Evidence Based Scheduling

Automatically estimate your real schedule

What is evidence based scheduling?

EBS it’s a statistical algorithm that produces ship date probability distributions. It gather evidence, mostly from historical timesheet data and provides accurate schedules. It produces a probability distribution curve, so that you know for any given date, the probability that your project will be completed by it. EBS is perfect for forgetful team members, and it also takes into account factors like holidays and vacation time. It even consider contributions from those who only occasionally get a chance to work on project stuff too, like busy managers!

evidence based scheduling chart
evidence based scheduling graph

With EBS you will:

- know what features to build and which ones you won’t have the time for.
- know the impact of extra work.
- know where time is being spent.
- understand the size of tasks.
- identify bottlenecks and learn from poor estimates.

Project time tracking

Time estimates are incredibly useful, they give your colleagues an idea of how much work remains to be done. For a complex project, this project tracking system show the big picture and help you meet your goals. Knowing probable dates of shiping it also helps you plan better for it in the future. Project time tracking ensure a balanced workload, allowing you to understand how much work each member has assigned to them, and re-assign tasks if necessary so no-one becomes a bottleneck, and work keeps flowing. It can also help you understand the impact of different tasks in your schedule. So you can decide what work must be cut and be certain of completion by a specific date. Having a project management tracker is essential to get real shiping dates, so you can report to your customers.

One of the most revolutionary and mindblowing features of project management software today.

See and set estimates and priorities. Then see where work is getting held up, reassign tasks with drag and drop.

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Simulate many possible futures

EBS uses the Monte Carlo method to simulate many possible futures. You can create 100 possible scenarios for the future. Each of these possible futures has a 1% probability so you can make a chart of the probability that you will ship by any given date.

You get more than a shipping date... you get a confidence distribution curve, showing the probability that you will ship on any given date.