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Product Roadmap - Q2 2015

17 Apr, 2015 by Geoff - comments

After a massive Q1 - Team Scheduling, Contractors Module, Global Search, Permissions Module, Email Sending Enhancements, Costs & Profitability, Triggers on Contracts/Retainers, our Android App and new Approval feature for Tickets/Issues - we've lined up another massive quarter of both improvements and new features to keep making AffinityLive more useful and valuable for our thousands and thousands...
global search april

16 Apr, 2015

New Search Available For All

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Back in mid February we announced a beta of our new AffinityLive Search Engine[sitetree_link,id=907]. Instead of having to choose the object you want to search against and wait for a screen to load showing search results, this new search engine used the same sort of real-time predictive and ranked search as you see with Google...
affinitylive speed upgrade

16 Apr, 2015

Test Flight the AffinityLive Infrastructure First

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For a few months now our infrastructure engineering team members have been working on a major upgrade to AffinityLive. With code and server architecture changes across our entire stack, this upgrade is designed to provide a more scalable, responsive and, above all, fast user experience for AffinityLive. The best way to think about this upgrade is...
add activity

15 Apr, 2015

Small Change, Big Improvement: Redesigned Activity Screen

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Today our team released a minor, but an important enhancement to AffinityLive. We’ve redesigned the screen that creates activities. Since activities are at the heart of so many essential parts of how you work - sending emails, scheduling meetings, logging time, making notes - we hope this small change is going to have a big...
hackathon Blog

8 Apr, 2015

Supporting Open Source Heroes

Posted by Geoff - comments

AffinityLive, like most successful technology companies today is built on an open source software. Our databases, web servers, mail server, system management and analytics tools are all built on open source software. For AffinityLive, the glue that runs our back end systems relies in large part on Perl, a language that has a long history, stacks...
email blog

18 Mar, 2015

New: Configure Email 'From' Address in AffinityLive

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Thanks to AffinityLive's smart automatic email tracking, we have always been one of the few collaborative communication products to send emails that look just like a regular email you would send from Outlook or Gmail.  By not having you insert a wacky code in the ''from address,'' ''subject line,'' or ''reply to this line'' in...
cost profit

18 Mar, 2015

Introducing Costs & Profitability to AffinityLive

Posted by Eliana - comments

Costs - they're half of the profit equation, and from today they join our extensive revenue/billable rate and budget reporting in AffinityLive! Today we're introducing real-time tracking of costs and gross profit margins to projects in AffinityLive through our new Costs & Profitability Module, with even more reporting and insights to come in the new...
new permissions

18 Mar, 2015

Brand New Permissions Module Now Live!

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We are thrilled to announce the release of our new Permissions Module - the largest upgrade to the core of AffinityLive in the last two years! Our engineering team worked extensively to rewrite every screen and function that had access controls (which is all of them, multiple times over!) The module was designed to allow...
Add contractor

18 Mar, 2015

The New Contractors Module is Here! (beta)

Posted by Eliana - comments

After over a year of planning and months of effort, the new AffinityLive Contractors module is here! This brand new user class makes it easy to manage your part-time, contract and freelance team members; the new module will be in beta for the next 6 weeks or so (until the end of April). Contractors are much...
CONTRACT MODULE

17 Mar, 2015

Contractors Module Rolling Out (some features offline)

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The time is finally here - we are rolling out the much-anticipated upgrades to the Contractors Module over next 24 hours! The new Contractors Module will include five major upgrades[sitetree_link,id=916], and enhancements bundled together into one large-scale advancement for all of our AffinityLive users - if you missed our Sneak Peek session, you can watch the...