Project tree: The whole project at a glance
Falcon displays the project clearly in a tree structure. The project tree has three levels:
Level 1: Project.
Level 2: Measures packages.
Level 3: Measures.
In Falcon, you primarily "work" on the level of measures. Projects and packages of measures serve to aggregate the levels below.
Set user permissions individually
With Falcon, you can specify exactly which users have access to each project level. The default setting is public, with all project members having write access to all levels.
Attention! The project administrators decide! The project administrators determine whether individual parts of the project should be guarded. Then individual users or groups can be granted access to the guarded areas.
In Falcon, the project progress is visualized with a traffic light system. The traffic lights on each level are displayed in the project tree. The left traffic light stands for the effects and the right traffic light for the activity progress.
"Red" means strong deviation,
"Yellow" means slight deviation.
"Green" means that the elements are in the plan.
The deviation between the actual values and the actual plan is displayed. When something in your project changes color depends on the selected sensitivity settings.
Attention! Only the project administrators have access to the traffic light settings.
Note: You bear full responsibility for measures marked with an asterisk symbol. Folder symbols assign you responsibilities for individual activities within an action.
Project Work: Editing Activities and Effects
In Falcon, each action has its own schedule with associated activities. The schedule shows you who is doing which task at what time. Falcon distinguishes between the planned schedule (the columns "Start (Plan)" and "End (Plan)") and the actual schedule (the columns "Start" and "End"), which may differ from the original schedule.
Attention! The plan values are managed exclusively by project administrators.
If you have write permission, you can suggest a new activity: Simply click on the plus symbol above the schedule of an event and describe an activity in the new line. Before you can save it, you must specify the start and end dates in the actual/forecast columns.
Attention! A project administrator can In the next step, a project administrator can accept the activity by transferring it to the plan.
In Falcon you have the possibility to track budgets in addition to the schedule. To do this, you can use the "Effects" area on each tree element. However, you can only make entries at measure level.
Attention! The project administrators determine what the respective table looks like.
The table shown here in the Effects area is divided into the following areas
In addition, there is the total column, an aggregation of all temporally entered effects, and the time columns. The effects grid is divided into plan values, actual values and the delta. If you want to enter something, do so in the desired cell under "Actual". Confirm with "Enter" and save.
Dashboard: Your complete work progress at a glance
After you log in to Falcon, your personal dashboard will appear. Here you will see the following:
- Your personal effects history: It distinguishes between planned and actual effects and aggregates effects from actions in which you are involved and/or for which you are responsible.
- A bar chart with information about your activities: You can display how many of your activities are delayed and how many are scheduled to start and end in the next 30 days.
- Your personal effects and activities presentation: These show the results and degree of achievement of the effects or activities for all measures for which you are holistically responsible and also for all measures in which you are involved.
My Schedule: All personal activities at a glance
Perhaps the most important element in Falcon is your personal schedule. This provides an overview of your tasks. You can easily see when you have what task planned for you. You will find your schedule in the "Your schedule" section of the dashboard. You can manage this individually:
- You can sort it as you wish by clicking on a desired column
- Filter the Status column according to pending tasks (Open)
- Edit your tasks and tick off completed ones
- Jump to the activity via the blue link