WorkBoard Release Notes

As of May 31st, 2024

  • 🎁  While we can't give you a magic wand 🪄 or a crystal ball 🔮, our latest set of capabilities might just make you feel like you've got them! Discover the new Manager focused capabilities and shortcuts:
    • Step into our newly refreshed Direct & Dotted page to see who needs your coaching and attention, and who has drifted off course.
    • 🔮 Go into your 1on1s prepared with an AI-generated Impact Summary of what team members have achieved and the challenges they have encountered in the last week/month/quarter (Intelligent Enterprise Only).
    • Better prepare for your 1on1s with quick tools to build agendas ahead of time, tailored to specific coaching needs 🪄
    • Learn more about this set of new capabilities in depth here!
  • Big news in Scorecard land! 🚀 You can now copy your Scorecards as an image if you're looking to drop them into an email or PowerPoint Slide!
    • From the 3-dot kebab icon, choose Export as Image to download, or Copy to Clipboard as Image' (PNG) for easy pasting with the handy Command/Ctrl + V shortcuts!
  • We've ⚡ zapped a couple of pesky bugs that were causing the OKR engine into a dizzy spin

    • We've ironed out the 🐛 kinks that mistakenly flagged some Key Results as needing unnecessary updates! All sorted and ready for duty.

    • While in there, we oiled the gears for those of you who set those Rollups of Workstreams Results... you like your world complicated... we oblige.

  • Biz Review change FYI for our power users... you know who you are 😎. Unfortunately, Microsoft has stopped supporting iFrame links to specific PPT slides; therefore, we have removed the 'Starting Slide' option for iFrames in Biz Reviews. We're bummed too!

As of May 18th, 2024

  • New filters on your OKRs page so narrowing your focus on the results you care about feels like a spring breeze 🍃
    • Narrow your focus to the current quarter results if you're driving Annual OKRs
    • Check out the filters on your My Objectives, Key Results I Own and OKRs I Contribute to sections to specify the timeperiod or pull up closed OKRs from the past.
    • Sticky filters for sticky preferences so you don't have to redo them! 
  • The Relationships Map that shows the full picture of downstream relationships from Strategies down to Actions got some user interaction love! Learn more about the map here!
    • Side Panels for a more effortless browsing experience: Clicking on any card will now give the user an option to "View Details." Click to see the details in a side card without having to zoom in for detail and zoom out for the big picture 🔎.

    • Easier to elevate and capture dependencies: Now, not only will you see AI-suggested dependencies and related efforts flagged on the map, you can also "accept" these suggestions to connect the dots right from there! Simply open the side panel for a Key Result with suggestions, pick the relationship type and accept it and - presto! - visibility for all!
  • WorkBoard OKRs for Jira Plugin now supports Jira Service Management v5.x. Learn more about the plugin and how you can connect results to bodies of work in Jira here.

As of May 10th, 2024

  • Align pillars from one long-range strategy to pillars of other strategies for a full picture of how Initiatives, Line of Business, or Product strategies cross align, or contribute to the big bets!
    • Learn more about codifying and managing your long-range strategies in WorkBoard, and the power of connecting them to your annual and quarterly results here!
    • Once these alignments are established - see how the dots connect on the Relationship map! 🔭  You can learn more here!
  • You can now spot the team name for Key Result on Biz Review Key Result trays - so easily scanning for cross-functional impact can actually be easy!
  • Bugs were bashed ... and bugs were booted! 🐛

As of May 2nd, 2024

  • Bring downstream dependencies, risks and related bodies of work in play to your Scorecards for a supercharged view of progress to plan! 🤩
    • Add Relationships as a Column in Scorecards.
    • You can even filter the columns to bring in only specific Relationship Types - say Risks or Dependencies.
  • Get dangerous with your analysis in the Open Insights self-service analytics portal by combining your custom user and people attributes with OKR data for patterns, trends and opportunities for better alignment and result achievement.💡
    • Learn more about passing people and user custom attributes via APIs and developer tools!
    • To learn more about Open Insights and these use cases, contact your CSM!

As of April 26th, 2024

  • Buongiorno! Co-Author can now help you ideate on OKRs in Italian! Change Co-Author's default language in your user settings!
  • The new relationship map is now easier to navigate for mouse users - simply click and hold the 2nd mouse button to easily pan! If you haven't checked out the full picture of downstream relationships from Strategies down to Actions! 🔎 Learn more here!
  • Bugs cleaning and spring cleaning 🐛🗑️ 
    • Filtering Heatmaps by team is back to doing the cool job of giving you the org-wide picture! If you want to see the superpower of this check it out here 🤩
    • Co-Author would occasionally hiccup if you asked it to cluster a couple too many stickies! It got the right medicine and is excited to help group your ideas on Canvas!
    • Copying your custom workstreams now retain your column order -- phew!
    • and of course a lot more...🥾

As of April 18th, 2024

  • A better way to see the full picture of downstream relationships is now available with the new Relationship map! 🔭 See downstream aligned effort all the way from Strategies down to Actions! 🔎 Learn more here!
  • You can now more easily archive older strategies to make room for the new!

As of April 12th, 2024

  • Resetting OKRs on Canvas got a little easier with a quick action to copy text from Objectives and Key Results from past periods 🥂
  • To make retros easier to get to, check out the new Team Retro option on the "Create" menu!
  • and of course... bugs were crushed!

As of April 5th, 2024

  • 🧠 GenAI Briefs on Scorecards and Biz Reviews can be generated in your language of choice! 
  • Sections on Biz Reviews can now have Action Item trays ... meaning sections can now support almost all trays! 🥂
  • Excel integration now supports files stored on Sharepoint in addition to Onedrive so you can let that data just flow!
  • Key Results updated from workstream got some love so you can set them retroactively! If you've never used them, learn more here!
  • A lot of bugs got the boot 🥾🐛...and quarterly key results are back in shape!

As of Mar 29th, 2024

  • Quick and handy way from workstreams to see the results the team is helping drive! Look for the relationships icon on workstreams to see the connections!
  • A better way to see the full picture of downstream relationships is now available for early access! Reach out to your CSM for more information
  • Bug fixing was in full motion from time period issues to pesky roll ups! 🐛🗑️ 

As of Mar 22nd, 2024

  • Let WorkBoard Auto-build your Scorecard! Select a list of teams, hit apply and you’ll get an instant Scorecard with all OKRs for those teams! Once the Scorecard is built, its your Scorecard. Remove key results, add results, highlight, format, share, etc. You can even edit the list or reapply at any time!
  • Long time coming, but at last finally here: You can now add Objective, Key Result and Workstream trays to Biz Review Sections - even this writer is cheering 🤩!
  • Publishing Biz Reviews with Scorecards just got the love you were asking for you! Scorecards will publish as full length regardless of the size of the Scorecard Tray in the Biz Review!
  • Major performance tuning across pages for 2x the speed as you navigate 🏃🏾‍♂️!
  • The bug clean-up crew was also hard at work spring cleaning 🧹

As of Mar 15th, 2024

  • Track risks and assumptions for key results with new pathways of creating and tracking them!  Once you do, you can add risks and assumptions to your workstreams, move them through your process and use quick filters to manage them!
  • Key Result Confidence flags are now stacked in column for easier scanning!
  • Bugs were stomped and squashed! 🗑️

As of Mar 8th, 2024

  • Co-Author generated Scorecards and Biz Review progress summaries are now here for all Intelligent Enterprise customers. Distill information and deliver it fast and efficiently! 🚀 Choose the voice, tone and format based on your audience and your own reporting needs!
  • 🥁 Drumroll for WoBo Strategy quality of life improvements 
    • iFrame your strategy pillars in your next Ops Reviews! Pillars now have an embed URL you can grab to embed them in your Biz Reviews! Find the nifty URLs under the 3-dot kebob icon for pillars 😎! 
    • The Strategy landing page has improved searching and new filters for improved visibility 🔍. Search for all strategies you have access to right from the landing page. Use the new filter tabs to easily narrow the list to the ones you are responsible for or directly driving!
    • Auto-provisioning for strategy access got a major upgrade for easier account administration
    • Long overdue, but now here - you can now change the owner of a long-range strategy!
    • There was a pesky bug with timeframes for long-range strategies - has been exterminated 🐛
  • Biz Review sections can now have Objective trays!
  • Status icons for Actions got a little refresh and spring cleaning! 
  • . .. and lots of other bugs were booted 🥾!

