What's new?

Stay up to date with the latest updates to Ziik’s roadmap and our release notes.

Planned

Login with phone number 😎

User can login with email or phone number

In App Translation

User can select language for in app translation

Search Enhancements

Adding users, units and search inside text files

Polls

Engage your teams and get quick answers with polls.

In Progress

Notifications 1.02 🥁

Improving UI based on user feedback

Restrict personal information 🫣

Users can hide their personal email and phone number

Events 📅

Improving performance and updating design of the event list

Shipped

Notification Center

Manage your notifications and get an overview direct in the notification center.

New mobile Homescreen

Updating apps with new homescreen and navigation

New search

Fast AI driven search implemented across all platform.

Feed improvements

Optimising data handling and more robust updating of feed.

Release notes

Read about our latest releases in the release notes.

Week of October 31, 2022

October 31, 2022

Notifications

Users can now easily see where their notifications come from.

Groups - Notifications will carry the group name and icon

Organization - Notifications shared outside groups will be marked with the label "Organization"

Week of September 19, 2022

September 14, 2022

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Redesigned Apps

We are now ready to launch the first phase of completely redesigned and upgraded Ziik iOS and Android Apps. In fact we have completely designed and rebuilt the Apps from scratch using the latest technology to better cater for the needs of our clients and users.

The release includes: 

  • A new Home Screen
  • A Notification Center
  • Support for stronger private branding
  • Improved Feeds
  • Company Announcements

The objective has been to create a user friendly app where it’s easy to find information, communicate and stay on top, while enhancing effective top down company communication and internal branding.

We will continue the complete upgrading of the Apps in the months to come.

Home Screen

The App contains a new Home Screen, which will be the starting screen when you open the app. From the home screen you will find

  1. Icons for the main modules in the App
  2. The latest groups with activity
  3. Shortcuts to shift schedule and contacts

Navigation

The App navigation has been redesigned for a smoother user experience and a better overview.

  • Top bar - Users access Search and their own profile and personal settings directly from the top bar on their home screen
  • Modules - Go to any module or page within that module and simply swipe to go back
  • Bottom bar - The bottom bar is static and provides access to your Home Screen, Notification center and Chat.

Branding

Internal branding matters! It is now possible to create a stronger brand experience in your mobile app.

  • Align the top and bottom navigation with your brand colours
  • Create your own company splash screen. This is the first screen your users will meet when they open the app.
  • Add a brand hero image on your homescreen to create the right feel

Helpcenter: https://help.ziik.io/branding

Feeds

A lot of activity and interactions are going on in the Feeds. The Feeds have been rebuilt from scratch to create a robust and more user friendly solution. 

  • Both the Main Feed and the Group Feeds behave the same way
  • It is now possible to ensure that your company announcements stay on top in the Feed
  • The Feeds are always sorted in Chronological order (the latest published post on top)
  • Comments are removed to the post.
  • The feed will not update with new posts, updated posts or deleted posts while you are in the feed. You will need to reload the feed to see updates. This will happen automatically when you go to a post or another section in the app.

Helpcenter: https://help.ziik.io/feeds

Company Announcements

We have had a big request for a dedicated communication channel for company updates and important news. We are therefore happy to introduce this new feature, which allows you to ensure that your company announcements stay on top of your Feed. 

  • Go to the admin panel and set the default filtering 
  • Provide relevant users with the permission to create company announcements (Posts shared with the organisation)
  • Please note that push notifications cannot be muted for company updates.

☝️Please note that push notifications cannot be muted for company announcements.

Helpcenter: https://help.ziik.io/company-announcements / https://help.ziik.io/set-default-filtering

Notification Center

The Notification Center is here to help you stay on top and never miss a message. This will be the single source of truth and the place to go to catch up when you want to make sure that you have not missed anything.

The Notification Center is personal. To start with you will find notifications about posts and events shared within you in the organisation or within any of the groups in which you are a member. 

  • The Notification Center is personal
  • You can mute push notifications, but you will still find them in the notification center.
  • You can easily clean up in your notification center by viewing unseen posts or by marking all as read
  • You cannot mark notifications as read if you are requested to see or confirm your action on a post.

Helpcenter: https://help.ziik.io/notification-center

About notifications

With the introduction of the Notification Center and Redesigned Apps, and in order to provide a user friendly solution with an easy overview, the handling of notifications works as follows:

Notification Center

Whether you subscribe to push notifications or not you will always find your push notifications in the Notification Center if you should see them. You will find notifications for:

  • Posts
  • Comments and replies. Please note that comments and replies will be consolidated as one push notification until you have seen them or marked the notification as read. 
  • Mentions
  • Events, unless the author has decided that you should not see it.

In the coming months we will include notifications for shifts in the notification center and open up for other partner apps using the Ziik Notification Center as a channel for notifying their users.

User settings

Users can at global level set their own preferences for receiving push notifications. It is now also possible to mute groups or threads directly on posts. Regardless of their choice they will alway find their notifications in the Notification Center.

Helpcenter: https://help.ziik.io/notifications-new

Counters

With the introduction of the Notification Center there is no need for counters on different features any longer. If you have requested to receive push notifications for certain types of content you will be directed directly to that content from your push notifications. All your unread notifications will always be listed in the notification center. 

Now the only counters you need to pay attention to are:

  • Notification center, showing count for unread notifications
  • Chat, which is a separate channel

Related updated articles in Ziik Helpcenter

Helpcenter: https://help.ziik.io/

Week of March 14, 2022

March 18, 2022

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The list of participants in events now includes the Author


The author is by default added as participant but will have the option to decline participation. The counts are updated accordingly including the Author.

Week of February 12, 2022

February 17, 2022

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Microsoft Azure AD User Synchronization


We have just made a release enabling seamless synchronization of users from Microsoft Azure AD.


How to set-up the integration

In the Helpcenter you will find some articles with documentation of how to set-up your Microsoft AD user synchronization and Single Sign On (SSO).

https://help.ziik.io/microsoft-azure-ad-user-synchronization

https://help.ziik.io/microsoft-azure-ad-single-sign-on-sso



Don't hesitate to contact Ziik support if you need assistance in setting up the integration.