Product Update – October 22, 2018 – Video Fixes, Session Protocol, Session Naming

Dear Focusmate fam,

Below are the latest product updates and plans, as of today, October 22, 2018.

We missed one Product Update due to [insert excuses here… Mike’s baby was born!] but we’re back on track and looking forward to your feedback in the comments!

New Updates

Jitsi fixes ongoing. We removed several Jitsi features that were causing high CPU usage, and reduced the standard resolution. 

Session protocol added throughout the app. Not-so subtle “Review session protocol” buttons remind users of the session protocol, below your Upcoming Sessions and at the top of your screen during live sessions.

Removed confusing/extra onboarding steps. New users are no longer prompted to book sessions during onboarding.

Database indices added to improve performance (speed). The app is now performing basic actions like booking sessions faster.

Upgraded from Angular 5 to Angular 6. This is a critical foundation for future updates.

Planned Updates

Naming sessions. Plan your work ahead by adding a title to each Focusmate session.

Session countdown timer. See how long until your next session. Timer turns red within 15 minutes.

Continue researching video options. We’re doing a deep dive to explore the options and test out alternatives.

New analytics to track internal performance and identify issues & opportunities more accurately.


What do you think? Share your input in the comments.


Taylor & Mike

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