With the Mavenlink Changelog you can see a summary of product changes that our Product Development Team has made in Mavenlink, starting from January 2015 to present.
January 29, 2018
Project Team Permissions Update - Feature Enhancement
Participants invited to the Client-side of a project will now be View & Post by default (with the exception of Administrators on your account). This way, they can communicate within the project, without the ability to change task or project information.
In addition, participants invited to the Client-side of a project will not enter as project Admins (with the exception of Administrators on your account).
January 17, 2018
User Details Side Panel - New Feature
We've made it easier to access user details. You can now view your teammates’ timezone, location, and other key details by clicking on their name or profile picture from anywhere in Mavenlink—while staying on the page you’re working on.
Plus, Account Administrators can now decide who can view or edit Custom Fields based on account-level permissions, and grant Managers the right to edit user Skills.
January 15, 2018
New Master Planning - New Feature
Master Planning is now more flexible and intuitive than ever before. With a new visual drag-and-drop interface that streamlines resource management, you’ll gain the insights you need to plan more effectively and quickly manage change.
- Gantt-like interface to visually manage resource allocations
- See your entire resource pool, including unfilled demand
- Role-based allocations and scheduling.
January 3, 2017
New Account Role Change Options - Feature Enhancement
When you update an account member’s role, you can now:
- Update the Role and Bill Rate (if you’re using Rate Cards) for all of the member’s projects.
- Use both the existing role and new role on current projects, and keep the existing role for current assignments.
- Keep the existing Role on current projects, and use the new one going forward.
December 13, 2017
Estimates - New Feature
The new Estimates feature helps you maximize your margins by finding the right ratio of resources and rates. Plan your projects by creating multiple scenarios with different rates and staffing options. Once you’re ready, you can convert your best scenario into a project and begin forecasting your resource demands via Master Planning.
Note: Access to Estimates is only available to Account Administrators who have Rate Cards enabled on their account.
December 6, 2017
QuickBooks Invoice Syncing - New Feature
The latest update to our QuickBooks Online integration allows you to create QuickBooks invoices directly from Time, Expenses, and Fixed Fee items in Mavenlink. This allows you to precisely bill your clients and keep Mavenlink up-to-date automatically when invoice payments are booked in QuickBooks.
November 15, 2017
Report Viewer With Cost - Feature Enhancement
You now have the option to assign a new Report Viewer with Cost permission to team members in the Account Members settings; this means team members are no longer required to be an Account Administrator to view costs across Mavenlink.
November 9, 2017
Refresh Project List - Feature Enhancement
We’ve added the ability to refresh your Project List (just like the global Tasks List) so you can get the latest information without losing your current filters, search, or sort.
November 8, 2017
Global Tasks List: Project Filter - Feature Enhancement
You asked, we delivered! You can now filter by Project in your global Tasks List. Simply use Configure > Columns and select the Project column to see it in the Tasks List. Use the filter icon in the Project column header to select one or more projects to filter your list.
November 7, 2017
View PDFs - Feature Enhancement
You can now view PDF files, including those posted to Activity Feeds and receipts, without downloading. PDF Files will now open in a new tab or window of your browser. You can still download PDF files from Mavenlink directly or while viewing the file.
November 1, 2017
Global Tasks List Enhancements - Feature Enhancement
You can now see more of your custom field content in your global Tasks List. Longer text is easier to read and you now have access to full details of truncated values.
We’ve also added the ability to refresh your Tasks List so you can get the latest information without losing your current filters, search, or sort.
October 20, 2017
View & Post - New Feature
View & Post is a project-level permission setting that allows participants to view—but not update—tasks, finances, project permissions, or time & expenses according to their project permission level (e.g. Collaboration, Time, Financial, etc.). Additionally, View & Post participants are able to post, reply, and upload files to the Activity Feed.
