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Features Archive

The following is a list of previous feature releases and updates, organized by month or quarter. Click on the month to learn more about the topics covered and reach out to your Wave representative with any questions. If you would like to receive this monthly newsletter directly, click on the subscribe link below.

February 2020

Wave has an updated user interface

  • Simplified navigation

  • More helpful visuals

  • Refreshed color scheme and logo

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Q4 2019

Helpful product enhancements

  • Discover new features in List View

  • Approve and review initiatives with Wave Mobile

  • Add a Notes View tab to your workbooks

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April 2019

Waterfall charts are here!

  • See how program impacts accumulate in a new way

  • Compare plan to actual or perform deviation analysis

  • Use advanced visualization options, like dashed lines

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March 2019

Weekly trackers and using Wave in meetings

  • Add weekly tracker views to Wave

  • Tips for using Wave in meetings

  • Stay tuned for the WSC refresh

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February 2019

New features for the new year

  • Choose the colors of bars and lines in stacked chart

  • Manage user subscriptions

  • Create tables in initiative cards

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December 2018

Our last updates for the year!

  • Filter your view to see only the impact for a customized time period

  • Hide groups that contain no data

  • Optimize your time in Wave with new, expanded keyboard shortcuts

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November 2018

Compare important numbers side-by-side with table view

  • Up to 10 different measures can be viewed at once

  • Swap rows and columns, just like in a spreadsheet

  • Plus, learn how new Wave features make it from idea to reality 

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October 2018

Keep track of pending approvals and more!

  • Automatic updates and emails

  • Pending approver filter

  • Custom shortcuts to detailed views

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September 2018

Updates that will improve your experience using workbooks

  • Moveable tabs

  • Delete multiple tabs

  • Plus configurable dependent attributes and segment values in stacked charts!

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July 2018

Three new ways to visualize data, create new initiatives, and manage users efficiently

  • Multiline charts

  • Clone cards

  • User deactivation

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June 2018

Two new ways to update and sort data faster

  • Bulk updates for impacts and KPIs

  • Custom data sorting

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May 2018

Three new features to improve your Wave experience

  • Dig into the details

  • Pin down impact and KPI columns

  • Keep user profiles up-to-date

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April 2018

Wave Success Center for everyone!

  • Wave essentials to get started

  • Managing initiatives at every stage

  • Advanced reporting for key roles

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March 2018

Export data, view impacts, and more!

  • View current list view data offline

  • Summarize your program's cumulative impacts

  • Find Wave Help at your fingertips

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February 2018

Stay on top of your program using visualizations

  • Visualize change over time

  • Filter by date

  • Access sample visualizations

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January 2018

Track and share program performance from your personal dashboard

  • Quick and easy to build

  • Customizable at any time

  • Shareable insights

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December 2017

Gain valuable real-time insights into your Wave data with workbooks

  • New Workbook Library!

  • Organized by role

  • Step-by-step instructions and recommendations on how to use each visualization

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October/November 2017

Card relationships, data views, and grouping by period

  • Relationships across cards

  • Parent/child card view

  • Visualize time series data

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September 2017

New search feature and enhanced product capabilities

  • Search as a Filter

  • Workbook tabs and sharing

  • Custom dates and zoom in Gantt

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August 2017

New views and data quality checks

  • Stacked charts

  • Gantt chart view

  • Data validations

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