Measuring productivity is a critical activity that helps you determine how fast you do your tasks and whether you adhere to your schedule. Velocity reports are used in measuring productivity to help you understand schedule efficiency. Such reports show the speed at which your tasks are performed over a certain period. If you are productive and efficient, your task velocity report will display growth in task performance over time.
Besides, task velocity reports will help you:
- See how quickly you get things done
- Track tasks that cause productivity lagging
- Know current task progress
- Estimate completion dates
Velocity reporting is a great task analytics tool that lets plot the percentage of work completed over time. In combination with burn-up chart you can use this tool to develop a graph that depicts the work done, the progress line, and the work to be completed in the future. Burn-up chart provides you with a greater understanding of your schedule efficiency. You can use it to track current state of your tasks and also create a forecast of your future performance.