Ilan here, I am very excited about a couple of announcements:
UPDATED DESIGN: MORE SPACE, BETTER ORGANIZED, FULL SCREEN NOTES
We’ve been trying to improve the design of our task detail (the third panel on the right) for a little while. We’ve received requests about the lack of space on the right, especially for the “Note” section. So, there you go, we made it MUCH better.
We’ve improved the layout and the way some of our features were presented, we put some in the top banner of the task detail, and the most important ones in the center of this panel, that is to say: due dates, assignation, label, priority and notes.
We’ve also added 20% more space to the task panel. But we thought we could still do better to let you enjoy collaboration around Notes in a better way.
You can now put your Notes on each task in “Full Screen”, and that’s awesome. No more explanation needed I guess, just way more space for discussions around tasks.
NEW HOT FEATURE: TASK FOLLOWERS
We had that feature baking for a while, you could already add followers to a task by mentioning people (@john for instance) in the note section, but it wasn’t enough.
Now, if anyone from your team needs to be aware of changes around a task, without being in charge of it, this feature is for you.
Example: there are five people in your team. You’re Bill, the CEO, there’s John, the manager below you, and there are 3 people, directly working with John: Sarah, Jack and Phil. If you want to assign a task to Sarah, and simply want John to be able to track that task, add him as a follower, and let the magic happen.
The follower of a task gets notified when a note is posted, there’s a change in the assignee or when the task gets checked off.
You can easily unfollow any task by mousing over the “following” button which turns into “unfollow”.
Anyone can add one of his colleagues as a follower of a task.
For many users, this feature will totally replace a “multi-assign” functionality.
We keep working on improving your experience on each of the platforms we’re supporting, hope you like this one guys!