As of Mar 1st, 2024

  • New Scorecards power tools are here:
    • Highlight net change! Display results velocity by displaying your actual columns with your choice of day-over-day, week-over-week, month-over-month change, and much more! 
    • Scorecards and Biz Reviews have a new setting so they can be auto-shared once they are added to a collection!
    • New auto-fit setting: find Automatically Resize Rows to Fit Data under Scorecard settings to auto-adjust row height to display all your data.
    • Small change, but one you mentioned was important to you: The published view of Biz Reviews now show the custom tray header colors you have selected!
  • Canvas delight enhancement: You can now hide cursors from other participants to make things less cluttered as you use Canvases for brainstorming.
  • Disinfection was in process and bug were fumigated... 🐛

As of Feb 22nd, 2024

  • Scorecards quality of life improvements:
    • Duplicate team names will be merged for a cleaner look!
    • As you add new Scorecard trays to Biz Reviews, it will populate in full-width view!
  • You can now access and filter to your active and archived workstreams from the Team’s page!
  • We made it easier to set up and tune your integrations! Simply click your avatar in the upper right-hand corner, then select Integrations from the dropdown.

As of Feb 15th, 2024

  • Scorecard users can shine a spotlight on key metrics by bolding any text in your Scorecard cells to make critical information pop.

  • Scorecard editors can now change the date format in Scorecard Settings.

  • Your to-do list just got a new look!
    • "Action Items" are now just "Actions"; "Sub-actions" are now "Sub-tasks".
    • The UI got a refresh and so did the status icons!
    • Stay tuned for more Workstream content coming in the next quarter!
  • Level up your goals by creating Actions directly from your Key Result relationships. Simply click the + and choose Action. Pick an associating relationship and your new action will land in your Personal Workstream (or whichever Workstream was selected).

  •  We've also been hard at work fixing issues and improving performance, making it easier than ever to get things done.

As of Feb 8th, 2024

  • Co-Author got even better with improved functionality on the OKR creation page and some visual enhancements.
  • You can now spot Co-Author every time you're in the OKR wizard--it now works for both editing and publishing!
  • Exciting things are brewing! Stay tuned for even more improvements to your WorkBoard experience.

As of Feb 2nd, 2024

  • Reminder that free access to the Intelligent Enterprise feature ended on Jan 31st. If your organization is interested in these features, you can learn more here!
  • Scorecards got a major highly requested upgrade! You can now bring a custom field for a fuller picture.
  • Existing Key Results now show relationships in the ‘edit’ modal for a smoother, seamless experience.
  • The sort order for Key Result Relationships makes scanning your result dependencies and adjacencies a breeze.
  • And we were busy squashing more bugs!

As of Jan 26th, 2024

  • Quick reminder that free access to Intelligent Enterprise features will end this coming Wednesday, Jan 31st! Learn more here!
  • New shortcut path for Team Retros in Canvases from the OKR creation menus! Make sure to check out Co-Authur whether you're quickly adding in OKRs in the Wizard or drafting OKRs from Canvas!
  • Data got stale? We added a refresh icon to the KR details page so you can quickly refresh to see the latest updates and progress! 

  • Unleash the power of these new relationship types to see those potential roadblocks--you can now identify whether an object is a ‘Risk to’ or ‘Assumption for’ a Key Result. Learn more about Key Result relationships.
  • Bugs, begone! Here's what we fixed this week:

    • Pesky issues with editing cascaded results and and Salesforce integrations are fixed!

    • We've addressed the issue that was preventing the deletion of Dynamic Teams within Admin tools. 

    • ...and lots of other bugs were booted 🥾!

As of Jan 18th, 2024

  • Capture dependencies and supercharge your execution! You can now capture Key Result relationships directly in the OKR Wizard as you set up your key results! Add "Depends on," "Supports," or other relationships; embedded AI suggestions highlight potential cross-team dependencies and adjacencies so you don't have to hunt for them!

  • Are you wrapping up your OKRs? Our "Close" & "Copy" nudges are back to help you and your teams finalize past goals and jumpstart future wins. Close out those OKRs and copy-forward any that live on to make next quarter amazing!

  • GenAI Team Summaries just leveled up with a slick new design and 8 languages at your fingertips. Check out this article to learn more.
  • Tiny tweaks, big impact! Here are some small improvements that were added this week: 

    • Action Cards on My Objectives landing page got a little visual facelift and trimming to give you space back!

    • We've made general API improvements to enhance performance, reliability, and ease of use.
  • You can say bye-bye to more bugs this week! 

    • GitLab syncing issues were resolved.

    • The RAG rating color issue for Annual OKRs that have quarterly Key Results was corrected.

    • We also addressed bugs that could cause issues in certain multi-target result scenarios. 

As of Jan 11th, 2024

  • Fresh off the press! Summarization of Team Retros, and sticky notes are here! Check out the Product Innovation blog to learn more!
  • You can now easily add OKRs to your Timeline view at any time using the new "carry over" field in the Objective Wizard. 
  • New Key Result relationships are here to help capture lead, lag relationships; there’s also this new ‘relates to’ option for when, you know, two things are just, like, simply related.
  • The Objective creation menu got a facelift now that Co-Author is both in Canvas, as well as the OKR Wizard.
  • For those of you with Annual Objectives and results, you'll find some delight in that Quarterly Key Results are now grouped together on the My Objectives page!
  • We started the new year by exterminating more bugs!
    • Co-Author in the OKR Wizard got a little dizzy for a few organizations depending on their calendar year. All remediated and ready to serve!
    • Some more!

As of Dec 31, 2023

  • We took some time off, and hope that you did too!

As of Dec 21, 2023

  • Co-Author is now in the OKR wizard to help you write and iterate on your OKRs!
  • Small tweak to make it easier to tell things apart: ‘Personal Objectives’ are now referred to as ‘Individual Goals’!
  • Bugs smashing was in full swing to clean the slate before the holidays!
    • Sharing Scorecards now fits perfectly within the pop-out window.
    • Scorecards now show the quarter-date for multi-target Key Results.
    • A few pesky issues with cumulative totals were corrected for multi-target and roll-up KRs
    • Archived Personal Workstreams now only populate in the archived list.

As of Dec 14, 2023

  • We’ve cranked up the Scorecard performance with a major boost! Enjoy!
  • WorkBoard’s Slack Integration now supports Slack Enterprise Grid.
  • A few things to delight:
    • You can now quickly add updates by copy and pasting values in the key result update box.
    • OKR styles have changed to donuts on the My Objectives page to help with readability
    • When adding Biz Reviews to a collection, you can now opt to share with everyone who has access to the collection...
    • We resolved some issues that prevented proper loading of the new objectives page in Firefox private mode, and many more bugs were zapped!

As of Dec 7, 2023

  •  Activating users within your organization to leverage WorkBoard right from within teams just got a lot easier! New admin option to auto-integrate WorkBoard and Microsoft Teams for any subset of users in bulk - Learn more here!
  • Easier to elevate the row of your Scorecard you want to discuss with the new selector to highlight rows as you present Scorecards
  • More bugs were obliterated!
    • There were some glitches for some users when they were trying to access administrative tools that have been resolved.
    • Rolled-up Key Results now harmonize with various periods, ensuring spot-on updates and smooth graphs
    • Publishing Scorecards will now grab all the rows - no rows left behind.
    • Scorecards sort order now carries into presentations seamlessly.
    • CSV exports for multi-period Scorecards are back in shape and reporting for duty!
    • Couple of reports here and there that a few special case key results were showing unexpectedly in Key Result trays for some users - those pesky roll-ups and mirrors are back where they need to be!

As of Nov 29, 2023

  • WoBo Canvas updates:
    • Co-Author on canvases got a facelift so it is easier for you to get help from it
    • Text labels have more customization options - resize them to your heart's content by making them as wide or narrow as your creative vision.
  • OKR updates: 
    • Daily integration updates no longer show display as a comment when you are trying to read comments from colleagues! We heard you when you said they were in your way... and gave them an exit ticket.

Week Ending Nov 25

  • Key result relationships and suggestions are now live for all customers at this time except for customers using BYOK encryption. Learn more here.
  • Co-Author should be little more prominent and easier to see on canvases
  • Co-Author now can help you as you set personal goals as well!
  • Pesky bug squashed:
    • Past OKRs performance now rolls into strategy outcomes to reflect progress made over time
    • Smart suggestions for time period defaults when you're creating OKRs from Canvases is now back to being smart!
    • All around polish and clean up of little issues here and there with items overlapping, keyboard shortcuts, copy and paste and latency with moving things around.