September 26, 2017
Insights Access Groups - Feature Enhancement
This newly enhanced Insights feature allows your project managers and other groups to access their own Insights dashboards to see things such as the utilization rate of their staff, and more! To learn how to take advantage of this functionality, click here. If you’d prefer a more guided explanation on how Insights can benefit your organization, please contact your Client Success Manager to schedule a training session.
September 14, 2017
Gantt Improvements - Feature Enhancement
We’ve made some behind-the-scenes upgrades to Gantt. These enhancements improve performance and stability, and fix a number of minor issues.
September 11, 2017
Change a Team Member's Role - New Feature
In addition to the ability to add multiple roles for project team members, you can now change the role of an existing team member. When you update the Role column, the role and bill rate are updated on all scheduled hours associated with this team member’s role.
August 22, 2017
Time Lock - New Feature
Mavenlink’s Time Lock feature provides a way for you to lock time in the past so that previous time entries can not be edited or updated and new time entries can not be created before the selected lock date. This way, you can confidently close your books at the end of the month or quarter without worrying about past time entries later changing. This ensures that your historical records remain accurate for financial compliance.
August 16, 2017
Rates & Roles - Feature Enhancement
Easily manage your margins and bill rates on your project by allowing team members to play multiple roles on the same project. With the enhanced project Rates & Roles page, you can also bulk reassign tasks to team members.
August 16, 2017
Multi-Currency Cost Rates - Feature Enhancement
Mavenlink now offers multi-currency support, allowing foreign markets to plan and visualize project and resource cost rates in their local currencies. Setting cost rates in multiple currencies helps you more accurately manage your margins for team members.
August 4, 2017
Proofing Avatars and @mentions - Feature Enhancement
Now you can @mention your teammates in the proofing workspace to directly notify them of things requiring their attention. Just type the ‘@’ symbol followed by the first few letters of the person’s name and you’ll be presented with a list of project members to choose from. Mavenlink user profile photos now appear in the proofing workspace so you can easily see who adding feedback.
August 3, 2017
Post Formatting - New Feature
By adding bold, italics, bulleted lists, numbered lists, hyperlinks, and horizontal dividers to your Activity feed posts, you can create more readable, user-friendly, posts that better emphasize important project information, dates and deadlines, customer details, important milestones, and more.
March 16, 2017
Universal Time Entry Form - New Feature
Mavenlink's new Universal Time Entry Form allows you and your team to quickly and easily track time from anywhere within Mavenlink!
February 7, 2017
Filtering By Organizations in Master Planning - Feature Enhancements
If you have Mavenlink's Organizations feature enabled, you can now filter the by project and by people views of Master Planning by your departments and geographies.
January 23, 2017
Advanced Timeline Settings for Project Resource Planner - Feature Enhancements
You can now view up to 6 weeks of your resource schedule in the Project Resource Planner. Make your view selection and we'll retain it for you.
January 18, 2017
Project Resource Planner - New Feature
Mavenlink's Resource Planner allows Project Managers and Resource Managers to see all of the resources on a project and the resource plan in one place.
January 6, 2017
Proof Detail Panel -Feature Enhancements
We are excited to announce an update to Mavenlink Proofing! In order to ease navigation and use, now all critical details, including past versions (and more!) are available on the Proof Detail Panel. Simply select the title of your proof via the task or proof tab to open the panel.
January 5, 2017
Invoice Defaults - Feature Enhancements
The first time you save or send an an invoice on a project with a client, you’ll be asked if you wish to save your settings, including Additional Details and Time Formatting options as the default for the client.
December 21, 2016
Edit Groups in Project Settings - Feature Enhancements
You can now add and remove project groups directly from the Project Settings page.
December 14, 2016
Allocation Highlighting - Feature Enhancements
We’ve improved how we show resource load and capacity information with our allocation highlighting. You can now better distinguish whether someone is overallocated, partially allocated, fully allocated, unavailable due to a zero day workday or holiday, as well as when a day is outside of a task’s date range.
