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Discussion on: Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

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Tyler V. (he/him)

I think there's a lot of value from tracking billable time and time spent on tasks so you can make more accurate estimates in the future, but hated how my first job had a "Scoreboard" based on the metrics listed in your post, causing a lot of stress to bill as many hours as possible and shave time from tasks (which caused some corner cutting in development...).

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Anna Buianova Author

On one of my projects, we made estimations in half-days, so the smallest unit was 2-4 hours. I found it really useful in terms of estimating, especially larger tasks.
"Scoreboard" seems horrible 😱