A new Team-Focused Navigation for better focus, reduced noise, and more joy in Shortcut
Joy is a part of our DNA at Shortcut, and it's how we approach our mission of bringing product, engineering, and design teams together. Our latest updates provide more ways for software teams to come together and actually enjoy working in Shortcut. Enter the new Team-Focused Navigation now allows users to view work that is relevant to a particular Team (e.g. Stories, Epics, Iterations, and Backlog).
Customizable Team Navigation for better focus and reduced noise
Customize your Sidebar to work the way that makes the most sense for you in Shortcut. Add Teams and have that Team's Stories, Iterations, Backlog, Epics, and Status at your fingertips.
- Reduces clutter, so you can focus on just your Team's work
- Onboards your new teammates more quickly
- Makes it easy to get up and running with new Teams - not tied to historical configuration
- Quickly allows context switching between Teams
Better Spaces experience for Teams
The Stories Page will now be automatically filtered to your Team-specific Workflows, Spaces, and last viewed Space.
Decluttering the side navigation
Team Pages and Labels Pages are now in Settings to streamline the navigation experience.
A place just for you!
Zoom in and out with ease
For those folks who manage multiple teams or collaborate with many teams the new navigation makes it - easy ways to filter for your teams and jump in and out
- Jump between teams
- See across work
- Zooming out to see your
- Add all your teams to the navigation
- All work- key views
- Filter by just what your owns or by what your team is working on
Streamline your daily standup
There a couple of ways this new view can be useful for standups so you're viewing the Stories relevant to your team with less clicks.
- Head to the desired Team's Stories to group by person
- Team specific Iteration Page - and an added bonus the Iteration Builder will automatically populate you your team's Stories first
Managing your Backlog in a more focus way
The backlog High-priority bugs to pick up
How to get the most out of Teams in Shortcut
Teams in Shortcut are designed in a way that will set you up for success no matter your organization's structure. We understand there isn’t a one-size fits all approach to using Shortcut; that being said, we are sharing best practices around Team setup that the majority of orgs find the most useful - leading to the best organization and collaboration, and the ability to scale for success. Check out this great Training Hub article to get Team best practices:
- Teams Overview
- Team Size & Number of Teams
- Connecting Teams and Workflows
- Team Navigation
- Reporting on a Team
- Scale with Teams
Transitioning away from Projects to Teams
We designed our new Teams Navigation to be the default and most powerful way to organize work by Team in Shortcut. If you are using Projects to represent Teams we highly recommend transitioning to Teams to experience the full power of Shortcut.
Here are a couple of resources to help you along the way: