Based on your precious feedback we are pleased to announce a huge update. New features that will help to track and log work in Jira, check the workload, and use them for reports, see employee availability.
We’ve just released a new version of ActivityTimeline, which includes absolutely new mode. Check what is new:
This setting is useful when people log work and the remaining time estimate decreases over time.
To reflect proper planning the remaining estimate is excluded and not spread on the past period of time. Keeping this setting will allow people to track their time in a JIRA ticket more precisely.
How it works:
Indicators are displaying people’s actual workload based on tasks remaining estimates in the future and logged hours in the past:
New changed in reports allows you to:
Workload Calculation algorithm options.
There are two ways how a workload can be calculated:
Balance mode evenly distributes hours for a set period.
For instance, if a task is estimated for 10 hours, and a manager schedules it for 2 days, the system will automatically schedule 5 hours per day for that task
2. Liquid Mode
The liquid mode will help you to plan the workload according to the default involvement of a user.
If a task is estimated for 10 hours, and a manager schedules it for 2 days, the system will automatically put all hours upfront. It’s a move convenient way of scheduling
It is high time to upgrade to the new ActivityTimeline and get all the benefits!
The full release notes: http://bit.ly/2FWTV0c