BLOG POST • apr 18 2024

Productive Monthly Updates: March

We’re very proud of our latest innovation: The Permission Builder, which has been in development for several years and is currently the most flexible permission system on the market. But there are so many other features that you don’t want to miss, so be sure to dive in and continue reading the article in full.

VIDEO • MAR 27 2024

Permission Builder – Control Who Sees What In Productive

The Permissions Builder allows you to define what each teammate will have access to. Fully customizable permissions protect your sensitive business data while providing teammates with access to the data they need to complete their work.


New Features

  • Updated the button labels in the confirmation modal from generic ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ to more descriptive ‘Discard changes’ and ‘Continue editing’.
  • Added the “Average cost rate” field to the Capacity & Availability report
  • Formula field form now has a description and help link, explaining value calculations in cents and minutes.
  • When creating an automation, users can now select new action type: “Send email”
  • We’ve added tax rates section to the invoicing settings screen.
  • People can now be filtered by nickname in assignee and subscriber fields on tasks


  • “Needs invoicing/delivering” warnings are removed from project table and header
  • Added Holiday Calendar field and filter to Cost Report.
  • You can now import time entries on a budget or deal with no project assigned. The optional client field is also available

Bugs Fixed

  • Fixed an issue with incorrect currencies for the ECB Provider
  • Edit password without getting an error
  • Fixed an issue that would cause the budget wizard to fail saving when assigning a new company
  • Fixed redirection to parent page when page with no title and content is deleted
  • Show error message when inviting a user into Productive with email already taken by a deactivated person
  • In some rare cases, navigating back to the launchpad would throw an error
  • Fixed an issue where services from the same budget could not be selected on already created bookings in Resourcing
  • Display template name in invoice email form
  • While in jump search (CMD+k), searching for “/ Template” action will now redirect users to “Templates center” instead of “Document templates” in settings