Changelog

Additions and updates to the Ideanote platform.

September 2022

Improved Bulk Actions

Improved Bulk Actions
  • When exporting ideas from a list view the exported columns now match the ones selected in the view
  • Fixed an issue where the filters would sometimes not work as intended when switching between views in a mission
  • It is now possible to select all ideas in a mission by clicking one checkbox in the list view
  • The audit log has been extended with more filters
  • Fixed an issue where it was possible to change the profile picture when the freeze profiles setting was activated
  • Improved error messages when using access links that has been deactivated
  • Bulk actions has been improved in lists, it is for example now possible to stop bulk actions while they are happening
  • More image filetypes are now supported

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September 2022

New Score Form Field

New Score Form Field
  • Added new form field for selecting a score
  • Added ability to select a min and max length for short text, long text and image choice form fields
  • Fixed an issue where one session activity would appear as multiple different ones
  • Fixed an issue where the media picker would show a wrong option title
  • When reaching the AI limit on the free plan we now show an error message
  • It is now possible to order ideas by idea fields in the list view
  • Fixed an issue where infinite loading would sometimes load too many ideas at a time
  • Clicking on an idea in the widget now opens the same idea on the platform
  • Minor UI and performance enhancements
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September 2022

Audit Log

Audit Log

Enterprise customers now have access to a centralized stream of all user activity. Control, monitor and stay compliant.

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September 2022

Automations

Automations

Now you can save time while managing ideas by building custom automations right inside the app. Add triggers, conditions and an action and automate everything from simple tasks like moving ideas after 7 days to complex multi-step workflows for your innovation.

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September 2022

Idea Stats and "Can Edit" Filter

Idea Stats and "Can Edit" Filter
  • Added a new stats dialog on ideas
  • Fixed an issue where it was sometimes not possible to change cover image on a workspace
  • Fixed an issue where visible columns would sometimes not be saved to the view
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to upload custom images for the sign in buttons
  • Changed wording on the skip button on rating cards
  • Fixed an issue where the customizable “Thank you” page would sometimes show up to early in the widget
  • Fixed an issue where reloading a mission would sometimes show the wrong view after reloading
  • Added a new “can edit mission” filter
  • It is now possible to upload .TIF files
  • UI and performance enhancements
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August 2022

Better Insights Performance

Better Insights Performance
  • Fixed performance issues related to the likes chart in insights
  • Fixed an issue where selecting ideas on the analyse page would sometimes not clear the existing selection
  • Fixed an issue where selecting a @mention in the columns view would not work properly
  • Minor UI improvements

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August 2022

Default Status and Skipped Ratings

Default Status and Skipped Ratings
  • Added the ability to select a default status
  • Improved layout when creating a new mission
  • Improved widget load speed
  • Changed the accessibility icons in widget to text
  • The mandatory asterisk is now shown in the widget
  • The colors have been changed in the activity chart to match the workspace
  • Fixed an issue where the tooltip would sometimes be behind dropdown
  • A decline button has been added to rate actions
  • The layout in share mission has been made more clear
  • Fixed an issue where adding a filter to the missions page would show an empty banner at the bottom
  • Fixed load more button in widget sometimes not loading all data
  • Added routes to mission details so it is possible to navigate using relative links in missions
  • Added activity count to profile page
  • Layout improvements
  • Various performance improvements and bugfixes
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August 2022

Image Gallery

Image Gallery

You can now organize your own branded content gallery for cover images.

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August 2022

Link Preview

Link Preview

Some types of links pasted in text and description fields (e.g. Youtube) are automatically displayed as preview for a more visual idea submission experience.

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August 2022

Update via CSV and Bold Titles

Update via CSV and Bold Titles
  • When a new feature is available we now show a feature preview dialog
  • When a new update is available we now show a changelog indicator in the help launcher
  • It is now possible to update existing users through CSV import
  • It is now possible to load more results when sharing a mission
  • Fixed an issue where using a community mission template would show an empty dropdown when editing the mission
  • Fixed an issue where translation keys in some cases would be visible
  • Changed icons for attachment fields
  • The amount of forms has been added to the form summary on ideas
  • Auto focus has been added to various dialogs and form fields
  • Added a summary page after importing people with CSV
  • Changed the font weight of titles
  • Removed preview button from the template successfully published dialog
  • Fixed an issue where the API somethings would take longer to respond on requests without authorization
  • Added category selector to missions
  • Added idea status changed notifications
  • When a user is disabled the popover is now visible when hovering over the avatar
  • A better error message has been added when the user tries to sign up with an email that is not allowed
  • The delete button has been moved to the bottom of bulk actions and colored red
  • Added various language improvements
  • Fixed various UX issues and smaller bugs
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July 2022

Profile Activity, Average Rating and Comment Count

Profile Activity, Average Rating and Comment Count
  • Redesigned the help menu and added more useful information
  • Added support for custom id for SAML
  • When clicking the share mission text field, the suggestions now show up before entering anything
  • Fixed an issue where the empty message would sometimes be shown the first time the user went to the workspace
  • A default title is no longer suggested when turning a local idea template into a workspace idea template
  • Fixed an issue where clicking the help button on an input would trigger the action instead
  • Renamed grow phase to comment phase
  • Fixed an issue where creating a new workspace through the teams integration would sometimes not log in the user afterwards
  • Made it possible to change the cover image on the mission details page through inline editing
  • Fixed an issue where attachments added by the AI would show up wrong
  • Fixed an issue where the template stats would sometimes show a wrong number
  • It is now possible for new users to sign up without needed to be invited if they have a correct email address. This can be set up on the security page by a user with the owner rank.
  • Made it more clear what is being imported when importing CSV files with users
  • Fixed an issue where users in some rare cases would automatically be logged out after logging in
  • Added activity feed to the profile page
  • The name of the status is now shown on the change status activity
  • Fixed an issue where having many forms would make it hard to scroll when they overflowed the list
  • It is now possible to change the placeholder in local forms
  • When clicking manage workspace forms from the edit mission dialog the dialog now closes
  • Added alias to CSV import
  • Removed phase colors from the phase column in list view
  • Removed handwriting fonts from the appearance page
  • Removed URL from the login screen
  • Comment reply count has been added to idea exports
  • Added info button to covers on how to format them correctly
  • Added average rating to the columns list
  • Fixed a typo in our API documentation
  • Fixed various UX issues and smaller bugs
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July 2022

File Picker

File Picker

An updated file picker now makes it easier to choose cover and profile images.

