Change Log

Last Updated: Monday, October 20, 2014 by Sofi Hjalmarsson

October 20, 2014

New Features

  • - In the custom scorecard, it is now possible to hide the directional, colour coded trend arrows.
  • - We have added a new Vertical all columns chart
  • - Paging is now retained when you make changes to your data in the table editor
  • - Dashboard groups have been revamped. You are now also able to delete unused dashboard groups
  • - New date range added: "3 Quarters Ago"
  • - In categorized column charts, you can now choose to display a % instead of the actual figure for each bar. 

September 11, 2014

New Features

  • - You can now choose for a dashboard to be secured upon creation. This means that only people that you specify can see it. 
  • - You can now filter your categorised table summaries dynamically on the dashboard

September 9, 2014

New Features

  • - Drilldowns now work on all-column charts
  • - We have added the ability to export Drilldown data to Excel
  • - It is now possible to hide the date column in table summaries
  • - In the data table editor, you now have the opportunity to hide future dates when you are working on your data

August 11, 2014

New Features

  • - When creating a new user manually, you can now prompt them to reset their password when they first log in.
  • - Admin users can now force a password reset message to appear for any user the next time they log in from the User Manager.
  • - In linked tables, we have implemented a menu from which you can update your linked columns, both numerical and categorised. This menu appears in linked tables only, in the top bar of the table, next to the 'More' menu.

August 5, 2014

This month we've got quite a lot of changes in the log. Read more about these below and feel free to ask us at any time if you have any questions. Just send us an email on support@targetdashbaord.com.

New Features

  • - New Data Explorer - Video here 
  • - Overhauled the 'design' section of Target Dashboard.
    • You now have the ability to turn the sharing buttons on the dashboard on and off
    • Added a new 'Flat' chart style
    • Added the ability to permanently turn on the dark inverted mode 
  • - The new Map chart is now in Beta and is available to try out
  • - Added a new type of scorecard - the Custom Scorecard. Watch a video about it here!

Improvements

  • - Dashboard filters now work with Scorecards and Bar indicators
  • - It is now possible to drag and drop column IDs in the formula designer to create formulas and calculations
  • - You can now choose not to display the date column in table summaries
  • - You can now use category columns in linked tables
    • Also added functionality to update linked categories automatically
  • - You can now use chart filters on pivot views
  • - Added the ability to create a vertical stacked multi-bar chart
  • - Performance improvements have made category columns significantly more efficient
  • - Pivot views are now automatically enabled on all categorised data tables
  • - It is now possible to reorder the columns used in a Table Summary

February 14, 2014

New Features

  • - New beta feature allowing you to see data drill downs for your charts when clicking on them is now available for all users with beta features turned on. This feature allows you to click on any bar or point in your chart and see a breakdown of the data behind it. It currently has to be turned on for each chart individually, and the option to turn it on can be found in the options tab in the chat designer for any time or category charts. It does not currently work on all columns bar charts or horizontal category charts with multiple values. 
  • - Updated the way dashboard wide filters work to make them more efficient and easier to set up, and added the option to filter by a User Field assigned to specific users. This is a secured filtering option that consumes Client Filtering Licenses. 
  • - Added options to add Statistical Chart Lines to your charts. This option can be found under the lines tab in the chart designer, and you can watch a short video about it here: YouTube
  • - Added a new dynamic function for rolling average that can be used in calculated columns. $sra(<column ID>, num_of_periods) This calculates the rolling average dynamically and can successfully be used on categorized data. 

Improvements

  • - Fixed spelling errors
  • - More performance improvements

January 14, 2014

New Features

  • - New password recovery function that should be easier and quicker to use.

Improvements

  • - A horizontal category chart can now be made to colour code based on whether high or low values are set to be good in the column settings for the column that's being measured.
  • - Improved the Excel import. Importing very large excel files, especially ones containing lots of text fields, should now be significantly faster.
  • - There was an issue with how a gauge scaled when measuring a percentage. This has now been fixed.
  • - Made some minor changes to the user permissions settings when adding a new user in order to further clarify these settings.

January 6, 2014

New Features

  • - New totalling options added to the Table Summary
  • - Pivots can now be used in the Table Summary
  • - You can now use financial year groupings in the Comparison Chart

Improvements

  • - Fixed an issue with the drag and drop function in the table designer in Chrome
  • - Made various improvement to enhance the general performance of Target Dashboard

October 29, 2013

New Features

  • - New Presentations homepage
  • - Addition of a presentations button on the toolbar
  • - Added a new Dynamic Function that will allow the user to create a calculated column that dynamically divides values from two columns: $div(cloumnID1,columnID2)
  • - Added new grouping options to the comparison chart

Improvements

  • - The 'Edit Folders' option has been moved to the bottom of the left hand menu in the My Data section
  • - We have made improvements to how the copy & paste import handles large amounts of data
  • - Fixed an issue with the circular gauge when displaying values < 1

October 4, 2013

New Features

  • - The 'My Data' section has received a complete update, and now sports a new, simpler layout.

Improvements

  • - Updated the automatic import routine for Dropbox connections to increase efficiency. 

September 25, 2013

New Features

  • - Added an NPS Score wizard that allows you to easily set up NPS data that calculates your NPS score.
  • - It is not possible to rearrange the order in which charts and visuals appear in the email digests and dashboard presentation mode. this option can be found in the dashboard settings which can be accessed from the top bar on every dashboard. 

Improvements

  • - Minor updates to the scorecard interface. 

