Easier Editing, Faster Tasking: Your Task View Just Got A Makeover

By Mark on February 10, 2016

Tasks are truly living, breathing things. Due dates change, task owners change, subtasks get added: only in the most perfect of worlds can one set-and-forget a task.

We’ve always been conscious of this here at Flow, and that’s why you’re able to edit your tasks so thoroughly after they’re created. The problem, though, is that until today, many of those editing options were buried beneath a big ol’ edit button, and not easily accessible for quick, on-the-fly changes.

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Introducing Chat

By Andrew on September 1, 2015

Chat

A better way to talk at work.

We want to make working together better, and an important part of that is making work more visible. When teams use Flow to plan their projects and follow tasks through to completion, it all happens in a place where everyone on the team can see it.

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How We Make Flow Better Every Day

By Mark on April 9, 2015

We try to improve Flow a little bit every day. It’s not always easy, and it’s not always obvious to customers. After all, ‘better’ usually means small performance improvements that only the most scrutinizing users notice. And if we’re not busy ensuring Flow-as-you-know-it is perfect, we’re working on a huge new feature that the general public won’t lay eyes on for months.

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Workspaces Are Now Unlimited

A Field Guide to Using Workspaces to Keep Teams Organized

By Mark on April 6, 2015

Good news! The number of workspaces you can create in Flow is now 100% unlimited. This gives you an ideal way to keep different types of work separate or private.

But before we get into the goods, many of you may be thinking, “Why would I need more than one workspace?,” or perhaps, “What is a workspace? I have never used a workspace before. Teach me, please.” Gladly.

And we often hear those two questions from our customers: under the old guard of limited workspaces, most teams were using just...

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Major Improvements to Task Exporting & Reporting

By Mark on March 19, 2015

We know that Flow won’t always be the be-all and end-all for most customers. After all, a time might come when you’re having a meeting that includes people not familiar with your comprehensively organized account, and in those trying times, you might need to rely on a good ol’ fashioned list of tasks presented in an easy, consumable format.

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Get A Bird’s Eye View of Your Project with Kanban Boards

By Jake on February 23, 2015

Flow has always been great at helping you track the status of the tasks your team is working on by giving you a view of what has happened on each task, from start to finish. As projects grow to include more and more tasks, though, it can be hard to get sense of what’s going on in the project as a whole.

Today, we’re excited to introduce a beautiful new way to see the big picture in your projects, called Kanban Boards. It gives you the power to visualize any project and stay on top of each task in your workflow, so you can spend less time managing work—and more time doing it.

Visualize any project with Kanban Boards

The best way to get a feel for Kanban Boards is to see one in action, so we put together a 60-second video to show you just that:

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‘Lists’ Are Now ‘Projects’

A Slight Adjustment to Flow That Doesn’t Really Change How You’ll Use It

By Mark on January 16, 2015

We’re making a nice little change to Flow that we think is going to make it better for everyone: we’re changing ‘lists’ to ‘projects’.

Here’s why: first of all, we realized that lists is a confusing term for what is much more commonly known as a project — especially to people who are brand new to Flow. The name ‘list’ came about since what it represented was a group of tasks (i.e. a list of tasks), but at the end of the day, our definition of a list was always a project to anyone else in the...

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Why I Won’t Work During the Holidays

By Cyrus on December 18, 2014

We’re taking a full week off this December to celebrate the holidays. It’s a little more than what most teams take. Having this extra time made me wonder how I can make the most of it. I’m only half joking when I say I want to optimize my bliss.

Last year, some Flow users demonstrated some very interesting (and anti-holiday) tendencies: between December 27th and Sunday January 5th there was an unusual spike in completed tasks per person in Flow. This means a small group of people were sneaking...

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Attach Files from Google Drive

By Eric on December 17, 2014

Attach Google Drive files in Flow’s comment form As I’m sure many of you do, we use Google Drive here at Flow to manage and share documents and spreadsheets that we work on together. Google’s collaborative editing is best in class, and we often use Docs and Spreadsheets for “living” documents that expand and change over time, as well as in situations where inline commenting comes in handy, like in drafting our blog posts.

Before today, the only way to share something from Google Drive in Flow was to paste the link into a comment—that worked...

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