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R1 Release Activity Overview

This page provides information about the functionality included in the R1 release. 

The R1 release is currently available to test in Preview; R1 releases to the Production environment in a phased rollout on the evenings of April 26 and 27, 2017 (MDT).

The R1 release enables users, knowledge workers, and administrators to better manage their work. With R1, adminstrators can customize Workfront to better match the organization's terminology; knowledge workers can leverage utilization reports to better understand how projects are tracking against planned and budgeted hours; users can engage in Workfront directly from Outlook 365 and be more productive when using the Workfront mobile app; and much more.

See the following sections for a complete list of improvements available in R1:

For more detailed information about changes we're making to our release process, see "2017 Release Changes."

Recycle Bin

System Configuration Enhancements

Resource Scheduling Enhancements

Approvals Enhancements

Project and Document Enhancements

User Management Enhancements

Email Notification Enhancements

Mobile and Outlook Enhancements

The following functionality is not currently available in Preview or Beta, but is releasing to the Production environment in R1:

Proofing Enhancements

Proofing enhancements are not available in the Preview environment; these enhancements will be available in Production with R1.

Proofing Enhancements within Workfront

The following enhancements are releasing to the Workfront application with R1:

ProofHQ Enhancements

The following enhancements are releasing to the ProofHQ application with R1:

Other Enhancements

Functionality Not Releasing to Production in R1

The functionality described in this section was available in the Preview environment during the R1 release cycle; however, this functionality is not releasing to Production in R1. The functionality will be removed from the Preview environment for 6 weeks leading up to the R1 release to Production. After R1 releases to Production, it will be re-introduced to the Preview environment.

2017 R1 Preview Release Webinars

To view webinar recordings for the R1 Release, see "R1 Release Webinars."   

Maintenance Updates

For a comprehensive list of recent maintenance updates made to the Workfront system, see "Maintenance Updates."