23.1 Release overview

This page provides information about functionality that is included in the 23.1 release.

The enhancements on this page are available in the Preview environment. This page will be updated with additional enhancements as the 23.1 release nears its planned Production release, which is scheduled for January 18th and 19th.

Off-cycle features (those releasing to Production prior to the 23.1 release date) are highlighted in yellow.

Adobe Workfront enhancements

Project enhancements

Feature

Release dates

Relocation of the "Add users" option on a project

In preparation for the deprecation and removal of the Resource Scheduling tools, we have relocated the "Add users" option from the Scheduling section of a project to the People section. When adding users to a project, the users who are not associated with items on the project become part of the Project Team.

The Resource Scheduler was removed from the Preview environment on October 20. It will be removed from the Production environment on November 10, 2022.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: October 20, 2022

  • Production release: October 27, 2022 (off-cycle)

Copy a direct link to a document folder

You can now copy and share document folder links to provide quick access to the folder. Users must have at least View access to the object to view the folder.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: October 13, 2022

  • Production release: With the 23.1 release

Agile enhancements

Feature

Release dates

Due dates on cards map to planned completion date on Workfront object New in Preview!

Due dates on connected cards in Workfront Boards now map to the planned completion date on the associated Workfront object. If you update the due date on a card, the planned completion date is updated on the task or issue. Changing the planned completion date also changes the due date on the card.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: December 1, 2022

  • Production release for early opt-in: December 8, 2022 This feature is available in Production on this date only through the early feature opt-in for Workfront Boards.

    Production release for all customers: With the 23.1 release

Board checklist items and Workfront subtasks are now linked New in Preview!

When you add a connected card to a board for a Workfront task, any subtasks are imported as checklist items on the card. Also, when you create a checklist item on a connected card, a subtask is added to the Workfront task. Checklist items on issues are not connected to any Workfront objects.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: December 1, 2022

  • Production release for early opt-in: December 8, 2022 This feature is available in Production on this date only through the early feature opt-in for Workfront Boards.

    Production release for all customers: With the 23.1 release

Card counter on board columns

A new configuration setting is available to turn on a card counter for all of the columns on a board. If you are using the WIP limit on a column, a separate card counter is not added.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: November 17, 2022

  • Production release for early opt-in: December 1, 2022 This feature is available in Production on this date only through the early feature opt-in for Workfront Boards.

    Production release for all customers: With the 23.1 release

Search and sort on the boards dashboard

You can now sort the boards dashboard by board name or date, and search for a specific board in the list.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: November 10, 2022

  • Production release for early opt-in: November 17, 2022 This feature is available in Production on this date only through the early feature opt-in for Workfront Boards.

    Production release for all customers: With the 23.1 release

Status displays on card

If a card on a board is assigned a status, the status now displays on the card so that you do not have to open the card to see the status. This enhancement applies to both ad hoc and connected cards.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: November 10, 2022

  • Production release for early opt-in: November 17, 2022 This feature is available in Production on this date only through the early feature opt-in for Workfront Boards.

    Production release for all customers: With the 23.1 release

Linkable cards now available on boards

You can now send a link to a specific card to another boards user. The person must have access to view the board before they can open the link.

You can copy the full URL and send it to someone else. They will go directly to the open card when they access the link.

Previously, links were available to boards but not specific cards.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: November 10, 2022

  • Production release for early opt-in: November 17, 2022 This feature is available in Production on this date only through the early feature opt-in for Workfront Boards.

    Production release for all customers: With the 23.1 release

Filter by connection on boards

The list of filters on a board now includes the option to filter by connection, which shows you all of the connected cards for a specific project. You can also filter by cards that are not connected.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: October 27, 2022

  • Production release for early opt-in: November 3, 2022 This feature is available in Production on this date only through the early feature opt-in for Workfront Boards.

    Production release for all customers: With the 23.1 release

Archive cards from a board on a schedule

You can configure a board so that cards are archived, or "fall off" the board, on a schedule. Options are available to set cards in a particular column to archive in a certain number of days or weeks. For example, you could define the falloff so that cards in a Complete column are archived after they are in the column for two weeks.

If you want to display the cards again after they fall off the board, you can set the board filter to display archived cards.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: October 27, 2022

  • Production release for early opt-in: November 3, 2022 This feature is available in Production on this date only through the early feature opt-in for Workfront Boards.

    Production release for all customers: With the 23.1 release

Mobile enhancements

Feature

Release dates

Boards is now available in the mobile app Coming soon!

Adobe Workfront Boards are now available in the mobile app! You can access Boards directly from the home screen and see all of the boards you have access to in the desktop version of Workfront. In a specific board, you can view and edit all of its columns and cards. Card details include name, description, column, assignees, status, due date, estimation, tags, and checklist items. Both ad hoc and connected cards are visible on the board.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release:N/A

  • Production release: Available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store in mid-to-late January 2023

Other enhancements

Feature

Release dates

New list control functionality in Filters, Views, and Groupings pages in the Setup area. New in Preview!

