Average deviation of planned duration of projects is a key performance indicator that
shows average duration variance of projects in days expressed as the difference between
the planned duration and the baseline duration of projects.
of planned duration (Duration Variance) can be calculated by the following
Deviation of Planned
Duration (Duration Variance) = Duration - Baseline Duration
Duration is the actual
scheduled time spent on projects.
Baseline Duration is
originally estimated time spent on projects.
helps to compare the variation of time spent on projects over some time span.
If you need
to calculate average deviation of planned duration of projects, please do the
- To enable the displaying of average
deviation of time for task groups (Duration Variance) follow the steps
Average Deviation of Planned Duration of Tasks
To enable the displaying of average deviation
of planned duration for projects select the root task group and click "Custom
- In "Edit custom fields options" window
select the following options:
custom field "Duration Variance"
- select "Enable"
"Aggregated (for task group)
- select "Average"
and the custom field name "Duration Variance"