Release notes

Last updated 06.12.24 with releases from May 2024
 

June 2024

  • Weighted goals: Define the significance of the individual subgoals, projects, and tasks to specify which most impact a goal’s progress. 

  • Capacity planning group by project view: View capacity plans grouped by projects to manage project staffing.

  • Pause a member’s license: Manage your billing cycle more effectively by pausing the licenses of temporarily inactive users in your domain.

  • Member invite control: Allow customers operating in highly sensitive markets to restrict member invites in a sub-organization of a multi-org deployment. 

  • API guest restrictions: Admins and super admins of Enterprise+ organizations can restrict guests from using the API for apps and personal access tokens.

  • Updated account email policy: Exclusively add compatible email addresses to an Asana account to maintain the highest level of security and privacy.

  • Chrome extension + Asana update: Easily search, create, and edit tasks from any webpage while using the Chrome browser.

  • Gmail “Send Email” rules: Add email recipients and details based on Asana rule variables when sending an email.

  • Inbox notifications for smart summaries: Get an AI generated summary of a project or portfolio delivered to your inbox to share with others when using Smart summaries.

  • Convert tasks to approvals: Convert tasks into approvals from anywhere in Asana, regardless of the assignee tier-level.

May 2024

  • Smart workflows: Build rules faster with Smart workflows.

  • Viewer access level in projects: Allow Viewer level permissions for project members who need to view project details without editing the project structure.

  • Asana + Outlook Calendar integration: Schedule team-wide Outlook Calendar events directly from Asana.

  • Multi-sort and multi-filter in portfolios: Filter and sort items in a portfolio by multiple criteria to easily derive actionable insights.

  • Relative due dates in project templates: Set relative start and due dates that happen before or after the project template date range.

  • Bundles dashboard multi-select: Remove a bundle from multiple projects at once from the bundles dashboard.

  • Domain-wide admin controls: Apply project defaults across your domain from the Admin console.

  • Sandboxes: Use a dedicated environment tailored for experimentation to test various workflows and integrations before deploying them. 

  • Set “due date” relative to date custom fields: Set a new task date based on a date custom field in rules.

  • Relative date trigger for task start dates: Set a rule to fire based on a task’s start date.

April 2024

March 2024

  • Mobile session time outEnhance your productivity on Asana mobile now that session timeouts are disabled by default.

  • ID custom field: Easily identify tasks in your project by adding an ID custom field.

  • “Actual time” in workload: Add actual time as an effort field in Workload to compare to the estimated time.

  • AI usage limits: View AI usage limits through the billing tab in the Admin console. 

  • Smart digests in projects: Stay informed and get up to speed on notable changes in your project with a summary of recent project activity with Smart digests.

  • Set “start date” and date custom fields: Trigger actions in rules based on start date and date custom fields.

  • Block new “shared with org” projects: control who can make new “Shared with Org” projects in your organization.

  • Bundles in portfolios: Quickly add a bundle to all projects in a portfolio from the bundles dashboard.

  • Microsoft Intune Integration (iOS): protect corporate data by applying security policies on mobile with Asana's Microsoft Intune integration.

  • Organization wide share setting in projects: Allow projects to be shared across the entire organization with the “share with organization” privacy setting.

  • Asana + Google Sheets & Slides Smart Chips: Link Asana tasks, projects, goals, & status updates in Google Sheets & Slides.

  • Sort and filter connected goals in portfolio view: Sort and filter by connected Goals in Portfolio view to quickly create views by shared goals.

  • Admin announcements for divisions: publish an announcement exclusively to the members of your division in the Division Admin console.

  • Sort by” in list view: group tasks in list view by custom fields.

February 2024

  • Capacity plans: Create capacity plans to allocated people across projects and get a high-level of how they are staffed across workstreams in Reporting. 

  • Jira Cloud comment syncing: Comment on tasks or issues in a linked project, and have that comment  automatically reflected in the other tool.

  • Gmail sync: Enable the Gmail sync future replies to a newly created task using Gmail add-on which will automatically sync future email replies to the Asana task as a comment.

  • Custom new user onboarding: Admins can tailor the onboarding process for new users from the admin console. 

  • Portfolio project limit: Portfolio project limits have  increased from 500 to 1500.

  • Asana for Tableau integration: Quickly extract project-level data from Asana into Tableau and build project-level reports.

  • Your Year in Review: Access a recap of 2023 usage stats from Home in Asana.

  • Multiple accounts switcher on web and desktop: Navigate between multiple Asana accounts without logging in and out each time.

  • Add collaborators in Microsoft Teams: Automatically add collaborators to Asana tasks shared in a Microsoft Teams chat.

  • Multi-filter in Gantt view: Apply multiple filters to Gantt view. 

  • New rule builder in bundles, templates, and workflow: Create rules with conditions and branching in Bundles, Templates, and Workflow

  • Suggested conditions in rules: When selecting a trigger in the rule builder, use the "tip" box to add a suggested condition.

  • "Field is changed" trigger for date custom fields and start date: Automatically route work to the right people and projects, based on the start date and/or date in the custom field. 

January 2024

December 2023

November 2023

 

October 2023

  • Percent allocation in Workload: Designate the percentage of a person’s total bandwidth that should be allocated to a certain task in Portfolio Workload and Universal Workload. 