Week Ending Nov 17

  • Multi-period Scorecards now available for all customers as a generally available beta
  • We added an icon to Objectives and Key Results trays on the Objectives landing page so it is easier to know that you can go to a full page to see your OKRs and get to your past OKRs
  • New organizational admin function under Governance to close out old OKRs org-wide!
  • Bugs squashed:
    • Some caching issues were cleaned up on OKR pages
    • When Biz Reviews are duplicated, images will also duplicate - because they always needed to
    • OKR exporting for your direct and dotted reports is now back up and running

Week Ending Nov 10

  • You can now search for key results by searching for keywords of their parent objectives
  • Time period search in Scorecards got some polish and touch up to make life easier
  • Additional layer of protection added for when multiple users are editing text trays in the same Biz Review
  • Scorecard hover-overs were hanging around a little longer than they should - resolved now.
  • More background bug fixes all around

Week Ending Nov 3

  • Bug given a one-way ticket out of town
    • Clean up of integration failure notifications
    • Stopping an action item from being mirrored now does what it needs to do
    • Uploading images to Biz Reviews gives you the right preview for the right signal of success
    • Custom configurations for fiscal years got a little needed adjustment for special cases and longer quarters
    • Lots of scorecard bug fixes from smoothing out scrolling, to sizing and sorting polish and much more

Week Ending Oct 27

  • Quality of life improvements to canvas!
    • Copy and paste with keyboard shortcuts... like something? make more of it
    • Now you can add new lines in stickies! Make a list, write in paragraphs, create ascii art… the possibilities are endless
    • Add URLs to your stickies on canvas 
    • Canvas Keyboard shortcuts now has an updated cheatsheet with handy tips and tricks
  • Scorecard searching for key results should be easier with time period filters to narrow results
  • Multi-period scorecards [beta] can now combine annual and quarterly results into one result set
  • Quite a few bugs have been squashed... forward march

Week Ending Oct 20

  • Co-Author 2.0 is now here!

    • Free text conversation so you can tell Co-Author how to adjust suggestions in your own words
    • Totally revamped chat-like interface where you can see the full history of your iterations
    • Co-Author can now translate and generate OKRs in the team’s language on the fly 
    • Transform tasks to outcomes, and leading measures instantly
    • Now you can copy the text of a Co-Author output right from the chat. 
    • Some improved defaults and auto-centering so you have to do less navigating!

Week Ending Oct 13

  • Copy any Scorecard as formatted table in your Clipboard; paste the entire Scorecard as a formatted & editable table practically anywhere: PowerPoint, Slides, Excel, Word, Docs, etc.!

Week Ending Oct 6

  • Scorecard tray now native to Biz Reviews you can now search and add scorecards directly as a Biz Review tray. Folks with access to the Biz Review automatically get access.
  • A quick path to the two-level alignment view has been added

Week Ending Sep 29

  • Platform updates were pushed to improve performance and reliability
  • Some login issues were resolved with the MS Teams integration so you can coast on!

Week Ending Sep 22

  • A new and improved and upgraded file upload service was put in place 
  • A number of key results connectors and integrations were moved to a more reliable service; the migration and change was done in the background without service interruptions

Week Ending Sep 15

  • The new Objectives Landing page is now the default experience for all customers
    • You’ll notice that the OKRs I Own Tray is now the first tray for folks who own OKRs so team leaders can get straight to their OKRs
    • If you open an objective or tray, the page now remembers your selection when you come back to it
    • Bug fixes and polish of the page has been underway
  • Reactions on Canvas stickies are here! Give ideas the love they deserve or use it as a lightweight voting option
  • Canvas reflect and reset templates now have a Kudos column. Give the teammates who made it happen the shout-out they deserve
  • In our ongoing battle against the proliferation of Canvases named “New Canvas”, we now prompt you to rename your canvas before sharing it.
  • Scorecard Key Result search results now fill available browser height - we thought you would appreciate the 2x more visible results per search
  • Pesky bugs were attacked

Week Ending Sep 8 

  • Biz Review editors can now edit text tray from any mode inline; no more pesky text edit popups or pencil icons to fix up typos! We're delighted hope you are too!
  • a number of Biz Reviews and OKR bugs were swept and tossed out the door... goodbye!

Week Ending Sep 1

  • Bugs were zapped and surfaces were polished 
    • Copying OKRs got added back to the new objectives landing page from the OKR kebob icon
    • Clicking on the 'Back' went under the magnifying glass so back routes you back to back
    • Archived Workstreams got added back to the workstream landing page.
    • Change unit of measurement for integrated results and you can retain historical updates 
    • Objective pages got some serious speed boosters

Week Ending Aug 25

  • You asked, and Co-Author got more love :
    • Looping refinement: Now when Co-Author gives you a suggestion, you can refine the suggestion itself…and then refine that suggestion in the same flow.
    • Smart pathways: Now when you insert a suggested Objective, Co-Author allows you to jump right into creating Key Results without closing Co-Author.
    • Skipping input: Giving a “priority” statement to Co-Author is now optional — just ask it for inspiration to help you get started

Week Ending Aug 18

  • Copy any published OKR as a draft on the canvas! Glad this one is back, and thanks for your patience while it was under construction.
  • Canvas quality of life improvements:
    • Improved and more natural feeling sticky “drop” action when popping into OKR shells
    • Accessibility improvements
    • Fixes to canvas sharing issue that had popped up
    • more bugs squashed

Week Ending Aug 11

  • Jira query integration got an upgrade so you can capture a dynamic count of issues and stories linked to Epics
  • Biz Review headers are pinned so you don't have to scroll for your go to actions, and editing biz review descriptions should take less clicks.
  • Key Results getting data from workstreams now present a historical trend of worked knocked down
  • Free text rows on scorecards are going to be less jumpy moving forward - phew!
  • A debug potion was served to many bugs

Week Ending Aug 4

  • Some items that we fixed: 
    • Printing to PDF no longer cuts out sentences from Biz Reviews
    • KR chart and data table no longer shows incorrect information when compared to data source

Week Ending July 28

  • New Biz Review setting to show or hide data labels for charts
  • Resolved items this week include:
    • You can send a Biz Review as an email again 
    • Aligned Key Results measuring percentages that feed into Strategy outcomes are calculating as intended

Week Ending July 21

  • You'll now receive an email letting you know when a cascaded Key Result you own is accepted.  
  • Some squashed bugs:
    • Future period OKRs are no longer being displayed in due for update
    • Exporting OKRs from team page including all comments does includes same comments when Key Result is mirrored again

Week Ending July 14

  • You'll now receive an email letting you know when a cascaded Key Result you own is accepted.  
  •  Let's review some issues that were resolved:
    • Change to Objective permissions applies to all Key Results as intended
    • Unsaved topics are no longer lost when clicking on another meeting bullet
    • @Mention links in AI comments are appearing as links again in @Mention emails

Week Ending July 7

  • We took time to enjoy the holiday. There were no deployments this week.  

Week Ending June 30, 2023

  • Some bugs that were resolved this week: 
    • You can add OneDrive file links to Action Items again
    • The sort order of Key Results is maintained as intended again
    • Newly created OKRs are findable in quick & global search 

Week Ending June 23, 2023

  • When you share a scorecard, the person you share it with will receive an email notification. 
  • You can customize the PACE meter to reflect attributes of your choice. 
  • We fixed a handful of bugs, including: 
    • Key Result names are appearing correctly in all locations again
    • Time Period is now displaying correctly In mirror Key Result creation again 

Week Ending June 16, 2023

  • PowerBI Integrated Key Results are syncing correctly again. 

Week Ending June 9, 2023

  • Let's look at some items that were patched up this week:
    • Images added to canvases are no longer disappearing 
    • Duplicated Retro & Reset canvases contain all items as intended again 

Week Ending June 2, 2023

  • Bugs were found and fixed. A few examples: 
    • You can scroll to the bottom of the Key Result rollup history page again
    • The upper and lower limits for Key Results within a range are rounding as intended
    • Duplicated Biz Reviews are perfect duplicates again

Week Ending May 26, 2023

  • We want to make sure you're always having a smooth experience using WorkBoard. Here are some bugs we resolved this week: 
    • Biz Review AI trays are showing red when past due as intended
    • GSheet integration works properly when the title has an "&" 
    • No more error message when re-adding KRs to a scorecard

Week Ending May 19, 2023

  • Scorecards delight! Now you can share a scorecard with your entire organization. 
  • The default radio button for Gitlab now connects to epics. 
  • Here are some bugs that were fixed:
    • No more broken images on the login page
    • Key Result related work now expands by default as intended

Week Ending May 12, 2023

  • Let's look at some key bugs that were resolved this week:
    • KRs with stretch targets are rounding again 
    • No more issues deleting Objectives from a Biz Review Hotbox
    • KR comments on confidence ratings are no longer duplicating 
    • RAG rating discrepancies have been fixed 

Week Ending May 5, 2023

  • The User Activation report now provides a breakdown of alignment by L3 Leader. ​
  • A few of the bugs that were fixed:
    • Takeaways without topics are showing correct order again
    • No more problems merging Outlook series back together

Week Ending April 28, 2023

  • We sent out our monthly Product Launch Newsletter, detailing some of our most recent updates! Read more in our release blog
  • Bugs were squashed! Here's a few highlights:
    • Emojis are no longer broken in emails 
    • Workstreams can be deleted again
    • AIs can be opened from AI Trays once more 

Week Ending April 21, 2023

  • News in Scorecards: Now you can export any Scorecard to CSV format into Excel, Sheets, and PowerBI to have Scorecard data where you need it most.
  • Set a default Workstream for new AIs in your Action Item Trays so you don’t have to select the assigned Workstream every single time. Once set, all new AIs will default to that Workstream.  
  • We also fixed a variety of bugs. For example:
    • Roll ups of mirror Key Results shows total again. 
    • No more errors when closing KRs with Salesforce integration. 

