Task Notifications, Funnel Pie Charts and More

Summary of Changes 1. Reactions for Control Sets Alyne users can now add reactions to Control Sets (in addition to individual Controls), allowing customers to engage with members of their organisation more effectively. 2. Task Notifications & CSVs Alyne users are now notified when Tasks are delegated or completed, giving customers better oversight over their organisation, including the organisation's risk management activities. Also, Risk Mitigation Tasks may now be downloaded as a CSV file. 3. Funnel Pie Charts Funnel outcomes can now be presented in a pie chart, allowing users to get a quick visual snapshot of outcomes for active Funnels.

Changes in detail

New features

Reactions to Control Sets

Alyne users were already able to add reactions to individual Controls within a Control Set. Now, users can add reactions to Control Sets themselves. Alyne customers can run campaigns on their organisation, departments, suppliers, etc. to get an overview of the implementation rate of their Control Sets or to verify that its people have read and acknowledged the Control Set as a whole. Control Sets can also be presented to an organisation's expert groups (for example, internal CISO community) to obtain a quick understanding of a group's general reaction to the Control Set. An overview of all reactions to the Control Set is also provided.



Support: expresses a positive attitude towards a Control Set: support, like and agree to a Control Set. This is the foundation for compliance and adherence to Control Sets.


Read: expresses that a Control Set was read and understood. Use this reaction to gather intelligence about the awareness of rules and Control Sets in your organisation.


Implement: expresses that a Control Set was implemented by members of your organisation. After support and read, this reaction gives insights about the highest level of adoption of Control Sets in your organisation.


Endorse: expresses that a Control Set is endorsed by managers and leaders. Leaders can actively send a signal of management attention for the Control Set ("Tone from the top").

Confused: expresses that a Control Set is not understood among members of the organisation. In case a Control Set is confusing, members of your organisation can express this by a simple click on this reaction. Gives the management a hint to better explain, adapt or even rethink the Control Set.


Beef: To have beef with a Control Set means that you have serious problems implementing the Control Set or have a completely different opinion on it.

If some or all of the reactions are not required by your organisation, they can be deactivated by admin users (Settings > Manage Organisation).


Tasks Notifications

An Alyne user (User A) will be notified when a Task (for example a Risk Mitigation Task) is delegated to the user or reclaimed by another user (after it has been delegated to User A). Additionally, a user who creates a Task and then delegates the Task to another user, will be notified whenever his/her Task has been completed the other user.


Task CSVs

Risk Mitigation Tasks can now be exported from Alyne as a CSV file (just like users can export Risks). When a user is viewing Risks, the CSV export button will download Risks as a CSV file. Similarly, when the user is viewing Tasks, the CSV export button will download Tasks as a CSV file. The CSV includes technical IDs which may be used for undertaking user-based analysis and linking to exported Risks (in Excel).


Funnel Pie Charts

Once you've set up and activated an Alyne Funnel, for example a Vendor Conflict Check, and recipients have responded to your Funnel, you can now view the results of the Funnel in a pie chart (in addition to in list view or as an answer flow graph).


Deep Link Access Via Login

We have introduced deep link functionality into the Alyne app that survives the login redirect. You can now send Users "deep links" to an object (Control Set, Assessment, Report, Risk Tag etc.), for example by copying and pasting the relevant URL of an object into an email - the recipient will be directed straight to the relevant object after clicking on the link (after logging in).

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Cyrus Ardeshirian

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