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July 2022

Form Entries

Form Entries

You can now add a phase where people are asked to fill out additional forms. A great way to expand ideas as they move forward, for example with a Business Case.

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June 2022

Image Choice Field

Image Choice Field

You can now define an idea field that lets people choose between a set of images.

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June 2022

Changed Rating Calculation and AI Training Data

Changed Rating Calculation and AI Training Data
  • Fixed the way total average rating is calculated on idea cards with multiple rate phases.
  • Added "Train AI" dialog that is shown when the AI needs more information about your company in order to generate quality AI suggestions.
  • Improved the design of toasts
  • Newly created missions will now automatically have a relevant cover image found by extracting keywords from the mission question.
  • "Go to mission" is no longer shown on ideas when you are already looking at the mission
  • Retrained AI to improve accuracy and performance
  • Ideanote now work in browsers with very strict cookie policy
  • Moved mission creation settings from workspace settings to security
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
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June 2022

Auto-Translated Insights and better Unsplash Covers

Auto-Translated Insights and better Unsplash Covers
  • Holding down shift will select multiple ideas in trends
  • Cluster view is now translated based on the workspace language
  • Clicking items in a draggable context will now always click instead of drag
  • Adding a cover through Unsplash is now faster than ever
  • Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements
  • The date picker now respects the min and max dates when selecting a date and time.
  • Improved all popups and dialogs on mobile
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June 2022

Stats for the Many

Stats for the Many
  • It is now possible to create idea templates within missions
  • It is now possible to choose the archive reason when reviewing in the review phase
  • Custom phase icons are now shown in even more places
  • An option to view mission template statistics for your own mission templates has been added to the mission template cards
  • An overlay is now shown when trying to enlarge attachments
  • When rating an idea it is now more clear that the action has finished
  • All emails now use HTTPS links instead of HTTP links
  • New missions will now get a new default cover image
  • Fixed a rare case where validating payment card information using 2FA would sometimes fail unexpectedly
  • Various bug fixes and performance enhancements
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June 2022

Easier Mission Editing

Easier Mission Editing
  • It is now possible for all paying customers to create community templates
  • The UI of creating a new mission has been simplified
  • The edit mission flow has been improved
  • It is now possible to create missions using AI
  • Filters as now shown visually different with an outline when they are active
  • Adding new phases is now much more simpler through a dropdown
  • It is possible to set session timeout in on the workspace security page
  • Phases now have new colorful default icons
  • When rating an idea it is now possible to skip ratings
  • Mission editors can now edit missions inline
  • New emojis has been added to the openmoji iconset
  • It is now possible to sort missions and ideas based on the amount of views
  • It is possible to end a mission in the advanced tab when editing a mission
  • Fixed an issue in onboarding that made it hard to edit the subdomain
  • Many languages has been updated
  • When previewing a template it is now much more clear that it is a template
  • Fixed an issue where the "see more" button when editing the plan
  • Loading ratings is now more speedy than ever
  • Fixed an issue where the icon picker would sometimes not show
  • When creating new mission templates that chip list no longer shows as an error
  • Fixed an issue where setting the anonymity mode would reset the anonymity degree
  • Fixed an issue where drag and drop on the missions page would not work as intended when collapsing the teams
  • Fixed an issue where the filter sometimes would show with a red outline
  • Fixed an issue when navigating between the list view and other views would show as having unsaved changes
  • Added a warning when trying to publish a community mission template
  • Fixed an issue where the phase kind filter would not work in some cases
  • The media upload message has been removed when the image is small
  • Fixed an issue where the load more would disappear in home after searching
  • It is now possible to also link to replies
  • When selecting random sort the sorting option is now always shown as active after reloading
  • We now allow all valid characters in email addresses
  • The phase colors are now only used on the action card
  • Fixed an issue where load more in mission details would sometimes load too much
  • Added better column wrapping in the teams columns in people settings
  • Our create mission AI has been upgraded
  • The mission template preview screenshot is now properly shown without an edit button
  • Minutes in insights has been capped to two digits
  • Minor UI and performance improvements
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June 2022

Conditional Fields

Conditional Fields

Now you can define when an idea field should show via conditional filters.

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June 2022

New Icons and AI Credits

New Icons and AI Credits
  • Custom phase icons has been updated everywhere
  • The phase color has been removed from the share access selector to reflect the new icons
  • Fixed an issue with endless scroll that would sometimes load more data before reaching the bottom
  • Improved various translations
  • Columns for teams, ideas count and missions count has been added as columns to the people settings page
  • It is now possible to add and remove members to and from teams in people settings through the menu button and bulk actions
  • It is now more clear in the billing page that more AI suggestions require a paid plan
  • The sizes of the bubbles in the "Activity by Time of Day" chart to better reflect the values
  • The count charts now load twice the amount of data
  • The mission cards on the missions page are now slighter higher
  • Fixed an issue where the sign in pop would now appear on Safari in some cases
  • When adding ?sandbox to a mission URL is now not possible to leave the mission context
  • The profile page has been updated with a tab that shows the ideas the user has liked
  • When reloading a theme the selection is now shown as the correct one
  • Various help articles has been updated with photos of the new layout
  • The list view column now caps text correctly with "…"
  • The settings menu now collapses on mobile to make more room for the content
  • Fixed an issue where the filter changed test would now stop showing when setting some specific filters
  • Fixed an issue where emails would look strange in Outlook 365
  • Added a loading animation when using AI
  • When clicking a mission above an idea the user is now navigated to the mission instantly
  • Fixed an issue where mission views would not update properly when navigating backwards
  • The dropdown fields can now be properly disabled
  • Improved the layout when the widget is not set up properly
  • Fixed an issue where it sometimes was not possible to move an idea to another mission
  • All banners has been removed
  • Various UI and performance improvements
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June 2022

Mission Templates

Mission Templates

You can now choose from community mission templates and publish your own templates to get your idea collections started faster.

