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New Boards Hub Path to GA

March of 2022 is when we announced the official preview of New Boards Hub. Since then, we have been actively taking feedback, fixing bugs, and adding new features. It’s been a long journey. In this post we will outline the last few steps on making New Boards Hub the default experience for all users. Features only available in New Boards In...

New Boards Hub Update, Sprint 220

Sprint 220 was again dedicated to fixing bugs. We continue to drive down that bug backlog as quickly as we can. Notable bugs fixed Note: although these items are fixed, they may not be released to all organizations yet. Rollout can take a few days to a couple weeks. New feature We added a small usability feature to the work item save ...

New Boards Hub Update, Sprint 219

Sprint 219 was dedicated to fixing bugs. We continue to drive down the bug backlog as quickly as we can. We will also have a couple new preview features coming that will be announced in the 219 sprint notes. Notable bugs fixed Note: although these items are fixed, they may not be released to all organizations yet. Rollout can take a few ...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 218 Update

Not a lot to report other than a list of issues fixed 😁. Bug fixes will continue at full speed through sprint 219 as well. Notable bugs fixed Note: although these items are fixed, they may not be released to all organizations yet. Rollout can take a few days to a couple weeks. We appreciate and need your feedback to ensure the New ...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 217 update

As noted in the New Boards Hub 216 Update, we turned on the "Try me" banner for New Boards Hub to new set of customers. As expected, it has spurred a fury of feedback that has kept us busy. It will be at least a sprint or more to address the current backlog of issues reported. In the meantime, please keep using the New Boards Hub and report ...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 214 Update

List of New Boards Hub bugs fixed in sprint 214. We enabled the "Try New Boards Hub" message across another ring of accounts. The process continues to go slower than originally expected. Every time we enable the message, we receive more feedback on issues that need to be fixed. This process will continue over the next couple of sprints. We ...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 213 Update

Nothing exciting to report for sprint 213. We spent most of our time fixing issues and continue to make good progress. You will also see the new usability feature added below. Notable bugs fixed Note: Although these items are fixed, they may not be released to all organizations yet. Rollout can take a few days to a couple weeks. Copy link...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 212 Update

In sprint 211 we enabled the "Try the New Boards Hub" banner and popup. This has resulted in a lot of great user feedback, and in turn, a pile of bugs. Our main focus in sprint 212 was fixing these bugs. That trend will continue through sprint 213. Oh, and we did squeeze in one new usability feature (see below) that has been a problem for a ...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 211 Update

Sprint 211 was a busy one. We were able to complete a lot of bugs and yet introduce some new exciting features. We also enabled a "Try the New Boards Hub" banner and popup to the legacy boards experience on select organizations. This helped us get another round of feedback and bugs to address. Notable bugs fixed Note: Although these items ...

DevOps Dojo – UX/Accessibility

“I took the road less traveled, and that has made all the difference. It always seems impossible until it's done, and that is what motivates me to work on something that hasn't been done before. It wasn’t easy bringing the two worlds of DevOps and accessibility to the same page, but we knew it had to be done. I don't take accessibility ...