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Work on the board while filtering is active

It is now possible to work freely with the results filtered in the search bar. Edit or move the sticky notes, and when you're done, delete the filter criteria so that you can work in the full workspace again.

November 2, 2022

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Share filtered search results

If you want to talk through certain sticky notes, be specific by sending your team members which sticky notes you are talking about. You can do this simply. For instance filter out sticky notes with a pending status that belongs to your Scrum Master. Copy the link of the search result from the URL bar and send it to the Scrum Master. Now he/she can see the exact sticky note you want to point to. 

October 12, 2022

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New session selector & nav bar

You will find a cleaner and more transparent renewed session selector after logging in. We have also revamped the navigation bar, which includes a new element called facilitation. From here you can access the timer and progress display.

October 5, 2022

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Filtering for status

Do you want to know which tasks still need time and which ones are not ready yet? When searching, filter by sticky notes with to-do and in-progress statuses. You will immediately see which tasks are still to be done.

October 3, 2022

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Status on Features

Track the progress of your feature by hovering over the progress bar to see the status of the sticky notes in a mini report. ⚪ To Do | 🔵 In Progress | 🟢 Done.

September 27, 2022

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Track progress on Objectives

Based on the status of your linked work items you can now easily track progress on your Objectives. You will now have an even better overview of the processes in your Program Increment.

August 31, 2022

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Status sync with ALM tools

To avoid unnecessary manual work, when the status of a user story changes, it is automatically updated back and forth between piplanning.io and other ALM tools like Jira, Rally or Microsoft Azure DevOps.

August 24, 2022

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Link User Stories to Objectives

It is now possible to link User Stories to Team Objectives on the Team Board. Click on the link at the bottom of the sticky note you want to link, then select the desired Objective from the options listed.

July 27, 2022

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Improved ALM troubleshooting

Lately, we added additional tools to help you to troubleshoot ALM connectivity issues. This allows you to narrow down the problem with your stuck Jira or ADO sync faster than ever before. We highlight connection issues for each PI Planning session and provide a detailed log for each ALM connection.

May 25, 2022

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New login page

The login page in piplanning.io has been redesigned. After entering your email, select the account you want to use and you are in the familiar application.

May 18, 2022

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Sticky note functions

Sticky notes can have different functions in PI Planning. Therefore, in piplanning.io they have properties corresponding to the function. From now on, sticky notes with a work item function can also indicate the status of the task, which can be: to do, in progress, or done. In the case of those with note functions, we can make simple notes without unnecessary functions.

March 23, 2022

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Timer on boards

The built-in timer helps you with timeboxing. You can configure it for the whole ART that will be visible on all boards. Or you can also set an individual timer for a specific Team Board. You can always see what time is still left. Pause or reset if it's needed. When the time is up, the alarm will sound for those to whom it is addressed.

February 16, 2022

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ART metrics on Program Board

By clicking on the small icon in the Program Board header, you can access reports such as Capacity Allocation and Load vs. Capacity. They help you plan your resources more accurately during your PI session.

February 16, 2022

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Release version 2.12

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

February 16, 2022

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Redesigned RTE Cockpit navigation

You can enjoy new navigation in the RTE Cockpit. The menu got a cool design and the footer has been removed. We love it!

February 15, 2022

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PI session name in title

When you edit a session, you know which one you're editing because the session name in the title is always visible whichever settings menu you are editing.

February 9, 2022

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Profile menu

We added a Profile menu in the RTE Cockpit, where you can see some of your personal information. Here, you can change your name to the one you want your colleagues to call you. And here you can also change your password.

February 8, 2022

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Removed arrange button

The arrange button has been removed from the navigation bar. This function can be accessed by clicking on the three dots or by right-clicking on the mouse in each iteration.

February 7, 2022

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Global search

From now on, when you type in the search bar, the items matching your search will be automatically listed. This is also true if you search for stickers or teams. If nothing is entered, all items will be listed.

January 20, 2022

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Newly optimized context menu

We've restructured the functions to make it easier to see which ones apply to the whole board or specifically to the part you clicked on.