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May 2022

Notices for Views

Notices for Views
  • It is now possible to add a notice to each view in missions
  • Updated layout on profile page
  • We have updated our documentation for our open API. It can be found here.
  • When adding ?sandbox to the url of a mission, it is no longer possible to navigate away from the mission. This can be useful for embeds.
  • The locale is now respected when selecting a date
  • When logging in with Microsoft the user is now always able to select the account
  • Updated some of our emails
  • Updated our Microsoft Teams integration
  • All Ideanote generated data is now translated properly when changing user language
  • Various quality of life improvements
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May 2022

Icon Picker

Icon Picker

Added ability to select custom icons for phases and more.

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April 2022

OAuth and OpenID Connect Authentication

OAuth and OpenID Connect Authentication

You can now use more login providers like Github via OpenID Connect and 0Auth.

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April 2022

Autofill Ideas and better Status Dialog

Autofill Ideas and better Status Dialog
  • It is now possible to autofill ideas using our AI
  • Onboarding is now more reliant when filling in data automatically
  • When closing a reply a warning dialog is shown before data is discarded
  • Custom domains are now sanitized for trailing whitespace and leading www
  • An empty state is now shown on the home page when there are no teams or spaces to show
  • The status selector has been redesigned to improve the experience
  • It is now possible to customise your alias
  • Profile settings has been updated with a validation check when changing email
  • It is now possible to add many of the same filters using the custom filter feature
  • Data synchronisation across clients (eg. multiple tabs and browsers) has been improved
  • The activity that notifies when another person has liked an idea is now added without delays
  • When moving an idea to another mission the idea count is now locally updated correctly
  • When listing taggable users the data is now ordered by alias and full name
  • It is now possible to paginate in taggable users
  • Moving ideas to another mission now makes sure comments are also moved
  • The same CTA text is now used in notification emails for more consistency
  • Customer address has been added on invoices
  • Session activities are now counted correctly
  • Uploading IDP metadata now works as intended
  • A new graph with total visits has been added
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April 2022

Better Printing and Emails

Better Printing and Emails
  • Insights tabs are now translated to the user language instead of the workspace language
  • All columns are now sortable in the list view of ideas
  • The selected filter is now properly applied when exporting teams
  • Changed wording on the save button in all dialogs
  • A large part of our infrastructure has been upgraded to make our webapp even faster than before
  • Fixed issue where the status selector would appear with a wrong height on smaller screens
  • Avatars now have a transparent background
  • Added fair usage checks on trial and free workspaces
  • Fixed scroll problems when printing the webapp
  • Improved layout when a mission doesn't have any views
  • Fixed issue where AI-generated ideas would sometimes have a space character in the beginning of the idea
  • Fixed an issue where SAML login would not work in some specific browsers
  • Fixed an issue where people logging in with Google would sometimes not have a profile picture
  • The highlight color is now respected on the custom domain page
  • Admins are now allowed to see redeemed offers
  • Fixed an issue where the create mission button would now be shown in the app bar if not arriving from the home page
  • All emails have been redesigned - we hope you like them!
  • All user generated content is now properly sanitised in emails
  • UI and performance improvements
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March 2022

Easier Sharing

Easier Sharing
  • Redesigned the share mission experience
  • Fixed an issue where the view changed warning in some cases would not save the "do not show again" option
  • It is now possible to sort ideas randomly
  • A column per rating phase with the average weighted rating has been added to the excel export
  • Fixed an issue where the workspace missions would sometimes not load properly on the home page
  • Increased the amount of characters it is possible to write in the phase description
  • Added better error handling to onboarding
  • Fixed an issue where a space in the mission title would case the delete mission warning to not work properly
  • Fixed an issue where the date picker would not work properly for some regions
  • Fixed minor issues and made some performance improvements
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March 2022

Microsoft Teams App

Microsoft Teams App

You can now collect and manage ideas right within Microsoft Teams.

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March 2022

Faster Idea Submission

Faster Idea Submission
  • Improved loading experience when submitting ideas
  • The settings tab now appears on mobile layout
  • Minor improvements to the share flow
  • Fixed issue where many attachments in comments would make the layout too wide
  • Reduced margin in navigation sidebar
  • Fixed an issue in widget where slider labels would not be rendered correctly
  • Email addresses are now automatically updated when signing in through SAML
  • During the trial new rewards can be achieved by reaching a certain amount of active members
  • Various quality of life improvements
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March 2022

Status in List View

Status in List View
  • A new column has been added to the list view with the title of the status
  • Two new columns has been added to the excel export with information about comments and rating
  • As default only short text is shown when creating a new column view
  • Non-restricted phase actions are now only shown in subsequent phases
  • One-click Microsoft login provider has been added to security settings
  • Fixed issue where long mission titles would push the layout on smaller screens
  • Fixed issue where long mission questions would be longer than the size of the mission card
  • Filters are now saved locally on the home page
  • The AI suggest buttons are now only shown to people with editing rights
  • When sharing a mission with someone the default access level is now idea creator
  • Fixed minor bugs and made some performance improvements
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March 2022

