Release Notes

November 2018

  • Calendar View Upgrade:
    • On the settings button, you can now choose to hide/show project start/end dates
    • On the settings button, you can now choose to hide/show actions
  • Draft comments:If an action is closed while writing a comment, the comment will be kept as a draft. Return to the action card and complete your comment when you are ready.
  • Hive Gmail Add-On: You can add the add-on from Gmail App Store. Now you can easily create actions associated with emails in Gmail directly from Gmail interface.
  • Pin rows in Table View: You can now pin a row on table view. If an action is “pinned”, it will show regardless of what filters are applied.
  • Image attachment on Action: Image preview will appear on action cards that have an image attachment.
  • Custom Field Drop Down: You now have the ability to create drop-down for action custom fields.
  • Permission Settings for Resourcing: Workspace admin has the ability to limit resourcing to selected users/team.
  • Mark as “Unread”: You can now mark a message as unread.

October 2018

  • Reordering Status: You now have the ability to reorder statuses in “My Actions Kanban” view
  • Add Hyperlink: You can now add hyperlinks to action descriptions now.
  • Custom Color: You can now fully customize project and label colors with our hex editor.
  • Parent Project Upgrade: When navigating to a parent project, it now shows action of child project.
  • New Hotkeys: “New Action” menu allows keyboard navigation UP/DOWN to navigate, and ENTER to select.
  • Performance Improvements: Large workspaces should now be able to navigate Hive at a quicker speed.
  • Action Due Times: Users can now set a due time on an action with due-date. If a due time is set, users will be notified 15 minutes before due-time.
  • Microsoft One Drive Improvement: You can now connect One-Drive business with Hive.
  • Resourcing Upgrade:
    • Reflect estimated time in days
    • Zoom settings changed to show week/month/year
    • You can now include weekends from the settings menu
  • Table View Updates:
    • “Attachments” section now denotes presence of attachments
    • Table View will now remember your hidden/shown columns after refresh
    • Ability to add new statuses when editing cell
    • Ability to add new labels when editing cell
  • Mobile App Upgrade: 
    • “My Action View” is now live on Hive mobile app.

September 2018

  • Time-Tracking Dashboard Improvement: Actions that have time-estimates but no time-tracked will still be reflected in time-tracking dashboard.
  • Full Name: Full name is now shown across the application, not just workspaces.
  • Table View Export: Export table view to CSV. If you are on a filtered view, you will be exporting the filtered view.
  • Email Notifications improvement: When a team member adds a comment on an action that you are following, you will get an email notification showing the content of the comments.
  • Project Improvement:
    • Start Date: Add a start date to your project and see it appear in calendar view like due-date does.
    • Project Navigator now includes custom field.
  • Github IntegrationYou can now View Git Commits, Branches, and Pull Requests in Hive.
    • Github Quick Copy Button: You can now copy branch name to clipboard easily
  • Resourcing: You can now manage all your resources in Hive –  plan, schedule and track your team.
  • Hive Messenger Updates: Better push notification support for your messenger app.
  • “Like” 1-click: Instantly “Like” (Thumbs up!) messages and comments.
  • Copy Project: When you copy projects, actions with custom fields will be copied over as well.
  • ‘My Actions View’ Makeover: You can now organize your “My Actions View” by grouping your actions by projects. You can also filter your tasks by relative dates.
    • “Assigned by me” View: You can now see all the items that are assigned by you to your team-mates! Never lose track of your actions again!

