Once your project is under way, you can monitor progress against plan by reviewing the "RAG traffic lights" shown at all levels from the individual tasks, through the products and stages (activities and phases) right up to the whole project.
Project Breakdown: phase, activity and task RAG traffic lights
Key tasks and milestones can have deadline dates assigned to them, for detailed monitoring of progress.
Tasks are updated from the hours booked on the integrated timesheet software by the people working on the project. So you get timely information on tasks which are going off track, taking longer than expected You can even set the system up to allow people to estimate their progress on each task which feeds into revised schedules based on this information. (Timesheet data can also be used to review Resource Utilisation.)
Where tasks have had time booked to them, their progress is shown in blue on the