Nifty changelog
Nifty changelog
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November 18th, 2022

 

New

  

We built Nifty with the goal of consolidating your workflow into one single place. This update is all about making it even easier to consolidate and streamline your workflow. πŸ”₯

Introducing Nifty Forms

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Create beautiful forms and capture the data you need right within your projects with our all-new Forms add-on. Form submissions can also generate Tasks, Discussion messages, or Nifty Docs when they're submitted to broaden your automation options. Learn more

 

Microsoft Teams, Skype & Google Meet

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Microsoft Teams, Skype, and Google Meet now join Zoom and Webex as Workspace video call solutions that can be started in just one click via Nifty Project Discussions and Direct Messages.

 

Nifty API (Beta)

Nifty's BETA API is finally here and we'd love to see what you build with our API. Ready to give it a try? See our API documentation for details. Learn more

 

Additional Updates

  • You can now add company details in the Billing section of your workspace settings to export custom invoices.
  • Added ability to login into Zapier with Google and Microsoft SSO.
  • Fixed an error with duplicating Recurring Milestones and Tasks.
  • Fixed an issue with email formatting when forwarded to a Project.

 

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October 4th, 2022

 

New

  

This update is focused on giving you the control to optimize your Nifty layout and workflow while enhancing your reporting. πŸ“ˆ

Task View Reports

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Generate visual dashboard-style reports in your Projects Tasks, My Work, and All Tasks based on your viewing filters with the click of a button. Change your viewing filters on your Task screen to customize the report data. Learn more

Compact View for Overview

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The all-new Compact View option in Overview and Roadmap will display more projects, and Milestones so you can get a full on birds-eye view for your timelines. Learn more

Expanded Milestones

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Additionally, you can now expand Milestones to further view the tied Tasks on their individual Gantt levels

Two-Way JIRA Integration

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Sync Task boards between Nifty and JIRA via Automations to reflect your devops workflow with Nifty roadmapping. Changes in Nifty can be seen in JIRA as well. Learn more

Remove Weekends

Hide or show weekends in your Project Roadmaps and Tasks on the calendar and remove them from your durations to improve focus! Learn more

Additional Updates

  • Starting or ending a Zoom meeting will no longer post the meeting id's in the chats to keep it clean.
  • Fixed an issue with unarchiving multiple tasks at once.
  • Fixed an issue with local time not showing correctly for team members.
  • Fixed various bugs and improved speed for annotations on files.
  • Miscellaneous performance and bug fixes

 

Got questions? Reach us at team@niftypm.com or tweet us @niftypm

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August 12, 2022

 

New

  

This update is all about helping you work smarter in as few clicks as possible and with easy access to all of your data. πŸš€

Introducing Favorites

The all-new Favorites section in your sidebar will enable you add anything as a bookmark so you can get to your most visited screens with the click of a button. Favorites will allow you to bookmark the following:

  • Project modules like dashboard, roadmaps, tasks, and discussions

  • Complete doc and file folders

  • Individual docs and files

  • Custom third-party embedded apps

✨ Tip: Simply find the favorite icon in the header of your object to add or remove it from your favorites. Additionally, you can manually sort your favorites and even rename them. Learn more

Custom Task Views

Need to build custom views for your task boards? You can now preserve your configured views for different reporting and use cases for easy access and even default them for members in the workspace. Learn more

Auto-Save Task Views

Find yourself filtering, grouping, and customizing your task boards often? You no longer need to worry about saving them as we will now auto-save them across My Tasks, All Tasks, and Project Tasks.

Additional updates:

  • Portfolios, Favorites, and even Direct Messages can now be collapsed altogether to help you work off of Favorites alone

  • Subtasks created using automations will no longer include default due dates

  • Duplicating project docs will now include all sub-pages as part of the document

  • Duplicating tasks will include both task and subtask descriptions

  • Miscellaneous performance and bug fixes

 

Got questions? Reach us at team@niftypm.com or tweet us @niftypm

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July 11, 2022

 

New

  

Dive into all new ways to stay on top your workflow with list view for Workloads and the power of expanded personalization. πŸŽ‰

Introducing List View for Workloads

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The all-new List view for Workloads will provide a comprehensive overview of members in a workspace and the tasks they have been assigned in a given period. List view additions include:

  • Viewing tasks grouped by members

  • Tracking open vs completed tasks of members

  • Reviewing time tracked by members in a given period

  • Sorting tasks by status, due date, and tags

  • Rescheduling, assigning, or moving tasks between members

✨ Tip: Use the + button in list view to customize and sort the columns.

