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Product Update - 3.1.21

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Bug fixes and improvements

  • Added in an error state to prevent key results from being created without a parent objective
  • When viewing Presentation mode, progress bars will no longer extend off the screen when your team surpasses target metrics
  • Fixed a routing issue that caused false positives on some security software

Product Update - 2.22.21

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed a case where some folks were erroneously being forwarded to Google auth
  • Fixed a case where org goals were editable by people who shouldn't be able to edit them
  • Polished up the new Parent Team picker inside of Team Settings. As my grandmother used to say, a place for everything, and everything in its place!

Product Update - 2.15.21

โœ‰๏ธย Transactional emails

We launched an updated design for our transactional emails! In this version, youโ€™ll notice improvements to how they look and to how they work.

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๐ŸŽWhat's new

  • We've refreshed all emails with a new clean, modern design.
  • We've added additional content to emails for more explicit context and clarity.
  • We've updated our summary email, featuring reflections you may have missed and reaction gifs!


๐Ÿ›  Bug fixes and improvements

  • When deleting a team, the team name no longer persists in the sidebar.
  • We removed a legacy setting that enthusiastically notified members who weren't in a reply thread.

Product Update - 2.9.21

โš™๏ธ Refreshed team settings

We've kicked off the first of many steps to improving Team settings. This week, we're starting off with refreshing the Team Settings "tile" view and adding a brand new "general" page.


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๐ŸŽ What's new

  • New UI and icons to match the new look and feel introduced in org settings last month
  • We've created a new "general" page to update the team name, time zone, and parent team. You can also delete your team from here if needed.
  • It's now much easier to select a parent team with a new searchable team picker.
  • With these team settings split into a new page, it's now easier to use the members page, which we are updating currently to make inviting your team a much easier task.

Note:ย As part of this work, we've removed the ability to customize the "Summary" label.


๐Ÿ›  Other fixes and improvements

  • Newly created teams now correctly show up in the sidebar
  • Similarly, freshly deleted teams will correctly be removed from the sidebar
  • Timezone names are now formatted a bit cleaner than before
  • Our custom reports now correctly handle the case where no team members are active
  • Imported reflections are now correctly saving again
  • Improved the overall speed of Koan
  • Some general UI consistency fixes with inputs

Product Update - 1.21.21

๐Ÿ”‘ Upgraded archive key result experience

After numerous chats with customers and understanding how people used the archiving KR feature, we've decided to upgrade this functionality within the tool.

You can now easily manage key results from objectives that carry over quarter to quarter, with the added assurance of understanding how archiving a key result will affect other linked objectives and key results.


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Fixes and improvements

  • We fixed an issue in team settings where editing a team member's role did not update.
  • We corrected the text where toasts displayed incorrect messages while editing objectives and key results.
  • It's now possible to view archived goals in table view.

๐ŸŽ‰ Product Update - 1.7.21

Quickly add key results to sub-objectives

Connecting year-long objectives to quarter-long sub-objectives can be a hassle, especially when adding individual key results inside nested sub-objectives. Now, it's as simple as clicking a button.


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Issues + Fixes

We fixed an issue where the objective lead was missing from the list view.

๐ŸŽ December Product Update

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Since our inception, Koanโ€™s mission has been to foster purposeful work with a great product that everyone enjoys using. In our experience working with teams in every timezone, we've found two simple habits that help drive purposeful progress forward. Goals and Status updates (we call them Reflections.)

In order to achieve our mission, we believe everyone should be able to easily build better habits as a team. That's why starting today, Koan is free for all teams.

โœจ Unlimited users for all

Whether you're an early-stage company or just acquired for $28 billion, we've got you covered. Our new free tier has everything you need to get started.

  • True unlimited users and teams
  • Goal and OKR tracking for every team
  • Automated status reporting with customizable questions
  • Slack and G Suite integrations
  • Shareable pages for easy access to people outside your org

๐Ÿ’ณ Simpler, better, faster checkout

As you continue building this weekly habit, Koan rewards you with valuable team insights to help identify issues before they impact progress with our Pro tier features. When you are ready to take the leap, we've made it simple and easy to upgrade to Pro tier.

โš™๏ธ We've got your back, Admins

Setting up OKR software for your team is usually a pain. This is why we've refreshed our entire Org settings experience from the ground up. Settings are easier to browse and customize to your teams needs.

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Fixes

We fixed a bug where some people could not enter a decimal value while editing a metric.

Product Updates 10.30.20

We've touched up some things under the hood and polished up our UI.

Issues + Fixes

  • Improved some visual odds and ends to get those pixels just right

  • Fixed a case where some folks could not edit a metric in the goal flyout

  • Squashed a bug where filtering by confidence on the All Goals page wouldnโ€™t give you the results you were expecting

Product Updates 10.21.20

Thanks for the feedback on our new goals release. We are glad you love it and working to make it better.

Improvements

  • You can now click on an entire row to create a new key result
  • Navigating away from goal creation will no longer trigger a warning
  • We relocated the view toggles to be a bit more space efficient
  • The date field now uses the correct cursor on the dropdown

Issues + Fixes

  • We fixed a bug that misplaced a lock icon for private goals.
  • We pushed a fix where select dropdowns were being obscured

Tooltips, titles, and mobile improvements

We polished up our recent goals release to bring you some significant visual updates.

What's New

  • Improved tooltips for the filter bar.
  • Objective titles are now bolder, making it easier to understand goal relationships.
  • A friendlier layout for goals on mobile that scrolls horizontally for more info.

Issues + Fixes

  • We fixed an issue where goals could not be filtered by team on the all goals page.