TractionTools changelog
TractionTools changelog

2021 September Update


System Update



Run meeting update: UX/UI

• Remove opacity from page elements.

• Start meeting/waiting room page

• Convert "Meeting Preview" text into a tag

• Adding change owner functionality in all items while running the meeting.

• Segue Page

• Scorecard page

• Rock Review page

• People Headlines page - Update dropdown in Copy headline modal

• To-do List page

• Issues page - Updates to column view & sort function

• Conclude page

• Conclude Summary page

Chrome iOS 14/15:

• Account Login page updates

• L10 item creation buttons added on Navbar

Workspaces - Recently Solved Issues tile UI update

Font Update: Lato

Added support for Latin characters

2021 August Update


System Update



  • Added the ability to use special characters on the database - which means we can now have languages such as Vietnamese that will work in the software.

2021 July Update


System Update



  • Top Navigation Bar has a new look.

  • ADDED! Side Navigation Bar.

  • The ability to change between a light or dark top and side nav bar (through Edit Profile)

  • Updated Workspace! Check out the look of the tiles - PLUS we've added empty state images!.

  • Modals have been updated! Check out creating new to-dos, Rocks, Issues, People headlines, etc.

  • Meeting Landing Page - check out the new look of the page to select which meeting you are going to run.

2021 June Update


System Update




  • Add the ability to duplicate Accountability Chart Seats (duplicates the seat name and roles)


  • Top Nav Bar - upper right-hand corner: Org name now shows even if you are on the account name.

  • L10 meeting

    Dollar metrics ending in zero now show correctly (now shows as $7.50 - was showing as $7.5)

    Scorecard Weekly Metrics - extra-long numbers now show up uniformly. If it's over 10,000 it shows as 10K, ten million shows as 10M, 10 billion as 10B.

    When a user unfollows the leader then refollows the leader, the user now automatically syncs up with where the leader is on the agenda.

  • Workspaces:

    If a user has a meeting workspace set as Primary Workspace and they are removed from that meeting, it defaults the Primary workspace back to default

  • Accountability Chart

    The left / right buttons on the AC Chart box now show for Mac users.

2021 May Update


System Update




  • Accountability Chart Improvements - here's a blog with the highlights and KB Article.

  • Also coming soon is the ability to duplicate seats / roles in the AC Chart (should be published in the next few days).

  • Docs and Whiteboard: Here are KB Articles for each:




  • Meeting Workspace: Switch the name of the tile with the meeting name so it now shows Rocks: [Meeting name]. Before it was [Meeting name]: Rocks (which didn't work to identify the file if there was a long meeting name).

  • Enabled ability to see notes in Preview Meetings

  • L10 > Run Meeting > Conclude:

    Changed rating up/down rating arrows to go up/down by whole numbers (was going up/down by 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, etc - now it goes up/down by 1,2.3, etc).

    Cascading messages: Updated copy

  • Workspaces:

    Increase size of tile trash cans.

    Milestones tile: removed header that said "to-do" and it now shows the Rocks the milestone is associated with.


  • Primary workspace: "You can no longer view this workspace when first logging in" error is fixed.
  • L10 > edit meeting > Segue and People Headlines. fixed ability to edit title and adjust timing.
  • Virtual Sessions: Fixed Rock notes not saving on meeting summary.
  • L10 > Run Meeting: Fixed open Level 10 tutorial video in a separate tab.
  • Personal Scorecard can now be downloaded.
  • Edit Profile: Show color on scorecard unchecked is now working.
  • Quarterly Printout to-dos dates showing one day later than in TT software fixed.
  • Unarchived To-dos were not showing back up in the meeting they were archived in originally. This is now fixed.

2021 March Update


System Update



Accountability Chart

  • Roles are no longer linked to functions

  • Multiple users per seat is now allowed

  • Navigate the AC with arrow keys

  • Reorder seats horizontally

  • Added "fit to screen"

  • Improved "Compact" mode

  • Replaced AC printouts and the Export PDF

UI/UX updates

  • Replaced color scheme

  • Standardized ui/ux

  • Updates to the Create User modal


  • Templates

  • Teams

  • Evals

2020 December New Feature


System Update



Altered Navigation Bar

  • Clicking the workspace button at the top left doesn't return you to your primary workspace anymore - it reveals the workspace options. The options within the workspace drop-menu can be used to navigate through the various workspaces and the Traction Tools logo at the top left of the screen can still be used to quickly return to a default workspace.

  • If the People Tools are activated, clicking the people button in the navigation bar now provides shortcut links to the Accountability Chart™, People Analyzer™, and Quarterly Conversations™, saving time.


