I have a question from my Blog reader: “I want to solve overallocation of R1, since it is assigned to Task1 and Task2. I want to divide the work of R1 between Task 1 and Task 2 to solve overallocation. For example: R1 will be assigned to Task 1 from 08h to 12h and he will be assigned to Task 2 from 13h to 17h. How can I do this please, I need that.”
I will use MS PROJECT 2019. Here is the Project:
Obviously Resource 1 is overallocated because it should be assigned 50% and not 100%.
If I do that , I will get:
As you can see, Resource 1 is going to work during the day in a way that he/she will work 0,5 hours on one, and then 0,5 hours on the other Task! And in real life this is a rare case (I didn’t see it in my career). How to solve this? Well, hard!
I can manually assign work.
I will get:
Finally, I will adjust assignment:
I will return to “standard” Timescale: