Task Glossary


AttributeRead/WriteDescription
NameRWA short description.
Planned StartRWThe date at which the task is scheduled to start.
Planned FinishRWThe date at which the task is scheduled to finish.
Manually ScheduledRWCeloxis will never change the start and finish of manually scheduled tasks. Read More.
DurationRWThe duration of the task. It can be entered in these formats. Read More.
Planned EffortRWThe total hours of effort required to complete the task. Read More.
Schedule TypeRWOne of FixedEffort, Fixed Duration, Fixed Units. Read More
Constraint Type/Constraint DateRWTask constraint. Not applicable for summary tasks and manually scheduled tasks. Read More.
ResourcesRWResources assigned on the task. It can be entered in this format.
% CompRWThe percentage of work done. Read More.
Planned % CompRWThe percentage that the task is expected to have completed by now. This value is an approximate value and will not be accurate if resources working on the task have working or non-working exceptions in the task duration.
PriorityRWThe task's priority.
Allow time loggingRWIndicates if time can be logged against this task..
Actual StartRWThe date on which the task is supposed to have started. When any update on the task is logged, it is deemed to have started. If actual start date was not specified, it defaults to the planned start date or the date of the update whichever is earlier.
Actual FinishRWThe date on which the task is supposed to have finished. When the task is marked as 100% complete, the actual finish date, if not specified, is update to the planned finish date or the date of the update whichever is earlier.
BudgetRWTask budget. Typically, Budget = Planned Cost + Buffer.
Planned Non-Labor CostRWThe total estimated non-labor cost for this task. E.g. travel, food, software.
Planned Fixed CostRWThe cost that will be incurred on the task regardles of whether time is logged or expenses filled.
IDRThe primary key of the task record in the database.
WBSRThe Work Breaddown Structure (WBS) code of the task
Projected Start RThe date on which the task is expected to start based on the projected finish dates of its predecessors.
Projected FinishRThe date on which the task is expected to finish based on its current rate of progress. For summary tasks, it is max of the finish dates of its leaf tasks.
MilestoneRA zero duration task. Read More.
CriticalR Indicates task is on a critical path. Read More.
Actual EffortRThe sum of approved hours logged for this task.
ProjectedHoursRThe total hours this task will require to finish based on the current rate of progress. Projected Hours = Actual Hours ÷ % Complete. For summary tasks, it is the sum of projected hours of its leaf tasks.
Actual Billable HoursRThe total hours of approved and billable time logged on this task.
Actual Non-billable HoursRThe total hours of approved and non-billable time logged on this task. This amount can be ised to identify the "missed" billing opportunities for this task.
Planned Cost RThe total cost expected to be incurred on this task. Planned Cost = Planned Labor Cost + Planned Non-Labor Cost + FixedCost
Actual CostRThe total cost incurred on the task so far. Actual Cost = Actual Labor Cost + Actual Non-labor Cost + Actual Fixed Cost
Projected CostRThe expected total cost of a project based on its current rate of spend.
Actual Labor CostRThe total of labor cost for each approved time entry logged on this task.
Update (Last)RThe latest comment or prgress update entered against a task.
Planned Labor RevenueRThe sum of user's effort × user's bill rate for each resource assigned to this task. (Only available if you have user-based billing).
Invoiced HoursRThe total time for all its invoiced time entries.
Invoiced LaborRThe sum of the bill amounts for all its invoiced time entries.
Invoiced Expense RThe sum of all invoiced expenses for this task.
Invoiced RevenueRInvoiced Labor + Invoiced Expense
Baseline % CompRThe expected % complete of the task based on the baseline.
Baseline Budget RThe budget of the task when it was baselined.
Baseline Cost RThe planned cost of the task when it was baselined.
Baseline EffortRThe planned effort when the task was baselined
Baseline Effort VarianceRThe difference between the planned and baseline effort
Baseline StartRThe task's planned start date when it was baselined.
Baseline Start VarianceRThe difference between the task's planned and baseline start date.
Baseline FinishRThe task's planned finish date when it was baselined.
Baseline Finish VarianceRThe difference between the task's planned and baseline finish date.