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A tool to report Team's Activities

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011577D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Mar-06
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Mar-06
Document File: 2 page(s) / 87K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

An access application is here disclosed. It can be used in a LAN, in a client/server mode. It is a tracking tool, allowing work reporting, each day, for a Team. It can be easily customized for every Project structure, from the most simple to the most complex.

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A tool to report Team's Activities

An access application is here disclosed. It can be used in a LAN, in a client/server mode. It is a tracking tool, allowing work reporting, each day, for a Team. It can be easily customized for every Project structure, from the most simple to the most complex.

    The tool aim is Activity keyboarding and Problem resolution tracking. For the first part, Activity keyboarding, the screen looks like this:

  The screen is divided into 2 parts: the high part of the screen displays activities already keyboarded and the low part permits the user to enter new activity. Each day, collaborators have to fill in their activity hour by hour. To identify an activity 4 parameters are available:

The type of activity: Maintenance, Project management, Out of project, ... The application: 30 applications are currently maintained by the team The activity description: Problem resolution, meeting, documentation, ... The e-requester number: the tool is interfaced with a tactical tool that registers problem resolution and above all gives a ticket number to each problem. The collaborator has to enter this number in the field Erequeter. He enters the number of hours he has worked on the activity and write a comment. Then he can add the activity which will be displayed on the screen. A special report can be extracted for people wanting to verify CLAIM reporting (Facility not mandatory).

To consult a day activity, you have to select the date on the top of the scre...