  • The orange navigation bar has been removed from the top portion of the workspace.

  • Additional whitespace has been added to tiles.

  • The edit menu has a 'New Workspace' button which creates a new custom workspace.

  • There is now a scroll bar on the right side of the screen to help when moving tiles around the workspace.

Accountability Chart

  • The orange navigation bar has been removed from the top portion of the screen.

  • The search box can now search by function (job title) in addition to employee name.

  • When dragging and scrolling, there is a blue background grid indicator.

  • When a box does not have a function, there is a 'Function not set' message within the box.

Right-hand slideout menu

  • When clicking into a box, there is a 'View user' link that redirects to the user profile page.

  • There are target icons added to focus directly on a user's exact position on the Accountability Chart as well as their supervisor and direct reports.

  • Direct reports can be added from this menu by using the blue plus button.

Special Meeting Sessions

  • There are now built-in meeting modes to run Quarterly, Annual, Focus Day™, and Vision Building™ Day meetings. To learn more, click here.


  • Traction Tools is proud to announce its integration with Zapier. Zapier is a company that enables users to connect software services together. For example, one could create a Zap that pushes a to-do to a Gmail calendar once it's created in Traction Tools. To learn more, click here.

2020 November New Features


System Update




  • Updated fonts.

  • Updated box shading.

  • Scorecard charts within a meeting have been updated.

  • Rocks on the personal rock tile now group by meeting.

  • The new issue, to-do, and people headline buttons have circles around them in the top menu bar.

  • In the meeting environment, the Context-Aware To-do™ unchecked icon has been replaced with a checked icon.

Level 10 Meeting™

  • Added a 'Launch Meeting' button on the L10 > Manage screen.

  • Basic meeting summary information is now available in the Timeline.

  • When creating a Context-Aware Issue™ from a rock during a meeting, notes are now copied from the rock to the issue.

  • In the Advanced Settings of a meeting, updated verbiage "View Measurable Archive" to "View Organization-Wide Measurable Archive".

  • In the Advanced Settings of a meeting, updated verbiage "View Rock Archive" to "View Organization-Wide Rock Archive".

  • Automatically select the first headline/todo/issue/rock when landing on those specific meeting pages during a live meeting.

  • Dragging and dropping (reordering) measurables has been updated both in the meeting and in the L10 > Manage area.

  • The up/down arrow keyboard keys can be used on the headline/to-do/issue/rocks pages to navigate through items.

2020 February New Features


System Update



Sharing a V/TO™

A V/TO from one meeting can now be shared with the whole company. For additional details on sharing a V/TO, please see this knowledge base article.

Restyled Quarterly Printout

For additional details on creating a Quarterly Printout, please see this knowledge base article.

Custom Formula Update

Custom scorecard formulas can now include the same measurable more than once. For additional details on using custom scorecard formulas, please see these knowledge base articles.


July 25th, 2019


System Update



Bugs/Minor Features

  • Fixed Context Aware To-Do/Issues not defaulting to owner

  • Meetings drop-down in Workspace now alphabetical. In addition, starred meetings will be shown in the main list

  • When generating quarterly printout, the measurable label and its value will now have a spacing between them

  • On the Add Measurable and Add Rock modals, the "Select Existing" has been changed to "Select Existing Rock" and "Select Existing Measurable"

  • The "Already have a Traction® Tools account? Click here." link on the registration page has been changed to color blue and a larger font. In addition, the bug in the registration page wherein a portion of the page becomes white when zoomed in has been fixed as well

  • Users with Admin access will now have the ability to reset a password for another user

  • A new section at the bottom of the Invoice Page has been added so people can see who the active users are that they are paying for

  • Improved creation time of Rocks, Issues, To-Dos, and Headlines

Text Only Changes

  • The Future Date on 3-Year Plan, 1-Year Plan, and Rocks sections will no longer be off by one day when set in 3 different sections
  • On the Accountability Chart seat settings, the "Subordinates" is changed to "Direct Reports". The "Manage" tile on Workspace is changed to "Direct Reports". Lastly, on the Software Updates tile, the "Traction Tools Update" has been changed to "Traction Tools Updates"
  • The Due Date on Quarterly Printout and Quarterly Conversations will no longer be off by one day
  • The changes on the "Rocks" section in V/TO will now reflect in the Quarterly Rock Sheet
  • The Revenue, Profit, and Measurables field on the Quarterly Rocks Sheet should contain data from the "Rocks" section in V/TO
  • V/TO Measurables will no longer display codes
  • The Revenue, Profit, and Measurables fields will now be defaulted on the 3-Year Picture, 1-Year Plan, and Rocks for newly created meetings