January 19, 2022

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Archive session

It is possible to archive a PI Planning session. This allows you to cleanup the list of available sessions to choose for users in the app.

January 12, 2022

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Release version 2.11

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

December 28, 2021

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Forced login via SSO only is available

piplanning.io now allows you to force login via SSO only and prevent the usage of username and password for your users. This allows for secure, centralized and easy user access management. To do so you can check the box 'Prevent credential login / SSO only' on the IDP setup page.

December 16, 2021

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Load vs. capacity overview

In this newly available report, you can get feedback on the load of the iterations to see the status of your planning. The color of the bar helps you get a quick overview: blue indicates that the load is fine, orange is a warning and red is an overload. To do this, click on the pie chart in the upper right corner of any iteration and select the Load vs. Capacity tab.

November 30, 2021

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Risky links

You can now see on the Program Board and Team Board the risky links where the dependency is planned to be delivered in the same iteration or a later one than the feature. A notification will appear in the bottom right corner and disappears as soon as the risky link is resolved.

November 18, 2021

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Release version 2.10

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

November 17, 2021

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Allow spaces in team names

You can now enter the team names separated by a space in the Cockpit.

September 8, 2021

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Import CSV with link

Now you can also use the CSV import to bring links between sticky notes with an ALM key to the Program Backlog Board and the Team Boards.

August 30, 2021

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New collaboration canvases

Two new canvases are available. The checklist for Scrum of Scrums of Day 2 for PI Planning can serve you as a crutch. And the Impact Effort Matrix assists you to manage time more efficiently.

August 24, 2021

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Update help button

By pressing the Help Button now provides direct access to release notes, courses, documentation and keyboard shortcuts.

August 16, 2021

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Assign ARTs to solution train

Under organization in the menu on the left you can now add your ARTs to a Solution under "Solution Trains".

July 23, 2021

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Showing users on the same board

You can now see the avatars of the users which are also looking at the same board as you. If you click on or hover over the picture the name of the user will be displayed.

July 21, 2021

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List of solution trains

If you click on “Organization” in the menu on the left side and then navigate to the tab "Solution Train" you will find a list of all your Solutions.

July 15, 2021

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List of ARTs

If you click on “Organization” in the menu on the left side and then navigate to the tab "ARTs" you will find a list of all your ARTs.

July 8, 2021

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Release version 2.9

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

July 7, 2021

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New color palette available

The color palette of sticky notes appears when you click the "Add new" button on the bar and hides when you click it again. Drag and drop the sticky note to the board. Pressing the color pops up the sticky note in the center of the board. The last chosen color won’t be set up as default anymore.

July 1, 2021

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Shared sprints in Jira

Now it’s possible that you can use shared sprints. What does that mean? If you have one sprint configured in Jira but multiple teams use this one sprint you can now configure it with the new team-mapping field.

June 27, 2021

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Release version 2.3

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

May 19, 2021

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Redesigned ALM team mapping page

We optimized the way you can manage your teams under ALM team mapping. Now can edit team by team and this way you have a much better overview.

May 18, 2021

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Smoother board zoom

You can enjoy a smooth and snappy zoom in and out transition on the board. There is no lag when you have a lot (400+ items) of sticky notes on the board.

May 12, 2021

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Shortcuts for search on boards

To search on the board for stickers use control + F as a shortcut on your keyboard. For filtering the boards for teams use control + T. If you want to filter for a specific sticky type press control + Y. Be aware: Depending on your system instead of “control” the shortcuts might only work with “option” or “command”.

Infinite loading on users page

If you scroll down it will automatically load and display more users.

April 30, 2021

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Rally releases for Backlog Board

For the Program Backlog Board you can now filter your features by releases. So only the features that are in a specific release will be reflected in the piplanning app on the Program Backlog Board.

April 20, 2021

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Set order for team on Program Board

You can now set your own preferred order for the teams on the Program Board. Just arrange them the way you want. This can help you to optimize the dependency visualization as you can place teams that have many dependencies to other teams in the center of the board.

