v1.3 of our app is out. Don't miss it!

We have been working on major improvements to the Workrise mobile app and we are super excited to announce that v1.3 has just been released to the Apple app store and the Google play store.

If you are an existing user of Workrise, in order to continue using Workrise and benefit from the improvements of v1.3, you need to upgrade to the latest version of the mobile app. You can do it now: delete your Workrise app and install the latest version from your preferred App store. Your data will be preserved.

After you have upgraded the app, here is a summary of the changes you will see:

NetAffect and U-Index

Instead of just tracking happiness, Workrise now tracks nine moods/emotions: happiness, confidence, value, enjoyment, frustration, worry/anxiety, tiredness, boredom, and stress/pressure.

From your ratings of these moods/emotions, we compute your NetAffect and U-Index and reveal insights about what drives the highs and lows of your overall mood.

The NetAffect and U-Index are indicators derived from the scientific work of psychologist and Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman.

The NetAffect indicates your overall mood according to your assessment of the nine moods/emotions during each check-in. It is the average of the four positive moods (happiness, confidence, value, enjoyment) minus the average of the five negative ones (frustration, worry/anxiety, tiredness, boredom, stress/pressure).

The U-Index measures the proportion of time you spend in an “unpleasant” or “undesirable” mood. We qualify your overall mood as “unpleasant” or “undesirable” when you are engaged in an activity in which the dominant mood/emotion is negative. The U-Index only pertains to time spent at work.

Dozens of Articles

We have written dozens of articles summarizing the most relevant scientific and business research studies. For each personal insight that we generate for you, we also refer you to a list of related articles as inspiration for change. You can browse through and read any of our articles at any time.

New questions, reports and badges

We have expanded our question set, which enables us to generate more reports and badges.


Last and not least, we have enhanced the general navigability and stability of the app. Check our Help Center when you need help.

We hope that you will start enjoying and benefiting from our improved app today!

We are committed to continuously expand the capabilities of Workrise. Your feedback and suggestions are most welcome. Share them here on our Zendesk community.

Wishing you well,

The Workrise team.