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How does the "Progress" is calculated in "Business need" work item?


Karthik Krishnan (8594100149) | asked Mar 18 '16, 12:06 p.m.
I have a "Business need", inshort BN, which is having one "Task" as childern
  1. When the Task has no effort, the "Progress" in BN shows 75% and bar is filled with green
  2. When the Task has estimate, say 5h and 0h Time spent, the "Progress" in  BN shows 75% 0/5h and bar is not filled 
  3. When the time spent is 3h in Task, the "Progress" in BN shows 3/5h, 75% and bar filled more than 50%

my questions are the following w.r.to "Business Need" 
  1. What is the logic behind calculating the % ?
  2. What is the logic behind calculating the hours ?
  3. What is the logic behind filling the progress bar?
  4. Where is the value calculation happening in the Project Area?

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Ralph Schoon (60.8k33643) | answered Mar 21 '16, 4:43 a.m.
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In general, completely independent of the type of the work item, there are two categorizations for work items. Execution items and plan items. Execution items (task, defect), are not marked as plan items and track effort done to achieve them. Plan items usually roughly estimate the complexity of doing them and aggregate effort by child execution items.

https://jazz.net/library/article/586 explains how the bars work based on these concepts.

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