What's New

2022

Oct

Task Lists

Users can clone an existing task list. This will create a copy of the task list, with all of its tasks and associated fields.

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Enhancements

Milestones

A status timeline shows the progression of milestones. Users can also monitor the time taken by a milestone to go from one stage to the next.

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Sep

Enhancements

Revenue Budget

We have introduced Revenue Budget to track project revenue along with the project cost. Project Revenue is the amount expected to be paid by the client.

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Issues

The Issues module, under Work Overview, now supports custom views.

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Enhancements

Project Configuration

Configure task dependency at the project level. The configuration will only apply to the project that is selected and will not affect the portal level setting.

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Aug

Enhancements

Calendar

We have added drag and drop functionality to the Week and Day views of the calendar, enabling users to schedule events or add other activities quickly.

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Mobile & API Access

Mobile and API access can now be controlled from the settings page.

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New

Font Family and Font Size

We have included a small selection of fonts and sizes for users to select from.

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Tags

Tags can be imported using XLS, JSON, and CSV files when importing data to Projects.
 

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Jul

Enhancements

Timesheets

Timesheet settings can now be configured to allow time logs for Tasks, Issues, and/or General logs. Access can also be given to permit use of timers and/or manual entries,

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Jun

Enhancements

Task Custom View

Users can choose which columns to display when creating or editing a custom view.

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New

Reports

We have introduced Issue Reports at the organisation level. The reports display the number of issues against various criteria.
 

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May

New

Web Tab

Create web tabs within the product and embed URLs from third-party applications.

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Enhancements

Custom Functions

We've included a handful of gallery functions to help you get started with custom functions.

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Enhancements

Task Dependency

Task dependencies can now be viewed and set in the Classic and Plain task views.

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Apr

Enhancements

Timesheet

Set a threshold for time log reminders. Users will receive a notification if their time logs are less than the set threshold.

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Task Layouts

When changing to a new task layout, all tasks having statuses that are absent in the destination layout should be mapped to a new status.

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Meeting Integration

The Meet Now option in the Discuss section of Zoho Projects is available only if the portal is integrated with Zoho Meeting.

Mar

Enhancements

Timesheets

Timesheets now allow you to exporting data with filters applied. The entire data set will be exported for all criteria that are not selected in the filter.

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Marketplace

Zoho Cliq

Zoho Cliq can be disabled for the entire organization in Zoho Projects.

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Enhancements

Import Tasks

Users can now sync their task status in the import file with the project status. Users can also create a new status and then map it to the status on the file during the import process.

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Feb

Enhancements

Milestones

We have introduced chart view for milestones. The charts can be accessed from the milestone details page.

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Pick Lists

Users can edit or delete pick list values from the Pick List Field Properties form.This is applicable for single and multi-select pick lists.

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Users

Portal and client users can now be filtered based on multiple criteria.

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Profiles

Profiles can be created or customized with additional permissions to edit or delete comments.

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Tasks

Create a Deluge function and run it to automate the workflow of your tasks. These functions can be triggered by one or more task workflow rules and blueprints.

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Jan

New

User Hierarchy

Zoho Projects supports user hierarchy. Users can view the reporting details of a user in a tree structure. The hierarchy is based on roles.

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Enhancements

Timesheet

Timesheet module supports grid view. The grid view shows data by module (tasks and issues) or by users.

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Profiles and Roles

Admins can set a role or profile as a primary. The primary role and profile will be selected by default when adding a user.

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Issues

Status Timeline feature in the issue details page allows you to visually track the status of an issue. Depending on your preference, you can view the Issue status in either a timeline or a list view.

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2021

Dec

Enhancements

Custom Field

Integration Field allows the users to update data from Zoho CRM. By enabling this field, users can establish a relationship between the data in Zoho Projects and the data in Zoho CRM. 

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Nov

Enhancements

Baseline

Zoho Projects now supports comparison between two baselines.

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Time Logs

Set reminders to notify users to fill their time logs. Reminders can be sent daily or weekly.

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Oct

New

Layouts & Fields

Create unique Milestone layouts, sections, and fields to collect project-related data.

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Enhancements

Gantt Chart

Use the the new colour picker to customise the Gantt task bar.

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Enhancements

Task Update

Users can now select multiple tasks and update the task owners in a single action.

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Sep

New

Disclaimers

Create and display disclaimers to specify scope of the product to users.

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New

Task Layout Rules

Configure the fields to be displayed using conditional layout rules. Create relational fields using dependent layout rules.
 

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Users

Admins can now activate or deactivate users in bulk.

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Aug

Enhancements

Flexible Invoicing for Milestones

Users can now add individual milestones as separate line items in an invoice. This requires Zoho Invoice integration.

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Timers

Users can add notes when they pause the task or issue timer.

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Jul

Enhancements

Microsoft Teams Bot

Task field updates and comments are pushed to MS Teams bot and outlook email as action cards. Users can add comments, change task owner, or mark the task as complete from the action cards.

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Resource Utilization Chart

The Resource Utilization chart now supports assigning tasks to users. Existing task assignment can also be removed or modified.