Week Ending April 14, 2023

  • Let's check out some of our updates around Scorecards!
    • Format Key Result numbers exactly to your needs to reflect percentage, currency, and numeric data – or convert all items to percentages for easy comparison across results. ​
    • Lean into the red by highlighting actuals based on RAG color, so you know right where to focus efforts based on a quick visual. 
    • Add notes to the free text field of Scorecards embedded in a Biz Review to quickly capture topics or ideas on the spot during presentations and discussions. 

Week Ending April 7, 2023

  • Lots of bugs were crushed this week. Here are a few examples:
    • Workstream sort is behaving as intended again
    • Duplicated Biz Reviews now properly copy header colors 
    • No more KRs missing from KR trays

Week Ending March 31, 2023

  • We sent out our monthly Product Launch Newsletter, detailing some of our most recent updates! 
    • Now you can directly set quarterly key results of varying time periods under annual objectives to map out your results journey for the whole year, making it a breeze to track progress against yearly priorities and keep the team aligned and accountable.

    • Read more in our release blog

Week Ending March 24, 2023

  • New updates in WorkBoard Scorecards! 
    • Bring the critical results to the top with the new sort by column feature, or select any column to drive the sort order of the results on the scorecard.
    • Set the row height for all rows in your scorecard to control and tailor your table view.

Week Ending March 17, 2023

  • Here are some of the bugs we fixed this week: 
    • Adding new attachments to Key Results are refreshing as intended again
    • Cascaded Key Results are showing properly 
    • No more issues sorting AIs
    • Excel integrated Key Results are updating automatically again 

Week Ending March 10, 2023

  • Here are some updates from this week: 
    • General performance updates in OKR Canvas
    • Updates to reduce latency across the platform

Week Ending March 3, 2023

  • This week we resolved a few small bugs, and also worked on performance to remove latency issues. 

Week Ending March 3, 2023

  • We fixed some bugs, including:
    • No more error message "Something went wrong on our end, please try again later" when accessing meetings.
    • Vertically aligned objectives can be deleted again.

Week Ending February 24, 2023

  • As always, we resolved issues. Let's review some highlights:
    • Can update Key Results from the "Update Key results page" again. 
    • No more 503 error when accessing Results Analytics. 
    • Emojis in Scorecards look as intended!

Week Ending February 17, 2023

  • Here are some recently squashed bugs:
    • No more 403 error in WoBo Canvas!
    • You can save the KR when selecting double characters Columns with Google sheets again. 
    • No more issues adding a team to Workstream Permissions when sharing a Workstream.
    • No more Objectives missing from the Heatmap export.

Week Ending February 10, 2023

  • Let's look at an issue that we resolved this week:
    • You can convert a topic or takeaway from a meeting into AI without trouble again. 

Week Ending February 3, 2023

  • This week, we fixed a variety of bugs! Here are a few examples:
    • The multi-select and move tool in WoBo Canvas is working as expected again. 
    • The Update my Key Results button is showing the correct number of Key Results!
    • Slack @ mentions are no longer stuck in the ether - they've returned to consistently sending. 

Week Ending January 20, 2023

  • The following improvements were made this week (among others):  
    • You can now edit Workstreams again and they're viewable by other team members.
    • Google Drive attachments are connecting properly to Action Items! 

Week Ending January 13, 2023

  • We hope that resolving these issues will make your work easier and more delightful!
    • Clicking on text box when adding a hyperlink no longer makes the popup close 
    • No more incorrect KR calculations and RAG ratings
    • Comments are no longer missing from action items

Week Ending January 6, 2023

  • Let's look into some bug fixes from this week:
    • Favorited meetings are going to the correct date in the series again
    • Clicking on a KR listed in the returned search no longer throws a 404 error
    • Integrated KR values are correct!

Week Ending December 30, 2022

  • We took a break this week!  

Week Ending December 23, 2022

  • Let's review some of the bugs we fixed: 
    • Creating new objectives no longer defaults to 1970 date.
    • Now you can navigate to Open Insights (beta product) from the 9 dot menu without a hitch.

Week Ending December 16, 2022

  • Here are a handful of issues we resolved:
    • No more spinning wheel when accessing OKR settings
    • "Only show overdue Key Results" filter is filtering properly again
    • Say goodbye to pesky duplicate topics in 1:1 meetings

Week Ending December 9, 2022

  • Let's take a look at some of the bugs that were resolved this week: 

    • Key Results integrated with Google Sheets show the correct percentage again.
    • You can publish OKRs from Slack channels again!
    • The Meetings dashboard is loading properly. 

Week Ending December 2, 2022

  • We found and fixed bugs. Here are some examples:

    • Copying a Workstream no longer causes a name to duplicate
    • Key Result charts from ADO are populating correctly again
    • No more issues adding hyperlinks to topic or takeaway fields in Meetings

Week Ending November 25, 2022

  • We made some bug fixes including:

    • PowerBI is now updating properly
    • Updated KRs are no longer showing as never updated
    • Fiscal Year updates are presenting as intended

Week Ending November 18, 2022

  • We sent out our November Product Launch Newsletter, jam packed with exciting updates. Check out our Release Blog for additional details.
  • Get the Information you Need Without Leaving MS Teams. Receive a notification right in MS Teams when you’re @mentioned in Objective, Key Results, or Action Item comments. 

  • Add Your Mission, Vision, and Values to Strategy. New entry fields and template options allow you to capture and publish the mission and vision behind your strategy. 

  • The New Way to Manage Teams. Users can now request to join a team, and admins can help managers approve or deny requests to lessen the approval bottleneck. Contact your CSM if you’d like to enable this option for your organization. 

  • Coming Soon to Biz Reviews. Sort, package, and seamlessly present a Collection as a single Biz Review. 

  • Action Item Delights. Track note changes in Action Items and revert to any previous version as needed, and send a quick message to notify everyone in the loop with an @here comment.

Week Ending November 11, 2022

  • Bugs were found & fixed. Here are a few examples:
    • No more issues with saving a new KR. 
    • Meetings are responding snappier again. 
    • Teams are loading quickly on the landing page! 

Week Ending November 4, 2022

  • We worked on the following fixes this week:
    • The two-level alignment view is appearing correctly - no more white screen!
    • Embedded Strategies in Biz Reviews now display the correct sized window. 
    • Meeting Admin are rolling over to future meetings as intended.  

Week Ending October 28, 2022

  • See some squashed bugs below:
    • There were some issues with new usernames saving. This has been resolved!
    • You should no longer receive an error when clicking on the Workstream icon in an agenda. 
    • Accessing the Meetings agenda is working as intended again. 

Week Ending October 21, 2022

  • Here are some bugs we resolved:
    • No more 500 error when adding an AI to a 1on1 meeting.
    • Jira integration was showing incorrect calculation.
    • OKRs with future time periods showed an incorrect RAG color.

Week Ending October 14, 2022

  • Another week, another round of bugs fixed:
    • Exports to word are no longer broken. 
    • "See sample OKR's" when creating personal objective link is restored.
    • KR update narrative box is editable again.

Week Ending October 7, 2022

  • Bugs were found & fixed. Here are a few examples:
    • Copied AIs weren't reflecting the correct dates - they're now accurate!
    • There should be no more issues with linking an Outlook calendar to Meetings. 
    • Some links weren't working in our Google Sheets integrations. That's all fixed. 

Week Ending September 30, 2022

  • We fixed a wide arrange of bugs. Here are some examples:
    • The finished spacing on Biz Review Trays matches the edit box as intended. 
    • Roll up key results are showing the correct progress calculation again. 

Week Ending September 23, 2022

  • We sent out our September Product Launch Newsletter, jam packed with exciting updates. Check out our Release Blog for additional details.
  • Unaligned OKR Report. Use this analytic to understand the big picture of where alignment breakdowns are taking shape in the organization and how to close the gaps.
  • Customize Biz Reviews. Choose your colors for specific trays, sections, or an entire Biz Review to match your brand. 
  • Improved Data Connectors. Automate key results based on Metrics in Tableau, and easily select data and track spreadsheets in Excel and Google Sheets.
  • OKR Smart Suggestions. We suggest what we think your best options are when picking key result owners, mirroring results, measuring progress, and selecting objective categories, so you can quickly pick from there.
  • OKR Canvas Delights.
    • Set custom time periods for your OKR Canvases to reflect the unique needs of your business.
    • Drag and drop multiple stickies into a shell, or copy and paste multiple stickies at once. 

