February 2024 - 15Five releases

February is known as the month of love, and to celebrate we rolled out some exciting product updates that we hope you'll love. ๐Ÿ’• Check out our monthly release video or dive into individual releases below to learn about new functionalities, including the ability for leaders to create, manage, and track actions for their teams and users to add text descriptions to objectives. โฌ‡๏ธ

Open-text descriptions for Objectives

You can now include optional open-text descriptions for objectives.

Release date: February 22nd, 2024
Feature:
Engage
Plan availability:
Perform, Legacy Focus, and Total Platform

With this release, users can add an open-text description when creating or editing an objective, which will be visible directly from the details page. Having the option to provide a relevant description of an objective will help ensure clarity and promote collaboration.

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Help Center article ๐Ÿ’ก: Create an objective
Help Center article ๐Ÿ’ก: Edit an objective

Locked participants upon engagement campaign launch

With this release, all active 15Five users at the time of campaign launch will be included as participants in the engagement campaign.

Release date: February 15th, 2024
Feature:
Engage
Plan availability:
Engage, Legacy Perform, and Total Platform

We updated the engagement campaign setup experience to lock participants when an engagement campaign starts. Previously, newly-added users were added to live engagement campaigns automatically. With this release, only active 15Five users who are synced into Engage at the time of the campaign launch will be included as participants in the engagement campaign. If needed, admins can add employees to a campaign once it's live.

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Help Center article ๐Ÿ’ก: Create an engagement campaign

New Transform course: Socializing & Refining Goals

Managers have access to a new Transform course.

Release date: February 14th, 2023
Feature:
Transform
Plan availability:
Transform and Transform Accelerator

As a leader, creating goals for your team is just the beginning of achieving them. In this course, managers will learn how to take what theyโ€™ve identified as essential success measures within goals and move towards execution with their team. From fleshing out strategic initiatives using team input, to identifying dependencies and constraints that reduce roadblocks early on. Participants will learn how to get stakeholder alignment for goals while considering values to minimize unintended consequences.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop skills to translate goals into actionable plans through engaging team brainstorming.
  • Master the identification and management of dependencies and constraints in project goals.
  • Acquire techniques for creating consensus and buy-in among key stakeholders
  • Understand the crucial link between goals, values, and ethical behavior to ensure responsible leadership.

Help Center article ๐Ÿ’ก: Access on-demand Transform training courses
Help Center article ๐Ÿ’ก: Transform training and coaching: Overview

Assign actions and discussions to other people

Leaders can now bulk-assign actions for managers to complete themselves or with their direct reports. They can also assign actions one-off for anyone in their organization.

Release date: February 8th, 2024
Feature:
Home
Plan availability:
All plans

Admins and Managers of managers can now use the "Manage actions" page in 15Five to create actions for managers in their organization. Actions help your team stay on top of important tasks they need to complete and discussions they need to have. This release streamlines task management and helps leaders provide organization-wide clarity on priorities.

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Help Center article ๐Ÿ’ก: Use the "Manage actions" page
Help Center article ๐Ÿ’ก: Bulk assign actions to managers
Help Center article ๐Ÿ’ก: Create an action, discussion, or blocker

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