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  1. Burn down | Burn up Chart

    A burndown or a burnup chart would be very useful for checking the progress of a plan in a macro and intuitive way. It would complement the kanban, which shows the current situation but does not show the story and how much there is to do.

    Reference:
    https://www.projectmanagement.com/blog-post/40731/Burndown-vs-Burnup-Chart
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burndownchart

    7 votes

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  2. Checklist used as small subtasks, show them when completed in Charts

    I use checklists as small subtasks on the main task and my manager use Charts to view progress on a project in Planner. And it would be great if this would show all the small subtasks completed. Then he would know that I'm actually working hard and have done a lot of subtasks, even though I have not fully completed all main tasks in a project. Often the last subtask is 'test' and/or 'documentation'.

    7 votes

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  3. 7 votes

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  4. Custom Charts for performance monitoring

    Custom Charts would allow me to replace Completed tasks with both Completed On Time and Completed Late. At a glance this would be very useful.

    7 votes

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  5. Restrict access to Charts, E.g. a member can only see stats about their tasks and not other members

    It would be good for the Manager(s)/Lead(s) to have access to stats on all members but it would be good to restrict access so that a member can only see the status of their tasks but not other members' statuses

    7 votes

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  6. provide a timeline of when all tasks are due to be complete

    Show in the chart view the start and finish date for all tasks so you get a timeline overview of tasks and due dates.

    7 votes

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  7. Integrate a timeline view

    Hi,
    A program time line view to integrate tasks into would provide a nice visual idea of how they fit into the overall Program framework for the assignee and the assignor.

    Thanks

    7 votes

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  8. Add the ability to create more high level metric options

    Add options for reporting based on users, teams, groups, task type etc...

    7 votes

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  9. Cumulative Flow diagrams

    As a kanban tool, would be amazing that Planner saved datetime of every event of change of bucket. With this, Planner would use Lead Time and Velocity as system KPI's and use that information for dinamicaly build Cumulative Flow diagrams, type of charts mandatory in a kanban tool.

    6 votes

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  10. Timeline view in Planner

    I would like to visualize all tasks in Planner in a Timeline view similar to the functionality in the old Task lists. Great if you could get a bar (or call-out) from start to end date by task or assigned person. The graphic could preferably also show progress/status by using for instance colors/patterns. The existing outlook based "schedule" is not providing a good longer term overview for planning purposes.

    6 votes

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  11. Please change the colors on in the charts section to be color blind friendly

    Some members of my team are color blind. Your color selection for the automatically generated charts is not good for them. It would be great to be able to click on a color blind friendly pallet option.

    6 votes

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  12. Charts covering multiple plans

    Just finished following some training on planer, and based my understanding Plan are king of like Project, Buckets are used to group various related tasked. The thing I find is missing is an overall view showing the status of all plans. It's would be great having some charts showing this, that can then be used to drill into the existing plan charts.

    for example, i work in IT and we always have many project on the go..development projects, infrastructure project, new application deployments, maintenance project. It doesn't make sense to manage this all in one plan, but currently there isn't…

    6 votes

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  13. 'Completed' tasks to be featured within the bar chart

    Within 'Charts' there are 2 graphs: 'status' and 'bucket'.

    Status shows: in progress, late, not started and complete - which is super helpful.

    It would be great to have the completed tasks also shown within bucket!

    6 votes

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  14. Report

    Please provide a feature that allows you to create / download a report that can be shared with people who are not on the planning document (or are not really tech-savy). Please allow this plan to be customizable so that you can tailor the data that the report provides.

    6 votes

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  15. Make it possible to choose custom period when viewing charts

    When I am looking at the charts, I am able to filter the certain cards from all my buckets. Can you make it possible to view the chart, where only cards from a certain period is showing?

    If I have x amount of cards with a Due Date from 2018, I want to be able to see a chart with only 2018-dates on, so that all cards with a Due Date from 2017 and earlier do not show.

    6 votes

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  16. Include the green completed tasks on charts bar

    The bars on the charts don't include the green code for completed. Please include

    6 votes

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  17. Include charts view option within the "My tasks"

    When you are viewing a plan you can choose between Board view or Charts view. However, when you select "My tasks" you only get the board view and not the extra functionality of the Charts view.

    6 votes

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  18. I want to see the percentage of progress of the plan in the chart, for example: 10/15 = 67% of progress

    I want to see the percentage of progress of the plan in the chart, for example: 10 activities completed of 15 planned = 67% of progress.
    This way we'll be able to measure effectiveness.

    6 votes

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  19. Chart or BI query and export by Bucket labels

    When creating bucket categories, it would be nice to chart or create a BI dashboard to represent the status by the bucket labels. If there was an export by bucket labels a manual report could be generated.

    6 votes

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  20. Order persons tasks "Charts" section

    It would be helpful to order a persons tasks, within the "Charts" section, so they are the same as the board page. The ordering, when you click on a members name, is random and doesn't align with the order on the board.

    The key is to help define priority of work Important to least important (top-to-bottom). An added benefit would be the ability to reorder (drag & drop) from the charts page which also updates the Board page.

    6 votes

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