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Search.gov Roadmap FY 22 Q2

Overview

At Search.gov we aim to provide an excellent public search experience, a self-service search administration experience, and a rock-solid secure and compliant infrastructure to support it all, while keeping costs down across the government.

We know it’s helpful for our partners at federal agencies to know what’s coming up next, to support planning for your own web platforms.

This roadmap shows what we are working on now, and what we plan to be working after that. We’ll update this roadmap quarterly.

FY 22 Q2: January to March 2022

Now

  • Faceted Search: User Discovery
    • We will be conducting focus groups and initial research to feed into our development plans for faceted search.
  • Version Upgrades
    • We will be upgrading our Rails, ElasticSearch, and Ruby versions to keep them up-to-date and compliant.
  • Continuity of Operations Plan Improvements
    • We are taking steps to bolster our system’s resiliance and reliability.
  • New Developer Onboarding
    • We are onboarding additional developers in support of our FY 22 upcoming projects
  • Legacy Code Removal
    • We are removing deprecated code in order to pave our path for new feature development this year.

Next

  • Results page redesign
    • We will begin to develop the new design and determine our best rollout strategy.
  • Scoping Faceted Search
    • We will begin scoping the backend and frontend work required to support this functionality.
  • Version Upgrades
    • We will continue work on the ElasticSearch upgrade to keep it up-to-date.

Later

  • Results Page Redesign Rollout
  • Develop Faceted Search
  • Indexing Improvements

If you have questions or comments, please feel free to reach out to our team.

Previous Roadmaps