Development of the system, subsystem, or component design. Includes development of UML diagram, prototyping for verify design idea and the writing of the design document. Design review effort is also included here.
Actually coding system components. Includes the unit test.
This effort only include those bugs that are formally reported by QAs via formal testing.
Hours spending on system integration.
User Manual Authoring
Test case design
Hours spending on test plan and test cases writing
Includes the test envionment preparation, build, deployment, and data preparation.
Time for executing the test cases
Time for verifing the bug fixes
Time for writing the bug reports
Communication not related to above, such as supporting colleagues in email, phone, or face to face.
Time for research
Time for training
Estimation, planning, tracking, reporting
Any effort, coding, studying, testing, building, packaging, discussing, that is related to a specific hot fix.
Activities not covered by above. Please describe here.