January releases: Idea clustering, EU data residency & more

2023 is in full swing and we’re excited to build products and features to help teams innovate and create the next big thing. This month, we introduced new ways to cluster ideas by keywords, updated our EU data residency, and more.

For a deeper understanding of our new features, here is our roundup of releases from January. If you are interested in learning more about some of the features mentioned in this article, you can sign up for our quarterly release webinar “What’s New”, hosted by Miro’s product experts.

Visual collaboration in a hybrid environment

Reduce Motion Setting

Turn on Reduce Motion in your Miro settings to stop or reduce movements and animations on your boards when needed. This setting allows you to go through the content in a more focused way and works for the following Miro features:

  • Presentation mode
  • Navigating between frames
  • Navigating with link to object
  • Navigating widgets with hotkeys

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New sticker packs

Liven up your board with three new creative sticker packs in these themes: Back to work, Kit Kat, and Blue Rondy — check them out!


Over 90 new community templates added to Miroverse

Our endlessly creative community shared new templates in Miroverse. Get started with one of these new templates :

Realign the team with Mode team’s Mission Based Values Workshop.

Custom Template Improvements

Share templates with confidence – redesigned settings gives you more room to add descriptions and separate folders for team and company templates.

Product Development Workflows

Clustering by Keyword

Make faster decisions by analyzing input and identifying similarities in the text of Sticky Notes, clustering them together under keyword titles, and giving you a great starting point in your analyses.

Value Stream Mapping

Teams can easily create and collaborate on value stream maps in real-time with our new shape pack, allowing for more efficient and effective continuous improvement efforts. Bring it to the Gemba by mapping out processes using your tablet during a supply chain walkthrough. Start visualizing and communicating improvements to your organization.


Collaborate seamlessly with Miro and GoTo

Users of GoTo Connect, GoTo Meeting, and GoToTraining can share and work on Miro boards directly from within the app, making collaboration even easier during meetings & training sessions.

Calculate right on a Miro board

Estimate projects, make quicker decisions, and solve problems – with an easy-to-use calculator that you can access right on the Miro board.

Advanced security and compliance

EU Data Residency

The first of its kind for an enterprise-grade visual collaboration platform, helping our EU customers comply with GDPR, protect data privacy, and ensure personal data is hosted in-region. To learn more, please connect with your Customer Success Manager.

Request management updates

Enterprise admins can streamline and customize the day-to-day management of Miro. Admins can enable users to collaborate in Miro efficiently and securely. Align access requests with internal processes by defining different actions for each request type e.g., license upgrade or team access.

Lastly, we wanted to say ‘thank you’

Thank you (and your peers and thousands of people worldwide) for giving Miro your virtual thumbs up on G2, including voting us the leading mind mapping platform and users most likely to recommend: visual collaboration platform.

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