Control Chart Average - Mixing Weeks & Days?



On the control chart I have "show non working days" unticked. 

But the way it display average cycle times seems odd:

In the average display (top left of chart)..

For values less than a week I get e.g. 3d 4h 

For values over 1 week I get e.g. 1w 3d 4h 

so far so good...

But I also see values like 1w 5d 4h

Should this last one not say 2w 4h if I am not counting NON working days. 

Why does it show 1w then 5 days (5 days is one week assuming I'm only counting working days). 

Does a 1w actually mean 5 days in the display or am I missing something.






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Christoph Thomas Community Champion Jul 14, 2017

Hi Ian,

how is your time tracking generally configured (in the JIRA administration look in the System menu)? The default is that one week means 5d.



Hi Ian, I read 2 w 1d to be 15 working days so 3 calendar weeks. Hope that makes sense! But of course it doesn't.  I stand to be corrected, I would love to be corrected as this discovery is mind-melting.

I think my JIRA instance is configured to have 5 working days per 7 day calendar week (sat an sun are not working days). When i ask the control chart to not include working days in the calculations, it seems to me that a "week" for the purposes of the abbreviation is calculated as 7 working days (which doesn't make sense...).


E.g. The control chart says an issues cycle time is "1w 4d 4h 1m".

Started work: 4/04/2018  1:27:00 PM

Finished work: 19/04/2018  5:27:00 PM

~11 working days + 4 working hours. So seems the abbreviation is 7 working days (1w) + 4 days + 4 hours. This seems a nonsense conversion as the working days are spread across a 15 elapsed calendar days..

I would expect to see 1w = 5 working days. Is this a jira bug?

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