Time Log Gold Add-on

Effortless Time Tracking that works for your team

Know availability | Plan well | Deliver more | Utilize right

  • Payment
  • Time Log
  • Resource Availability
  • Resource Utilization

Description

A complete Time and Resource Management add-on that helps you with

  • Time Tracking - log spent time against tasks
  • Resource Availability - view entire team's availability to plan our task assignments with absolute clarity
  • Resource Utilization - who spent how much time on which task and when
  • Leave Planning - for teams to plan their leaves so that all are in sync and can plan task assignment & execution accordingly.
  • Time Sheet with approvals (coming soon)

Features / Benefits

  • Improved time management and productivity
  • Operational Efficiency across teams and organization
  • Heightened awareness around task dependencies and their impact
  • Increased collaboration and real time status update
  • Adequate clarity around project progress leads to team motivation
  • Teams are clear about their tasks, their role and expected outcomes

What do I Need?

Plan projects & tasks better with clarity on resource availability

Instant Availability of my resources & teams

Automated Time Log reminders for accurate Time Tracking

Transparent management of billable and non-billable hours

Team leave planning, overloaded,booked and available calendar view

Clarity on resource utilization for better project and task planning

Prevent loss of revenue from untracked or unbilled time

Ability to identify tasks, tasks types that consume maximum time

Easily track, manage and plan your extended teams' work & payments

Absolute control over your extended teams' time spend and utilization

My Problems

Do I know the total available time for the project?

Do I know which, when and for how long will my resources be available?

Do I know how much time have I (my team) spent on the project?

Do I know how many billable hours do I have to bill my client?

Can I take on more client assignments?

Do I know how much time my contractor or freelancer spent on work assigned to him?

Is most of my team sitting free without work?

Is my team spending too much time on non-billable work? Why?

Am I equipped to bill my clients accurately?

Do I know how much do I pay to my contractor/freelancer?

Am I being paid the right amount for the service I provided to my client?

Is my client unhappy because I overcharged?

Am I losing revenue because I don't know how much to charge?

What You Need
  1. Apache with 'mod_rewrite'
  2. Enable curl in php.ini
  3. Change the 'post_max_size' and 'upload_max_filesize' to 200Mb in php.ini
    • PHP 5.4 or higher and less than PHP 7
    • MySQL 4.1 or higher
    • If STRICT mode is On, turn it Off.
Installation Steps

Add-on Installer Installation:-

  1. Make sure to keep a backup of your existing "app" folder of your current working directory.
  2. Extract the zip file(AddonInstaller-V1.6.zip) to your desktop.
  3. Remove the existing "app" folder from your working directory then copy and paste the extracted "app" folder inside "AddonInstaller-V1.0" to your working directory.
  4. If you are using local machine as storage (excluding Amazon S3), please replace the folder, named "files" inside the "app/webroot" folder from the back up to the current "app/webroot" folder.
  5. Give write permission to "app/Config", "app/tmp", "app/Plugin" and "app/webroot" folders.
  6. Import the "installer.sql" files from the extracted files to your current database. If you have already imported installer.sql before then no need to import it again. Only exception is if you are finding any new version of installer.sql then import to your current database.
  7. Do necessary changes to "constants.php" and "database.php" inside "app/Config" folder again as you have done earlier. For Example SMTP email credentials in constants.php and database credentials in database.php.
  8. Run your website once. Ex.
    http://localhost/orangescrum (if you are using localhost)
    http://127.0.0.1/orangescrum (if you are using IP)
    http://myprojects.orangescrum.com (if you are using any valid domain)
    Note: if you are facing any issue or seeing any blank page after doing all the above steps, then just do the following once.
  9. Replace "Configure::write('debug',0);" with "Configure::write('debug',2);" in the app/Config/core.php. Run the web url once and restore the debug value to 0 again. i.e Configure::write('debug',0);
    Congratulations!!

Add-on Installation:-

  1. Download the Add-on zip file.
  2. Place the downloaded zip file(Ex. TimelogGold-V1.0.zip) in the "app/webroot" folder.
  3. Log in to the application.
  4. To install the add-on (Ex. Time Log Gold add-on) run below link once and follow the instructions.Ex. http://..../install/timeloggold (for Time Log Gold add-on)

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