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New Pro Feature: Better Reports with Project Dashboard

Update: As of February 2017, the Toggl Pro is known as the Toggl Starter plan. Have a look here to compare our existing pricing plans!

 

We believe reports are made to save time, not waste it. The Project Dashboard is a Pro feature, designed to give you a quick and easy-to-understand breakdown of where your projects are at. To access it, go to any project and click the colourful little pie chart next to the cogwheel.

This is what you will see:

Project dashboard overview

 

Yes, it’s as simple as that. The top pie chart instantly gives you an idea of how far the project is. The bottom one breaks down the time spent on the individual tasks under the project. In between are progress bars on how your tasks are coming along and (perhaps most importantly) how much they’ve earned you.

If you want to take a closer look at the dashboard feature, we have a support page for it here. If you want to join the Toggl pro crowd (or need more reasons to do so) have a look here.

 

By On December 9, 2014

  1. Hey everybody,

    First of all, thanks for the feedback and the kind words. We’ll keep working on the dashboard to make it better for everyone.

    @Joel – the PDF-export option will be added in the future. Stay tuned.

    Also, if you guys have any other thoughts/ideas on the dashboard, let us know at support@toggl.com!

  2. Our projects are operations oriented which means we bill for most of them on a Monthly cycle. We estimate the hours that we will spend on each project within the given time period in this case a calendar Month. It would greatly help if each project from a project reporting standpoint could reset to zero hours used in the project chart as compared to what is forecasted (Hr_used/Hr_forecasted ) in the projects page dashboard based on Calendar month borders. I would envision a check box nex to eadh project that defines it as a one time project or a repeating project and this project repeats on this frequency, in our case we bill monthly so each project resets from an Actual to Forecast standpoint at the first of the month. This dashboard would be very usable for us if this was implemented; as of now it is not usable given our projects do not start and finish as a one time project, they continue on month by month.

  3. I agree with what Dan Salmon and Joe Lehmann said. I miss a general time stamp on the Project Dashboard, a starting date / date of entry would be helpful.

  4. Basically what Dan Salmon said – the ability to get a quick overview over all the time entries for a particular project would be really helpful in weeding out incorrect entries.

  5. Great step forward! I am glad that the estimated vs actual bars finally have come back again.

    If you just would introduce the option to work with fixed fees for tasks and projects (instead of only fees on an hourly basis), things would be perfect.

    My company nearly never works on an hourly basis an nearly always with fixed fees.

  6. This is great, thank you, however, I’d like to access the new project dashboard from the Projects page (not only from individual project pages).

    We already see a list of active projects and it seems like one click too many to have to open the project when you could place the piechart at the end of each line next to Status as well.

  7. We export the data from Toggl via the API, and automatically filter the time entries as they’re imported into our project management system (from there we run our billing). This lets us ignore any small time entries, or anything which isn’t linked against a Project. At this stage we don’t filter overlapping entries, but that would be easy to detect.
    If I had time I’d write a script/service to do it, the Toggl API docs are quite good. You’d need to run it on your own server, but it’d be better than nothing.

  8. Does this refresh automatically? If not, is there a way to open the dashboard in a non-modal format so we can use a browser add-on to refresh it automatically that way?

  9. Just chiming in with @Dan Salmon, exactly the same thing from our end, would be lovely to have a way to spot overlapping time stamps or those kind of “10 sec” time stamp or a day with 120 booked. So, any feature that could help to detect errors would be great, otherwise it implies a lot of manual work every month to review each team member report.

  10. Dashboard looks very nice. Looking forward to it.
    Personally think that Toggl has one of the best UI/UX. I tried many different services last month and Toggl is on the top. At least if we’re talking about the design and usability. It’s my opinion anyway.

    That’s one of the reasons why it’s that hard to leave Toggl. Unfortunately I have to find new service because of lack of “fixed price” feature :-/ I think that’s only thing what I’m really missing.