Week Ending September 16, 2022

  • We're always working to fix and minimize bugs on the site. Here are some we fixed this week:
    • Folks were unable to change an AI Workstream from Personal Stream to a Team Workstream in a Biz Review - this is resolved.
    • KR update narrative within graph was too skinny. 
    • When KR pop-up into new tab page, it displayed a blank page.

Week Ending September 9, 2022

  • We squashed many bugs! Here are some examples:
    • Made an update to average of all values chart for OKRs to increase accuracy.
    • KR set with interval targets set as should decrease to is now working properly.
    • The Meetings app is loading quickly again. 

Week Ending September 2, 2022

  • We fixed a wide array of bugs. Here are some examples: 
    • We put a stop to error messages showing up unnecessarily.
    • You should no longer have a problem converting a meeting series to a 1on1. 
    •  OKRs now filter as expected. 

Week Ending August 26, 2022

  • Introducing the option to change and customize the Tray colors for your Business Reviews to match your company branding. 
  • You can now create recurring meeting series without integrating with a calendar service! This restores feature equality with our legacy meetings for folks who don’t want to connect their Outlook of Google calendar accounts to WorkBoard.

Week Ending August 19, 2022

  • We sent out our August Product Launch Newsletter, jam packed with exciting updates. Check out our Release Blog for additional details.
  • New Analytics Reports and Better Insights. The user activation analytic displays provisioned and activated users, and the OKR Adoption report now includes the added lens of personal OKR adoption.
  • New & Improved Data Connectors. Automate key results with the new GitLab data connector, and enjoy more robust measuring options across Jira, Asana, and Smartsheets. (All with a more delightful and simplified setup and authentication experience.)
  • Customize Annual and Quarterly Key Results. Select from more measurement options like mirroring or rolling up other key results, or directly connecting workstream progress and integrations.
  • Weekly Nudges in Microsoft Teams and Webex. Co-Managers; stay in the loop with proactive messages on where to calibrate and what to celebrate to help drive a weekly results ritual. 
  • Team Changes. Working groups are now known as dynamic teams, and have a new setting to customize their visibility and discoverability.
  • Move Canvas Items. Grab and move items in bulk as you organize your thoughts and space.

Week Ending August 12, 2022

  • We resolved 4 customer reported bugs!

Week Ending August 5, 2022

  •  We fixed 104 bugs, mostly surrounding OKRs. Here are a few examples of what's resolved:
    • KR RAG color displayed red when it should be green.
    • Clicking on search result was not showing the list of KRs.

Week Ending July 29, 2022

  •  A whopping 38 customer reported bugs were fixed. Let’s look at some highlights:
    • You can now access the future series in Meetings without issue.
    • Some quarterly KRs were showing as never updated even though there were updates. Fixed that weirdness.
    • There’s no more issues with loading OKRs into ADO.

Week Ending July 22, 2022

  • We sent out our July Product Launch Newsletter, jam packed with exciting updates. Check out our Release Blog for more details.
  • Big News in Biz Reviews: 
    • Quickly find your Biz Reviews, and organize and curate your list of go-to reviews. 

    • Group together a set of Biz Reviews for MBRs or QBRs, or simply organize them in shared or personal Collections. Share a set of Biz Reviews with others using one link, and archive the set for everyone when the cycle is over. 

  • OKR Enhancements

    • Easy OKR alignment, with in-the-moment, Machine Learning algorithm suggestions.

    • Improvements to Annual and Quarterly OKRs -- automate progress updates for annual Objectives with integrations, and more.

  • OKR Canvas Improvements

    • New search filters and sorting options are designed to help you find the canvas you want, fast. 

    • Use the new hotkeys on the OKR Canvas toolbar to add sticky notes or insert shells in a flash.

  • We also fixed 18 customer reported bugs! 

Week Ending July 15, 2022

  • We fixed 51 customer reported bugs. Here are some highlights:
    • Some folks were having trouble accessing their Meeting agenda - this is all fixed. 
    • Calendar view action items are now appearing in Calendar view as intended. 
    • Cascade KR calculation is taking the starting value into consideration when averaging child updates as needed. 

Week Ending July 8, 2022

  • We took a vacation! Deployments will resume the following week.  

Week Ending July 1, 2022

  • OKR updates to key results with multiple targets
    • Key result automations are now here for annual and quarterly key results. Annual and quarterly key results getting data from Snowflake and Salesforce: Check.
    • Better accountability, with the option to set owners for quarterly results.
    • Calculate averages of quarterly results over the course of the year with calculation upgrades.
  • Configuration for those orgs with ever changing Fiscal Years
    • We now have the infrastructure to accommodate variable fiscal years and quarters where dates for each quarter change year over year changes and still maintain the integrity of QoQ insights. Get in touch with your CSM for any questions! 
  • We fixed 11 bugs. One you might notice: Some confidence rating text boxes had a black background with black text, making the text illegible. Now the text is easily legible! 

Week Ending June 24, 2022

  • OKR Updates for Key Results with multiple targets: 
    • You can now select their measurement as an average of Key Results over a period of time 
    • Data connectors can be linked so Key Results are populated automatically from integrations 
    • Unique owners can be selected for individual Key Results
  • Organizations that have variable fiscal years where dates for each quarter change year over year can now configure those dates for their instance - reach out to your CSM with questions.
  • We renamed the Lookback & Learn shell in OKR Canvas to Reflect & Reset. We feel this change more accurately reflects the process teams take when starting planning cycles.
  • Glitches get Stitches. We fixed 11 bugs, with some notable fries here:
    • Application was blanking out when trying to create OKR. No more!
    • Single instance meetings in GCal showed up multiple times in the WB Meetings Module. Now you just see one, like it should be. 

Week Ending June 17, 2022

  • We made a handful of improvements to OKR Canvas including:
    • You can now use text headers as you form clusters of stickies inside the Lookback & Learn template.
    • Accessibility updates like new keyboard shortcuts. 
    • New search and filtering options on the canvas landing page. 
  • We improved the design of the Key Result and Chart trays in Biz Reviews 
  • Small but mighty changes to the Meetings dashboard to help get you where you’re going faster.
    • The page autoscrolls to your next meeting
    • As you scroll, the date reflect that which you’re currently viewing on the calendar (rather than the current date)
    • The red line on the page outlines the current time of day in your meeting list

Week Ending June 10, 2022

  • We fixed 12 bugs! Here are a few highlights:
    • Clicking on the present mode icon was not opening Biz Review in presentation mode. Now, you can present away.
    • Biz Reviews iFrame content was significantly smaller than it should be, unreadable. You no longer need a magnifying glass to read it. 
    • Some folks couldn’t edit their profile pictures. You can now snap and edit to your heart’s desire. 

Week Ending June 3, 2022

  • We fixed 17 bugs last week. Here are a few highlights: 
    • A spinning wheel was occurring when trying to view Key Result comments. That's all gone!
    • Adjustments were made so starting values don't get skipped in calculations for automated and integrated Key Results. 

Week Ending May 20, 2022

  • New Features in OKR Canvas:
    • Resize sticky notes: Adjust the size of your stickies to give you even more space to share your ideas.
    • Names on sticky notes: User names are added to new sticky notes when they're created.
    • Accessibility updates: Added keyboard shortcuts and functionality for accessibility.
  • The "hand tool" is now the primary mechanism to move/pan around OKR Canvas, accessed from the left-toolbar. If you use a mouse, you can pan around the canvas with the left button while holding the Space bar.
  • We zapped 10 bugs. Here are some highlights:
    • Deleted teams are now removed from the heatmap (Before, they were just hangin’ around…)
    • You can find KRs by searching for user name in Biz Reviews again.
    • Excel export showed KR period of Jan 01 1970 - Jan 01 1970. No more retro incorrect dates.

Week Ending May 13, 2022

  • We made two bug fixes
    • There’s no longer a 500 error was appearing when importing OKRs. 
    • Some users were receiving an error “You don’t have access to add a topic to this meeting” when attempting to add topics to meetings. Whoops - this is all fixed.

Week Ending May 6, 2022

  • We made a few small UI tweaks aiming to make a big impression with a tighter and more consumable list on the Meetings List page. Now it's easier to spot if there isn't an agenda for the meeting.
  • We fixed around 23 bugs! Some satisfying squashes:
    • Some folks were unable to remove a user from a meeting. All fixed.
    • Google Sheets integration is able to grab data for the right week to week cadence to prevent KR miscalculations.
    • Team OKRs weren't showing for co-managers. Not cool on our end, so we're glad we can keep everyone focused on their results again!