Microsoft Login

Microsoft Login
  • Creating ideas is now faster and more stable
  • Fixed an issue where logging out of an user and into another on the same workspace without reloading wouldn't clear all run-time cache
  • Changed wording when the user tries to see a mission that doesn't exists
  • The description on the default template is no longer required
  • Magic links and locked profiles has been moved to the security setting
  • Fixed issue where another person submitting an idea in the same mission sometimes would cause the create idea spinner to spin
  • Fixed issue on onboarding where allowed domains would get https:// and www.
  • Added Microsoft login option to onboarding
  • Fixed issue where digests in the list view would show too many decimals
  • Fixed issue with wrong layout on sorting dropdown
  • Fixed minor bugs and made some performance improvements
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March 2022

Collapsible Teams and Team Shareable Links

Collapsible Teams and Team Shareable Links
  • The suggest AI idea button is now only shown to people who have edit access to the mission
  • The new default access when inviting to a mission is now only idea creator
  • Hidden columns in the list view is now saved properly after reload
  • Checkboxes are now hidden in the list view for people who doesn't have edit access to the mission
  • The onboarding flow has been updated with mobile layout improvements
  • When using a multiuser link to a team the user that creates an account now automatically becomes a member of that team
  • Fixed issue where editing an idea would only let the user fill out the fields that had already been interacted with
  • It is now possible to disable sending out access links in emails (eg. If the workspace only wants to use SSO)
  • Teams are now collapsible on the home page
  • Comment names now shows the full names
  • It is now possible to sort on more columns in the list view
  • Using the view layout settings it is now possible to show a single column list instead of a masonry view
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March 2022

AI Generate Ideas

AI Generate Ideas

You can now generate ideas for your idea collection with the help of an AI.

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February 2022

Better Hidden Teams

Better Hidden Teams
  • Teams are now hidden for Members when no action can be performed.
  • List View now saves active Columns, Filter and Sort
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February 2022

Drag & Drop Home Screen

Drag & Drop Home Screen

Added Drag & Drop on the Home Screen so you can reorder teams and missions within teams.

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February 2022

Domain Allowlist and more Branding

Domain Allowlist and more Branding
  • Added Domain Allowlist so you can decide which emails are allowed to sign up for an account based on their email domain, for example @unicorn.com.
  • Insights charts now respect the Custom Branding colors you have set.
  • Fixed an issue where the Custom Status dialog sometimes was left in a state where it could not be submitted.
  • Trial duration has been extended to 7 days.
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January 2022

Custom Idea Field Filtering

Custom Idea Field Filtering
  • Fixed issue where it was sometimes not possible to delete space providers in security settings.
  • It is now possible to create a custom filter in missions that filter across all idea templates used in the mission
  • When editing an idea that was moved to a new mission, the correct template is now shown
  • Add new Fluent theme in theme settings
  • Fixed an issue where all teams were sometimes not loaded correctly in the idea overview
  • Added support for asynchronous exports
  • Added create idea automation to Microsoft Power Automate
  • Added new security measures
  • Fixed various bugs and made performance improvements
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January 2022

Custom View Layout

Custom View Layout

Added new feature allowing you to customize exactly what content you want to see in a mission view.

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January 2022

Better Idea Export

Better Idea Export
  • The UI has been improved when exporting ideas, missions and insights
  • Only teams with ideas in the mission are now shown in the filter dropdown
  • Fixed issue that would sometimes make custom code not able to save
  • When going to a mission that doesn't exist anymore the error is now more descriptive
  • Added date fields and code fields to idea templates
  • Missions that are closed are now visually different
  • Minor bug fixes and performance improvements
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December 2021

Endless Scroll

Endless Scroll
  • Added endless scrolling to relevant views for a more seamless experience when wanting to see more content
  • Added blue/green deployment strategy for smoother deployments
  • Changed wording when inviting people without sending emails
  • Added download icons to places where content can be downloaded
  • Added IP-lock feature to authentication providers to provide an extra layer of security
  • Added prompt when deleting missions
  • Fixed issue in people settings when toggling select all
  • Fixed text related issues and translated two missing translations
  • Minor bug fixes and performance improvements
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December 2021

Clearer Feed

Clearer Feed
  • Update activities in idea list to reflect new activity layout
  • The "needs action" filter in missions is now based on the logged in user instead of the one who set the filter up
  • Update idea mission activities are now more stable
  • The activity count in ideas now properly updates when adding new activities
  • Fixed issue where mission anonymity options sometimes wouldn't show when editing missions
  • Updated the move to mission dialog to include filters
  • Increased queue time for activities to allow for a smoother experience with high server load
  • Disabled users now visually change in the list of users to make it easier to see at a glance who is disabled
  • Increased the speed of which activities arrives to work without a web socket connection
  • Made UI in feed more clear
  • Fixed an issue that would sometimes affect the average rating filter
  • Added max width to the comment summary dropdown
  • Fixed issue where the team selector in the invitation dialog would sometimes not spawn at the correct location
  • Mobile optimizations
  • Added teams a filter section in the mission details filter
  • Personal message is now a limit that requires a paid subscription
  • Fixed minors bugs and made performance improvements
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November 2021

Better Idea Activity Feed

Better Idea Activity Feed
  • Added new activity feed in idea details
  • Added new phase summaries on idea cards
  • Added new phase selector
  • Added new people settings layout
  • Added new delete user warning prompt
  • Added new teams page
  • Added new add team dialog
  • The add phase button is now only shown if the user has edit access to the mission
  • Fixed issue where web socket would close after 2 minutes
  • Added new custom authentication provider
  • More activities are now sent through the web sockets
  • Added ability to reply to updates
  • Added loading spinner when changing phase and status
  • Updated translations
  • Made the files that are required for running the platform smaller
  • Improved activity feed
  • Fixed various filter related bugs
  • Buttons are now shown as loading during navigation
  • Fixed issue where the same name would appear twice in the assign sheet
  • Fixed issue where analytics in rare cases would count users twice
  • Added counts that reflects the relevant filters
  • AppCues is now only loaded for the first owner in workspaces
  • Added GraphQL to more endpoints
  • Fixed issue where deadline dropdown would not respect the theme of the workspace
  • Added payment wall on insights if the workspace isn't allowed to use insights
  • Fixed UI issue that would occur when editing view access in missions with many phases
  • Fixed issue where added many custom filters would show dropdown at the wrong location
  • Fixed minor bugs and improved performance
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November 2021

