Measurability of the progress within the project is one of the keystones of project management. This is greatly important because clearness and transparency of the project advance control is vital factor for project goals achievement. Team manager should be able to control the task performance within the project at any time and to know what progress the team has. It is necessary to create criteria for assessment of the progress. Such criteria might be related with specificity of the project, however most obvious variant is to arrange certain "milestones" that will measure the progress. Each type of tasks can have certain milestones, in other words consecution of check-points within work performance. When team member reaches each of milestones he/she should report about it to the manager.
VIP Task Manager is a team task and time management groupware that can make progress within the project measurable. It allows team members to report tasks assigned to them by changing of statuses and percents of completeness.
To make progress within your team tasks measurable you need to:
- start your job mngmnt application
- create instructions for employees in order to agree the milestones of their task performance
- convey these instructions to team members with a help of task notes
- be aware by instant in-system or/and e-mail notifications about each check-point achievement