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From Adrian Crum <adrian.c...@sandglass-software.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] PROJECTMGR in upcoming release
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:09:09 GMT
You are not understanding the diagram. You can see the WORK EFFORT 
subtypes connected to WORK EFFORT TYPE. That is how the subtypes are 
implemented - not as separate entities (or tables) but as a field in 

Adrian Crum
Sandglass Software

On 10/2/2014 9:54 AM, Ronan Keane wrote:
> @Jacopo - I understand that no work effort entities have been moved out of
> the release, my point was it seemed to me that originally in Ofbiz's
> particular implementation/interpretation of the universal model, they may
> have been moved out.
> @Adrian - in Len Silverstone's model, within the supra-entity for managing
> the work effort (track requirements to perform work, commitments to do work,
> and the actual work that is being performed), there are sub entities for
> "program", "project", "phase", "task", and "activity". i.e. The work effort
> may be subtyped according to its level of detail. c.f. diag.6.3a in his
> book.
> I do not see these entities in the entity definitions for work effort
> module.
> However, there are entities describing project, phase and task in the
> project management module. Also entities for tracking efficiency of efforts
> e.g. actual hours, actual rated hours etc. included in Silverstone's
> conception of work effort.
> To make the Work Effort Costing entities in the work effort module handle
> certain job costing or project costing financial reporting requirements, it
> seems to me that the project manager module is needed for break down of work
> effort into the kind of detail required by particular sectors, and indeed
> the tracking of efficiency of efforts etc.
> Or there may be entities within Ofbiz's work effort costing section that may
> be tweaked or adapted to handle such requirements that I do not adequately
> understand yet - which I acknowledge as a relative newcomer.
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