Microsoft Power Automate

Microsoft Power Automate

Build innovation automation workflows with Microsoft Power Automate

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October 2021

Filter and Pagination Fixes

Filter and Pagination Fixes
  • When loading more ideas we now load 10 ideas instead of 5 ideas
  • The sidebar has been updated with new icons
  • Teams in home are now sorted alphabetically
  • Fixed issue where filters would only show a maximum of 10 teams
  • Various bug fixed and performance improvements
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September 2021

Team Pagination and CDN

Team Pagination and CDN
  • Teams now paginate in settings and the mission overview to allow for an unlimited amount of teams
  • Added a toast notifying users about scheduled maintenance in advance
  • During scheduled maintenance we now show a page that describes what changes we are making and when we expect to be done
  • Fixed alignment of custom dropdown fields in idea templates
  • Static resources are now served through a CDN to increase load speed
  • Fixed issue where changing cover image in branding sometimes would reset the title
  • Added more automatic OWASP security policies
  • Stability and speed improvements to our API
  • Fixed issue where change rank for some languages would be blank
  • Fixed issue where change anonymity mode for some languages would be blank
  • When opening a linked idea you should no longer see to dialogs with the same idea
  • The reorder phase button in columns view now works as expected
  • Various bug fixes and quality of life improvements
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September 2021

Optimizations for People on Slow Internet

Optimizations for People on Slow Internet
  • When going to a new page with a bad internet connection, the page only scrolls to the top after the new page has loaded
  • Added vertical scroll to mission view selector when having many views
  • Having a flaky internet connection would sometimes cause loading ideas to stall - this issue has potentially been fixed in this release - our development team will continue to monitor this issue
  • Fixed an issue where rate and act activities sometimes wouldn't show before reloading the page
  • Fixed an issue where anonymous ideas could cause the count of ideas to be wrong
  • Loading users is now faster than ever
  • Bug fixes, speed improvements and various quality of life improvements
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September 2021

Google Cloud Armor and auto-archive Rejected Ideas

Google Cloud Armor and auto-archive Rejected Ideas
  • Links in idea now properly support all queries
  • Ideas a now archived if the reach the reject threshold in the review phase
  • Widget links are now generated with 10 hash characters
  • Long toast messages now breaks line properly
  • Fixed issue where translation keys sometimes would show if the connection was poor
  • Fixed issue where cluster chart would reload when selecting an idea
  • Fixed issue where dates couldn't be selected in Safari
  • Added clickable arrows for horizontal scroll in column view
  • Speed performance improvements when loading teams
  • Fixed issue where JWT token wouldn't show properly when trying to edit it
  • Long names for rating criteria now breaks properly
  • Emails now show up in the share mission dialog for admins and workspace owners
  • It is now possible to disable sign in methods in the access page
  • Added Google Cloud Armor for better DDOS protection
  • The time is now visible in the mission deadline before editing
  • Bugfixes and quality of life improvements
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September 2021

Sort Rating by Phase

Sort Rating by Phase
  • Speed performance improvements when loading feed
  • Added filter for sorting by highest average rating across all rate phases
  • Changed insights wording to reflect new status feature
  • Ideanote now sends more notifications to people assigned to act on an idea
  • Bug fixes and various performance improvements
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August 2021

Quick Actions Bar

Quick Actions Bar
  • Speed and performance improvements when loading missions and ideas
  • In the settings overview, unavailable disabled menu items will be sorted at the bottom
  • Now only owners can setup the Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and custom code integrations
  • When using the columns view, ideas can be dragged and dropped into an action bar to change status, move the idea to another mission or delete the idea
  • When closing ideas in lists, the page no longer scrolls to the top
  • Fixed issue where notifications would sometimes crash
  • The names of idea owners are now clickable on idea cards
  • The language of the user is now set on the website so website translation extensions can automatically translate Ideanote to the correct language
  • Minor bug fixes and UX improvements
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August 2021

Better Text Search

Better Text Search
  • Fixed issue where text search sometimes wouldn't give the expected results
  • Fixed issue where the identity selector on ideas would be empty when creating an idea as a virtual user
  • Using a workspace link for new users will no longer log out the already logged in user out if clicked
  • Minor bug fixes, UI and performance improvements
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August 2021

Custom Status

Custom Status

It is now possible to add statuses to ideas to track them better. Ideas changes visually based the status of the idea to give a better overview

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August 2021

Custom Code

Custom Code

Added a new integration where it is possible to add custom code making it possible for workspace owners to modify all aspects of Ideanote

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August 2021

New Zapier Version and Drag & Drop Restrictions

New Zapier Version and Drag & Drop Restrictions
  • Deployed new Zapier version 1.2.2
  • Fixed issue where checkbox wouldn't appear in sharable links
  • It is no longer possible to visually drag and drop columns if the user doesn't have editing rights to the mission
  • Improved list idea view
  • Minor bug fixes and performance improvemente
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August 2021

Logo Size and Custom Background Colors

Logo Size and Custom Background Colors
  • Made logo in app bar slightly larger
  • The logo in the app bar is now visible on more screensizes
  • An info box is now shown in insights when no data is available
  • The load more button now loads 6 ideas instead of 5
  • Office file attachments now render correctly when uploaded in the submit idea flow
  • Improved translations
  • When a new update is available a toast will now appear to show the new version before updating
  • It is now possible to customise the background color of the full page widget
  • The confetti shown in widget now uses the colors of the workspace theme
  • Invoices through email are no longer sent if the workspace requests manual invoices
  • Fixed issue where customers on the Appsumo plan didn't have access to anonymous ideas
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
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August 2021

Multi SAML

Multi SAML

It is now possible to have multiple SSO / SAML providers for one workspace.