  • Filter for missing effort fields in Workload: Find and update tasks missing a custom effort field by toggling on the option to “show projects missing work effort custom field” from the Workload filter menu.

  • Gantt view: Use Gantt view to manage structured, complex projects that require comparing original plans against real-time progress.

  • Dynamic “assigned to me” filter in projects: Filter for tasks assigned to you with the dynamic “me” filter. Save it as a new project tab so everyone can see their own tasks when going to that project. Learn more here

  • Optimize with Asana Intelligence: Super admins can enable or disable AI features in the Admin console.

  • ”Apply changes” in Bundles: See the “apply changes” button and update reminders on the dashboard when drafting changes in Bundles

  • Bundles gallery search: Search within the Bundles gallery using multiple filters at the same time.

  • Rollup custom fields in portfolios: Add rollup fields to formulas in portfolio to enhance decision-making, optimize resource allocation, and gain a holistic understanding of your portfolio.

  • Recognize Ambassadors in Asana: Navigate to a user’s profile to view an Ambassador badge, which easily identifies if they are an Asana Ambassador in the organization.

 

September 2023

  • Org-wide goal templates and types: Standardize how everyone in an organization writes goals with 3 fixed org-wide goal types and customizable templates.

  • Goals CSV export: Export company goals, team goals, and status update data into a spreadsheet.

  • Goals description text editor upgrade: The goal description text editor now supports headers, tables, inline images, and more.

  • Set tasks to repeat on a certain day of the month: Select a specific weekday for recurring tasks when setting a task to repeat monthly.

  • Universal workload filters: Use filter options in universal workload for a more targeted view of the work you want to see. Select from filters like “Task completion status,” “Include tasks from,” “Subtasks filter,” and more.

  • Advanced formula custom fields: Create more complex formulas in custom fields with the advanced formula builder.

  • Update text and numeric custom fields with rules: Create a rule action to set the value of a numeric or text custom field when a rule is triggered. See how.

  • Updates to saved views: Now, there are more ways to customize saved views. Add, remove, reorder, and rename project views. Save multiple copies of the same view with different filters, sorts, and section collapse configurations.

  • Custom project tab icons: Replace default project tabs based on the layout with an emoji. Start the tab name with an emoji for it to become the tab icon. Get some tips on the power of using emojis.

  • Project sharing permissions enhanced: Project admins can now customize who can share a project and modify members. Learn more.

  • Asana + Google Docs smart chips: With Google Docs smart chips, @-mention Asana tasks directly into a Google Doc to surface relevant data from Asana and maintain visibility on workflow progress.

  • Asana + Jira cloud data sync: Improve collaboration and strategic planning with a two-way sync to automate updates between designated fields in Asana and Jira

August 2023

  • Updates to universal workload: Universal workload now includes subtasks when an effort field, due date, and assignee are added. Share the universal workload view with teammates, and favorite a universal workload view to save it in the sidebar. Learn more about universal workload.

  • Editor access level in projects: Allow Editor level permissions for project members who need to add and edit tasks and messages without modifying the project structure.

  • View-level saving in projects: Save a default project view for everyone and set different filters and sorts per view. See how to surface the most relevant information by saving views.

  • Task or all subtasks completion status in rules: Add a new rule for when tasks or all subtasks are marked complete. For example, set a rule to complete a parent task when all subtasks are completed.

  • Dynamic values: Variable assignee in rules: Use variables for the assignee when creating a rule with "create task" or "create subtask/approval." Read more about variables in rules.

  • @mention in basic search: Search a collaborator or project by @-mentioning in the search bar. Learn more about basic search.

  • Custom project Icons: Enterprise customers can add custom icons to projects.

  • Improvements to admin app management: Super admins can include a message when the app blocked feature is turned on. Read more about app management and integrations.

  • Enhancements to Asana and Okta SCIM integration: SCIM provisioning sync now allows IT admins to sync enhanced user profile attributes, such as location, manager, and cost center, from Okta to Asana.

July 2023

  • Workflow bundles: Standardize processes at scale with bundles. Apply any combination of rules, fields, sections, and task templates across multiple projects at once. Learn more.

  • Variables in rules: Reference variables, such as task assignee, task creator, due date, and custom field values in the “Add a comment” text field when creating rules. Read more.

  • Goals planning template: Use this goals process workflow to make it easier for you to orchestrate your organization's or team's goals process in Asana. Get more details.

  • Goals duplication: Duplicate existing Goals in Asana and specify which attributes to copy over when creating a new goal.

  • Salesforce for Asana Goals integration: Create goals in Asana directly from Salesforce, and connect your Asana goals with data and insights from Salesforce to help you monitor impact. Check out more. Also, create and view reports of your Salesforce-powered goals in Universal Reporting.

  • Formula custom fields on Mobile: See formula custom fields from both Android and iOS apps. Learn more.

  • Admin controls for artificial intelligence features: Super admins can turn on or off Asana’s artificial intelligence features to use machine learning for their organization. Find out how to optimize with artificial intelligence.

  • Hubspot integration in rules: Set up rules for deal updates to automatically create and update Asana tasks. See more on the HubSpot + Asana integration.

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