The Beta 4 functionality described on this page will soon be made available in the Preview environment. This page will be updated as soon as it is available.
This page provides information about the functionality available to test in Preview up to this point in the 2018.1 release. Additional functionality will be added to this page as the 2018.1 release is made available in Preview.
The 2018.1 release will be available in the Production environment in March, 2018.
IMPORTANT Functionality in the Preview environment is subject to change prior to releasing in the Production environment.
The 2018.1 release contains enhancements both for system administrators and other users.
The following sections describe enhancements that are available for system administrators in the Workfront 2018.1 release:
- Updated Layout Template to Support the Home Area
- Disable Proofing Email Notifications Sent from Workfront
- New Resources Added to Event Subscriptions
- Group Administration for Users and Layout Templates
- Reset Password UI Updated for Group Administrators
- Access Level Setup Options for Group Administrators
- Create Timesheet Profiles for Groups
- Recover Deleted Items for Users as a Group Administrator
- Schedules Managed by Group Administrators New! (in Beta 4)
The following sections describe enhancements that are available for end-users in the Workfront 2018.1 release:
Resource Planning Enhancements
- Display Resource Planner Data under the Business Case and Updated Business Case Summary
- Display the Percentage of Planned Hour Allocation in the Resource Planner
- Interactive Resource Planner in the Business Case
- Visualization in the Resource Planner - User Allocation Chart
- Budget with Zero Duration in the Resource Planner Removed in Beta 4
- Show Data by Cost in the Resource Planner
- Remove the Resource Budgeted Hour Object from Workfront Removed in Beta 4
- Budget Date Adjustment Option in the Resource Planner New! (in Beta 4)
Resource Scheduling Enhancements
- Resource Scheduling: Restrict Assignments to Users Based on Group Membership New! (in Beta 4)
- Resource Scheduling: Allow Assignments to Users Regardless of Role New! (in Beta 4)
- Utilization Report Improvements New! (in Beta 4)
- The "Automatic and On Change" and "Change Only" Update Types Trigger Updates to the Parent Objects at the Same Time as Tasks Are Updated
- Resize Timeline Snapshot on the Gantt Chart
- Enable Edit Mode in the Gantt Chart
- Remove Predecessors When Editing the Gantt Chart
- Gantt Chart Updates New! (in Beta 4)
- New Portfolio Optimizer New! (in Beta 4)
Home Area (Updated My Work)
- Home Area (Updated My Work Area)
- Improvements in the Home Area
- View Proof Approvals from the Home Area
- Default Fields Are Displayed When Configuring the Layout Template for Items in the Home Area
- Add Tasks and Issues to the Iteration Directly from the Task or Issue Details Page
- Include Issues on the Scrum Backlog for an Agile Team
- Apply Groupings and Filters to the Backlog for an Agile Team
- Create a Blank Iteration and Update it Later
- The "Focus" and "Capacity" Fields are Pre-Populated When Creating an Iteration
Proofing Viewer Improvements (HTML5)
- HTML5 Proofing Viewer Improvements
- Compare Mode
- Filter the Comment List
- Comment List is Searched after the First Character Is Entered
- Resize the Comment List in the Proofing Viewer New! (in Beta 4)
- Hyperlinks Are Active in Static Proofs New! (in Beta 4)
Proofing Improvements within Workfront
- Link Proofs from Workfront Proof to Workfront
- Can No Longer Remove a Proof from a Document
- Updated Look and Feel When Generating and Opening a Proof
- View Proof Progress from the Document List New! (in Beta 4)
- New Option to View the Print Summary from the Document List New! (in Beta 4)
- Updated Look and Feel for Generating or Opening the Proof from the Document List New! (in Beta 4)
- Various Links Removed from Documents on the Document List New! (in Beta 4)
- View File Names on Combined Proofs New! (in Beta 4)
- View the Current Active Stage of a Proof from the Document List New! (in Beta 4)
- Improvements When Adding Proofs New! (in Beta 4)
Proofing Improvements within Workfront Proof
- Improvements When Adding Proofs New! (in Beta 4)
- Proof Creation in Workfront Proof - Improved User Experience and Additional Functionality New! (in Beta 4)
- Updated Look and Feel with Basecamp Integration in Workfront Proof New! (in Beta 4)
- System-Wide Widescreen Display
- Paste Documents to Workfront from the Clipboard New! (in Beta 4)
- Report Usage Statistics New! (in Beta 4)
- Emoji Support New! (in Beta 4)
- Workfront 2018.1 January Preview Releases (Beta 3 and Beta 4)
- Workfront 2018.1 December Preview Releases (Beta 1 and Beta 2)
- Workfront Product Roadmap Webinar - Q1 2018
Attend the Workfront 2018.1 January Preview Releases Webinar on January 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM MT. This webinar will focus on the new functionality that has been made available in Preview during the month of January.
Register for the webinar HERE.
The 2018.1 Beta 1 and Beta 2 Release Webinar was presented by the Workfront Release Readiness team on December 19, 2017. This webinar focues on the new functionality that has been made available in Preview during the month of December.
The webinar recording is available from the Workfront 2018.1 December Preview Releases page.
The Q1 2018 Product Roadmap Webinar was presented by the Workfront Product Team on January 18, 2018.
The webinar recording is available here (login required).