Monthly Archives: April 2012

Working With Baselines

Baselining Projects The Baseline feature provides a way to take a ‘snapshot’ of your project plan for later comparison. The Baseline does not change unless you baseline the project again. This feature is useful for evaluating your project and comparing … Continue reading

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Working With Loading Patterns

One of the key elements that needs to be considered when assigning resources is the question of exactly *when* the resource will perform the work. Will they do it as early as possible, as late as possible or spread it … Continue reading

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Managing Resource Assignments

As with most other functions within Open Workbench, managing the assignment of work to your project team can be achieved in many different ways. In this post, I’ll discuss what I believe to be the most efficient. The first thing … Continue reading

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Managing Resource Availability

The Availability of a resource is a series of parameters that indicates when a Resource is available to work. The main parameters that control Availability are: Availability: Availability applies to Labour type Resources, and is the number of hours per … Continue reading

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Resource Management Overview

Managing resources, at least for projects, comes down to this: A4 If you manage the four ‘A’s you can’t go too far wrong. The trick is managing the ‘A’s’. Or more correctly in most organisations, negotiating with the Managers who … Continue reading

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