Take the guessing out of running your teams reasources. Get the big picture at a glance. See the resource situation from the whole company’s perspective, teams and users. Act on conflicts, manage capacity, allocation and time tracking with one unified tool. 

Taimer's Tasks and sub-tasks hierarchy and WBS) work breakdown structure lets you easily manage complex account/project structures. 

Learn more about:

  • tasks hirearcy in Taimer
  • what is a task & sub-task
  • what is WBS (work breakdown structure)
  • managing tasks in grid-, gantt & list views
  • manage tasks in time tracker calendar view
  • how to follow utilisation

Plan & Permissions:

  • Plan: Free CRM, SalesCRM, PM, ERP + Resourcing Add-on
  • Permissions: Tasks

What is a task and sub-task (WBS - work breakdown structure)

WBS in project management is a method that breaks a project down into a hierarchy of deliverables, tasks, and subtasks. It is a tree structure, which shows a subdivision of effort required to achieve an objective.

In a project or contract, the work breakdown structure is developed by starting with the end objective and successively subdividing it into manageable components in terms of size, duration, and responsibility (e.g., systems, subsystems, components, tasks, subtasks, and work packages) which include all steps necessary to achieve the objective.

Tasks hirearchy in Taimer

Grouping of main tasks and subtasks

When creating a subtask, Taimer will automatically group the main task and subtasks together and create a group. The grouping is always for the main task and the first tier of subtasks. If you create more tiers the same grouping will continue for the later tiers.

Visualising & managing tasks in many different views

You have a variety of different view to manage your tasks. 

  • MyDay
  • Grid view
  • Gantt view
  • List view

Each user can, from their personal MyDay dashboard, get an onverview of own tasks and easily manage tasks and take action. 

Grid view
Resource planning is easy in grid view. get a helicopter view of all your business, teams and users. Make quick edits, easily maintain and update tasks. 

Gantt view
With Taimer it’s always clear who’s working on what project. With Taimer you can do resourcing directly for a user, type, priority and even as unassigned in the case you don't yet know who the resource is going to be.

Draw, drag and strecth - easily edit and take action whithout the hassle! Taimer makes your planning visual.

List view
The list view works great for individuals and teams who like to visualise their tasks in a methodical manner

How to create Tasks in time tracker calendar vew

Tasks can also be created from the time tracker view. These tasks are from - to tasks within a 24h day timespan.

Task status can be:

  • In progress
  • Overdue
  • Done

How to create tasks in time tracker calendar view:

  1. Activate task creation in the time tracker calendar from the top right corner check box Create entries as tasks.
  2. Drag and drop tasks, similar to tracking hours. Once check box activated entries will be made as tasks. De-select check box to again create time entries.
  3. Create a task to multiple users at one time. Simply select users from list and add the assign tag from the three dots icon.
  4. By drawing into the calendar, similar like creating a time entry.

Follow up on tasks status in the time tracker calendar view

You can easily view tasks in the time tracker calendar view by status. Click on Show in calendar from the top right navbar. 

Define what you wish to view in the time tracker calnedar view.

  • Hour entries
  • All tasks
  • Taks by status

Other related articles:

How to create a task & sub-task (WBS)

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