Week Ending April 29, 2022

  • We're excited about performance gains made across the site over the last 90 days: 
    • 61% improvement in web requests that allows for faster page loads all around!
    • Page loading should feel 42% faster with improvements to how we sequence what we load.
    • 32% faster load time when clicking opening up the My Objectives page. Who doesn’t want to get to their OKRs faster? 
    • 47.4% faster initial load on meetings pages. 
  • We’ve added new nifty features to OKR Canvas:
    • Invite non-team members to collaborate -- Help Article outlining the process
    • Duplicate stickies with the toolbar or Control+C and Control+V hotkeys
    • Lock object positions on OKR Canvas (Like templates, text headers, stickies).
    • Lookback & Learn template are locked by default during canvas creation.
  • The Workstream Board view has been updated so it always fills the available browser window.
  • We fixed 17 bugs. Let’s review some hits:
    • AI Tag search was failing  when using "&" symbols. Now you can use ampersands to your heart’s desire. 
    • KRs set as 'Should decrease to' were showing incorrect RAG color. No longer!
  • We made a Meetings enhancement: 
    • We'll prompt you if leave with an unsaved topic/takeaway, so you don’t run away and lose any work! 

Week Ending April 22, 2022

  • We've been working on making performance gains across the platform so WorkBoard is more responsive and faster. 
  • We fixed 18 bugs! Here are some highlights: 
    • We squashed an issue with changing owners of KRs
    • The OKR Heatmap export no longer results in the spinning wheel of death 
    • Creating AIs from Slack is working properly again

Week Ending April 15, 2022

  • We sent out our April Product Launch Newsletter, jam packed with exciting updates. Check out our Release Blog for more details.

  • Biz Reviews Delight Updates. 

    • Introducing the ability to create multiple Hotbox and Action Item Trays in Biz Reviews and highlight what’s important to you. 

    • The right-click Quick Action menu allows you to reveal shortcuts and make edits to your Biz Review without having to scroll.
  • Users can now connect their Trello board status to Key Results in Workboard, and choose to automate updates based on count or percent completed.
  • For users whose organizations leverage SSO, you can now login using a Tableau Personal Access Token.
  • OKR Power Moves
    • Now you can copy a KR to another objective within your team, or to another objective on another team with certain permissions.
    • Filter on annual, quarterly, or past OKRs in the Alignment Tree :tree: and narrow to the information you need.
  • Bring in OKRs from any team or time period to streamline the alignment conversations you’re driving in your OKR Canvas sessions.
  • Microsoft Teams Updates: Search for an objective by name, team, or owner, and clearer status of objective progress.
  • We resolved 10 bugs! Here's an example:
    • We resolved grammatical error on Excel Integration popout.

Week Ending April 8, 2022

  • Performance updates were super-charged the last few weeks. Here are some of the benchmarks from the recent cache improvements (and you might see why we’re excited): 
    • The average response time is now less than one second (0.97 sec!)
    • Throughput increased by 16.5%
    • Current average throughput is 60.9 hits/sec
  • Time zone selectors have been updated so you can search and select for your zone using PST, EST, etc., rather than searching for a random city near you.
  • We fried almost 20 bugs!

Week Ending April 1, 2022

  • There’s now the option to have more than one Action Item Tray in Biz Reviews.
  • 21 Bugs squashed. This was a big week with a ton of bug fixes landing in production. Here are some standout fixes:
    • Unfortunately Key results driven by Datastreams were returning as "Never Updated" and defaulting to Red. Behind us and apologies for the demo disruptions.
    • Was a little too hard to click on a KR and navigate to Biz Reviews - squashed.
    • Show Key Results wasn’t sticking after Biz Reviews Presentation Mode. Sticky again and back to preserving memory.

Week Ending March 25, 2022

  • Have you ever written an extensive KR only to realize it should have belonged to a different Objective? Same here. Now you can copy a KR to another objective within your team, or to another objective on another team with certain permissions. Here’s a Help Article with more details.
  • 7 Bugs were found and fixed. Here are some resolved issues: 
    • KR that was set to "Should fall within range" defaulted to starting value if last update was 0.
    • Negative numbers in a KR weren’t tracking correctly.
    • Fixed 'no event triggered' issue when clicking on my key results tab.

Week Ending March 18, 2022

  • We're continuously making updates to OKR Canvas:

    • Create your own little piece of the world (or canvas) with custom text headers, now insertable via the left toolbar

    • "Are you really sure you want to delete that?" We added delete confirmation screens to Lookback and Learn & OKR objects.
  • Over 11 bugs fixed! Here are a few that were on the docket:

    • When trying to move an Action Item from one workstream to another (e.g., feature intake → biz review), the AI was “mirrored” and not actually moved. That’s all sorted out!

    • Files in shared drives for Google Sheets weren’t visible. Now you can see all intended files, shared and otherwise.

    • The Two-Level Alignment View was taking a full minute to load. We sped that right up.

Week Ending March 11, 2022

  • Integrations are a hot topic. This release, we fixed some bugs across different data connectors. Here are some squashed issues from last week:

    • PowerBI and excel connectors were switching from % measurements to numbers. Now they'll do what users told them to do!
    • There was a little embarrassing spelling mistake where we called OKRs, ORKs… glad that one is out of the way.
    • 3-4 usability and functional bugs for setting PowerBI, Excel, Rally key result connectors squashed.
  • Meetings!

    • The add to AI to meeting popup was appearing behind the AI details popup and couldn’t be accessed. All fixed! It’s the sort of bug that made us realize how attached we had become to this nifty tool to quickly add AIs to next meetings!
    • Now when you favorite a meeting, the last meeting is pinned in the series to your favorites. Use your pinned meeting to help prep for your next one in a series!
  • Accessibility. Whoa! We fixed 112 WCAG violations on our Add/Edit Objectives and Key Results dialogs. Read more in our March Accessibility Release Notes

Week Ending March 4, 2022

  • OKR Canvas alert! We made some big improvements to sticky note interactions allowing for a more intuitive and smoother user experience.
    • First, we broke apart the move and edit text interactions. This means a single click on a sticky note will lock focus on that note, and enable the toolbar and ability to move the note. A second click will enable a user to "edit" text.
    • After creating a sticky note, the cursor auto-focuses so you can immediately add text.
    • Sticky notes dragged directly from toolbars to Lookback & Learn now attach!
    • Side note: We modified the ability for users to change OKR visibility to also include: 1) Management can view and 2) All reports to owner can view
  • As always, we’re finding and squishing bugs to keep things running smoothly. Here’s an example of an issue we said sayonara to last week:
    • WB app in MS Teams: Some users were unable to post to the channel after selecting a tab type.

Week Ending February 25, 2022

  • We knew it was a struggle to reach your Next Level OKR Alignment View, so we made it a whole lot easier to find. Instead of accessing it via the team views only, locate the Next Level View right in your My OKRs page. Then, easily share your page view organized by Objective using the unique URL.
  • Some bugs are bigger than other bugs. We think of this one as a big giant squash. Old values weren’t being wiped from some OKRs after a time duration was changed. This is all fixed now, so values appear as intended
  • Another bug we put to rest: Some folks were having trouble loading meetings and 1on1s :spin:. We like when things load and when things load well, so that’s not an issue any longer.

Week Ending February 18, 2022

  • Review our exciting February releases in detail in our Release Blog! 
  • Calibrate and Celebrate for WebEx is live! This is an awesome way for teams that work in WebEx to receive notifications about weekly goals and progress directly in the program. Want to know more about how it works? This nifty article has all the details. 
  • Enjoy the ease of using the newly places search filter in the Meetings dashboard.  
  • You can now accomplish big things with the flick of a few fingers. We’ve added some Keyboard Shortcuts  for both Mac and PC. Give ‘em a try: Ctrl+G opens Global Search and Ctrl+O opens an Action item.
  • Want to notify your whole team of something? You can now @ mention teams in WorkBoard, and every member will receive a ping on Slack or Webex!

Week Ending February 11, 2022

  • Alignment by Objective view wasn’t being organized in alphabetical order. We want your objectives to be listed in the order they’re meant to be, so we made a fix of this one!
  • We fixed a few bugs that are too small to mention, but big enough to improve your experience. Hopefully we caught them before you even noticed. 

Week Ending February 4, 2022

  • January was an awesome month in terms of accessibility improvements in our Add Personal/Team Objective and Key Results section. Review our complete Accessibility Release Notes here
  • We think this is going to be a crowd pleaser. Want to go back to your individual homepage? Clicking on the WoBo logo will transport you there. (Before, nothing happened when you clicked).
  • If you open up the OKR tray in your RBR to see KRs today, it will be there waiting patiently for you in the same state tomorrow.

Week Ending January 28, 2022

  • We heard you loud and clear that copying Workstreams, one of the favorite efficiency hacks for WorkBoard pros, wasn't working properly. It’s fixed – so you can go back to making your super moves!
  • Performance enhancements were made across the site to help shorten loading times for you Google and Outlook users.
  • Lots of other, smaller, bugs were fixed -- 27 in OKRs alone! We're making sure you have the most seamless experience possible.  