September 9, 2013

New Features

  • - Overhaul of the presentation module that allows it to include all type of dashboard visuals, including gauges, scorecards, table summaries and comparison charts. 

Improvements

  • - Improved how the scorecard works and displays.
  • - Fixed an issue with how years grouped by financial year are displayed.
  • - Fixed an issue with chart lines in the PDF report.
  • - Added chart titles to print mode.
  • - Additional Dropbox optimisation.
  • - updates to the Target Dashboard website.

August 19, 2013

New Features

  • - The horizontal category chart now has a colour selector. 

Improvements

  • - Fixed a number of spelling mistakes and minor bugs.
  • - Improved the efficiency of data imports.

August 13, 2013

New Features

  • - You can now select to display dashboard items by financial year, as well as calendar year, quarter and month, on the dashboard. The settings for financial year can be adjusted in account management and is set by default to be the same as the calendar year. 
 

August 9, 2013

New Features

  • - Added a new formula for calculated columns - enter '1' to create a column that contains 1 in every row and is cumulative.

Improvements

  • - Improved the comparison chart filter.
  • - Improved the 'one off' data grab post capabilities.

August 8, 2013

New Features

  • - New layout for the data automation settings.
  • - The Dropbox feature has come out of Beta!

Improvements

  • - Improved email templates for automated emails.
  • - Improved the summary page for Dropbox and other data Connectors.

August 7, 2013

New Features

  • - Dashboard item titles have been added to the email version of dashboards

Improvements

  • - Improved the Present view on the Dashboard.
  • - Made improvements to Dropbox error emails
  • - Adjusted how the PCT formula works when set as a target column.

August 5, 2013

New Features

  • - Custom title on Digital Gauges.
  • - Customisable colours on Comparison Charts.
  • - Filtering capabilities on Comparison Charts
  • - New axis label on Comparison charts

Improvements

  • - The Comparison Chart now properly handles all calculated columns.
  • - The list of Dropbox connections list now displays as it should for all users.

August 2, 2013

New Features

  • -You can now add a customisable cover sheet to your PDF reports. The option to do this can be found in the PDF report pop-up window.
  • - You can now choose to display the bottom 5/10/20/30/40 categories in a category chart in addition to the top 5/10/20/30/40 categories.

August 1, 2013

New Features

  • - Added a new formula for calculated columns to prevent the values in that column from accumulating. $fix(20) will always return 20 when charted, grouped and/or filtered. This can be used as a target column and can be very useful if your target is a percentage and you don't wish for it to be cumulative.
  • - Calculated columns can now have targets.
  • - Added new functionality that will allow you to update all your Dropbox links from one place by selecting 'My Connectors' from the left hand menu in the 'My Data' section.

Improvements

  • - Improved the Excel export functionality, resulting in a faster, smoother experience.
  • - Made improvements behind the scenes to the Dropbox import functionality.
  • - Updated the date range layouts on the dashboards and in the chart designer. 
  • - Added several new date ranges.

July 2, 2013

New Features

  • - The inverted colour scheme for the dashboards has been taken out of Beta and is now live to all customers. The option to turn this on can be found in the top right hand corner of any dashboard
  • - Created an override for item height in the Text dashboard item to allow for th creation of dashboard headers

Improvements

  • - Improved the readability of some dashboard items in the inverted colour scheme
  • - Adjusted a null formula to display correctly
  • - The chart filter UI has been improved
  • - Made some adjustment to the Dropbox schedule
  • - The max number of columns allowed in a chart has been increased from 30 to 40
  • - Improved the scalability of the PDF export feature

June 24, 2013

New Features

  • - Added the ability to export individual dashboards to a PDF file. The link to this feature can be found at the bottom of each dashboard.

Improvements

  • - The Target Dashboard homepage has been updated
  • - Improved the colour pallet in the chart designed colour picker
  • - Cumulative charts no longer display empty bars for time spans where the value is NULL


June 19, 2013

Improvements

  • - Improved the look and feel of the price plan on the Target Dashboard website.
  • - Added a missing icon for Dropbox integration.


June 11, 2013

New Features

  • - Added scheduling to the Dropbox integration. 

Improvements

  • - Improved dashboard performance
  • - Optimised the processes behind dashboard filters

 


 

June 4, 2013

New Features

  • - If you have a target attached to your data, you can now choose to add colour coding to your table summaries. 


Result:

  • - This same colouring method has been added to the scorecards and the PDF management report. 
  • - Added a new menu item for dashboard wide filters (Enterprise users only) in the Edit menu in the main tool bar on the dashboard page.

  • - The Dropbox data sync feature has entered public beta. Try it out! (My Data --> Add New Table --> Dropbox)

Improvements

  • - Fixed an issue with the use of apostrophes in dashboard wide filters.
  • - Improved back end processes to allow users to continue working in Target Dashboard while the system is being updated.




June 3, 2013

New Features

  • - Page breaks after each chart are now optional in the PDF management report. This means you can fit several charts onto the same page if you wish.
  • - You are now able to control the size of your charts in the PDF management report.

Improvements

  • - Improved the graphical representation of the Goal Lines in the Lines feature (options for this can be found in the chart designer).
  • - The scorecard hover feature now works on scorecards where filters are applied.


May 29, 2013

New Features

  • - Added the option to email your dashboard to anyone. This option can be found in the Emails drop-down on the main dashboard page.

Improvements

  • - Fixed a bug in the filter for dashboard emails.
  • - Fixed a few minor text and spelling errors.

Upcoming

  • - More in-depth in-app help and tips.