It’s been a mad year of building, fixing, innovating and dreaming here at Timely — and one we’re especially proud to be ending the decade on. But we couldn’t have achieved any of it without your ongoing support. For sharing brilliant ideas for new features and functionality; persevering to help us make fixes which benefit the whole Timely community; and providing the heartwarming feedback that makes every product release worth it — this one’s for you.
Thanks to a wonderful year of collaboration! 🥂
A few of the biggest Timely highlights from 2019 include:
‘Tis the season, and you know we don’t like to disappoint. Here are a few extra Timely goodies to feast on, fresh out the oven. 🍞
We’ve just released a slick “Teach your AI” experience that lets you dramatically increase the accuracy of your AI drafts. It proves that you don’t need to be a machine learning expert to train an AI model — you can now do it yourself directly in Timely! Providing you have AI drafts enabled, just hit the Memory brain icon in your top panel to get started.
From the dropdown that appears, you will see that your personal Timely AI model now has a score, rated out of 5. This score indicates the health of your AI — the higher it is, the more accurate your drafts will be (and, by extension, the better your time sheet automation). The thermometer next to your brain icon (shown above) will also update to indicate your AI’s health.
You can improve your AI’s score by hitting the green “Teach Your AI” button. This will start a short interactive training session, where you need to link a sample of memories to the right projects. This process helps train your AI to understand the nuances of your work, so it can make more accurate drafts. You also have the option to “Ignore” memories in this session, effectively telling your AI to exclude similar memories from future drafts.
Once you’ve finished your session, your AI’s score will improve! You can repeat training using new memory samples as much as you want to further increase your score. Once you’re in the 4 score zone, your AI will be super smart and you won’t need to train it.
And voila! You’ve just trained your first AI model, and improved your time sheet automation in the process. 🧠
It’s small, but it’s mighty! 💪🏽 No matter how long a document’s title or path, you can now see the entire thing from your Memory timeline on web and desktop. This was an especially big issue for devs and designers, who need to see an end file name or path location. When you hover over a memory, you’ll now also find a scrollable panel which makes it easier to review clusters of grouped paths and titles for any given memory.
🎁 And that’s a wrap! From everyone at Timely, have a brilliant start to 2020.
Enjoy a brand new custom Timely integration with Azure AD! We’ve also tweaked your Hours editor to make logging memories even easier, and added a few bonus access level controls. But first, a small present to hopefully brighten your day…
Thanks to your ongoing feedback and support, we have no shortage of ideas for how to improve Timely. We know that waiting blind for a feature you want now sucks, so we wanted to share exactly what we have planned. Here’s a brief overview of our 2020 product roadmap and what’s coming next.
We’re in the midst of a big Timely clean-up — improving usability, polishing UI and squishing some pesky winter bugs. We’ve also introduced some slick new controls for web, iOS and Android, refining time management in Timely across every devices. Take a peek at what’s new!