Below are the notable changes to the project's Observations tool in 2019.
Apply Additional Filters to Observations (5/10/2019)
Procore has updated the Add Filters menu in the Project level Observation tool to allow you to narrow the items in view by Origin Type. For a complete list of filters see, Search for and Filter Observations.
Enhanced Search (3/11/2019)
Users can now search across the following fields in the Observations tool: Number, Type, Title, Assignee Company, Assignee Name, Description, and Location.
Designate Fields as Required, Optional or Hidden
Users with Admin permission on the Company level Admin tool can now designate which fields in the observations tool should be considered Required, Optional or Hidden. These "fieldsets" can be set for each Observation Category and affect both the Procore web application and Procore Mobile. See Create New Configurable Fieldsets.