TFS Timetracker Feature Requests

What would make TFS Timetracker better?

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  1. 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

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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.

      9 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.

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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.

            6 votes
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            • 1 vote
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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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                • 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.

                    12 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.

                      15 votes
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                      • Configuration setting to hide start and end time for new time entries

                        It would be nice to have a configuration setting so that when adding a time entry, if we're only interested in Date / Duration, the Start and End time fields could be hidden.

                        Right now, you can ignore the Start / End time fields and just update the duration input. However, it is confusing to users to see the unused Start / End time fields.

                        7 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.

                          6 votes
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                          • Comments field

                            I would like to be able to enter multiple lines in the Comments field on the Time Entries

                            3 votes
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                            • Limit the work items on which you can track time (no logging on work items under closed sprints)

                              It would be great if there is the possibility to limit the work items on which you can track time.

                              E.g. when a sprint is closed (not active anymore) it should not be possible to track hours on User-Stories / Tasks which belong to this sprint. This should put a bit pressure on people to track their times more regularly.

                              12 votes
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                              • Only track time against Tasks, not User Stories or Features

                                I only want to allow time to be tracked against Task work items. If a User Story or Feature or Bug is selected, I don't want to allow the user to track time against these other work items.

                                8 votes
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                                • Include Time as new column option available in backlog and query views

                                  Include Time as an additional column option on the Backlog view and/or query views which includes the total time value displayed when the user opens and views an individual TFS item. We have implemented custom fields and tagging values which are used in queries and having the total time logged on specific items is missing in the results.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Notification "Remaining Work" 0 Hours

                                    While a user is working through a task it is likely that their time entered could exceed the "Remaining Work" value for that task. If this field is not updated time can continue to be logged for that item, but in many cases an updated "Remaining Work" value should be entered by that user. This can promote a more accurate burndown. A simple notification that the work item being worked is at zero hours remaining would be a good reminder to the user they may need to update the estimate.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Change 'Start Tracking' to 'Start/Stop Tracking' toggle button

                                      The time remaining is not adjusted until you stop tracking. If the item is still being tracked it would be sensible to flag this within the work item by showing the tracking button as 'Stop Tracking' so the user can opt to stop. Also, starting a new item to track should stop the current one for the same reason.

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                                      • team room

                                        When times are submitted for a work item from TFS Timetracker have that event appear in the relevant Team Room(s).

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                                        • 3 votes
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