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Jun

Enhancements

Timesheet Layouts & Fields

Timesheet layouts now support a new field. Lookup fields can be used to associate existing fields with a timesheet. The value of the field can be used as a reference when adding time logs.

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Enhancements

Zoho Sprints Integration

Zoho Projects - Zoho Sprints integration supports issue sync. Issues added in Zoho Projects can be tracked from Zoho Sprints.

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Profles and Roles

Zoho Projects Profiles feature allows admins to set project field level permissions. This function allows users to control permissions to edit, view, or hide default or custom project fields.

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May

Blogs

Now you can wish your team in Arabic too with Zoho Projects! That’s right, we’re launching the support for Arabic in our software, along with full RTL support. Be it with your teammates, clients, or other stakeholders, bridge the communication gap by conversing easily in your native language.

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Enhancements

Task Custom Views

Users can now create custom views from Work Overview > Tasks section. These custom views will be applicable to tasks across projects.

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Apr

Blogs

Work smarter with these intelligent features in Zoho Projects

In the 2020 edition of PMI’s Pulse of the Profession, one of the top three factors that executive leaders attributed to project success was investing in the right technology (32%). However, what’s the right technology for you? This can vary based on your industry, role, type of organization, and nature of work. But the one factor that wins uncontested is the ability of a tool to be adopted by people. In other words, how easily can software be adopted or implemented by your organization?

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New

Workflow Rules

Manage tasks efficiently with criteria and actions using workflow rules for tasks.

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New

Webhooks

Configure webhooks for tasks and send real-time data between applications based on events.

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Enhancements

Timesheet

Control who can log time for tasks and bugs. Set it to Owned to allow only assigned users to log time or set it to All to allow anyone to log time.

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Mar

Enhancements

Project Budget

Zoho Projects now supports task level budget. Set a budget based on task hours or amount.

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Timelogs

Restrict users from logging time for weekends, holidays, or leaves.

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Feb

New

Flexible Work Hours

Allot different work hours on different days for a task using flexible work hours.

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Enhancements

Teams

Teams can now be assigned tasks and issues.

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Jan

Blogs

Introducing Zoho Projects 7

First launched in 2006, Zoho Projects has evolved from a simple online project management tool to a comprehensive solution. As we step into our 15th year, we’re excited to introduce our latest version, Zoho Projects 7.

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New

Calendar

We have introduced day and week view in the Calendar module. View milestones, tasks, issues, events, and meetings by week or by day.

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New

Issue Kanban

Issue Kanban board now supports custom views. Create custom Kanban views and set them as your default.

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Enhancements

Time Logs

Weekly time logs now support adding start and end time similar to the daily time logs.

2020

Jul

Blogs

Third Party Integrations

Last year, we asked our users what add-ons you’d like to see in the future for Zoho Projects. Many of you sent in your requests, and we heard you loud and clear! We’re pleased to announce the new third-party integrations we have coming up in our first release.

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Updates

Maintain Task Order

Users can now maintain the order of tasks after marking them complete. The setting can be accessed and enabled from the global setup.

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Jun

Updates

Outlook Adaptive Cards

Microsoft Office 365 integration let's you perform actions using Outlook Adaptive Cards sent via email. Now you can also perform transitions from the Outlook Adaptive Cards.

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May

Blogs

The Project Management Guide for Remote Teams

The global pandemic has been forced teams, workplaces, and entire organizations to adopt remote work, which set into motion a conversation on the workplaces of the future and working from home beyond the current crisis.

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New

Timesheets

Customize your timesheets using layouts. Add sections and custom fields to layouts to capture relevant information.

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Apr

Blogs

A project management tool for every business

 

Gone are the days when manufacturing industries, construction and software companies were the only major consumers of project management tools. Every industry has slowly evolved to understand the importance of using a project management methodology to handle all their tasks systemically.

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Updates

Dependency Status

Dependent tasks in the task details page are now hyperlinked. Click on the dependency status to view all the dependent tasks. Clicking on the task name will open the corresponding details page.

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Mar

Blogs

Introducing new and improved Gantt chart in Zoho Projects

We’ve introduced a few cool upgrades to make your Gantt chart experience a whole lot better!

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New

Zoho Expense

Track and manage project related day-to-day expenses with the Zoho Expense integration.

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Updates

Time logs

Time logs can now be restricted based on the work hours allotted for the tasks.

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Updates

Gantt Chart

We have updated our Gantt chart. Zoom in or fit the Gantt to width. View more options (Dates, Assignee, Task Title, and Overdue tasks) on the Gantt now.

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Updates

Tags

Tags are now available for issues. Create tags and group related issues.

Feb

New

Currency

Track and manage your projects in your home currency. Set exchange rates to determine project value in home currency.

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Updates

Task Layouts

Add or remove priority, recurrence, and reminder fields from task layouts.

Jan

New

Tags

Create tags and associate them with modules in Zoho Projects. Use tags to get a consolidated view of all associated modules.

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Updates

Custom fields

We have introduced 4 new custom fields in task layouts. Currency, Percentage, Checkbox, and Date & Time fields.

New

Custom views

Custom views are now available in the projects list view. Use filters and criteria to create a view and save it.

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Updates

Unified text editor

We now have a unified text editor across comments, status, description, and forums for a better experience.