November 8, 2016
Proofs Section Updated Design - Feature Enhancements
We know your proofs are full of vital information and now these details are even easier to review. All the functionality you use today is still there: downloading a feedback report, downloading a proof, and deleting a proof are found in the actions menu, leaving more space for proof details and more capabilities coming soon!
October 20, 2016
Holiday Calendar Scheduling - New Feature
Holiday Calendars allow you to inform your team's capacity by allowing you to indicate which days are not available for work due to a holiday.
October 18, 2016
Groups Side Panel - Feature Enhancements
Our group's interface has a whole new look to make it easier for you to navigate between your clients' and groups' detail sections.
September 28, 2016
Mobile: Link Expenses to Tasks - Feature Enhancements
You can now link your expenses to tasks in mobile, just like with the full Mavenlink app.
September 20, 2016
Access Past Announcements - Feature Enhancements
If you've missed any important announcements from Mavenlink, you can now access all past announcements via the Support menu.
September 15, 2016
Post Search - New Feature
You can now search for posts across all your projects with Post Search..
September 15, 2016
Counts on Task Details - Feature Enhancements
You can now quickly see what you have on your task with counts for Activity, Checklists, Files, and Proofs.
September 15, 2016
Right-Click in Project Tracker - Feature Enhancements
You can now right click to access a task menu, allowing you to add tasks and subtasks, add a template, batch add inline, remove or rename a task, as well as archive.
September 9, 2016
See Expenses in Task Burn Rate - Feature Enhancements
If the 'Include Expenses' setting is enabled in your project, you will see expenses included in the burn rate on each individual task.
September 8, 2016
Real-Time Progress Visibility on Fixed Fee Tasks - New Feature
For Fixed Fee tasks, you can now get real-time visibility into progress as time is tracked, while still keeping visibility into how much has been invoiced on those tasks.
September 8, 2016
Submit Time for Others - Feature Enhancements
Need to make a quick correction for a timesheet submitted with errors? Account Administrators can now submit time on behalf of another user.
July 12, 2016
Follow that Task! - Feature Enhancements
Individuals, who want to monitor the progress of a task, but aren't responsible for the work, can add themselves as followers to the task. When a task is followed, you’ll receive email notifications about updates to that task just as if you were assigned to it.
July 12, 2016
Task Estimate at Completion - Feature Enhancements
Estimate at Completion adds your actuals with your future hours to show you an estimate of what your total hours and fees will be once the task work is completed.
July 12, 2016
Time Approvals Analytics Report and Designated Approvers - New Feature
See how your organization is tracking time and who is responsible for approving it with the new Time Approvals Analytics Report and Designated Approvers capabilities.
June 23, 2016
Project List: Clear All Filters - Feature Enhancements
Clear all filters at once on your configurable Project List. You can also see how many filters you've applied as well as the total number of results.
June 16, 2016
Configurable Project List and Bulk Actions - New Feature
Customize to view your most important project information and perform actions across multiple projects.
May 27, 2016
Mavenlink Skills - New Feature
Staff your projects with the individuals who are available and most qualified to do the work.
March 22, 2016
Account Member Details Panel and Custom Workweeks - New Feature
Set the working hours in a workweek for your entire account and create overrides on any account members who work a different schedule.
February 5, 2016
Task Details Panel and Global Task List - New Feature
Access all your task details in a convenient side panel and use the new Global Task List to configure your global view of tasks across all your projects.
January 13, 2016
Edit Task Details in Gantt - New Feature
Whether you’re setting up a project template or adjusting your project’s plan, you can edit assignees, dependencies, priority, and status using the worksheet side of the Gantt chart (located on the left side of the Gantt view).
Project Participant Setting - New Feature
We now allow account administrators to have finer grain control over who can be invited to the provider team in a project.
January 8, 2016
Enhanced Time Tracking Settings - Feature Enhancements
You now have the ability to require assignment for time tracking, as well as specify task types that time can be tracked against.
