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Workitem Time in Status Dashboard Panel

This feature is available in Ultimate edition only.



The Analytics Workitem Time in Status dashboard panel indicates the amount of time each work item (story, defect, and testset) spend in a specific status value.


Where to Find This Panel

This panel is available on any of the following Analytics dashboards:

  • Portfolio > Executive Dashboard

  • Program > Product Owner Dashboard

  • Team > Dashboard

  • Team > Team Dashboard

  • Team > Quality Dashboard

  • Team > ScrumMaster Dashboard

If the panel is not visible, you can add it following the instructions in Adding a Panel to a Dashboard.


  • Each dot on this scatter plot represents a single work item.

  • The dots position on the Y axis indicates how many days the work item was in the selected status.

  • The dots position on the X axis indicates the last date the work item was seen in the selected status. 

  • There is also a line indicating the maximum number of days 95% of the work items being considered spent in the status value.

  • Work items that move in and out of the defined status accumulate time.

  • For example, if a work item spends 5 days in the status value before being moved to another status, but is subsequently put back into the status for another 3 days.

  • The work items is considered to have spent a total of 8 days in the status value.

  • If the Team Process Management feature is enabled:

    • These panels have a Status filter that is populated with values based on the Team filter. When filtered to a Team with a defined process, the list is populated with the values defined by the Team.  All other Team filters populate the list with values enabled in the Project Workspace for the selected Project/Planning Level and all child levels.

Configuring the Panel

  1. Click on the gear icon  at the top-right corner of the dashboard panel and click Edit.

  2. Choose from the panel parameters below:

Parameters for this panel may differ depending on the location of the dashboard.

Panel Parameter Descriptions

  • Portfolio Item: Shows work items in the selected portfolio item and all of it's children. The default option is "Blank" and shows all work items.
  • Team: Shows Team-specific data for the project or program. The default value is "All" or "Blank".
  • Sprint/Iteration: Shows data assigned to the sprint/iteration. The default value is "All".
  • Backlog Group: Shows work items in the selected backlog group. The default option is "All".
  • Backlog Goal/Objective: Shows work items assigned to the selected backlog goal. The default option is "All".
  • Workitem: Shows data for a specific work item type: All (all workitems), StoriesDefects, or Testsets. The default option is "All".
  • Status Value: Displays work items in the selected status value. By default, this field is "not seleted". You must set this value for the chart to display.
  • State. Only displays work items in a specific state.
    • All. Considers all backlog items regardless of state.

    • Not Started. Only considers backlog items that do not have a status value or have a status value assigned to the "Not Started" reporting category.

    • In Progress. Only considers backlog items that have a status value assigned to the "In Progress" reporting category. If you are not using reporting categories, "In Progress" is defined as any backlog item with a status value.

    • Complete. Only considers backlog items that are closed or that have a status value assigned to the "Complete" reporting category. 

    • Not Complete. Only consider backlog items that are Not Started or In Progress.

  • Include Items After: Only displays work items that entered the cycle after the selected date.