s): TBD

Elsie F

Scalability to 1 Million Clients
Flexible Data Collection, PPI
Business Intelligence & Analytics

Reporting

  • Standard reporting [total: 5]
  • Move to Pentaho Reporting Server
  • Standard reporting [total: 15]
  • Mifos data warehouse launched
  • Standard Reports [total: 40]
  • Robust PPI reports
  • Executive dashboards
  • Ad-hoc reporting tool
  • Longitudinal analysis
Features
  • Support for mobile money (m-pesa)
  • Branch–level holidays
  • Payment moratoriums
  • Support for Chinese
  • Full PPI support – 34 countries
  • “Question Groups” - data collection
  • Integration with Tally  ERP.9 (Sept)
  • Interest recalculation
  • Editable loan schedules
  • Data Migration Tool
  • Automatic penalty calculation
  • Same-day transaction adjustments
Technology
  • Scale to 1 million clients
  • Amazon EC2 performance testing lab
  • New import APIs
  • Improved quality
  • Improved batch jobs
  • Spring-enabled security
  • Plug-in architecture
  • APIs available on demand
  • New user interface technology
  • Rapid system build (<10 min)

Additional Details

Additional details on each of the releases can be found below. 

Mifos 1.6 (Shamim D) Leila E Elsie F

REPORTING

  • Standardize on Pentaho
  • 2 new reports:
  • General ledger report
  • Detailed aging report
  • Data Warehouse in Pentaho
  • Standard reports (15) – operational, mgmt and financial
  • Full suite (40) of operational, management & financial reports and robust PPI reports.
  • Pentaho Advanced Capabilities: Longitudinal Analysis, Executive Dashboards and Ad Hoc Reporting

FEATURES

  • Mobile money (m-pesa): Loan repayment , Savings deposit
  • Chinese support: Mandarin
  • Question Groups: in workflows, cascading parameters
  • PPI support: multiple versions, embed in client, loan workflows
  • Mobile money: m-pesa enhancements to loan repayments
  • Loan: waive interest when prepaying loans
  • Interest recalculated on early/late repayments
  • Loan schedules: ability to edit dates and customize installment amounts.
  • Robust data migration tool
  • Permissions: Ability to adjust same-day transactions

TECHNOLOGY

  • New APIs for import: Loan repayments, Loan disbursals, Savings deposits
  • Quality: Zero bugs in clients, groups, center, collection sheet, No P2 bugs
  • Batch jobs via Quartz Scheduler
  • Spring Security framework implemented.
  • OSGi framework for plug-in architecture & service layers.
  • User Interface fully converted into Spring & Freemarker
  • Spring Transaction Management implemented across platform