August 2018

  • Improved Zapier Integration: Zaps now support action description on “updated action” trigger.
  • Include team in summary view: Team can be included when creating summary views
  • Action History: Does this ever happen to you? “I just forgot what action I opened”. Now you can view your recently viewed actions with Action History.
  • Group actions by project: You can now group actions by project on “My Actions View”.
  • ‘My Actions View’ Makeover: All action information now sits on one line. Row height are adjusted and shortened giving you the ability to view more actions at once.
  • Gantt chart Improvement: Better visual indicators for how to drag action period upon hovering
  • Milestone: Users can now set any actions as a “Milestone” and it will be shown as differently on Gantt chart. With milestones, you now have great visibility of your team’s goal.
  • Gantt chart Improvement: Better visual indicators for how to drag action period upon hovering
  • Table View stickiness: The filter and sort selections now will be retained when switching project or summary view.
  • Minimize your actions: Now you can easily minimize the action card you are working on. This lets you easily work on other actions or check your messages.
  • More Table View makeover: Filter your list easily when you hover over the column name. Fill and line colors added.
  • Filter ‘My Actions’ View: Filter your ‘My Action’ by due today, this week, this month, overdue, and no due date.
  • Form Copy: You can now duplicate and edit your form, saving the copy as a new form.
  • Add action assignee hotkey: Pressing tab from the action title opens ‘assignees picker’ and brings you to search. Type and use your arrow keys to quickly add assignee
  • Sort by “Last Updated”: You can now sort your actions by ‘Last updated’ in Projects. This will order your actions by the actions last updated.
  • ‘Gantt View’ Export: You can now export Gantt view by date-range

July 2018

  • ‘My Actions’ List Export: Easily export your ‘My Actions” list and attach it to your Hive Chat or email.
  • API Updates: API now supports creating and updating projects, you can view API documentation here.
  • Comment Power-up: Replying on comments is easier now with a ‘Reply” Button. Clicking the button will autofocus comment input and @mention the user.
  • Timestamp in Action History: You can now see timestamps instead of just dates
  • Improvement to Gantt View “No-Weekends”: Items that are due on Saturday/Sunday will now be shown on Friday instead so that nothing fall under the crack.
  • Add Time Estimates to Sub Action: Enable time-tracking and start tracking subaction. This will also be shown in the time tracking dashboard.
  • Create Multiple Copies for Action: You can now create multiple copies of an action as per your requirement instead of clicking the copy button a hundred times.
  • Brand New Table View: You can now view your actions in a table view. Dates are color-coded based on the due date of the project, and you can easily see the urgency of an action.
  • Improvement to Action and Sub-action: If the due date of an action has changed, you now have an option to change the due date of its sub-action.
  • “News” page links: Links on “News” page now display alphabetically
  • Notification Improvement: “Due Today” notifications now appears on “My Notifications”
  • OneLogin Integration: You can now find Hive in OneLogin App Store.
  • Improve filter on Time-Tracking dashboard: You can now filter to “just today” instead of forcing a date range.
  • Gantt chart redesign: 
    • Date scale is more legible and less crammed
    • Fresh icons and background redesign to gantt chart
    • Easy for the eyes – Alternate colors between days.

June 2018

  • Improvement to search: You can now filter your search by project.
  • Add description to sub-action in action template
  • Custom Emoji: Brighten up your workspace with custom emoji. Go to main menu -> Your workspace -> Emoji to manage them.
  • Project navigator makeover:
    • You can easily expand or collapse all projects with the ‘+/- button’
    • You can now see the entire project name when you hover your mouse over project names in project navigator
    • Easily add a project with ‘+ New Project” button
  • Notifications 2.0: Segmented into three separate tabs, it is easier to delineate between the things that need your immediate attention.
    • My Notifications – Shows details on action cards you are assigned, or @mentioned on
    • Activity Feed – Shows details on actions card that you are following
    • Show Read – Revisit a list of all items you have marked as read.
  • Improvements to Gantt Charts:
    • You can now bulk paste a list and insert it as separate actions in Gantt.
    • You can now see recurring actions in Gantt.
  • Color code your pinned projects: When you hover over a project that you have pinned, the color of the project now appears behind the name of the project.
  • Giphy Preview: You can now preview a giphy in Hive messenger and change it before sending.
  • Set dependencies on subactions in action templates: When an action template is applied, now all relevant dependencies are also applied to actions and sub-actions.
  • Added Hotkeys: Press “P” to navigate to project navigator, press “N” to create new action
  • Go to project easily from action: Easily go to a project by press the tooltip at the top-right hand side of an action.

