Category Archives: Micsrosoft Project 2016

Default Assignment units in Microsoft Project 2016

Hi, I’ve got a question form one of my Blog readers: “I noticed that the generic resource is only used with 100% (default value) instead of the 140% or 240% (depending on the time when the task be processed). I … Continue reading

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Update the task as 100% without changing work hours automatically in MS PROJECT 2016 – is it possible?

Hi, I’ve got very good question from one of my Blog Readers: “How can I do to update the task as 100% but without changing work hours automatically? Because I want to know that my team is more efficient than … Continue reading

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Task Calendar in MS PROJECT 2016 – the right way to use it

Hi, as we all know, there are three types of Calendars in MS PROJECT 2016: Base Calendars, Resource Calendars and Task Calendars. they are prioritized in that order (from low to high importance), which means that Task Calendar has  the … Continue reading

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Move vs Update Project in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, as a first post for this year I will answer to the question from my Blog reader: “Please advise on when to use Move vs Update Project to reschedule incomplete tasks after a specified date?” There is a huge … Continue reading

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How to make week shifts in MS PROJECT 2016?

Hi, Today, I will explain next Scenario in MS PROJECT 2016: Suppose that you have a project team who will work 5 days a week (Monday to Friday), but every third week the whole team will be off. This is … Continue reading

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When to use Resource Calendars in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, after my Post “Different weekends for Resources in MS PROJECT 2016”, there was a lot of discussion, that a problem can be solved with Resource Calendars, and that be will be the best way. Yes, it can be done … Continue reading

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Fixed duration Tasks and over allocation resolution in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, I have interesting question form one of my Blog Readers: “I have below query in Fixed Duration Task.Step1: created a task “paint the wall” with duration as 10 days (work starts by a Monday). Task is fixed durationStep2: created … Continue reading

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