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July 2021

Easier Rank Changes

Easier Rank Changes
  • Added a submenu when changing ranks in the people overview
  • Fixed issue where emails sometimes wouldn't be received
  • Fixed issue where the icon in view tabs would collapse in Safari
  • The titles of views are now being capped to 50 characters
  • More padding has been added to the anonymous avatars
  • When opening help center on mobile it now opens in a new window
  • When having access to the idea owner, hovering over the avatar of an idea will now show a warning that explains why the user can see the owner
  • Added support for anonymity to Zapier triggers and actions
  • Changed the during of instant to mean within 5 minutes (before it meant within 15 minutes)
  • Fixed issue where the font weight would sometimes not show correctly when customising the space
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
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June 2021

Locked Ideas

Locked Ideas

It is now possible to lock phases so ideas or activities cannot be edited.

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June 2021

Anonymous Ideas

Anonymous Ideas

Get a company suggestion box to easily collect anonymous suggestions, feedback and ideas.

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June 2021

Reordering Views and Zapier Mentions

Reordering Views and Zapier Mentions
  • Added support for reordering mission views.
  • Added support for saving filters and sorting to views.
  • Email notifications are no longer sent to users who have not accepted their invitation yet.
  • Inviting users to a workspace now always correctly updates existing lists of users on the page.
  • Rating cards are now wider.
  • When creating a new rating criteria when editing a rating phase, the criteria is now added to the phase.
  • Change email provider to use a static IP. This makes emails more reliable and companies using email filtering only have to allow the domain emails.ideanote.io.
  • More trusted domains are now allowed when uploading videos.
  • Fixed issue where an email notification in some cases were sent to the user even though it had been viewed on the platform.
  • More data as for example the environment is now sent through the Google Analytics integration.
  • When having no logo on the workspace, the logo is shown as not defined in workspace settings.
  • Margins are now smaller in the feed.
  • Hovering teams now has correct width when there are many stats.
  • New Zapier Trigger: you can now use mentions as a trigger in Zapier.
  • Fixed issue where creating a comment with an attachment sometimes would make the comment count go up by 2 locally.
  • The comment count will now always show the correct number locally when deleting replies with replies.
  • Clicking the sharable link in share mission now copies the link to the clipboard.
  • Inviting people through CSV now correctly invites existing users to the specified teams.
  • Made the list of phases when editing a phase scrollable.
  • Fixed an issue where dropdowns sometimes would appear in the wrong direction.
  • Added help article on how to add custom CSS, HTML and JavaScript.
  • When inviting a guest to a team, the guest is now automatically converted to a normal member.
  • Team owners can now navigate to the members section of settings and add people to their team.
  • Fixed issue where links to receipts in some cases didn't work.
  • We have made improvements to performance, the UX and fixed bugs.
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June 2021

Filters + Views

Filters + Views

Make idea management even more actionable and efficient. Now you can create custom filtered views, save them and make sure the right people seem the right ideas at the right time. For example a view of just the Top 10 ideas, or a View that shows ideas that need to rated by your evaluation team.

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May 2021

Deadline Time and Video Upload Improvements

Deadline Time and Video Upload Improvements
  • Video upload improvements of large files.
  • More descriptive error handling in widget.
  • It is now possible to choose time when selecting deadline.
  • Insights about trends does now always start from the center.
  • It is now possible to add empty idea fields for the widget for communicating a message during the idea creation.
  • After logging in as an admin through an instant login link the correct mission edit buttons are now shown.
  • When logging in with a wrong password the spinner now stops spinning before the toast goes away.
  • It is now possible to select file types and sizes when setting up the attachments idea field.
  • Fixed issue where navigation bar sometimes when opened would be on top of some buttons on mobile.
  • We now properly show that the video is being processed while it is being processed.
  • The Zapier integration now uses transactions for creating ideas.
  • All images are now preloaded to enhance performance.
  • Tabs for views now uses more space before collapsing.
  • When clicking a view option the dropdown now collapses automatically.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.
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May 2021

Activity Visibility and Mobile Improvements

Activity Visibility and Mobile Improvements
  • Creating ideas is now faster than ever
  • Control the visibility of ideas and activities in phases
  • Themes has been updated
  • Ability to request manual invoice
  • Customize the rating range
  • Customize the rating labels
  • 2FA Payments
  • Add your own Google Analytics ID to measure usage
  • Add your own Google Tag Manager ID to customize the HTML, JavaScript and HTML
  • Mobile improvements
  • New landing page
  • General speed improvements
  • Lots of bug fixes
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April 2021

File Upload Progress Bar and more Languages

File Upload Progress Bar and more Languages
  • Uploading files from Internet Explorer 11 is now more performant.
  • On Safari we now show all attachments on cards when many are added.
  • When uploading files we now always show the correct progress percentage.
  • Events sent through the Google Analytics integration has been cleaned up.
  • Fixed missing images in the intergrations page.
  • The enter tab icons are now hidden in the widget when on mobile.
  • Padding has been decreased in the widget when on mobile.
  • The Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager integrations now support more versions.
  • The Google Analytics and Google Tag Manger integrations are now supported on the widget.
  • When we update the widget, the upgrade experience is now more seamless than ever and users should not notice when new versions are released.
  • Fixed an issue where in some rare cases, the email login link would not work.
  • Attachments on the platform such as uploading a logo or cover image now only allow selecting images.
  • Fixed an issue where the preview of a video attachment would not show in Safari.
  • When hiding and showing columns in the list view, the dropdown does no longer close.
  • When clicking on a list view row the corresponding idea now opens.
  • Custom views dropdown now correctly collapses when the filter sidebar opens.
  • Fixed an issue where an empty state sometimes would show before ideas had finished loading.
  • Added better internal error tracking and uptime monitoring.
  • Italian, Dutch and French translations have been improved.
  • Turkish language support has been added.
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April 2021

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager

Ideanote now let's you add your own Google Tag Manager property - giving you full control over custom HTML, CSS and Javascript you want to run on your workspace.

