Estimates Quality for Already Completed Tasks

You can configure Estimated vs. Actual Time Report to analyze the difference between estimated and actual amount of time that was required to complete a particular task or project. This will help you correct your expectations about uncompleted work.

Projects / Tasks Spent
Time
Estimated
Time
Variances
mh %
Time Total: 64:00 65:00 1:00 1.5%
Web Site Project 40:00 35:00 -5:00 -14.3%
Logo design 20:00 25:00 5:00 20.0%
HTML coding 20:00 10:00 -10:00 -100.0%
Intranet Project 24:00 30:00 6:00 20%
Mail form programming 20:00 25:00 5:00 20.0%
Code testing 4:00 5:00 1:00 20.0%

Other Report Options:

  • choose a particular customer or project to analyze;
  • use the third grouping level to see more details;
  • include time spent on tasks without estimates to see total completed work.

Open Tasks Remaining Work Projection

By grouping the report data by projects and running it only for not completed tasks you will be able to analyze current work status and assess approximate remaining work.

Customers / Projects Total Spent
Time
Spent for Tasks
without estimates
Estimated Tasks
Spent time Estimated time
Time Total: 115:00 11:00 104:00 175:00
Engineering Agency 60:00 10:00 50:00 85:00
Web Site Project 40:00 - 40:00 65:00
Technology Research 20:00 10:00 10:00 20:00
Legislative Agency 55:00 1:00 54:00 90:00
Intranet Project 24:00 - 24:00 30:00
Server Maintenance 31:00 1:00 30:00 60:00

Other Report Options:

  • choose a particular customer or project to analyze;
  • use the third grouping level to see more details.

Estimates by Types of Work

If you group data by types of work you will get a report that shows precision of your estimates for each particular work type for the tasks.

Projects / Types of Work Spent
Time
Estimated
Time
Variance
mh %
Time Total: 76:00 71:00 -5:00 -7.0%
Web Site Project 44:00 45:00 1:00 2.2%
Design 20:00 25:00 5:00 20%
Programming 20:00 10:00 -10:00 -100%
Quality Assurance 4:00 10:00 6:00 60%
Technology Research 32:00 26:00 -6:00 -23%
Programming 8:00 10:00 2:00 20%
Research 24:00 16:00 -8:00 -50%

Other Report Options:

  • choose a particular customer or project to analyze;
  • use the third grouping level to see more details.