2020.1 release overview

This page provides information about the functionality included in the 2020.1 release.

These enhancements are currently available in the Preview environment and will be made available in the Production environment the week of March 30, 2020. For specific release dates and times for each cluster, see the Workfront Trust Site.

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Some functionality was released prior to the 2020.1 release. To see what was released prior to the 2020.1 release, see Other Workfront Classic features released to Production prior to the 2020.1 release.

Enhancements for administrators

Feature

Release dates

Beta Preview release: January 17, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Enhancements for all users

List enhancements

Feature

Release dates

Beta Preview release: March 14, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: February 27, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: February 27, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: January 17, 2020

Production release: N/A

Beta Preview release: January 17, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: January 8, 2020

Production release: January 8, 2020

Beta Preview release: January 8, 2020

Production release: January 8, 2020

Beta Preview release: December 20, 2019

Planned Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Resource Management enhancements

Feature

Release dates

Beta Preview release: March 14, 2020

Production release: TBD (This feature will be available in the Production environment sometime after the 2020.1 release.)

Beta Preview release: February 27, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: February 27, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: January 31, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: January 17, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Project enhancements

Feature

Release dates

Beta Preview release: March 14, 2020

Production release: March 26, 2020

Beta Preview release: February 27, 2020

Production release: March 26, 2020

Beta Preview release: March 14, 2020

Production release: March 26, 2020

Beta Preview release: February 14, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: January 31, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: December 6, 2019

Planned Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Proofing enhancements

Feature

Release dates

Beta Preview release: March 6, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: January 17, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: December 6, 2019

Planned Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Document icon removed from the Proofing viewer

We removed the document icon inline with the proof name in the proofing viewer. This icon used to take you to the document details.

Now, you can click the name of the proof to go to the document details page.

This icon was removed because of a change in the new Workfront experience: link to breadcrumbs release note.

Beta Preview release: January 30, 2020

Planned Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Mobile enhancements

Feature

Release dates

Seamless experience between the mobile app and web

To make your experience more consistent when using Workfront on both the mobile app and the web, any customization of the left panel secondary navigation in the new or existing layout templates is automatically reflected in the mobile app.

Beta Preview release: N/A

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Like updates on the mobile app

Use the new Like button on the Updates tab to like a update

Beta Preview release: N/A

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Other enhancements

  • "SameSite by default cookies"
  • "Cookies without SameSite must be secure"

Feature

Release dates

Beta Preview release: March 10, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release (Removed from release)

Beta Preview release: February 27, 2020

Production release: With the 2020.1 release

Beta Preview release: January 29, 2020

Production release: January 30, 2020

Beta Preview release: December 20, 2019

Production release: December 20, 2019

API enhancements

API version 11 released with the 2020.1 release. For information about what’s new and updated, see What’s new in API version 11 What’s new in API version 11.

For more information about API versions, see API versioning and support schedule API Version Release and Support Schedule.

Functionality no longer supported

Legacy Working On calendar no longer supported after the 2020.1 release

The legacy Working On calendar will no longer be supported with the 2020.1 release and will be removed as part of the 2020.2 release. For more information about the legacy calendar, see Using the Legacy Working On Calendar for Teams.

After the 2020.2 release, teams using the legacy Working On Calendar will be automatically switched to the resource scheduling tools on the Scheduling tab in the Teams area.

The resource scheduling tools have the same functionality as the legacy Working On calendar but include additional features and enhancements. For more information, see the Resource Scheduling Resource Scheduling Overview.

Workfront Maintenance Updates

For information about the maintenance updates made during the 2020.1 release, see Workfront Maintenance Updates.

Announcements

Adding additional domains to the allowlist required for accessing Workfront

If your organization uses a firewall, you must add the following additional domains to your allowlist in order to ensure uninterrupted access to Workfront:

  • event.split.io
  • sdk.split.io

For more information, see Configure your firewall’s allowlist.

Workfront One

With Workfront One, you’ll discover the most important content, resources, and news from Workfront —all in one place, with one login. We’ve unified the Experience, Community, and Training sites making it easier to find what you’re looking for.

Learn more about Workfront One.

2020.1 Release Webinar

View the 2020.1 release webinar recording here .

Q1 Product Roadmap Webinar

Learn more about what’s to come during the Q1 Roadmap webinar. This webinar will be held on March 26, 2020 at 9:00a.m. MT. Click the link to register

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Various Single Sign-On options to be removed

The following Single Sign-On (SSO) options are now supported only in a limited capacity; they will be removed from the product in the second half of 2019:

Following is the removal timeline for these SSO options:

  • Limited support: August 2018 - January 2019

    Major issues submitted during this time will be fixed; low severity issues will not be addressed.

  • Deprecation: January 2019 - November 2019 (with the 2019.4 release)

    Not supported.

  • No longer available in Workfront for new configurations: November 2019

  • Required migration for existing customers: Early 2020

TLS 1.0 and 1.1 support Is ending

In order to provide optimal security, Workfront is requiring that all integrations and web traffic using TLS 1.1 or earlier be upgraded to use TLS 1.2. In the Preview environment, TLS 1.0 is already disabled.

For more information, see TLS 1.2 to be required in Adobe Workfront.

Flash application removal

All functionality that relies on Flash technology has been removed from Workfront since the 2018.3 release and replaced with a new solution.

For detailed information about the legacy Flash tools and their replacements, see Replacement of Flash-based tools in Adobe Workfront.

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