Week Ending January 21, 2022

  • Over 45 bugs were fixed! (Both bugs reported by you and bugs we found). Here are some highlights:
    • Filtering is working properly again for Objectives
    • Workstream assignee defaults have been fixed
    • Description is now properly appearing and text is no longer overlapping for RBRs
    • 1on1's show only 1on1's, and not all Meetings
  • We continue to make performance enhancements across the platform, and are measuring the improvements with incoming data! 
  • The January launch newsletter was sent. Check out the WorkBoard Release & Roadmap Blog for more detailed information on our delightful feature updates and launches. 

Week Ending January 14, 2022

  • Our teams continue to expand our Key Results integrations for a seamless experience between your data management systems and WorkBoard. 
  • We fixed some minor bugs around Meetings. We can't promise to reduce the number of meetings you have, but we can help make the product as useful for you as possible.  
  • Performance enhancements were made to help stability of the site, so you can focus on your work. 

Week Ending January 7, 2022

  • We fixed bugs surrounding slowness issues for some customers, so items load at the lightening speed we all desire. 
  • Were you receiving an error message when updating group Key Results? Sorry about that! All fixed. 
  • We fixed some of our buttons so that screen reader users can now access each close and save button in browse mode.

Week Ending December 31, 2021

  • We made some updates to help reduce your weekly screen time reports. For both iPhone and Android users, you'll now see headers for action items and meetings, and improved meeting filters to quickly find what you're looking for. 
  • This one's meta. We now allow mirroring of mirrors, which wasn't available previously. 
  • We fixed a few old bugs that are too small to mention, but will help make for a more delightful experience.

Week Ending December 24, 2021

  • We had a quiet week due to the holidays, but still made strides improving the KR experience. Not only did we make it more beautiful, but we also improved the calculations to make them more accurate.

Week Ending December 17, 2021

  • We made updates and tweaked the visuals for RBRs so it looks and acts nicer when you use it. 
  • Check out in depth Accessibility Release Notes for the month of December. The short of it is that we refined keyboard patterns for our My Objective's tab navigation, improved color contrast on the page, and improved the focus management. 
  • WorkBoard and Workday are now integrated! This makes it easier for you to manage and maintain WorkBoard Individual User reporting and Team hierarchies. Check out this article for more information and answers to common questions. 
  • We fixed bugs that you discovered and reported - thanks for helping us make these improvements! Here are some highlights:
    • iPhone app no longer crashes when adding topics (phew!).
    • The series link in the Meeting description was being duplicated, so we solved that. 
    • Calendar invitees without WorkBoard accounts were being removed, almost like they weren't important (we know they are!). We made sure to fix this issue. 

Week Ending December 10, 2021

  • We know having a seamless experience at your fingertips is important, so we've been improving the app for iPhone and Android. A few things:
    • The app now uses new meetings API for add, edit, delete meetings of both types (1on1s and group meetings).
    • We fixed a few issues that were showing in the new meetings screen, so they shouldn't bother you anymore.
  • You might notice a new, more appealing design in Objectives. We hope it suits your fancy. 
  • We spruced up charts in the RBR section so the look and function is superior to what it once was. 

Week Ending December 3, 2021

  • We made some Accessibility improvements in KR tagging. 
  • Did you notice a few little bugs in New Meetings on the iPhone app? We did, too, so we cleaned those right up. 
  • Before, @ mentions and Workstream tagging was incorrect when creating an AI. We want you to be able to @ and tag as you need, so that's been resolved! 

Week Ending November 26, 2021

  • We enjoyed some time off this week, but still did some work behind the scenes to improve your WorkBoard experience! 
  • Workday integrations were completed for various customers -- We continue to look at what's working and what can be improved to streamline this integration even further. 

Week Ending November 19, 2021

  • Gone are the days where you had to search for your favorite RBR. You can now set a specific RBR as your start page! Hot tip: When viewing your RBR, click the Kebab tool and then select "Set as Start Page." 
  • We made improvements to Key Results and tags so you can continue to set and crush your goals. Here are a few snapshots of work we did in this area:
    • New column was added in KR tags listing to show the number of keywords assigned to the tag.
    • Completed adding of keywords in Create tag and Edit tag popup
    • Working on the accessibility issues and tool tips in KR tags.
  • If you set Personal OKRs, there's no longer the "Organization Can View" option. This means your Personal OKRs can remain just that. 
  • We made performance updates across the site that should increase speed and stability in your experience. 

Week Ending November 12, 2021

  • Access the insights you need to accelerate OKR adoption and empower teams with five new analytics views!
  • Bring strategy execution into weekly focus in Webex! Easily access your team and organization’s strategic priorities directly in Webex Messaging and Meetings.
  • We've been working to improve the Jira integration. Now you can more accurately capture your KR completion by measuring progress by story points, and effortlessly connect Jira work to your OKRs with an easy-to-use Query Builder.
  • Save time manually updating your Key Results, and improve transparency of team progress now with Rally & PowerBI. 

Week Ending November 5, 2021

  • We've been working on improving our beloved RBR's. Here are some great updates:
    • The Change Owner Feature that lets you reassign ownership of a RBR to anybody who has edit permissions.
    • We added a Powerpoint Slide # to the iframe embed box. Now you can specify a slide number when you embed a Powerpoint presentation using the IFrame tray.
    • You may have noticed in Presentation Mode where “infinite scrolling” made it difficult to know when you were on the last slide. All fixed!
    • We also sorted out a little problem with the Powerpoint slide controls so now they’re on the screen too.
  • We made platform updates that might not seem obvious but should strengthen your overall WorkBoard experience! 
  • The user experience should feel flawless, so we made updates to help you have a more seamless and aesthetically pleasing time on WoBo.
  • Who doesn't like the nice new refresh button on Meeting Agenda page?

Week Ending October 29, 2021

  • We made platform and performance improvements across the site. You should feel the benefits of some faster load times, efficiencies, and more! 
  • Fixed that pesky broken "Meet Now" button, and meetings not appearing in some folks' dashboards. 

Week Ending October 22, 2021

  • We worked on some delight features for OKRs and performance updates.
  • Who doesn't love a regular bug fix, too? We fixed a bunch, but here's a quick example: The meetings dashboard should now load for everyone without a hitch. 

Week Ending October 15, 2021

  • Sync your calendar with WorkBoard meetings to easily add agendas to each of your meeting, ensuring everyone’s time is put to good use! 
  • We've fine-tuned the Calibrate & Celebrate cards in Teams so leaders can send reminders wisely. 

Week Ending October 8, 2021

  • We fixed some small bugs on the iOS app so you have a smooth experience while on the go. 
  • Multiple customer reported WebEx integration bugs have been squashed! You should now experience a roadblock free experience. 

Week Ending October 1, 2021

  • We made some performance enhancements across the site. Here's a favorite: The loading time for RBR pages has been reduced from 8 seconds to 5!
  • My Objectives component and Secondary Color Contrast accessibility was improved. Learn more about the details in the September 2021 Accessibility Release Notes.
  • WebEx and Meetings play nicer together after some bug fixes. No more fights on the playground. 

Week Ending September 24, 2021

  • We made delight and bug fixes we think you'll like surrounding Key Results and Meetings. They're probably too small to list in detail, but here are just a few:
    • You can now add a KR tag in other KR types.
    • Fixed 403 error when pulling 1on1 meetings.
    • Calculations for mirrored KRs now appear correctly. 
    • The update button is no longer mysteriously missing from KRs on the Objective page. 
    • Fix meeting link not getting added to owner calendar when participant creates meeting
    • Fix too many meetings appearing in series list

Week Ending September 17, 2021

  • Safety first! We made security updates to further ensure your protection on WorkBoard. 
  • You can now pin WorkBoard to Microsoft Teams Sidebar! The latest update to the Microsoft Teams brings WorkBoard to the surface in the Microsoft Teams app. We love to see it. 
  • We made improvements so you'll discover faster performance awesome new features in Biz Reviews. Who doesn't love these sort of updates?

Week Ending Sep 10, 2021

  • Source results from Salesforce more easily and often with the new self-service integration experience!
  • The latest update to the Microsoft Teams brings the full WorkBoard experience to the surface in the Microsoft Teams app.

  • We have added a new annual objective with quarterly results view and implemented several collaboration improvements to Biz Reviews, including a Full screen mode for a more immersive Biz Review experience.

  • Fixed a number of other bugs that are probably too small to mention, but hopefully make for a more delightful experience.

