Tag Archives: Project Management

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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Resource vs. Task Calendar in MS PROJECT 2013 – PART 2

Hi, If you red my previous Post, you learned how to create Task Calendar, and force Resource to work on it on weekend. Is there another way? Yes it is! Credits to my Blog Reader for this post. Let’s say … Continue reading

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How to assign 0$ costs for some Task with the same Resource in MS PROJECT 2013?

  Hi, one of my Blog readers has a problem: “Good morning, Sir. I have a slight problem with my project. For some tasks the cost of one resource for tasks is 0$. We have the resource standard rate is … Continue reading

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Resource over-allocation and Gantt chart in MS PROJECT 2013!

  Hi, one of my Blog readers ask me this: “Hello, could you please advice…you all seem to be very experienced with MS. ‘m interested in resource management. I tried to apply MSP and found that I’m not able to … Continue reading

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Slack (or Float) types in Microsoft Project 2013, Part 2

  Hi, Let us continue with Slack story in MS PROJECT 2013. First I will create a new Project with Task List: Because picture is too big I will show you the Gant Chart: Now, again I will apply the … Continue reading

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Slack (or Float) types in Microsoft Project 2013, Part 1

  Hi, Today I am going to explain slack, or float in MS PROJECT 2013. There are two types of slack in MS PROJECT 2013: Free slack: The free slack of an activity is the time this activity can be … Continue reading

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Units and Peak Units in MS PROJECT 2010! What are they?

Hi, I got this comment from one of my Blog readers: “I’ve seen there is a bug on calculation of USE!there are 2 conditions of fault: a) fixed work,,, you change duration… nothing happens to resource % useb) fixed Duration … Continue reading

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