Time tracking

Since issues often represent a single unit of work that can be worked upon, it is logical for users to log the time they have spent working on it. You can specify an estimated effort required to complete an issue, and JIRA will be able to help you track the progress. JIRA displays the time tracking information of an issue in the Time Tracking panel at the right-hand side:

Time tracking
  • Estimated: This represents the original estimated effort required to complete the issue.
  • Remaining: This represents the remaining time for the issue to be completed. It is calculated automatically by JIRA based on the original estimate and total time logged by users. ...

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