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Moving from the Legacy Task Tracker to New Task Tracker

 

Overview

After numerous enhancements and exciting new features implemented in the New Task Tracker, the legacy Task Tracker will be replaced by the New Task Tracker in February 2023. This article goes over the differences between the two trackers and the new features that are coming up as you prepare to move from the legacy Task Tracker to the New Task Tracker.

You can activate the New Task Tracker on the Early Access page by going to Settings > Early Access, and toggling New Task Tracker to the On position.

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Differences Between Legacy Task Tracker and New Task Tracker

The New Task Tracker offers a more updated design and new features that complement your processes. This section highlights the new features and actions that are only available in the New Task Tracker.
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To learn more about the New Task Tracker, see the New Task Tracker article.

Personalized Views

You can personalize how information appears and then save that view in order to easily switch back and forth between views without needing to re-create them.Views.png

Expand All/Collapse All

You can quickly expand or collapse all the task hierarchies in the Task Tracker table by clicking the arrow in the task row header.

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Quick and Pinned Filters

With Quick Filters, you can quickly adjust applied filter values from the toolbar without having to open the filters modal.

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You can also pin filters that you frequently use so they always appear in the toolbar
when you visit the New Task Tracker.

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Bulk Actions

You can use bulk action options to perform specific actions on a large number of tasks, such as updating task types, changing task statuses, assigning members to tasks, adding task tags, archiving old tasks, deleting tasks, distributing scheduled hours, and duplicating tasks.

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Custom Columns

You can configure which columns appear in the New Task Tracker table and determine their order.
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Task Highlighting

The New Task Tracker highlights Milestone task rows and overdue Start and Due date columns to help you quickly locate key project phases and deadlines in the table.

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Upcoming New Task Tracker Features

We have a dedicated team whose goal is to make the New Task Tracker an even better experience for you. Here’s a list of some of the upcoming New Task Tracker features you can look forward to:

 

Upcoming Features Expected Release Date
Shareable Saved Views September 2022
Performance and Stability Enhancements September 2022
Editable Task Dependencies October 2022


These are only a few of the new enhancements you can expect from our team. If you would like to know more about additional upcoming features or give us feedback, please reach out to your Customer Success Manager (CSM).

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will the legacy Task Tracker be replaced by the New Task Tracker?
A. February 2023.

Q. Why are we replacing the legacy Task Tracker?
A. As more of our clients transition to the New Task Tracker, we’ve decided to spend more time and development power on enhancing the New Task Tracker, which has been designed to be more in line with our users’ needs.

Q. Are the legacy Task Tracker views available in the New Task Tracker?
A. The New Task Tracker allows you to create and save your own views, so you can recreate the legacy Task Tracker views and save them for future use. To learn more, see the Creating Legacy Views in the New Task Tracker article.

Q. Will using the New Task Tracker affect my account integrations or Insights reports?
A. No, the New Task Tracker will not affect your software integrations or Insights reporting.

Q. Will my account and project permissions work the same way when I use the New Task Tracker?
A. Yes. Your account and project permission levels will remain the same when you use the New Task Tracker.  

Q. Where can I learn how to use the New Task Tracker?
A. There are several Knowledge Base articles available to help you become more familiar with the New Task Tracker:

If you would like to know more or have any other questions, you can email support@mavenlink.com or reach out to your Customer Success Manager (CSM).

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