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A matter of time: Time tracking in a serious way

Of course TwProject allows time tracking. And it can be done at different levels of depth.

The easiest way comes along with the creation of a project: just name it, give it start and end dates, and it is done, as you can start immediately to track the time spent on the project.

There are many time tracking tools out there: in Twproject time tracking is part of the project management and it is integrated with the others features of the tool.

Twproject time tracking system is flexible and customizable: because projects in different fields have a different approach to the workflow and the time spent on the project itself, and so different needs about time tracking as well.

Twproject time tracking system allows issue / ticket based worklog, time planned worklog, timer based worklog: different positions, different jobs, even different departments of the same company could need a different approach to time tracking. But with Twproject you don’t need different tools for different time tracking needs.

All the different ways to track the time can be monitored, validated, approved: it means that generated costs can be verified any moment.

Meanwhile, everything happens on the basis of the principles of sharing and networking: the expected workflow is micro-managed (in issues) and macro-managed (in tasks) within the team.

The project agenda is shared within the team as well: if something goes wrong and resources have to be reallocated, or the agenda has to be reshaped, for an “emergency”, it will be easy to manage what’s happening also in terms of time tracking: all the whos, whats and whens of the project are in the same place, and the time needed and employed for an issue or task is easy to be checked whenever it is needed and by whomever is needed.

Twproject 5.6 released

Keep your timesheets under control, task and issues on agenda, identify your customer’s projects

Here again: a new free release for our customers (version 5.6.59800) rich of interesting features. Download your update or a free trial here.

Twproject timesheets:

In this release we have introduced a new powerful tool for keeping under control the timesheets of your team.

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In a single fast page you will see discrepancy from expected working hours and time recorded. Unavailability and holidays are taken into account and shown as well. Moreover a new schedulable job will send reminder by e-mail for timesheet completion.

Twproject agenda:

Thanks to our customers suggestions we have added a new great feature on the agenda so that it now shows issues and task start/end.

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Every user can see his own issues/tasks, or, by selecting a workgroup, the issues/tasks where the team is involved in. Links will bring you to the right view.

Worklog analysis:

Twproject refined security model allowed to define the “customer” of a project by assigning it with a specific role. We have reinforced this concept by allowing to define the default role used to identify it.

The immediate benefit of this change is for instance on the “worklog analysis” page, where you are able to search for time spent for a specific customer, eventually cross-project.

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A dedicated option on the admin page will allow to set the default name for the “Customer” role, as it is for “Project manager” and “Worker” .

 

Project public page:

Task public page has been enhanced, it can now show the project Gantt in read only modality:

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Minor improvement and bug fixes:

Several minor improvement have been implemented:

  • milestones are now visible on “my projects” widget
  • same scale in task statistics for issues and time spent
  • worklog analysis now allows to search on task tree structure, also searching with QBE
  • when you clone a task you can now decide to copy custom fields too
  • worklog by task report layout improved

 

Some bugs has been fixed:

  • Outlook issues on time zones
  • LDAP creates user on login check
  • process instantiation error in case of missing roles
  • burndown graph link visible again
  • scheduled job editor shows delete preview box when editing