What's new in Workplace? April 2023
All of the latest Workplace product announcements and feature releases.
This month, we're excited to share updates to Draft For, background video player, surveys and more. Read on for more detail!Background video player
Background video player
We're making it easier for you to listen on the go. With a background video player on mobile, you can now minimise the app and continue listening to the audio while doing other activities, such as browsing the Internet, checking emails, messaging or even taking a walk around the block.New edit permissions for Draft For
New edit permissions for Draft For
This highly requested feature to
Draft Foris here. Post drafters with the additional
Edit Forpermission can now edit posts on behalf of the final author. Navigate to the
Admin Paneland scroll down to
Draft Forto give the additional
Edit Forpermission to your drafters.
Learn more about Draft For permissions on Workplace.Mark as key update on mobile
Mark as key update on mobile
People with the admin permission to mark posts as key updates can now do it using the mobile apps too. Key updates help your coworkers find the most important information quickly and easily. On the desktop, select the key updates section on the main Workplace menu. On the mobile apps, look for the key updates icon in the main header.
Learn how to mark a post as key update.Improvements to surveys
Improvements to surveys
It's now easier than ever for group and system admins to create surveys. System admins should navigate to the
Admin Paneland select
Surveysat the bottom. System admins will have three options when setting their survey audience: people sets, groups and manual import with a spreadsheet. Group admins should click on from the group page and select
Surveysfrom the drop-down menu to create a survey for their group.
Here are the additional improvements that we've made:
- Survey results can be exported as .pdf documents.
- Survey response window is now increased up to a year.
- Surveys can have up to 20 questions to accommodate surveys with branching scenarios.
- Question type and order can be edited at any time.
- Questions can be duplicated.
Learn how to create surveys on Workplace.New membership rule options in the Admin Panel
New membership rule options in the Admin Panel
We've introduced additional options in the
Admin Panelto give admins more flexibility on who in your organisation can use membership rules to manage group members. System admins can navigate to
Settingsand enable one of these three membership rules:
- Everyone in your Workplace,
- Only system admins in your Workplace or
- Specific people sets.
Learn more about disabling membership rules on your Workplace.Admins can now enable SAML single logout
Admins can now enable SAML single logout
We're introducing single logout to increase your account security. With single logout turned on, people can log out from their identity provider (IdP), which would log them out of their Workplace account too. Also, when someone logs out of Workplace, a request would be sent to their IdP to log them out of their IdP session too.
To turn on single logout for your organisation's Workplace, you must:
- Be a system admin or an admin with the permission toChange company settings and configure integrations,
- Already have SSO configured in your Workplace.
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