We've added list control functionality to the Filters, Views, and Groupings pages in the Setup area. There, you can enable or disable filters, views, and groupings for the Layout Template.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: December 1, 2022

  • Production release: With the 23.1 release

Introducing Adobe Workfront for design and video

We're excited to announce the expansion of our Adobe Workfront for InDesign plugin to include Adobe Premiere Pro, and After Effects. The plugin will be renamed to Adobe Workfront for design and video.

The updated plugin, Adobe Workfront for design and video, will now support InDesign, Premiere Pro, and After Effects—with Illustrator soon to follow.

This plugin allows you to access work item details, collaborate with coworkers in the Updates area, and log time–all without leaving your favorite Creative Cloud application.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release:N/A

  • Production release: November 17, 2022

Look-and-feel updates during the 23.1 release timeframe

Minor updates to the look and feel of various areas of the Adobe Workfront application are being made within the 23.1 release timeframe. These enhancements will be made available in the Production environment a minimum of 2 weeks after releasing to Preview.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: Throughout the 23.1 release timeframe

  • Production release: A minimum of 2 weeks after releasing to Preview (unless otherwise specified)

How to access Workfront help, for customers on the Adobe Unified Experience

If your organization has been onboarded to the Adobe Admin Console and the Adobe Unified Experience for Workfront, the Workfront navigation bar no longer includes a link for "Help."

You can access Workfront help on Adobe Experience League either from the Main Menu on the left of the Workfront navigation bar or by the question mark icon in the top navigation area.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: October 27, 2022

  • Production release: November 3, 2022 This feature only applies to customers who are onboarded to the Adobe Unified Experience for Workfront.

Rename pins and a new experience when deleting pins

The following updates are now available for pins:

  • Rename existing pins
  • An improved experience when deleting a pin

The options to rename a pin and remove a pin appear in a drop-down menu when you hover over the pin.

Available on these dates:

  • Preview release: October 13, 2022

  • Production release: October 27, 2022 (off-cycle)

Announcements

Workfront Fusion enhancements

New features in Workfront Fusion are available in Production at a cadence outside of the 23.1 release schedule. For more information about the latest features, see Adobe Workfront Fusion release activity.

WorkfrontScenario Planner enhancements

There are no Scenario Planner updates at this point in the release. This area will be updated when updates are available.

Workfront Proof enhancements

There are no Workfront Proof updates at this point in the release. This area will be updated when updates are available.

Workfront Goals enhancements

There are no Workfront Goals updates at this point in the release. This area will be updated when updates are available.

API version 15

For API version 15, we’ve modified some resources and endpoints. Some of the changes support new functionality, and others make it easier for you to use the information available through the API.

For information on what’s new and updated, see What’s new in API version 15.

For information on API versions, see API versioning and support schedule.

Workfront Maintenance Updates

For information about the maintenance updates made during the 22.3 release, see Workfront Maintenance Updates.

23.1 Release Webinar

The 23.1 release webinar is not yet scheduled. This page will be updated with registration information when it is available.

Training updates

Explore the latest updates made to learning programs, learning paths, videos, and guides for each Adobe Workfront product release. For more information, see the Training release updates page.

Functionality soon to be removed from Workfront

The following functionality is soon to be removed from Workfront:

List Controls (from the Interface area in Setup)

List Controls in Setup > Interface will be removed with the 23.1 release.

Some list control funtionality is moving to the Setup > Interface > Filters/Views/Grouping areas. For more information, see Create, edit, and share default filters, views, and groupings.

Workfront extension for Illustrator and InDesign

We are replacing the Workfront extension for Illustrator and InDesign with updated Creative Cloud plugins. Starting late 2022, this extension will no longer be available to install in the Adobe Exchange.

The functionality in this extension, along with several enhancements, is available in the updated Adobe Workfront for Creative Cloud Plugins:

Resource Scheduler

NOTE

The Resource Scheduler was removed from the Preview environment on October 20. It will be removed from the Production environment with the 23.1 release in January 2022.

As part of the deprecation of the Resource Scheduling tools, we have removed the following areas:

  • The Scheduling section in Resourcing area of the Main Menu

  • The Schedule section of a team’s page

  • The Scheduling section of a project’s page

The Workload Balancer is replacing the Resource Scheduler. For more information about the deprecation and how you can prepare to use the Workload Balancer, see the following resources:

The SHARE event type in the Event Subscriptions API.

NOTE

This feature has been deprecated when creating new subscriptions and will be removed in January 2023.

This event type allowed customers to watch when permissions for objects were updated.

For more information about Event Subscriptions, as well as other event types that will continue to be supported, see Event Subscription API

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