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Questions tagged [timeline]

This tag is for questions specific to timelines. See other tags for GANTT and scheduling.

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Vendor testing delay hitting timelines

I've been asked to produce a report on the effect of vendor delays on my timeline. I have a team of 6 engineers who are supposed to be a PC roll out team. The Vendor is delayed because of various ...
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Timeline for Project

Looking for a way to create a project timeline that: Shows what needs to be done when (theoretically) Easily shareable with client Keep in mind that the client wants: "I need to know where we are ...
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How to know when the project started in JIRA?

I am an admin for JIRA project following SCRUM approach. I am trying to report to my direct manager when the project was started. I went to Settingsand Timesheets.. and many places. And I cannot ...
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If one supplier has delayed your project schedule should the other suppliers on the project be alerted to the new timeline?

I'm torn because the other suppliers that are still on track with the original timeline might run in to issues of their own so perhaps working to the original timeline is a good way to reduce risk. ...
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Can you make a custom timeline?

Can you make a custom timeline by corporate periods? or add the periods over the dates? Our company refers to time in Periods where each period has 4 weeks. Is it possible to remove the dates or add ...
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PWA's Project Center Timeline Not Adding Tasks or Projects After Editing Webpart

My organization uses Project Web App integrated with Sharepoint task lists to share project plans and delivery schedules. Project Web App's Project Center has an aggregate timeline feature, which ...
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Is it possible to show the percentage of completed task in the Timeline in MS Project?

I am using Microsoft Project 2013. I would like to visualize in the Timeline the percentage of completed task, for example 33%... Is this possible ?
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How can I manage a project timeline when events and milestone dates change very often?

Editing my question to be appropriate for this board. What ways of tracking the milestones/events of a project whose dates are changing very often. My initial thought was to have a timeline that ...
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Circular project visualisation tool that resembles a cross between Gantt and pregnancy calculator disc

I find it hard to visualise projects across the years on a Gantt chart, especially when there are seasonal tasks repeating. It would be nice to have a tool that looks like a pregnancy calculator ...
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How to handle a complex project without Tech Lead or Project Manager?

I am working on a complex project in Android alone. There is no tech lead or any project manager to guide me about the project development. I have to interact with the client and do the work according ...
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Software to help estimate effort and record effort for timeline purposes (one man team)

I am trying to find some software that allows the following workflow: Create a wbs with effort. Plot wbs items onto a Gantt chart to see when items should/could be completed by and build a schedule. ...
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What are some approach in making the customers happy If deadlines are not met and I cannot provide accurate updates due to internal process?

All. I work in an environment wherein programmers get their tasks from a queue and resources are being managed by a line manager. I use an application to log the work needed for the project and the ...
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Which tool do you use for creating good looking project timelines?

Which tool(s) do you use for creating good project timelines? I don't mean Gantt charts, but timelines that summarize the milestones so the team / others can have an overview of the plan ahead.
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Drawing a project timeline? [closed]

I am looking for a desktop application I can use for drawing a project timeline. It exists in SmartDraw but I'm guessing a open source alternative exists. I have open project as an alternative to ms ...
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How do I encourage team members to accurately log their work?

One thing that I noticed is that lots of employees forget to log the number of hours that they worked on a task. Is there a way to provide incentives for them to measure their work accurately? (either ...
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Deliver results when finished significantly prior to the agreed deadline?

In the seldom cases where your project (or milestone) completion estimation was too pessimistic, do you deliver results right away? If not, which tasks do you assign your team members in the meantime? ...
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How to deal with a team member who keeps missing deadlines?

What techniques I could use after I discover that one of my team members keep agreeing on time lines, but he does not communicate he will not meet those dates until the 11th hour (I mean just before ...
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How to anticipate delays in the project schedule?

I once managed a very intensive, very complex project that with every tool, illustrated an on-time schedule. But in the end, the project was severely delayed. I understand the concept of "known ...
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Dealing with project perfection and time contraints

What should be the best way to handle situations where the time taken for parts of a project go "over budget" or over the estimation that was made for them while you are also trying to achieve a high ...
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De-scope vs push back timeline vs overtime?

When it becomes apparent that your project is running behind, what considerations should be made when deciding to cut scope, push back the timeline, or ask for overtime? Or is it purely up to the ...
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Who owns the project timeline?

On a large, fully staffed, project team, under ideal situations, who would you expect to own the project timeline?