WorkBoard Release Notes

July 1, 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 Change Data Source Type page in the OKR wizard
  • 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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