TFS Timetracker Feature Requests

What would make TFS Timetracker better?

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  1. Support for Team Foundation Server 15 (RC2)

    I tried to add the extension to TFS 15 (RC2) but it tells me "This extension is currently unavailable for Team Foundation Server. Please add support for the latest TFS.

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    • client option to set the end time in the past and start a new task from previous end time

      If I forget to stop and change task, I’d like an option in the client to set the end time in the past and start a new task from this time. Currently (unless there is a better way I don’t know about) I need to go to the my tracked time, add a new entry and edit the end time of the previous, add the start time of the latest to avoid gaps. There has to be a better way.

      5 votes
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      • Bring back "End" Column to Monthly

        Since some release in May column "End" was removed from daily detail in Monthly page for VSTS version. It was very useful for comparing times and checking for intersection of times. Now we had to manually calculate end time of time entry which is annoying and decreasing tools usability

        14 votes
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        • After the trial period the timesheet continue available to see data saved

          After the trial period the timesheet vanishes from my VSTS panel and I cant extract the data saved there unless I pay for one more month. It shoud be available to users see and extract data after the trial period.

          3 votes
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          • Bind budgets to AreaPath (or other fields), not only iterations

            As a user i want to make budgets for tasks with specific AreaPath so that i am not bound to iterations as a control mechanism. This would improve flexibility a lot!

            6 votes
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            • Add reminder for users to log time based on the total time recorded on a day

              This really helps managers to keep on track with logged times of the employees. Or at least make them available as an alert in the VSTS alerts or queries.

              4 votes
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              • Allow user to export his own times.

                As user i may want have a way to export my times in excel. It may be for personal analyse, or as contractor to provide time spent.

                I suggest to allow user with "Team" permission to access to Times explorer with a filter on his own profile.

                3 votes
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                • windows client to have option for always on top

                  Add option for windows client to be "always on top" so that is always showing and on top.

                  I use 3 monitors. It would be nice if one of the monitors could just show my current work item/time with the windows client always being displayed.

                  3 votes
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                  • Handle automatically the completed work field

                    It would be nice, if the completed work field is filled with the sum of the logged time automatically.

                    13 votes
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                    • Make the Windows Application Dialog resizable

                      would be cool if the dialog is resizable. When you hover an item then it has two lines. then you don't see much because vert and horit scrollbars are added.

                      if you can resize than this isn't a problem...

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                      • Expose API access to Times from VSO

                        To support our existing time tracking software, please expose an API that we can call to programmatically access times recorded for VSO projects. We can then programmatically export recorded times, or develop on our own visuals in TFS such as rollup views by feature or epic.

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                        • Ability to access Time Configuration settings from VSTS Home Page

                          I am using VSTS and as a user I have to go into a project to change the configuration. This might be deceiving as the end user might think the configuration settings are only for that specific project and not for TFS Timetracker across all projects

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                          • Aggregate hours for all views and work items; Show aggregate time spent on parent work items in any view

                            I wish I could post a picture. It would better describe the concept.

                            I want one view to see the Feature, PBIs, and Tasks' hours rolled up to the parent work items; similarly to how a summary task works in MS Project. Make these new total fields available on the PBI or Feature backlog or boards.

                            10 votes
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                            • 2 votes
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                              • Track time on multiple workitems at the same time

                                Possibility to track your time on multiple work items at the same time in order to track the Service Level given to a specific work item. The customer can monitor the completed hours and check when the ticket is solved.

                                3 votes
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                                • 1 vote
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                                  • Add/Edit Time Record does not date format setting in TFS

                                    Add/Edit Time Record is always in US date format. It does not use the date format set in Project Settings

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                                    • Reporting UI or PowerBI Connectivity

                                      I'd like some way to easily report on the hours spent by project per time period (day, week, month, custom range) as well as by person. I'd imagine these to be separate charts. I'm not sure if extensions are allowed to be exposed to PowerBI connectivity, with the other VSTS data, but that would also be a viable solution, then customers can create reports for all different types of data.

                                      17 votes
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                                      • Have the same functionality as time tracker for progress tracking

                                        User should be able to enter the overall percentage of progress of the work item along with the time details. Similar to time details the percentage progress should roll up according to the hierarchy - task, user story, feature and epic.
                                        Combined with Team Service features this will make the tool immensely valuable for Portfolio Management.
                                        Ability to generate reports of time and progress with work item hierarchy will be good.

                                        14 votes
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                                        • Automatically add a time record if I modify the Effort Remaining/Effort Completed columns

                                          Rather than hitting the start button to start tracking time for a task, I would like the option of modifying the Effort Remaining/Effort Completed columns in a task and if changed, a Time Record would be automatically added to the Timetracker, rather than having to go to the time tracker page and manually add time records. Anything a developer needs to do should be easily doable from the task item they are working on.

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