Changelog

Checkout all the features and improvements introduced on Team O'clock.

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SAML Single Sign On (Okta)

May 2024

Authentication using SAML2 Single Sign On, currently tested with Okta. Configuration options include: Enforce SSO, Auto approve members, and custom session timeouts.

Retrospective

Retrospective setup - full revamp

April 2024

The retrospective setup stage has gone through a full-revamp to make it easier to configure the meeting prior to hitting Start, making the onboarding of this meeting type much easier for newcomers.

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Team of Teams

April 2024

With this release, teams can emulate organization departments by assigning sub-teams in the team edit page. When a team contains sub-teams: the metrics, action items and timeline pages will also include data from the sub-teams as well. This way, departmental leads can observe the progress made on all their sub-teams.

Planning Poker

Quality of Life updates: Planning poker

March 2024

Planning poker meeting has been updated with the following quality of life updates:

  • "Add tasks" button has been renamed to "Manage tasks".
  • Facilitator can mass select and remove tasks from the list, when in "Manage tasks" mode.
  • When estimating Jira and Linear issues, the issue description will appear under the issue title, to add more context during the voting process.
  • Fixed an issue with alignment estimation when closing the voting for a task.
  • The confirmation modal when clicking "Focus team on task" will appear only once per session, to reduce frustration.
Retrospective

Quality of Life updates: Retrospective

March 2024

Retrospective meeting has been updated with some quality of life features:

  • Facilitators can perform ad-hoc actions over sorting notes by member and auto-grouping using AI-Assist, while in "Group" step.
  • Auto-grouping notes by AI-Assist has been rebuild from scratch, featuring 10x faster and better grouping.
  • Click to highlight user notes in "Group" step, for easier locating member notes on large boards.
  • Mood rating is added as an optional topic for discussion, in "Discussion" step.
AI-Assist

🤖 AI-Coach

February 2024

A personal Agile Coach powered by AI, is available on both the admin interface and as a chat option inside the meetings. Ask questions on how to use the service, generic topics around agile, and best practices. On top of that, query your own organization timeline and metrics, and get insights on how your team is performing. Privacy is established, to ensure the AI-Coach has only access to the data relevant to your user permissions.

Daily Standup Integrations

Mood rating in Slack

January 2024

Async Daily Standups in Slack now include the ability to collect the team's daily or weekly mood rating, with configurable settings at the organization level. This enhancement aligns with the existing feature on the web version for gathering team pulse during Team O'clock meetings.

Planning Poker

Planning poker UI revamp

December 2023

🎉 The web version of the planning poker meeting has a brand new look. In detail:

  • Tasks appear on a vertical task list, making discovery easier.
  • The main area is providing plenty of space for functionality and focus, one task at a time.
  • Real-time preview on the tasks the team is estimating.
  • "Focus mode" for the facilitator, to have the whole team estimate a specific task.
  • Internal code refactoring to improve meeting performance and user experience.
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Set Sprint Goal

November 2023

All meeting types have the option to set a per team sprint goal. This helps create better alignment over the scope of the work to be done. Available under the 3 dots menu, and by clicking "Set Sprint Goal".

Management

UI appearance updates

October 2023

Dark mode gets a brand new amazing color scheme. Also the whole interface becomes more "roundy" and various usability issues are fixed. Hope you enjoy the new UI refreshment.

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Agility cards

September 2023

Agility cards are automatically rewarded to your teams as they follow good agile practices. Every time you hit a milestone during your daily standups, retrospectives, or planning poker meetings, your team earns cards to track your progress. Read more

AI retro activities

Retrospective

Linkify retrospective notes & action items

August 2023

Pasting web links in retrospective notes and action items are properly converted to clickable links. This applies to both the retrospective meeting itself, and timeline entries in the admin interface.

Retrospective AI-Assist

AI generated retrospective activities

June 2023

With the power of generative AI, retrospective facilitators can create unlimited activities. Feed AI-Assist with the goal of the retrospective, and let the magic happen!

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Retrospective Integrations

Improve UI/UX on integrating retrospective action with third-party apps

June 2023

When having an integration in place, the facilitator of the retrospective will be greeted with a clean interface to transfer action items to the integration, after the retrospective is complete.

Management

Mass actions in members list

May 2023

The members page has been updated to allow mass selection of multiple users for either deleting or creating new teams. Also better filters are now available to filter our based on role, activity and other criteria.

Planning Poker Integrations

Suggest integrations in planning poker

May 2023

Automatically detect if a task to be estimated in the web version of the planning poker could be accomplished through an integration, to enable better automation for the team.

Integrations

Linear app integration

April 2023

Integrate with Linear app to enable planning poker estimation on Linear issues, or track retrospective action items in Linear.

Planning Poker AI-Assist

AI-Assisted tasks breakdown in planning poker

March 2023

When a task is voted as high effort in the web version of the planning poker, facilitator is prompted to break it down into smaller tasks, using AI generated suggestions.

Management

Hello Dark Mode

March 2023

New user setting to use Team O'clock in dark mode.

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Invite users from a running meeting

March 2023

Ability to invite users to a meeting. If already on Team O'clock, invite by username, if not, invite by email.

