Feature #372

Support for estimated effort of an issue

Added by Niko Schmuck over 13 years ago. Updated over 13 years ago.

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It would be very helpful to have the estimated time (in hours) as an own field for each issue.


  • supporting "load" calculation per team member (typical problem: too optimistic commits to features/multi-tasking)
  • to compare against the spent time, for improving the effort estimation in the future and get better understanding
    about the team velocity
  • statistical purposes: sum up all estimated hours of all finished features vs. spent time in the changelog/roadmap
    (for example)


  • display in the gantt chart, there could be a conflict between due-start date [assuming 8h/day?] vs. estimated time


#1 Updated by Jean-Philippe Lang over 13 years ago

'Estimed hours' attribute added on issues in r731.

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