How to view the Project Overview page?
Once you have created a project, tasks, and allocated resources, you can start monitoring your project status and progress on the “Project Overview” page.
To navigate to Project Overview page,
- Click on Projects from the left menu panel
- On the project page, click on project title
- Or on the Task List page, hover on this icon , right to export and below settings icon and click on Overview of the options
What is New in the Project Overview?
The first layer of project overview contains the following information:
- Project Status (Started, On Hold, Stack, Completed)
- Real-time project progress status: It shows in percentage of total closed tasks against total tasks in the selected project
- Project Name
- Edit Project: Click on the edit icon to edit the project metrics or names, modify as your requirement and click on update
- Instant project start and end dates
These are all the important project metrics every Project Managers wish to have in real time. In this layer you can know:
- Total Number of Tasks of the project
- Total Time Entry
- Total Number of Activities
- Real Time Task Status report;
- Total Number “New” tasks
- Total Number “In Progress” tasks
- Total Number “Resolved” tasks
- Total Number “Closed” tasks
- Total Number of tasks
- Time Log report in terms of Total Billable, Non-billable hours and total time spent on the project
- Team Member’s information with Total Task assigned, Overdue Task, Billable Hours and Non-Billable hours of each resource
- Click on “+” icon to add a new team member/resource to the project or click on – to remove the user from the project
On which Task Type your team spending more time, you can know from the Task Type report. Also, you can see all the files related to the project for quick access and review. You can download it with a click as well.
The Project Launch Date shows the finish line flag to act as motivation for you and your team.
Whereas in earlier reports, you get to know how many overdue tasks you have in the project and against each resource, here you can review the overdue task details with due date and late by how many days.
This helps Project Manager to discuss with all stakeholders to rectify or address these tasks as soon as possible to meet the project deadline.
Also, it has “Insta-activity” stream of your team which enables you to track who is doing what and when.
Task Group is like a sub-project in Orangescrum. You can know which Task Group (Can be used as department wise tasks or sub-project) is delaying the project or completed the tasks early than expected.
This layer informs you to check the total number of tasks of each Task group and how many tasks are in Progress and how many closed. If there are any overdue tasks, it will let you know as well.
You can create a new Task Group by clicking on “Create Task Group” button.
This is the last layer of the project overview. You can see the Project Description of the project here. Remember this helps users to know the goal, scope, and objective of this project.
Finally, here is how a Project Overview page looks like:
I hope you will like our new intuitive Project Overview for better monitoring of your project metrics.
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