Custom Fields Mapping for CSV Imports

Looking to bring over custom data? Spreadsheet and CSV imports now support the ability to map your custom fields by allowing you to create those field types during the import and then mapping them for a seamless migration into Nifty.

24-Hour Time Format

Select your preferred time format in the profile settings to toggle between 12-hour and 24-hour format.

Miro Board Picker

Embedding your Miro boards into your Nifty projects just got a whole lot easier. Simply select your Miro boards in the embed screen for one-click embeds to start collaborating effortlessly.

Zapier v1.4.0

New Zapier release includes updates the option to select member names instead of user IDs as well as the ability to create public or private projects. Connect Nifty with over 5000 apps for custom workflows. Learn more

Additional updates:

  • Subtask tags will now be included in the My Work section.

  • Fixed a bug where removing custom fields from projects would also remove them from the workspace library.

  • Fixed a bug with opening files in the Files section of My Work.

 

Got questions? Reach us at team@niftypm.com or tweet us @niftypm

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June 27, 2022

 

New

  

This micro-but-meaningful update squashes a few bugs and makes Nifty even easier to navigate and use. πŸ’ͺ

Completed Personal Tasks in My Work

The Completed section of the Tasks tab in My Work will now include completed Personal tasks for more detailed overviews of your work.

User Tags in Workloads

User tags applied onto team members will now be included in the Workloads section to quickly search and navigate to members by their name or tags.

Go To Project from Tasks

Quickly navigate to a project from an open Task in Workloads and Calendar with the Go To Project found at the Task's header.

Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Messages hidden from Guests in a Discussion will now show the "hidden eye" icon for reference.
  • Column due date sort will now sort nearest dates to the top automatically. Sort by: Milestone in Kanban view will now reflect the order that your Milestones appear in your Roadmap.
  • Fixed an issue where recurring tasks in an archived project were appearing as Personal Tasks.
  • Fixed an issue where notifications were inaccurately marked as read.

 

Got questions? Reach us at team@niftypm.com or tweet us @niftypm

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June 17, 2022

 

New

  

We're excited to announce the release of some powerful features that extend and enhance your workflow flexibility so you can let Nifty do more of the work for you. πŸš€

Custom Task IDs

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Ever wished to rename the random task IDs set by Nifty? Well, you can now set your own custom task IDs by giving a pretty short name to your projects that are easy to remember and not so random. Learn more

Formula Fields

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Take your workflow to the next level by using custom formula fields. Easily make calculations between numeric, date, and time fields on tasks to automate the tedious work. Learn more

New Automations

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You can now create additional automation rules around tasks that are overdue and for tasks that have a reminder enabled to extend the flexibility of your workflow and keep things moving. Learn more

Default List View

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Looking to keep everyone aligned? Set default views for projects in List View of your tasks with custom fields, columns, and order to define what project members see when they visit their tasks. Learn more

Additional updates:

  • Assign custom colors to your projects for visual navigation

  • Pin default cover images for tasks in your Kanban boards

  • Custom date field has been added for custom fields with the ability to search, group, and filter tasks by such dates

  • Support for 10 additional currencies has been added to track budgets, costs, and rollups in native currencies

  • Miscellaneous performance & bug fixes

 

Got questions? Reach us at team@niftypm.com or tweet us @niftypm

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June 9, 2022

 

New

  

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Sync your calendars two-way to easily keep track of your tasks, timelines, and events from both Nifty and within Outlook & Google. πŸ”₯

With this powerful integration, you can:

  • Create and assign Tasks in Nifty to have them appear in your Google & Outlook Calendar(s)
  • Create Events in your Google & Outlook Calendar(s) and have them appear in your Nifty Calendar
  • Keep track of changes to task names, descriptions, start dates, and due dates

Learn more about connecting Google Calendar πŸ‘ˆ

Learn more about connecting Outlook Calendar πŸ‘ˆ

 

Additional Updates:

  • Emails forwarded to your project email address will now create a task under the project owner if the sender-email is not recognized
  • Auto forwarding from Google to create new tasks is now supported
  • Upgraded Zapier to translate user IDs to actual user names for ease of use
  • Reminder and Creation dates are now available as columns to display in the list view to view all tasks that have their reminders enabled as well as to track their creation date
  • Fixed a bug where subtasks of archived tasks would show in the calendar view
  • Miscellaneous performance & bug fixes.

