Using Hive

Tips and tricks for how to get the most out of your Hive workspace.

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91 articles in this collection
Written by John Furneaux, Eric Typaldos, Erin Gouveia and 5 others
Action Cards

Everything about Labels

Categorize your actions with labels
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Written by John Furneaux
Updated over a week ago

Action Card History

View an audit history of changes to Action Cards
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Written by Andrew Naisawald
Updated over a week ago

How to share an action card

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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Manage Team Assignments

Assign actions to your team has arrived!
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Auto-completing Parent Actions

Automatically mark your parent action complete when the subactions are completed
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Written by Andrew Naisawald
Updated over a week ago

Following an action card

Want to be informed about changes to an action? Click 'Follow' to receive notifications of each change.
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Copying action cards

Save time writing action cards by copying the details of one card into another
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Card Numbering

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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Creating Dependencies

Know who's up next by setting one action as dependent on another
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Action card date sync

Let your subactions determine the due date of your action card
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Written by Kelley Bunge
Updated over a week ago

Action card priorities

Adaptable to how your team works: create, set & sort your priorities
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Recurring Actions (set actions to recur)

Are you doing the same thing? Set it on "repeat" and always get a reminder.
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Private Actions

Private actions will now be available in 'My Actions'
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Action Descriptions: Rich text support

Customize your text in Hive with this update!
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Milestones

Celebrate your milestones with Hive
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Written by John Furneaux
Updated over a week ago

Recent Action Card Reference

Keep track of your recently opened action cards
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Written by Andrew Naisawald
Updated over a week ago

Action Template — Deadlines

Ever wondered how you can automatically set deadlines with your action templates?
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Subactions

Break down all the steps you need to take to accomplish your goals
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Written by John Furneaux
Updated over a week ago

Action templates

Update action details in just a few clicks using templates
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago
Resourcing & Time

Leveraging Estimated Time and Action Time in Hive

Utilizing estimated hours when planning and analyzing a project can bring many benefits to an organization.
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Written by Dee Miller
Updated over a week ago

Timesheets for Admins

As the workspace admin, you can control the settings of Timesheets and manage the time entries of your workspace's users.
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Written by Megan Schmelzle
Updated over a week ago

Timesheets for Approvers

Approve and require changes on time entries from your direct reports.
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Written by Megan Schmelzle
Updated over a week ago

Submitting your Timesheet

End users can now submit time against their projects to be reviewed by their manager.
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Written by Megan Schmelzle
Updated over a week ago

Timesheet Reporting

Reporting allows you to analyze timesheet data over time to better manage project budgets
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Written by Kelley Bunge
Updated over a week ago

Budgets in Hive

Keep track of project burn with budgets now on Project Homepage
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Adding placeholder resources to projects

Schedule project work with placeholders before you know the team working on your project.
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Link an action to multiple projects

Collaborate more efficiently with linked actions
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Written by Kelley Bunge
Updated over a week ago

Assigning Resources

How to assign work to the correct resource
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Written by John Furneaux
Updated over a week ago

Resourcing

Staff projects, plan work, and manage your team's workload.
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Written by John Furneaux
Updated over a week ago

Using placeholders

Plan your resourcing with placeholders
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Written by John Furneaux
Updated over a week ago

Time Tracking

Estimate and record the hours your team spends on each action
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago
Projects

Understanding Auto-scheduling options

Learn how to use auto-scheduling in your gantt chart
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Hive Projects

In 20 seconds, create a private space to collaborate within a workspace
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Setting up Project Phases

Organize your projects in stages of work
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Undo in Gantt

Easily undo changes made in Gantt chart
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Written by Kelley Bunge
Updated over a week ago

Custom Project Statuses

Create your own status names & colors
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Written by Kelley Bunge
Updated over a week ago

Mute Notifications using Draft Mode

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Written by Kelley Bunge
Updated over a week ago

Optimize Your Project Templates

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Written by Andrew Naisawald
Updated over a week ago

Auto-generate Project IDs

Generate a unique, 5 digit code for your projects
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Written by Kelley Bunge
Updated over a week ago

Kanban Board (i.e. Status View)

A powerful visual tool to manage your work!
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Written by John Furneaux
Updated over a week ago

Using Hive's Gantt Chart Layout

A styling and functionality refresh
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Project layouts

The 6 types of layouts and when you should use each
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Project Navigator

One view to manage and keep track of all your active projects
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Project Home Page

Update and view key project information in one place!
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Export project plans

Export your projects and summary views to easily share with others
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Gantt charts

The easiest way to plan your project
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Written by John Furneaux
Updated over a week ago

Project templates

Create and apply templates to projects to quickly get work kicked off
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Calendar View

How to change the view, hide subactions, sync with Google calendar and more!
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Copy projects

Created a project? Copy over its actions to another in a flash
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Custom Fields

Add and track custom values in your actions and projects
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Parent and Child Projects

Organize projects effectively with parent and child projects
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Written by John Furneaux
Updated over a week ago

Nested projects are organized projects

Group your projects by client or department to make them easier to find
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Written by Erin Gouveia
Updated over a week ago

Critical Path

Critical path shows the shortest time to complete a project based on important actions in your project plan
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Written by Megan Schmelzle
Updated over a week ago

Project Baselines

Track planned deadlines versus actual deadlines on your projects
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Written by Eric Typaldos
Updated over a week ago