Tag Archives: MS PROJECT – Resources

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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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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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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Task Usage view, and spreading work over weeks with MS PROJECT 2016

Hi, a lot of MS PROJECT users are confused with using Task Usage View in MS PROJECT 2016, when tracking actual work not day per day, but week per week! I will show you how MS PROJECT 2016 works in … Continue reading

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Replacing Resources on partial done Tasks–Microsoft Project 2016

Hi, I have a question from my Blog reader: “Hi Nenad and thank you very much for your blog. I have a question for you. Suppose you have a 10d task with a generic resource assigned to it ( total … Continue reading

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Replacing Generic Resources with Human Resources and overallocation!

Hi, I’ve got a question from one of my Blog readers: “When I assign Generic Resource to a Task and then replace it with human resource how can I decrease availability of generic Resource?” I will show you that in … Continue reading

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Actual start and finish date with material Resources in MS PROJECT 2013! When it does make a sense, and when it does not!

Hi, in this Blog Post I will show you how to use Actual Start and Finish date with Material Resources in a proper way. Of course, using MS PROJECT 2013! First I’m going to create brand new Project: As you … Continue reading

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