Product Release Notes

We roll out small improvements and bug fixes several times a week. In addition you can find all the larger improvements and feature releases in the list below.

Jul03
We updated the Performance Reviews overview to display all the reviews you’re involved in. This way, ⁠managers and employees have quicker access to their to-do items and past reviews.
Apr26
Now you can select Custom Reviewers, allowing you to run more flexible performance reviews. Learn more about the update here.
Apr18
We’re thrilled to launch our new 1:1 Insights dashboard, making it easier to manage and facilitate regular 1:1s within your organization. Read the blog post.
Apr10
You can now include ratings or multiple choice questions in Performance Reviews, making it easier to gather and compare quantitative employee feedback. Learn more.
Mar22
We improved the UI of our Feedback For You overview page, making it easier to filter and review feedback.
Mar12
We revamped Performance Reviews to bring you a better writing experience. The new streamlined view makes it easier for employees to focus on writing their assessment. Check it out here.
Feb27
We updated our Request Feedback feature to make it even more useful for gathering feedback. See what’s new.
Feb12
We’ve made it possible to add attachments to Performance Reviews, allowing you to include more context to your assessment. Learn more.
Feb12
You can now upload relevant documents such as role descriptions and feedback tips to employee User Profiles. Learn more about the update.
Feb07
Gain greater insight into your employees’ 1:1s with 1:1 Meeting Visibility Settings. Learn more about how you can use the feature here.
Dec10
Want to better guide your team to more productive 1:1 meetings? We’re excited to announce the release of our new 1:1 Meeting Templates. Learn more.
Nov30
Introducing our new integration with Sapling, allowing you to sync employee data with Small Improvements automatically. Set up the integration now.
Nov15
You can now add attachments to 1:1 Meetings. More details here.
Sep15
Want statistics on who gives and receives the most praises in your organization? Now you can export Praise data to Excel or CSV by date range. Learn more.

Aug01
The Helpful Resources sidebar is now available for Performance Reviews, 360s, and 1:1s, showing you all Small Improvements activities connected to an employee or manager. Learn more.
Jul30
We’ve now made it possible to have different secondary reviewers for each performance review cycle. Learn more.
Jun13
Having meaningful 1:1s just got easier! We’ve added a Helpful Resources sidebar to help managers and their direct reports stay on top of recent feedback and achievements. Learn more.
May15
We’ve made several tweaks to the 1:1 Meetings and Objectives features. They look better, feel better, work better. Learn more.
Feb13
We launched the Praise Wall 2.0, an even better way to celebrate employee success stories. Learn more.
2017
Dec11
We improved the One-on-One feature a fair bit, introducing titles, search, and a draft state, while axing the “completion”-status. Learn more.
Sep11
Introducing Scales: Making it easier to ask very specific questions in 360 degree feedback. Learn more.
Aug24
We’ve just shipped a couple of smaller improvements to the 360 module. Learn more.
Jul27
Don’t we all somehow still like email? But how to praise someone for a job well done when inside Gmail? How to take a note? How to request feedback?

We’re proud introduce a Gmail integration for Small Improvements.

Jun07
Everyone likes to be acknowledged for a job well done. In fact, recognizing employees publicly has been statistically proven to have a positive effect on engagement and morale.

That’s why we’re thrilled to introduce a fully revamped Praise feature within Small Improvements.

Apr18
New Feature: Advanced 1:1 Meeting support is now available for all customers. Learn more on the blog.
Mar07
Improvements to performance review signing process: It’s now possible to keep signing reviews even if the time to edit has passed. More details here.
Feb23
We’ve improved how secondary reviewers work. They now get a clearer call-to-action, they are included in notification mails, and admins can see who has a secondary reviewer and who hasn’t. Details on our blog.
Feb16
Small Improvements just got a lot more interactive. Changes to a user’s content and replies and reactions are now displayed prominently, using a little red notifications icon. Learn more.
Jan24
Staff can now request feedback any time, from anyone they’d like, using a structured yet lean 360 model. Learn more on our blog!
Jan24
Not nominated to provide 360 feedback? Thanks to our “Proactive 360 Feedback” option on 360 cycles anyone may now provide 360 feedback, even if they were not nominated. Learn more on the blog.
2016
Dec14
We’ve switched our font to Avenir. Learn more on our Tech Blog!
Dec06
We just launched our new HipChat integration, and we’re phasing out our JIRA and Confluence integrations. Learn more on the blog!
Dec05
We renamed “Dashboard” to “Home”, and we added an easy way to add content from everywhere. Learn more
Sep27
We’ve overhauled how you create and edit cycles. Learn more here
Sep21
Our new “gems” help you finding advanced features better. More about gems
Sep16
Want to know what’s happening inside your SI? Now you can! The new activity stream keeps you up to date on what your team and your company are working on. Check out the blogpost.
Aug15
We’ve made it much more convenient to clone an objective to some or all people on your team. Learn more.
Aug08
We’re on a mission to brighten up Small Improvements. Today we’re replacing the badges, objective icons and sample user images, and we’re adjusting the color palette too! Details here!
Jul28
We’re replacing the sidebar cycle-list with a proper Upcoming Cycle Dates component, cleaning up the dashboard significantly. The feature is available to beta clients today and will go live for everyone on August 15. Learn more on our blog
Jun22
We’ve improved our search experience even further, including cycles and allowing for keyboard navigation too.
Jun20
We’re phasing out our iOS app. Usage was unfortunately low and the maintenance cost was too high in the long run. Learn more on the blog.
Jun08
We’ve reworked our search bar, making access to team members much more convenient. Learn more here.
May28
We’ve launched our new Responsive Design. All the details are in the blog!
May23
We’ve overhauled several of the 360° Feedback screens, making it easier to set up cycles and to browse 360° Feedback. Screenshots on the blog!
May09
We’ve dropped support for Gravatar, rendering colorful name initials instead. More details here
Apr28
We improved the dashboard experience, letting you perform 360-related activities right inline. Learn more on the blog.
Apr19
We improved our Slack integration, adding a new /note command, presenting objective updates more concisely, and parsing praises better. Learn more on the blog