Week Ending Sep 3, 2021

  • Platform performance improvements: 
    • 65% improvement on average of updating key results and putting score on the board!
    • 59% faster experience on average of saving key results
    • 38% faster initial load on average of workstreams
    • 64% faster experience of adding a new member to large teams
  • Accessibility and crisper look and feel across OKR pages and key result interactions.
  • Bug and delight fixes:
    • User experience improvement so it is a lot more clear that prior result updates can be edited and adjusted. Here's to it never being a question again!
    • Your Biz Reviews lists are now sorted alpha numerically and hopefully a lot easier to find.
    • Date of last update for result roll-ups should now reflect the date of last update made to the underlying results
    • &s some times like to show up with a few extra characters. We made some fixes to these on action items to send those characters back into hiding.
    • OKR alignment is automatically applied when results are sourced from other OKRs. You should now be able to remove that alignment if you would like.
    • A few more bugs here and there!

Week Ending Aug 27, 2021

  • Bug fixes centered around APIs, Webhooks and admin capabilities
    • Improvements to admin flows; the path for adding new organization admins is back up and running. Unnecessary selections for removing users from teams or changing their team roles are resolved so you have less obstacles in your way.
    • In-app guidance and labels for inviting external users from other organizations to your team for collaboration should be significantly more clear.
    • Workday user provisioning can now re-activate accounts of previously de-provisioned users who have rejoined the company.
    • Tweaks to self-serve SSO set-up
    • Zapier integration to update key result data was tweaked for better reliability
    • API webhook optimization for sending data for weekly key result updates
    • API adjustments for calling last update values for group results and mirrored key results

Week Ending Aug 13, 2021

  • Pop-ups for commenting on key results in Biz Reviews were floating a little too far away from the key result they belonged to. They’ve floated back home. 
  • The handy list of your direct and dotted reports’ key results was having some trouble giving you the transparency you need. It is back to delivering on its duty. 
  • Intermittent issue with loading of the full key results list under the My Key Results page was fixed. 
  • Filtering to past OKRs from the My OKRs page was having a couple of hiccups. Back to searchable and retrievable.  
  • Converting an action-item to a sub-action-item workflow had a search glitch that was resolved. 

Week Ending Aug 6, 2021

  • Enhanced Annual Objectives with Quarterly Key Results with:

    • Simplified navigation and forms to set quarterly results 
    • Filter enhancements to focus on quarterly results 
    • Consolidated View all results under an annual objective when scrolling below the Heatmap 
    • Annual objectives with quarterly results included in all exports (Print, Word, Excel)
  • Accessibility Enhancements around OKR functionality
    • Improvements to Key Result Due for Update Page
    • Improvements to Key Result Details page
    • Smaller improvements to objective Pop-up
  • Early access to our enhanced meetings integrations are now available for Outlook early access clients.
  • Fixed a number of other bugs that were probably too small to notice but are important to drive stability and performance!

Week Ending July 23, 2021

  • Some performance tuning to help Workstream loading to be a whole lot faster! 
  • A few more minor bug fixes 

Week Ending July 18, 2021

  • Accessibility Enhancements around OKR functionality
    • Improvements to Key Result Due for Update Page
    • Improvements to Key Result Details page
    • Smaller improvements to objective Pop-up
  • Fixed a number of API bugs and a couple more bug fixes that were hopefully too small to notice

Week Ending July 2, 2021

  • Launched three powerful new capabilities:

    • WebEx Integration: You can now bring the WorkBoard experience into WebEx so you always have your OKRs in your line of sight! @ mentions in WorkBoard will now send a real-time notification to users in WebEx

    • Confidence Ratings Enhancements: See confidence ratings throughout the application, including Biz Reviews and Mirrors
    • Create Annual Objectives with Quarterly Key Results: Simplify OKR creation where objective remains constant and the KR targets are varied over the year, and get a more cohesive view of QoQ progress
  • Refreshed and simplified the language for selecting measurement and Data Source Types in the OKR wizard to make it a little easier
  • Fixed a number of other bugs that were probably too small to notice


May 30, 2021

  • Introduced a new accessibility feature! You can now “Skip to Main Content” and “Skip to Secondary Navigation” to help both keyboard and screen reader users quickly navigate to the main body of the application and to a tool's secondary navigation
  • Continued to make several important accessibility improvements, including keyboard interactions and semantic labeling of components in My Objectives
  • Fixed a number of small bugs


Week Ending May 21, 2021

  • Added Planned vs. Actual Line Charts to Biz Reviews
  • Resolved instances of unexpected behavior of the back button from KR Details
  • Fixed a number of other bugs that were probably too small to notice but are important to drive stability and performance!


April 26th, 2021

  • Enabled Calibrate & Celebrate for all customers using Microsoft Teams   
  • Launched an option for Committed Key Results for all customers


Week Ending Apr 16th, 2021

  • Fixed display issues with mirrored Key Results in Biz Reviews  
  • Fixed a couple of bugs found during early access to Calibrate & Celebrate
  • Refined the My Direct and Dotted view to ensure all relevant Key Results are displayed
  • Tinkered with our internal workings to keep things running smoothly


Week Ending Apr 2nd, 2021

  • Launched a series of exciting updates to our Mobile App in iOS:
    • New tab view for My Key Results 
    • Refreshed look and feel of My OKRs page 
    • Simplified navigation to organization OKRs 
    • Clean-up of the Action Item list
  • Made some big improvements to accessibility in our web login flows
  • Export to Microsoft Word can now display KR comments 
  • Improved performance and load times for My OKR pages 
  • Resolved a few recurring Email notification bugs 
  • Fixed a few other bugs that were probably too small to notice


Week Ending Mar 19th, 2021

  • Turned on Calibrate & Celebrate in Microsoft Teams for a small set of users (more to come soon!)
  • Fixed an issue with “&” in the jump-to field
  • Resolved an inconsistency with comments in a “Mirror” of a Mirror
  • Fixed a glitch with display of interval Key Results in KR Trays and the Hotbox of a Biz Review
  • Resolved an inconsistency in the number of teams displayed when sending a nudge through Results Analytics
  • Fixed a couple of small bugs in searching for and adding tags to Action Items


Week Ending Mar 12th, 2021

  • Turned on Confidence Ratings & KR Predictions for everyone!

  • Resolved team name changes not being consistently reflected in the alignment view

  • Made sure the sort order of KRs in Biz Reviews is consistent when you click "Show Me Key Results"
  • Fixed a bug that prevented some users from adding tags to Action items
  • Made a few other small bug fixes to keep things running smoothly


Week Ending Feb 26th, 2021

  • Unified OKR filters across all OKR pages

  • Launched a set of enhancements to Results Analytics that make it much easier to send kudos to the highest-scoring teams, send a nudge to the lowest-scoring teams, and message any teams with 0% or 100% progress

  • Made a set of small but important performance improvements

  • Fixed how special characters (like “&”) show up in Team names and workstreams

  • Cleaned-up the My Objectives page for new users

  • Solved a few inconsistencies with the last update dates

  • Made sure Biz Reviews are enabled to show up for everyone by default
  • A few other small bug fixes to keep things running smoothly


Week Ending Feb 19th, 2021

  • Made a small change to Action Item attachments

  • Fixed a couple of bugs that were probably too small to notice


Week Ending Feb 12th, 2021

  • Reduced the load speed for the team directory in admin tools to under 2 seconds
  • Cleaned up text wrapping in Biz Review Objective trays
  • Solved a few inconsistencies with filtering for Sub-Actions on “This Week” page
  • Fixed a glitch in saving and auto-refreshing results based on workstreams
  • Made sure “KRs due for update” and your list of Key Results are fully in sync
  • Fixed a few small glitches


Week Ending Feb 5th, 2021

  • Reduced load speed of OKR alignment in large orgs to be much snappier
  • A few tweaks to help Results Analytics do its data crunching
  • Enabled Key Result sorting to carry through the app
  • Solved a small glitch in the admin tools’ functional team search
  • Made sure you can add interval and cascaded results to Biz Review KR trays
  • Fixed a few other bugs that were probably too small to notice


Week Ending Jan 29th, 2021

  • Enabled provisioning of more than one email to a user
  • Fixed a glitch that prevented email notifications from being sent to some users
  • Tinkered with a some internal workings to ensure our platform runs smoothly


Week Ending Jan 22nd, 2021

  • Made some big performance improvements:

    • ~25% improvement in updating KRs 
    • ~35% improvement in loading Biz Reviews
  • Launched Confidence Ratings for Key Results (configurable by organization)

  • Enabled Key Result Prediction (configurable by organization)
  • Added icons to show permission settings for Key Results (configurable by organization)
  • Made our Biz Review KR trays a little more legible
  • Enabled team archiving through public API
  • Made some important accessibility improvements to the login flow and a few other spots in the platform
  • Tweaked our code to accommodate Slack API updates
  • Made a few other small bug fixes to keep things running smoothly


Introduction to our Release Notes

With the WorkBoard Release Notes we hope to provide you with visibility to how our platform is evolving with every update. For more details on specific features or bug fixes, check out our Roadmap Blog or contact your Customer Success Manager.

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