From adding custom styles to embedding your own helpdocs or chatbot to tracking conversion rate with pixels. Your customization possibilities are endless.

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April 2021

Custom Views

Custom Views

There is more than one way to look at an idea.

We're always working to make it easier for you to manage ideas. Sometimes that means giving you the right overview, letting you dive in and explore or creating filtered views.

This week we released Custom Views, a feature that lets you save and share your way of working with ideas. From diving into and exploring ideas, a ready-made list for your evaluation team or specific insights. Just add, rename, filter and share. So everyone stays efficient and your innovation moves faster.

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April 2021

Google Analytics Integration

Google Analytics Integration

Now you can connect your Ideanote with Google Analytics and track events such as new ideas, comments and likes right from within your analytics platform. Just paste your GA code and the setup is done.

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March 2021

List View

List View

List View is here! Get the full overview of all ideas in a powerful List view right within Ideanote.

Columns: You can edit which columns you want to see in your List view and Ideanote will remember them for you.

Sorting: You can sort ideas in the ideas List view by the content of any of the columns. Just click the title of the column to sort ascending or descending.

Filtering: In addition to sorting, you can also filter ideas to cut out the clutter. You can filter ideas with custom filters or use simple filters like phases.

Export: You can export the list of ideas you are seeing as an Excel xslx. if you want to work with it in other tools.

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March 2021

Bulk Actions

Bulk Actions

It's time to save some more time! Use Ideanote's Bulk Actions to run actions on many ideas at a time. Select them in the list view and run a Bulk Action that lets Ideanote handle it for you, automagically. From moving ideas to a new phase, archiving them or exporting a list of ideas, you decide the action in a nifty action bar at the bottom of the screen that appears whenever you select one or more ideas.

Combined with Custom Filters and sorting, Bulk Actions lets you automate a ton of work and makes your idea management more lean and efficient.

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February 2021

New Zapier Triggers

New Zapier Triggers
  • New Zapier triggers and actions.
  • Option to create ideas through Zapier.
  • Faster cluster chart.
  • Added support for Thai language.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.
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February 2021

Select and Radio Buttons

Select and Radio Buttons

Custom ideas templates just got even more custom. With the Select and Radio Button Idea Fields you have even more freedom to define what kind of ideas you want to collect.

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January 2021

Vietnamese Language

Vietnamese Language
  • Vietnamese’s language option has been added.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.
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January 2021

Custom Filters

Custom Filters

A whole new search experience just arrived! Now you can build advanced filters to find exactly the ideas you are looking for. This feature is extremely powerful and allows you to fine-tune every detail of your searches. Here's a handful of examples of what you could search for:

  • Ideas in the grow phase with more than 10 likes and 5 comments
  • Ideas created between January and May 2019
  • Ideas created by people from Germany and Spain
  • Ideas where the title ends with "Innovation"
  • Ideas that has been rated in all rate-phases

The filters can easily be saved or shared with your co-workers.

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January 2021

Unset Password Improvements

Unset Password Improvements
  • The UX when signing in before having set a password has been improved.
  • It is no longer possible to create missions as a guest user.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.
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December 2020

Comment Deeplinks

Comment Deeplinks
  • It is now possible to deep link to a specific comment of an idea.
  • It is now possible to create advanced filters when searching for ideas.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.
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December 2020

File Preview and Comment Hierarchy

File Preview and Comment Hierarchy
  • It is now easier to see replies and the hierarchy of comments threads.
  • In the manage view of missions an idea count is shown on each column.
  • It is now possible to let Ideanote send notification emails from a custom email address. Please contact us to open up for this feature for your workspace.
  • Preview office files directly in Ideanote.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
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December 2020

Font Weights and Idea Counts

Font Weights and Idea Counts
  • Custom Fonts now have Font Weight options.
  • Manage view now shows # of ideas per phase.
  • Custom Domain help article has been improved.
  • Extended support for email notification whitelabel options.
  • Made download options for attachments more clear.
  • Allow for cover image overrides for widgets.
  • Improved display of share dialogue phase access iconss
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November 2020

Zapier Integration

Zapier Integration

Endless of new possibilities for automating your workflows.

Here’s a few examples of what you can do with the new integration

  • New ideas created automatically gets added to a spreadsheet.
  • Each time a new idea is created a custom thank you email is sent to the creator.
  • When new ideas are created a lightbulb blinks in your office space.
  • When new ideas that contain the word “critical” are created, an SMS is automatically sent to the product manager.

The examples above are just the tip of the iceberg, only your imagination sets the limit. Read more in our help article.

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October 2020

Customizable Idea Field Titles

Customizable Idea Field Titles

Customizing the idea templates is a powerful feature, but when you add many fields it can quickly get chaotic. It is now possible to choose whether the title of each field is shown on the ideas. With the click of a button you can choose whether you prefer to have compact ideas that give you the perfect overview of many ideas at once, or big detailed ideas that you can understand at a glance.

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October 2020

Customizable Font Options

Customizable Font Options

To better align Ideanote with your brand, we have added even more personalization options. It is now possible to fine-tune how the titles, text and buttons looks. Go to the personalization page and tweak the knobs of the font-size, line-height, letter-spacing and text-transform until you feel at home. Stay tuned for more options added in the future.

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September 2020

Ideanote API

Ideanote API

One of our most requested features has been a public Ideanote API. We have been working very hard on this feature and can proudly announce that we have the first beta version available. The API is blazingly fast and uses GraphQL behind the curtains. We are still working on fine-tuning the last details and documenting the API, getting everything ready for a stable release.