March 22, 2021

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Search for multiple sticky types / teams / stickers

When you need to look for a particular sticky note on the board, you can set up multiple search criteria at once such as sticky type, teams or stickers.

March 11, 2021

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Press save for all the changes

We have made it consistent that you always have to press save when you change something in the configuration.

March 11, 2021

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Release version 2.8

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

March 5, 2021

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New canvases available

The accessible canvases have been expanded to include Customer Journey Map, ROAM Kanban, Golden Circle and User Story Map.

February 15, 2021

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Duplicate session

Want to be really fast when preparing your next PI Planning? Simply duplicate a previous session with all the configuration including sticky types and ALM configuration. This way you are ready for PI Planning within a few minutes.

February 11, 2021

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Filter for "no team" sticky notes

Now it’s possible to highlight sticky notes that are not assigned to a team.

February 10, 2021

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December /January Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in December 2020 and January 2021 in piplanning.io.

February 8, 2021

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December / January Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in December 2020 and January 2021 for the RTE Cockpit in piplanning.io.

February 8, 2021

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Release version 2.7

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

January 28, 2021

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RTE Cockpit ↔️ piplanning app

If you are logged in as an admin you can switch with two clicks to the RTE Cockpit and with one click back. In piplanning.io go to Settings and click “RTE Cockpit”. In the RTE Cockpit click in the upper left on “Switch to piplanning app”.

January 21, 2021

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Release version 1.9

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

January 8, 2021

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Configure canvases

Need another canvas or a different sticky type. Click on the small button “Manage” and get directly to the Canvases configuration page.

December 16, 2020

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November Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in November 2020 for the Cloud piplanning app.

December 10, 2020

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November Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in November 2020 for the Cloud piplanning app.

December 10, 2020

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Skip through Team Boards

With "control" and the key "4" you can jump through the team boards. Very helpful if you want to get a quick overview of the different team boards.

November 28, 2020

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"CONTROL + O" for Objectives

When you are on the team board, you can simply press "Control" and "O" or "Command" and "O" on your keyboard and it will open the Objectives overview.

November 28, 2020

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Jump through Team Objectives with arrows

When you are on the PI Objectives Overview, you can use the arrow keys to jump through the objectives. The arrow keys on your keyboard also work for this.

November 18, 2020

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"6" for PI Objectives overview

To get to the PI Objectives Overview, you can simply press key "6".

November 14, 2020

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Line breaks in Objectives

In the Objectives you can now only make line breaks by holding down the "SHIFT" key.

November 11, 2020

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October Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in October 2020 for the Cloud piplanning app.

November 5, 2020

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October Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in October 2020 for the Cloud piplanning app.

November 5, 2020

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Filter for "no" stickers

In the search, you can now also highlight stickies that don't have stickers.

October 29, 2020

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Simplified linking of stickies

Now it always remembers to which sticky you last linked another sticky. So you can quickly link to the same sticky with your "Return" button.

October 27, 2020

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ROAM status update

If you have mirrored a Risk between the Team Board and the Program Risk Board and you move it to another ROAM area on the Program Risk Board, it will be updated directly on the Team Board.

October 24, 2020

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Team name on Risk sticky notes

Now the team name is no longer included in the text of the sticky note as before, but nicely listed separately below the summary.

October 20, 2020

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Canvas categories

Now you can divide your canvases into categories. You can define, name and move the categories directly in the piplanning app.

October 13, 2020

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September Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in September 2020 for the Cloud piplanning app.

October 10, 2020

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September Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in September 2020 for the Cloud piplanning app.

October 10, 2020

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Release version 2.6

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

October 2, 2020

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New canvases

We have new canvases ready for you. Sailboat, Confidence Vote, Portfolio, Value Stream and Value Stream Identification.

September 28, 2020

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June Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in June 2020 for the Cloud piplanning app.

September 28, 2020

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New navigation

We have revised and optimized the navigation. It is now on the left side. You can also use the "Team" button to switch directly between the teams without using the "Exit" button.