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Onboarding checklist

February 2023

Checklist of actions for members starting a trial with Team O'clock, to make it easier to get started.

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Sub-processors page

February 2023

We released a public list of sub-processors to add transparency around GDPR and security for our users.

Retrospective AI-Assist

Auto-grouping of similar notes in retrospective

February 2023

Using AI-Assist, retrospective facilitators can trigger an automatic grouping of notes based on semantic similarity, thus cutting down the manual effort required, especially on large retros with many members.

Retrospective Management

Retrospective automatic expiration

January 2023

A new setting has been added to control the expiration of open retrospective sessions. Teams have access to that setting in the management interface under their Team settings. When a retrospective expires, it is automatically completed so that the team doesn't lose track of notes and action items added.

Retrospective AI-Assist

AI-Assist Beta

January 2023

Introduce the first set of AI-Assist features for Retrospective for suggesting retrospective action items based on voted notes, and creating a retrospective summaries.

Planning Poker

Planning poker votes alignment indicator

December 2022

Display an emoji and help text when a task is voted on by all team members. This is an indicator of how aligned the team votes are.

Integrations Management

Display integration installer and integration status

November 2022

Extend visibility for each integration with information on the user that installed the integration and current status. Display a warning icon if the integration is problematic.

Metrics Management

Agility metrics

November 2022

Introduce Agility metrics in the management interface. Checkout how your company performs scrum meetings compared to everybody on Team O'clock.

Retrospective

Make unvoting notes easier

November 2022

Add a visible button to remove a vote from a note when in Voting state of the Retrospective.

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Allow editing of previous action items when in Retrospective

November 2022

Option to edit previous action items visible on the interface, when in Discuss stage of the Retrospective.

Integrations

Basecamp integration

October 2022

Integrate with Basecamp and convert retrospective action items to Basecamp Todos.

Integrations Daily Standup

Daily Standup notes visible as Groups in Microsoft Teams channels

October 2022

Group Daily Standup notes when displayed in Microsoft Teams.

Integrations Management

Integrations management page

October 2022

Integrations have their own dedicated page. Connect, troubleshoot and manage integrations from integration specific modals.

Planning Poker

Transfer non-estimated Planning poker task to a new draft session

September 2022

Added an option to complete the current Planning poker session and transfer all non-estimated tasks to a new draft session.

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Simple timer updated

September 2022

Simple timer enhanced with teamwork functionality and some presets. Check it out here.

Management

Restructure management interface with a sidebar

July 2022

Assist findability and navigation of the management interface with a sidebar for the main navigation.

Integrations

Asana integration

July 2022

Integrate with Asana for tasks estimations & retrospective action items.

Planning Poker Integrations

Search in Jira directly from Planning Poker interface

May 2022

With the Jira Integration setup, you can start typing in "Add task" of the Planning Poker browser interface and perform a Jira search for tickets. If you find a ticket of interest, click to add it for estimation.

Retrospective Management

Assign action items to team members

May 2022

Ability to assign an action item to a team member. This ability was added both while performing the Retrospective meeting as well as through the Action items interface in the management interface under your team.

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Extend with more Retrospective activities

April 2022

Added a few more Retrospective activity presets, find all here.

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Facilitator can share the purpose of a Retrospective

April 2022

Ability to set a custom message that will be shared with all members when a Retrospective is started.

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Timezone for scheduled meetings

March 2022

Set up a timezone when scheduling a meeting. Respect the timezone considering daylight saving. Working both for in-browser or integration scheduled meetings.

Daily Standup Planning Poker

Set participants list

March 2022

Manage participants lists in Daily Standup and Planning Poker once a session has started.

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Sentiment Analysis chart in Metrics

March 2022

Added a sentiment analysis chart over time in the Metrics section of the management interface. Sentiment analysis is computed by checking notes and action items added by all the teams in a Retrospective.

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How you feel question on meetings

March 2022

A quick way for the team to share their mood once in a meeting.

Daily Standup

Preview past "Doing now" section of Standup

March 2022

Added an option to view previous "Doing now" notes when editing current Standup notes as a help/reminder.

Retrospective

Draft mode for Retrospective

February 2022

The facilitator can pre-setup a retrospective before inviting the team to the meeting.

Retrospective Management

Switch Retrospective preview in timeline to reflect activity layout

January 2022

Checking a timeline of a Retrospective in the management interface, you can switch the view of retrospective notes from a list to the columns of the activity you used. Each note will be displayed under the column it was in.

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Retrospective votes added in summary email

January 2022

Votes are visible in the summary email all team members receive after a Retrospective meeting is completed.

Retrospective

Improve Retrospective onboarding

January 2022

Added helper bubbles for each Retrospective state explaining to users what they can do. Also added some helpers for the Retrospective facilitator when setting up the retrospective activity.

Planning Poker

Meeting facilitator for Planning poker

January 2022

Define whether a team member can vote or note during planning poker. You can do that either from your team's edit interface in the management interface, or directly when in a planning poker session.

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Action items displayed per team

January 2022

Access your team's action items directly from the Teams interface. You can see all your team's action items and act on them. Edit, Add, or Resolve an action item.