Currently the API is available on an invite only basis and we only have a few seats available for the beta period. Write an email to hello@ideanote.io with the subject line “Ideanote API” and we will make sure to send you an invite as soon as possible if you qualify.

Update: You can now read our documentation on developer.ideanote.io

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September 2020

Embed Options

Embed Options

In Ideanote there are many ways to share a mission. You can embed it on your webpage, you can send a link in an email and you can use the widget. With our new embed generator you can customize all of this in an easy and intuitive way.

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September 2020

Custom Login Button

Custom Login Button

In many cases the login screen is the first screen new users see. Therefore we have now made it possible to customize the text of the log in button. If you want to customize the onboarding experience this is a feature for you. It is especially useful in combination with the SAML login feature - you could for example write “Login with Sharepoint” or “Login with GSuite” to make the login experience more clear for your organization. Go to your settings page and in the security tab you will find the new customization options.

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August 2020

Idea Templates

Idea Templates

Not all ideas are born the same. Sometimes you're looking for short and catchy headlines, sometimes you need specific information for every idea.

With Idea Templates you now have the power to define exactly what kinds of ideas you want to collect from people. Like Lego blocks you can build your own template out of Short Text, Long Text, Checkmark, Attachment and Number fields.

Idea Templates mean higher quality ideas, faster. For everyone.

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August 2020

Comment Likes, Threads and Attachments

Comment Likes, Threads and Attachments

Ideanote is all about improving ideas. That's why we've made commenting on ideas even more powerful and engaging with this week's release.

  1. Comment Likes. Show appreciation by liking a comment and see the top voted comments.
  2. Comment Threads. Reply to other comments directly to keep the conversation natural and efficient.
  3. Comment Attachments. A picture can be worth 1000 words - so we've made it possible to attach files right in the comments.

We also want to thank the Ideanote Heroes that submitted the roadmap ideas 169, 71, 50 and 66. You made this release possible.

Need a feature for your innovation? Head over to our roadmap where you can request and upvote features.

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June 2020

Custom Domain

Custom Domain

Your domain, your choice! Now you can add your own custom domain, like ideas.yourdomain.com, in seconds right in Ideanote.

We handle SSL certificate creation and renewal, as well as automatic HTTP to HTTPS redirects for all your custom domains, including wildcard domains.

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June 2020

Link Preview Branding

Link Preview Branding

When sharing your workspace to Linkedin, Slack or another page you can now define the preview image, title and description that you want to be shown.

Keep looking sharp, with even more custom branding options.

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June 2020

Weighted Rating

Weighted Rating

We all know what it can be like to have ideas flying around. If only there was a way to prioritize them fast and efficiently. You know, just the way you want to.

On this weeks' #featurefriday we we talk about our newest feature, Weighted Ratings. It makes idea evaluation on Ideanote even more powerful 🌟

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May 2020

Hidden Teams

Hidden Teams

Your workspace just got more powerful. Whatever you need to keep apart - from clients, departments to projects - you can now have more of them at the same time.

Organize your idea collections in hidden team folders and they will only be visible for the relevant people.

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April 2020

Custom Funnel

Custom Funnel

Enjoy working in a platform that adapts to your needs. With Ideanote you'll now be able to work in a way that matches your existing processes - while still managing ideas efficiently and digitally.

Add phases, move them around and manage ideas with as many custom phases as you need to work with ideas - your way.

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February 2020

Excel Export

Excel Export

We've listened and we get it. When it comes to export you want a consistent format across all your missions and as much info a possible. With the new Excel export you get all that. One tab for every idea template and lots of data fields including unique ID's and Timestamps with ISO8601 timezone.

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December 2019

Idea Linking

Idea Linking

Build your own network of ideas across topics, themes and missions. Just select two ideas and link them up. Voila!

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December 2019

Idea Cluster

Idea Cluster

What do thousands of ideas look like on one screen? Presenting the Ideanote Idea Cluster. From now Ideanote analyzes all your ideas in the background across languages using the newest Natural Language Processing technology and automatically identifies similar ideas and topics - so you can explore and link thousands of ideas while keeping the overview.

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November 2019

Idea Collection Widget

Idea Collection Widget

Collect ideas where people are with the world's first Idea Collection Widget. Generate an embed code for any of your missions, using any idea template and start collecting ideas right from your website or intranet.

From customer feedback to employees submitting cost-saving ideas right from their device - the possibilities are endless.

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September 2019

Automatic Translation

Automatic Translation

With our newest release you can go ahead and discover ideas in languages you don't speak with the click of a mouse. Our system recognizes what language an idea is written in and offers helpful translations on demand. So you can share ideas across borders.

From Switzerland to China, from Brazil to Belgium.

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August 2019

Status Page

Status Page

Our promise to you has always been to deliver enterprise-grade security, stability and scaleability. Depending on your plan, we've even set this in stone in your Service Level Agreement. With our new status page you can now check our current and historical uptime for peace of mind.

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August 2019

Mission Deadlines

Mission Deadlines

We all work better with a fixed deadline. With the new deadline feature you can set clear time limits for your idea collection in every mission. Just select a deadline from the list or set a custom end date.

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August 2019

Hidden Phases

Hidden Phases

Your ideas, your process. Now you've got more control than ever to decide which phases are visible to your members. Just set any phase in a mission to hidden and all the ideas in the phase are hidden automatically. Only the original idea owner and people with editing rights will then have access to those ideas.

As a default, ideas in the review phase are set to be hidden. But that's completely up to you. Hide the rate phase? Archived ideas? Go ahead 👍

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August 2019

Review Phase Launched

Review Phase Launched

Sometimes you need to be vigilant.

With the brand new review phase you can now make sure your incoming stream of ideas is clean and pretty even in high volume idea collections.

Pre-screen incoming ideas as they land in the review phase. Just decline them or accept them and let them move on to your normal workflow. With pre-screening enabled you can sleep well, knowing that every new idea goes across your desk before it goes anywhere else.

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