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A

 

Assignment

A part of job done by a specific employee.

 

 

E

 

Efforts diagram ("Layer cake")

Depending on the object selected in the navigation panel the diagram shows efforts per project (projects), efforts of an employee per projects, efforts per milestones, skills, jobs.

Efforts

A number of employees efforts units (hours or tasks) required to complete a job, a project or to achieve a milestone.

Employee's efficiency coefficient

A coefficient within the range between 0.2 and 5 which shows the ratio between performance of the specific employee to the average performance of the team member.

 

 

F

 

Forecasted end date

Forecasted end date — a project end date, a milestone date, a job completion date calculated by ProjectsProfiler on the basis of the information on actual activity.

 

 

H

 

"Hotdogs"

See progress diagram.

 

 

J

 

Job

A group of tasks linked to a single milestone which form the continuous activity requiring specialists of the same skill.

 

 

L

 

"Layer cake"

See efforts diagram.

 

 

P

 

Progress diagram ("Hotdogs")

The diagram shows whether the jobs which correspond to the selected object in the navigation panel are overdue or done in time.

 

 

R

 

Report date

A date when all the calculations are made by ProjectsProfiler. It is assumed that the information in ProjectsProfiler reflects the state  of affairs as of this date.

"Ribbons"

See workload diagram.

 


W

 

Workload

Workload — a ratio between the required amount of work and available amount of resources. It is shown in the Workload diagram and by workload indicators in the navigation panel.

Workload diagram ("Ribbons")

The diagram shows overload (underrun) of employees in the jobs of the object selected in the navigation panel.