June 7: 🌼 Notifications, GitHub Enterprise, Multi-Org and more 🌼

Julian Colina
June 7, 2021
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πŸš€ Haystack Raises $1.2 Million Seed Funding πŸš€

In addition to our pre-seed funding, we're pleased to announce we've secured an additional $1.2m in seed funding, which we are already reinvesting in our product development.

Our fundraising has been covered today in Forbes: Haystack Raises $1.2 Million To Drive Developer Productivity And Reduce Burnout

πŸ—“ Notification Scheduling πŸ—“

One of the most requested and long-awaited feature request was being able to receive daily and weekly notifications to fit your own teams schedule.

For more information check here.

πŸ™ Github Enterprise - Self Hosted πŸ™

We have added support for GitHub Enterprise Self-hosted. You can learn more from our docs.

⚠️ Risks Page (Beta) ⚠️

A lot of managers asked us for ways to immediately understand what's reducing their Cycle Time. Now we can answer this question straight away!

Risks page shows early warnings of tasks with certain risks. Currently, we show the following risks:

  • Concurrent Work
  • High Cycle Time
  • Waiting for Merge
  • Waiting for Review
  • Merge Without Review
  • Large Pull Requests
  • Too Many Discussions

If you'd like more risks, contact us at support@usehaystack.io


Note: This feature is in beta and may subject to change.

πŸ‘₯ Multi-Organization Support (Beta) πŸ‘₯

Another long-awaited feature request, being able to use multiple Github Organization inside the same account.

For more information check our docs.

Note: This feature is in beta and may subject to change.

πŸ’Ύ Export Data (Beta) πŸ’Ύ

Using Haystack data in your reports? Haystack now allows you to export the most important metrics.

You can filter the data by:

  • Date Range
  • Repository
  • Team
  • Label
  • Attribute
  • Branches

Additionally, you can group the data by:

  • Team
  • Repositories

Do you have further use cases? Contact us at support@usehaystack.io so we can help πŸ™‚


Note: This feature is in beta and may subject to change.

πŸ—‘ Delete Accounts πŸ—‘

We have added support to delete account from the dashboard, without needing to contact support.


πŸ•· Bug Fixes πŸ•·

  • Fix deployment showing incorrectly when filtered by repository or team.
  • Fix login sessions where the token wouldn't refresh.

πŸ’‘ Improvements πŸ’‘

  • Optimize refreshing the data from 3 hours to 1 hours period.
  • Fetch non-trunk commits from all repositories. If you are using commit tags for deployment settings, you no longer need to merge release branch back to trunk branch.
  • Revamp settings sidebar.
  • Team page member dropdown is searchable by name and github username.

⏰  In Case you missed it  ⏰

  • πŸ… Change Failure Rate πŸ… - We updated the metric calculation from # of Hotfixes to # of Hotfixes / # of Deployments.
  • πŸ“¬ Deployment & Change Failure in your Inbox and Slack πŸ“¬ - Now you can get Deployment Frequency and Change Failure Rate updates right to your inbox!
  • πŸ“¦ New Draft Pull Requests Calculation πŸ“¦ - We now calculate draft pull requests inside development time rather than review time. More info in the docs.
  • 🏎 300% Faster Dashboard Speed  🏎 - We have heard you and made improvements on our data analysis performance. The dashboard should load 300% faster.
  • πŸ“° Product Page - Keep up to date with feature releases here!


About the author

Julian Colina
CEO & Cofounder of Haystack.

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