December 8, 2015
New Project Create - Feature Enhancements
You can now create and customize your projects faster than ever. When creating a new project, you’ll see a ‘Save and Clone’ button next to the usual ‘Create Project’ button. This allows you to quickly create similar types of projects without having to re-enter all of the same data.
November 5, 2015
Pandexio Upgrades - Feature Enhancements
After uploading a file in a Pandexio-enabled project, you will now see a message informing you of the status of your file upload.
September 30, 2015
Easily Identify Your External Consultants - Feature Enhancements
It's now even easier to organize your internal and external members of a project. If a participating consultant in your project is not on your account, we now show them as external team members.
September 17, 2015
Restrict Sign In to SSO - Feature Enhancement
You can now configure SSO from within your Account Settings and require that account members user an identity provider to access Mavenlink.
August 19, 2015
Personnel View of Time Approvals - New Feature
This new view allows you to batch approve all submitted time for that week.
July 31, 2015
Update to Post Notification Emails - Feature Enhancement
You now have greater control over the way you receive notifications on posts.
Single Sign On - New Feature
Our SSO capabilities allow Premier customers to sign into Mavenlink using an identity provider, such as Okta, OneLogin, and Active Directory. For more information contact our support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Planned Against Scheduled Hours - Feature Enhancement
In our Master Planning view, you can now compare your planned hours vs. your scheduled hours at the same time.
July 21, 2015
Filter the Time Tracking Report by Role - Feature Enhancement
In the Time Tracking Performance Analytics Report, you can now filter by an account member's role.
July 14, 2015
Additional Levels of Task Nesting - New Feature
You can now create project plans and templates with up to 5 levels of task nesting!
July 7, 2015
Needs Info Status - Feature Enhancement
Now when you need more information or clarification to make progress on a task, deliverable, or milestone, you can indicate this with this new status message.
Daily Digest Email Preferences - Feature Enhancement
Gain more control over your inbox with new email settings. You can now choose to receive a single email with all of your post notifications bundled together.
June 30, 2015
Support for Multiple Word Tags - Feature Enhancement
You can now tag your tasks with more than one word tags.
June 26, 2015
New Look for Your Dashboard - Feature Enhancement
We've upgraded the look and feel of our dashboard and added a few useful modules and configurations to the page.
June 23, 2015
Resource Shifting - New Feature
When you shift a task bar in Gantt, its associated scheduled time will now move with the task. This feature is enabled by default and can be disabled via Account Settings.
June 4, 2015
Task Notification Emails - Feature Enhancement
The email you receive when you're assigned to a task or when important details of your tasks change has an updated look, making it easier to understand what changes occurred.
June 2, 2015
Post and Daily Digest Emails - Feature Enhancement
Our Post Notification and Daily Digest emails have a new look to make it even easier to understand the context of a post and take action.
May 28, 2015
Increased Character Limit on Task Descriptions - Feature Enhancement
You can now enter a task description up to 4,000 characters in length!
Improved Email Threading - Feature Enhancement
Post notification emails have improved subject lines so that they group together in your inbox based on the task or project that they're posted to.
May 26, 2015
Typography and Project Create Changes - Feature Enhancement
We’ve made some small styling enhancements to Mavenlink, most notably on the project creation page.
May 15, 2015
Search Results Preserved in Time Admin - Feature Enhancement
In the project view of Time Approvals, we now preserve your search results if you return to the list of projects after viewing a particular project's detailed view.
Pending Filter in Time Admin - Feature Enhancement
You can now filter the project view of Time Approvals to only see projects that have time submissions requiring approval.
Filter by Project Group - Feature Enhancement
You can now filter the project view of Time Approvals by a project group.
May 11, 2015
Issue Tracking - New Feature
With Issue Tracking, you can manage and track items outside your original scope of work, like client requests, bugs, or other unplanned occurrences.
May 7, 2015
Export All Tasks - Feature Enhancement
You can now export all tasks for projects that you're in via User Settings> Exports.
