Contextual Help - Project Statistics

The Project Statistics window displays a summary of information on your project.

This window has 2 parts: the title bar and six (6) statistics tables. 

  • The title bar tells you where you are in AceProject. At the end of the title bar you will find a link to contextual help. 
  • The Statistics tables display the actual information on your project on top of project users, groups, statuses, types, and priorities.
    • The Project Statistics table
      This table provides a summary of your project's information. It helps you get an overview of your project's advancement in one window.
      • How is Total Actual Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all hours entered by project users in their time sheets for this project. To see the detail of hours for each user, scroll down to the "Project Users Statistics" table.
      • How is Total Estimated Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all estimated hours entered for this project's tasks. For example, if you have 10 tasks in your projects, each estimated at 2 hours, you would have 20 hours as your Total Estimated Hours.
      • How is Total Tasks calculated?
        This is the total number of tasks - completed and incomplete - for this project.
      • How is % Done calculated?
        This field indicates the global advancement of the project. The calculation is made as follows: For each task, the estimated hours is multiplied by the percentage done, giving the subtotal. All the project's subtotals are summed up, then divided by the total number of estimated hours for the whole project. Here is the formula used by AceProject:
        S (estimated hours X %done) / total hours 
      • What is Next Task Number?
        Each project has a parameter that indicates the next task's number. This number is incremented automatically upon each new task. Only the administrator and the project manager can modify the next task number field.

    • The Project Users Statistics table
      This table shows a summary activity for users assigned to this project. It displays the number of tasks created, assigned and reviewed by each project user, the total hours entered by each user in their time sheets, as well as the number of hours assigned to each user for this project. Click on the links in the columns to reach the list of tasks assigned, created or reviewed by a specific users.
      • How is Created Tasks calculated?
        This is the number of tasks each project user has created in this project.
      • How is Assigned Tasks calculated?
        This is the number of tasks assigned to each project user in this project.
      • How is Reviewed Tasks calculated?
        This is the number of tasks that each user has to review (verify) for this project.
      • How is Actual Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all hours entered by each project user in their time sheets for this project. This number is calculated in the same manner as the Total Actual Hours number in the Project Statistics table, to the exception that it is broken down for each user.
      • How is the Assigned Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all the estimated hours from the tasks assigned to the user.

    • The Task Groups Statistics table
      This table shows the number of tasks and estimated hours for each defined task group in this project. Click on the links in the columns to reach the list of tasks associated to a group.
      • How is Estimated Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all estimated hours entered for tasks associated to each group.
      • How is Actual Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all hours entered by each project user in their time sheets for this task group. This number is calculated in the same manner as the Total Actual Hours number in the Project Statistics table, to the exception that it is broken down for each task group.

    • The Task Types Statistics table
      This table shows the number of tasks and estimated hours for each defined task type in this project. Click on the links in the columns to reach the list of tasks associated to a type.
      • How is Estimated Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all estimated hours entered for tasks associated to each type.
      • How is Actual Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all hours entered by each project user in their time sheets for this task type. This number is calculated in the same manner as the Total Actual Hours number in the Project Statistics table, to the exception that it is broken down for each task type.

    • The Task Statuses Statistics table
      This table shows the number of tasks and estimated hours for each defined task status in this project. Click on the links in the columns to reach the list of tasks associated to a status.
      • How is Estimated Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all estimated hours entered for tasks associated to each status.
      • How is Actual Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all hours entered by each project user in their time sheets for this task status. This number is calculated in the same manner as the Total Actual Hours number in the Project Statistics table, to the exception that it is broken down for each task status.

    • The Task Priorities Statistics table
      This table shows the number of tasks and estimated hours for each defined task priority in this project. Click on the links in the columns to reach the list of tasks associated to a priority.
      • How is Estimated Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all estimated hours entered for tasks associated to each priority.
      • How is Actual Hours calculated?
        This number is the sum of all hours entered by each project user in their time sheets for this task priority. This number is calculated in the same manner as the Total Actual Hours number in the Project Statistics table, to the exception that it is broken down for each task priority.

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