 

Got questions? Reach us at team@niftypm.com or tweet us @niftypm

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May 25, 2022

 

New

  

Take your reporting, team collaboration, and personal productivity to a whole another level in this fun and exciting update! πŸš€

Custom Field Rollups

Understanding the big picture of your tasks has gotten a whole lot easier! Rollups summarize the values of Budget, Currency, and Number based custom fields in the header of a Status, the Milestones within your Roadmap, and as widgets in your Project Dashboard.

Some great ways to use rollups are:

  • Budget projections
  • Sales & lead values
  • Time & cost estimates

…and many others! Learn More

Message Sharing

Click on the timestamp of a message in Nifty to copy it to your clipboard, and share it elsewhere in your Workspace with instant previews. This a fantastic way of citing previous messages or calling attention to important announcements.

Kanban View for All & My Tasks

All Tasks and My Tasks will now support the ability to easily switch between List and Kanban (board) view β€” so you can flexibly manage work, your way.

Chrome Extension v1.3

An all new Chrome app is now available with notification badge for direct messages so you can chat and be notified of new messages across your browser. Additionally, we've squashed all of the known bugs for a much improved experience! πŸ‘‰ Get Nifty for Chrome

Additional Updates

  • Create button in the header now includes separate option for personal and project based tasks
  • Vertical videos will now be scaled to fit in the file preview
  • Miscellaneous performance improvements & bug fixes

 

Got questions? Reach us at team@niftypm.com or tweet us @niftypm

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April 22, 2022

 

New

  

This update is all about streamlining feedback cycles and making your day-to-day collaboration more easy, fun, and efficient. πŸ™Œ

Proofing for Image Files

Spend more time doing real work and less time sending emails. You can now annotate image files and aggregate feedback from your team & clients in one place. Annotations can be assigned as tasks & subtasks to members for actionability. Learn more

Proofing for Videos

Imagine being able to leave comments at specific timestamps. Wouldn't that be nice? Well, now you can! Proofing extends to videos with timestamped annotations to make sure every second of your production is dazzling! These annotations can be assigned as Subtasks. Learn more

Voice Messages πŸŽ™

Create expressive conversations with voice messages. Take your conversations to another level by recording and sending a voice message as quick and easy as writing a text. Learn more

Additional Updates:

  • Turning messages into tasks is even easier now with Assign a member option when hovering over a message in discussions.
  • Fixed a bug with milestones not reflecting completed tasks in project dashboard.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

 

Got questions? Reach us at team@niftypm.com or tweet us @niftypm

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April 1st, 2022

 

New

  

This Nifty update is all about removing work and adding flow to your day-to-day workflow with a focus on actionability and new ways to automate Nifty. Let's dive right in! ⚑️

Introducing Auto-Mode in Roadmap

Remove manual work from building and managing your roadmaps with the all new auto-milestones mode. Auto-mode will simplify project roadmap management by automatically adjusting milestone date ranges in accordance with the start and end dates of tasks within them.

Auto-Mode will even help you bulk update milestone and task dependency deadlines when there is a shift in project timelines.

πŸ‘‰ If you're looking for a way to automate the creation and management of your Roadmap, be sure to check out our Auto-Mode Help Guide.

Zoom-to-Fit Roadmap Views

Use our all new Zoom-to-Fit function across Roadmaps and Timeline views for a full-picture overview on your tasks and milestones.

Filter & Group Tasks by Custom Fields

Easily filter and group your tasks by custom field drop-downs to drill down and see the information you need.

Performance Improvements

Nifty just got a whole lot faster! We have made significant performance improvements across the Nifty app to make switching between views and projects a breeze.

Additional Updates:

  • Project Home is now referred to as Dashboard, and the Milestones screen is now referred to as Roadmap. Milestones still exist within the Roadmap.
  • Improved search experience to allow you to quickly filter through different projects when searching.
  • Fixed a bug with time stamps not showing correct total for individual members in their profile.
  • Fixed an issue with Story points showing incorrectly in Workloads. They are now based on Open and Completed tasks filtered by their date ranges.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

 

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