Processing flow is a sleek visualized timeline of state transitions which also includes miscellaneous User Story or Bug history info.
What's cool about this visual flow: it uncovers some unexposed details which nevertheless reveal if the trend is good or bad very quickly, and answers questions like:
- How many days has this User Story been in this particular state?
- Were there any delays?
- Was there any re-work?
- Who was responsible for the User Story?
- When were Bugs and Tasks added and closed?
- How much time was spent each day?
- Were there any impediments?
Supported entities: User Stories, Tasks, Bugs, Features, Epics, Requests, Test Plan Runs. Not supported for Projects.
Here's the general idea:
You can spot good or bad development trends with it:
Go to User Story or Bug view and click the Flow tab. Check out some real examples to get the best feel of how useful the Development Flow Chart can be:
Calculations of Lead and Cycle Time metrics are based on calendar days. All the metrics and reports are based on total number of days or hours an entity spent in a particular workflow state, including afterhours, weekends, and public holidays.
The reporting capabilities of Targetprocess are described in the dedicated article: Processing Time and Cycle Time Reports