How to Log your Time

Tracking time helps administrators and team members stay on top of the clock.

  1. Log Time Regularly

    Go to the menu of any task card and start tracking time by entering how much time was spent on part of the task and describing the part of the process. You can indicate if you’re logging time for subtasks only or cumulative for the entire card including its subtasks and child cards. You can even log time in the past (if you forgot to) or in the future (if you anticipate) depending on your particular use case. 
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  2. Track Metrics

    All the log times you enter can be found in the metrics section of the card by column. The metrics tab can show you how long a card has spent in each column and whether time has been logged for those elapsed times.
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  3. Generate Specific Reports

    Choose the View Reports option available through the retractable menu in your Main Dashboard to set up a general view or zero in on a specific report. You can generate reports about logged time for specific groups of tasks by setting up a custom search in reporting. 
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  4. Logged Time in Analytics

    Probably the best place to be looking at logged time is the cycle time chart in Analytics, as it shows how much time has been logged for each task. The Trends chart, Flows diagram and Heat Map can also give you valuable visualizations about your team’s logged time.
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  5. Export in Excel

    In reports, you have an excellent opportunity to export all the information about cards for which time has been logged in an Excel file format for your document archives, to print and distribute or to just get an overall view of the contributions of each team member to their card tasks.
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