May 2018

  • Hive Analytics: Manage your team’s productivity with our interactive dashboards: My Productivity, Team Productivity, Time Tracking.  You can also set up notifications for Hive Analytics to inform you of opportunities or issues as they arise.
  • Hive News: The former Hive Home Page has been redesigned and rebranded to make it easier to share and react to company news and updates.
  • Teams: Create teams to easily add to groups and projects.
  • OneDrive integration: You can connect and share OneDrive files in your Hive workspace. OneDrive for Business accounts currently unsupported, you can continue to share those files through “Link from Shared Drive”
  • Show weekends in Gantt charts at project level: You have the ability to add weekends to your project Gantt chart when editing the project in project navigator
  • Label colors show in Gantt: You can better differentiate between actions with different labels.
  • @mention teams in messaging: In groups where the team has been added, you can @mention the team to notify everyone on it.
  • Nested child projects in Gantt View: when you click into any parent project and switch to Gantt view, you’ll see child projects (and their actions) in that view, in addition to the parent project actions.
  • Project owner can be changed from the ‘edit’ in project navigator: At the bottom of the edit modal you can select from any of the project members to be a new project owner.
  • @mention teams in the comments section: In projects were the team has been added, you can @mention the team and notify everyone on it.

April 2018

  • Phases: Organize your projects into separate workstreams.
  • Link directly to projects: Share a direct URL to your project which can be found the in the project details.
  • Summary view menu updates: You can now edit, change the layout, access filters, and export directly inside the summary view.
  • Go-to-project: Added a white arrow on action card that lets you jump back to its project.
  • Collapsable child projects: You can collapse child projects to make it easier to go through the project navigator

March 2018

  • External users: Add external users (e.g. contractors and clients) to collaborate on a single project.
  • User statuses: Share your availability with your team.
  • Group by label: Organize Gantt charts to show actions divided by label.
  • Faster messaging: Switching groups is now faster than ever.
  • Hive apps: One place to access available integrations and add-on features.
  • Zoom integrationStart meetings right in Hive messaging groups and direct messages.
  • Ability to limit labels for projects: Visit project navigator to edit the project and select which labels you want to see.

February 2018

  • Time Tracking: Provide time estimates and record time spent within action cards.
  • Edit project labels: Now you can edit the labels you show in your projects instead of having all labels in every project.
  • Team Drive support: You can connect your Google Team Drive account for filesharing in Hive.

January 2018

  • Rich text support for descriptions: You can change font size, bold, add images, make bullets, and more.
  • Redirect to Hive app from email: Connect right into the Hive desktop app from Hive update emails.
  • Project deadlines show on the calendar: The deadline shows when you see the project in Calendar view. That way you’ll won’t lose track of it.

December 2017

  • Nested projects: Add a project as a parent to another to keep project navigator better organized. Learn more.
  • Show status on subactions: If a status of a subaction is different from the main action, it’s now visible.
  • Search for assignees: We’ve added a search box so you don’t have to scroll through to find the person you want to assign an action.

November 2017

  • Urgent action changes: When you mark an action urgent, it automatically pins it to the top of your list.
  • Hive home page: A place where you can post updates and share links with your team. It’s a beta feature you can add to your workspace only if you choose. Access it by going to the main menu and selecting Settings.
  • Preview projects: When you click a project in Project Navigator, it just shows a preview and won’t add it to the top of the project list. Only pinning the project will add it to the top.

October 2017

  • Hide subactions and assignees in calendar view: If you need to make your view less crowded, you can hide them. Learn more.
  • Notifications for actions due today: Get a reminder of what you have coming up today.
  • Label search: Only applies to workspaces with more than 10 labels.
  • Updates to Gantt charts: It’s easier now to add and move actions.
  • Removing the New list: You only have Now and Snoozed lists in My Actions page.
  • Ability to print action cards: You can print action cards to share with others.

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