Microsoft Office Forums Project not correctly reducing duration when extra resource is added

Go Back   Microsoft Office Forums > >

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-16-2019, 06:30 AM
neiljcs neiljcs is offline Project not correctly reducing duration when extra resource is added Windows 10 Project not correctly reducing duration when extra resource is added Office 2013
Novice
Project not correctly reducing duration when extra resource is added
 
Join Date: Sep 2019
Posts: 1
neiljcs is on a distinguished road
Default Project not correctly reducing duration when extra resource is added

Hi,

I'm running a software project and have development resource allocated to certain tasks with the project. As and when a resource comes free/finishes their current assignment Im adding them to already in progress tasks to help reduce down the duration to test/delivery.

The work is fixed, so the duration should reflect this.

As of today when creating a new plan, when adding resource and allocating them to in progress task, when they become free the duration no longer reflects the extra resource and leaves the duration the same.

I get the over-allocation prompt but when 'level' the resource it either leaves the duration the same or moves the incoming resource task to a new start date.

For example:



Task 1: Dev 1 allocated: Duration 8 days: Work (fixed) 8 days
Task 2: Dev 2 Allocated: Duration 16 days: Work (fixed) 16 days

now when I allocate Dev 1 to join Task 2 when Dev 1 Task 1 work is completed expected project result:

Task 2: Dev 2 and Dev 1 allocated: Work (fixed) 16 days: Duration now 12 days

Actual result:

If i fix over allocation on Dev 1 - Task 1 now starts at the end of task 2 which defeats the purpose of adding the resource
If i fix over allocation on Task 2 with Dev 1 & 2 involved work is 16 days duration is still 16 days - where as duration should be 12 days

Any help greatly appreciated
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
duration, level resources, work

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Extra lines added to PDF Document when Doc file is exported to PDF SriHarsha Word 1 11-07-2017 06:48 AM
Fixed Duration Task - Resource Issue ebilbrough Project 3 03-23-2017 04:08 PM
Project not correctly reducing duration when extra resource is added Resource Reports not showing Sub project Resource group hours RichB Project 3 02-24-2017 08:55 AM
Project not correctly reducing duration when extra resource is added Resource Overallation not flagged correctly BarryB Project 1 04-19-2016 07:44 AM
Project not correctly reducing duration when extra resource is added Resource not getting enough hours allocated to them, therefore extending duration joday48 Project 1 08-01-2014 08:54 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
MSOfficeForums.com is not affiliated with Microsoft