September 24, 2020

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"N" key for new objective

If you want to add a new objective you can now simply press "N" on your keyboard.

September 19, 2020

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PI Objectives Overview

There is a new PI Objective Overview. Here you can see at a glance all the objectives written by the teams. From this view you can even edit them. You can access the PI Objective Overview by clicking on the small arrow on the Team Board or on the Program Board on "Program Objectives".

September 12, 2020

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August Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in August 2020 for the Cloud piplanning app.

September 6, 2020

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August Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in August 2020 for the Cloud RTE Cockpit

September 6, 2020

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Release version 2.5

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

August 31, 2020

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New sticky notes come up big

When you create a new sticky note, it will appear in large size so you can see what you can edit. As soon as you click "Close" or hit "Return" on your keyboard it will be placed in the same size as all other stickies on the board.

August 25, 2020

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More canvases available now

There is a new Parking Lot canvas as well as the Lean Canvas and the Business Model Canvas available now. We have also made available a reduced Scrum of Scrums Sync Questions canvas for SAFe trainings.

August 18, 2020

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Teams with no Objectives still appear in XLSX extract

Previously, the XLSX excerpt only listed teams that had defined objectives. This meant that there was no overview of which teams had not defined any objectives during PI Planning. This is different now. Now you also see the teams without defined objectives.

August 16, 2020

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Clearer distinction of mirrored and default sticky types

We have clearly separated the sticky types that can be created on a board and those that can be mirrored to this board. This also makes it easier to understand how the board is set up.

August 12, 2020

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Microsoft Azure Devops

We have now officially released the synchronization between Microsoft Azure DevOps. It is a real-time synchronization with your piplanning app boards. What does this mean? For example, if you create a user story with a summary on the Team Board and enter a Story Point value, this is also reflected in Azure DevOps. Conversely, if you change the iteration in Azure DevOps, for example, it will also be updated in the piplanning app. Find out more and click on "Lean more".

August 8, 2020

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July Cloud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in July 2020 for the Cloud piplanning app.

August 4, 2020

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Collaboration canvases

For a long time we collected feedback and worked on it. Now they are finally here. We call them Collaboration Canvases. As the name suggests, these are interfaces that are flexible for all kinds of collaboration, be it retros, problem solving sessions, Scrum of Scrums, you name it. We already offer a wide range of backgrounds. If you are still missing one, let us know.

July 31, 2020

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Collaboration canvases

Before someone can use the Collaboration Canvases, you must first configure them for the PI Planning Session. This way you can still avoid chaos and it is really simple to do.

July 31, 2020

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Webhook performance improvement

We have improved the Webhook performance of the piplanning app by factor five.

July 22, 2020

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Adjustable sticky size in iteration overview

In the sticky overview on the Team Board you can now adjust the size of the sticky just like the Objectives.

July 20, 2020

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Create test work items in Rally

With one button press you can now create a test work item in Rally to test if your configured required fields work fine.

July 13, 2020

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Release version 2.4

This release includes all the features from previous Cloud releases.

July 12, 2020

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June Clooud feature overview

Learn in this video what we released in June 2020 for the Cloud RTE Cockpit

July 8, 2020

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Local date format

The date format now adapts to the format based on the country setting you have in Chrome.

June 28, 2020

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Special settings available during session creation

Until now, certain settings when creating the session were only available when editing the session. We have now changed this. Everything can be set the first time you create a session.

June 24, 2020

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Adjustable yellow load highlighting

Between blue, all is well and red, you have an overload you can now also set if it should highlight with a yellow background that you soon reach the capacity limit. In the settings you can put in at what percentage the highlighting should trigger.

June 22, 2020

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Always show the links on Team Boards and Risk Board

In the settings you can now set that the invisible links are always displayed on the Team Board and Program Risk Board.

June 18, 2020

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Download audit logs

From the settings you can now download the audit logs. All you have to do is enter the time period and click on the "Export Logs" button.

June 15, 2020

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Display highlighted links over stickies

If you long-press on a sticky note it will show you the link above the grayed out sticky notes.

June 12, 2020

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