The new workload view and the fundamental change in the way tasks are going to be used with effort allocation, unfortunately for us makes no sense and is of no use. We don't schedule people to work on an 8 hour task 2 hours a day over 4 days. We work 8 straight hours and get that task done before moving on to the next task.
Because of the effort allocation you are planning on incorporating into all new tasks, you are having to change the entire interface of the workload view, which for us is the single most important tool in wrike. The new interface doesn't zoom horizontally, and takes up way too much screen real estate vertically. It makes viewing large/long projects very difficult and requires a lot of scrolling up and down and left and right just to see the big picture.
Also, you're supposedly sunsetting the current workload view and taking it away from customers who don't pay the upgrade fee for the new workload view. I honestly can't believe you're doing this. You're taking features away, and asking for more money for new features that are inferior (for us) to the current workload view.
Plus, to test out this new workload view that you asked us to do, we would have to enable effort on over 4000 of our current tasks one at a time. There's no way we have time to do this to test out a feature that we don't even want. Plus, when you put us on the trial for this new feature you killed the orange bar (overallocation) feature of our current workload.
We experienced the same type of problems when you upgraded last year to the new timeline. You "upgraded" but took away many key important existing features and functionality. We're giving you this feedback as a long standing customer who likes and relies on your product.
Please don't fix what isn't broken. Please stop taking current features away. Please don't add new functionality without allowing your customers to continue working the way they currently use your product. Things like this are forcing us to look at alternative platforms out of necessity.
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