May 4, 2015
Sort by Priority - Feature Enhancement
When you're viewing your tasks in the Global Task Tracker or in a Project's Task Tracker, you can see your tasks ordered by highest priority using the sort by priority option.
April 29, 2015
Search Improvements - Feature Enhancement
You can now filter by a project's status by searching the project list with queries like 'status: active'.
April 28, 2015
Set Priority on Tasks - New Feature
Now you can use priority flags to indicate whether a Task, Deliverable, or Milestone is Critical, High, Normal, or Low priority. Start setting priority by going into your task's detail view and clicking on the priority menu next to the field where you enter in your task's title.
April 24, 2015
Search by Project ID and Task ID - Feature Enhancement
This feature makes it easy for you to cut through the noise and locate a specific project or task by searching for that item's unique identifier.
April 6, 2015
Quick Copy Link To Task - New Feature
You can now see a task's ID in the user interface via the detail view. Click on the link icon to see and copy the url. This feature is helpful for directing team members to a specific task in Mavenlink.
March 30, 2015
Master Planning By Project - New Feature
With this new view, Premier customers can see all their financial projects' resource schedules and plans, as well as filter them by project name, group, client, and team lead.
March 20, 2015
Rate Cards - New Feature
Create unique Rate Cards by client, project type, and region.
March 18, 2015
Security Enhancements - Feature Enhancement
Passwords now require at least 3 of the following: capital letters, lowercase letters, digits, or symbols.
Project Percent Complete Calculation Setting - New Feature
You can now choose to include or exclude archived tasks from the project percent complete calculation.
March 12, 2015
Add People to Private Conversations - Feature Enhancement
This enhancement makes it possible for our customers to add new people to a private post that’s already in-progress.
March 10, 2015
Project Templates via the API - Feature Enhancement
Using Mavenlink’s API, you can now take advantage of project template functionality like dependencies, resource placeholders, checklists, and more.
March 9, 2015
Invite Account Members Lightbox - Feature Enhancement
Inviting Account Members has been streamlined to be consistent with the “edit mode” of our user interface. You can invite a user, set their name, role, email, permission level, cost rate, and bill rate. Click on the green “Invite Account Members” button to see the new look.
March 6, 2015
Project Settings - Feature Enhancement
Click on the gear icon next to your project’s title to manage your project’s settings. We've grouped settings into categories (General, Privacy, and Financials) to make it easier to find what you are looking for.
February 11, 2015
Custom Team Names Visible on a Post - Feature Enhancement
When you are targeting a post to a specific group, you can now see your custom team name.
February 2, 2015
Improved Support Access - Feature Enhancement
You can now access support, including: Live Chat, the Knowledge Base, and Tutorials from the header on the top right.
February 1, 2015
Mavenlink’s New Brand and Logo - New brand!
Mavenlink’s feature set is made even more accessible through an elegant, updated user interface designed so that all stakeholders can easily navigate and get work done.
Left-Navigation and Custom Branding - Feature Enhancement
A new streamlined feel and easier to use left-navigation. Everything you can do in Mavenlink is now found on the left, and everything that relates to you individually, such as your profile and settings, are located in the top right.
January 29, 2015
Custom Fields - Feature Enhancement
Premier customers can create custom fields on projects, users, tasks, and groups.
January 28, 2015
Time Approvals Administration - New Feature
The Time Approvals dashboard provides an organized view of time that has been submitted.
January 26, 2015
Client Contact Management - Feature Enhancement
This feature adds a new section to company groups to manage client contact details.
January 13, 2015
New Utilization Report - New Feature
This report replaces the existing Scheduled Utilization report, allowing comprehensive reporting of scheduled utilization, actual utilization, and billable utilization.
January 12, 2015
Enhanced Project Templates - Feature Enhancement
Project Templates have been enhanced to support dependencies, resource placeholders, checklists, billable/non-billable flag on tasks. Project admins can edit shared templates regardless of template creator.