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How can I create a task for two developers to support testing?

I'm trying to create a timeline for server migration. Typically when it comes to testing our developers spend about 25% of their time supporting the testing. (Running batch processes, answering ...
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MS Project 2019 (or lower) scheduling algorithm

Whats resource constrained scheduling algorithm is used by MS Project 2019? What RCPSP algorithm is behind a so called a resources leveling in MS Project 2019?
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Gantt chart with resource de-confliction

I like to use Gantt charts to model the time tasks will take and the dependencies of those tasks. For reference, I use GanttProject but I am not tied to it. One issue I've had, however, is handling ...
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Approach for handling internal scheduling and global ticketing system in one JIRA instance

We have a following setup in my organization: Company-wide JIRA instance (over 3000 users I think) Organization JIRA instance (less than 200 hundred) with Tempo planner The reason we have an ...
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MS Project 2010 task calendar not working

I've created a task calendar for certain transports that can only occur on Wednesdays, with only Wednesdays marked as working time. But when I apply that calendar to the transport milestone items, MS ...
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Milestones based on calendar days

I am absolutely new to MS Project. I need to set milestones at 25%, 50%, 75% based on days from the start of the project. So for a 400 day project I need milestones at 100, 200, and 300. How can I ...
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Lead/Lag and Duration Scale

Can somebody please answer following queries: Whether it is okay to present the duration of tasks in days vs. part of days (e.g. 0.2 days for certain tasks)? Whether project schedule will be okay? ...
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Replacement for Project 2010 that lets multiple users edit at once?

We've been using Project 2010 and have a file saved to our network which we all enter data into and modify to track our projects. With licenses for Project 2010 no longer available, we were looking to ...
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MS Project - Measuring Tasks by Days

Is there a way to discard of hourly measurement in MS Project, and instead having it track only the amount of days I input?
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MS Project Calendar Mismatch between Server and Client

we use MS Project Professional, connected to Project Server 2016. Our standard working times on the server calendar are as follows: Mon 8.00 - 12.00, 13.00 - 16.30; Tues 8.00 - 12.00, 13.00 - 16.30; ...
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MS Project: Task not adjusting to predecessor dates (auto-scheduled, 0% progress, tried unlinking/relinking etc)

I'm trying to link 2 tasks in Project and having issues with autoschedule. I set the first task to manual and put in the dates. However, when I set the second task to autoschedule and link it to the ...
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How to create a resource usage calendar across multiple Project Online projects

The division I work in has 3 PMs that share resources. We have a three fold need we're trying to engineer a solution for within the Microsoft Office ecosystem. We need to create a resource allocation ...
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how to distribute the work of an activity between specific number of individuals of a kind from a work resource

I have added a work resource entry "Laborers" with Max. Units 10000% in the Resource Sheet. The resource calendar for this resource is standard and all the units are available. Now I want the work of ...
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Finding amount of work from quantity and skill of the resource

Question 1) So lets say we have a wall that is 400 sf of area. Lets say one labor can produce 40 sf of wall per day. Then we have 400/40=10 days for 1 labor to build this wall. So this is the duration ...
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MS Project time management scheduling

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to make a project auto-predict time usage for my team but only allow each project to use a certain % of time a day. Ex. I have Project 1-4 and employee 1-3....
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