2019.1 release activity overview

This page provides information about the functionality included in the 2019.1 release.

Functionality in the Preview environment is subject to change prior to releasing to the Production environment. If you are viewing a PDF version of this document, access the online version for the most up-to-date information (links from this document go to the online version).

The 2019.1 release contains enhancements both for administrators and other users.

Enhancements for Administrators

Enhancements for All Users

Project Enhancements

Resource Management Enhancements

Proofing Enhancements

Mobile Enhancements

Third-Party App Integration Enhancements

  • Workfront for Slack Improvements

    Various updates are now available in Workfront for Slack, including the ability to post a comment you made in Slack as a comment on an object in Workfront, subscribe to be notified in Slack when someone makes a comment on one of your requests, and more.

  • Workfront for Jira Enhancements

    The Workfront for Jira integration now contains the various enhancements, including an indication when the integration automatically creates a user in Jira, an option to disable the automatic Workfront user creation, and more.


API Version 4 No Longer Supported

Support for API version 4 is ending in conjunction with the 2019.1 release. For more information about the support schedule for versions of the Workfront API, see  API versioning and support schedule.

Agile Tool Updates

The following updates for the Agile tool were made available directly to the Production environment on December 13, 2018:

  • Filter and Group items on the Kanban backlog tab
  • View parent information for tasks and issues on an iteration

API Version 10 Now Available in Preview api-version-10-now-available-in-preview

API version 10 is now available in the Preview environment. It will be made available in the Production environment with the 18.3 release. For more information, see What’s New in API Version 10.

Various Single Sign-On Options to Be Removed 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 will be fixed; low severity issues will not be addressed.

  • Deprecation: January 2019 - August 2019
    Not supported.

  • No longer available in Workfront: August 2019

These changes are being made in preparation for the enhanced authentication experience, which is currently available only for a limited number of customers. For more information about these upcoming changes, see Getting Started with the Enhanced Authentication Experience.