Category Archives: PRoject Management

Units field in Resource assignment – MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, I’ve got a question from one of my Blog readers: “Max units field in Assign Resources are always in %? I want to use QTY instead of %, like we have 10 cranes available, and how many cranes are … 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 Tasks in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, in my last post I wrote about differences between Move and Update options in MS PROJECT 2016 on the Project Level, Now it is time to explain those two different options on the Task level. First, I will create … 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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Different weekends for Resources in MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, I have a very good question from one of my Blog Readers: “Hi! How does one fix different holidays for persons on the same activity? That is if X and Y are working on the same Project and Task … Continue reading

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