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element tasks properties
« on: November 24, 2004, 10:57:27 am »
Hi EA team

I've posted this issue before, but I couldn't find it.

I would like a lot (and some potential customers too) that Element Tasks has the same properties that Model Task have, above all:


Assigned to
Start
End
Total Time
Actual Time
Percent

Is there any reason for not to implement this request?.

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Marcello

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2004, 03:58:58 am »
I support this request !

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2004, 08:42:46 am »
Hi EA Team.

If you don't listen to me, please listen the Guru:

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I support this request!

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Marcello

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2004, 08:54:02 am »
My vote doesn't weigh more than yours. So we are only two  :-[

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2004, 02:40:26 pm »
Three, if you count me in :-)

I would also like the same on the "Issue" elements.

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2004, 03:39:16 am »
Hi Bruno, Thomas.

I hope we keep on counting votes, and EA team look down this topic.

Thanks guys.
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Marcello

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2004, 09:10:54 am »
Hello EA Team, regarding this request; and as Pink Floyd said:

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Hello, hello, hello, is there anybody in there?
Someone who can hear me,
Is there anyone at home?



:'(
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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2004, 01:09:49 pm »
Hi Marcello,

it sounds here more like the Cumbia de los muertes :-) We should probably submit it to Sparx as a feature request.

Bruno

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2004, 01:12:58 am »
I don't think that number (or guruness) of supporters is the deciding factor - if you've presented your case well and the Sparx guys'n'gals see it to be a good feature, then they'll consider it.

I'm sure they read all the issues posted here, and shouting or nagging won't make any difference ;-)

Well, that's the basis I work on anyhow ...

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2004, 05:07:56 am »
G'day,

It is a pretty good Pink Floyd tune, though.

I'm in for this request, but I want to expand on it.

I would like to see the implementation of tasks (and all other items in the System and Maintenance tabs/workspaces) converted to elements (just like the requirement and change elements).

Tasks can still be viewed in the System and Maintenance tabs/workspaces, but can be dropped on to diagrams and linked to other elements. †Tasks can still be presented the same way in documentation and reports. †But the ability to do with tasks the same as with requirement and change elements would be awesome!

edit: It would be nice if "People" (under the configuration menu) were implemented the same way: as "Actor" elements located in a "People" workspace.

edit 2:I like to keep project management/maintenance artifacts in their own "browser", separate from the "Project Browser" which shows system-related artifacts.  But I really really want to be able to link elements from both browsers on my diagrams.
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Cheers and best regards.

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2004, 07:38:33 am »
mikewhit, you are right:

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I'm sure they read all the issues posted here, and shouting or nagging won't make any difference


Taking Brunoís advice, why donít we elaborate a formal requirement here and then we post it to Sparx as a feature Request?

I will start, pleas review  and comment.


Feature proposal.

1. Tasks and issues properties.

Tasks and issues should have the following properties:

Task name
Type.
Status
Priority
Owner
Assigned to
Total time
Actual time
Start date
End date
Percent
Description.
Comments (History).


Benefits.

- Increased work assignment and tracking capabilities.
- A better integration with planning tools (i.e. MS Project and others)


2.  New task element in Custom diagrams

A new Task element should be added to the existing: Requirement, Change and Issue. This element should have the properties described in Requirement 1.

A task, should have the same capabilities to be linked to another element, same as Requirements.

If a task is linked to an element, it will be viewed in the element Maintenance window. If it is not, the parent element will be the model, so it will be viewed in the System (model) window (as a model task).

Benefits:

Increased usability in element task assignment.
(CJ you could have  better arguments regarding benefits)


Ok guys, please make your comments, corrections, recommendations and so forth. After we all agree on this, I will post it to Sparx as a Feature Request. To be copied on that mail, please send me your e-mails via private message.
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Marcello

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2004, 07:49:09 am »
Hi Marcello,

I agree. Maybe we should also mention CJ's suggestion:

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I would like to see the implementation of tasks (and all other items in the System and Maintenance tabs/workspaces) converted to elements (just like the requirement and change elements).


That definitely makes sense and would make usage of the tasks much more efficient!

Thanks,
Bruno
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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2004, 07:59:47 am »
Would it make sense for me to move that suggestion of mine to a separate thread/topic, just to keep the first request neat, tidy, focused, condensed, etc.?
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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2004, 08:00:50 am »
Done

Feature proposal V1. R1

1. Tasks and issues properties.

Tasks and issues should have the following properties:

Task name
Type.
Status
Priority
Owner
Assigned to
Total time
Actual time
Start date
End date
Percent
Description.
Comments (History).


Benefits.  

- Increased work assignment and tracking capabilities.
- A better integration with planning tools (i.e. MS Project and others)


2.  New task element in Custom diagrams

A new Task element should be added to the existing: Requirement, Change and Issue. This element should have the properties described in Requirement 1.

A task, should have the same capabilities to be linked to another element, same as Requirements.

If a task is linked to an element, it will be viewed in the element Maintenance window. If it is not, the parent element will be the model, so it will be viewed in the System (model) window (as a model task).


Besides implementation of tasks,  all other items in the System and Maintenance tabs/workspaces should be converted to elements (just like the requirement and change elements).


Benefits:

Increased usability in element task assignment.
(CJ you could have  better arguments regarding benefits)



Regards.

Marcello

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Re: element tasks properties
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2004, 08:05:45 am »
I think the two are closely related, let's keep them together (and hope we can get them soon).

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