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Determine to which task a resource is allocated on a particular day

Using a shared resource pool for several project plans (each plan is contained in a separate file), what is the simplest way of working out to which task a given resource is allocated on a particular ...
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Change task distribution with % completed

I'm using MS Project 2010. When assigning a task with duration say 5 days and work of say 10 hours. Then MSP distributes the occupation for that resource over the whole duration. e.g. Mon 2h | Tue ...
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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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How can I show short tasks (less than 8 hours) in a JIRA Gantt chart?

I recently installed a few apps (like BigPicture) which help you see the order of work of each programmer. The problem is that when I link some tasks with estimates less than one work day, the Gantt ...
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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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Can I track tickets from one project in another?

I am the QA lead for a company that has multiple teams with their own projects in Jira. Is there a way I could track Jira tickets from for example, the engineering board or bug board in the QA board ...
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What is the best practice for combining a pull request-based workflow with QA testing feedback in Azure DevOps?

Background I am a developer in a large software development company. We have a git workflow where we have master which is our main branch, which is supposed to be stable. Everything that goes into it ...
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Auto-populate Lookup values from a custom field

I have written below code for custom field 'Product_task' to take values selected for field 'SFDC Product' as options. However this doesn't seem to work always. Please let me know your suggestions. ...
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How can I see 'next available' tasks in MS Project?

I'm used to creating project checklists in software such as OmniFocus, which shows me 'next available' tasks: those that are available now, aren't deferred, whose predecessors have been completed, etc....
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Ms project - Avoid task split up in minutes

I am trying to update my ms project plan with the following: - replan al 0% and partly completed tasks from the new status date. - Tasks can be split up - Plan based on priority and available time for ...
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Find Overdue Dates for Each Resource within a Task that has Multiple Resources Assigned

I have projects that have multiple resources assigned to tasks. I created a macro to find overdue tasks, unfortunately, it only considers the task finish date, which, may be different for some of the ...
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Strategies to do an accurate CR estimation with a special customer

What strategies can I employ to conduct thorough pre-analysis and estimation for change requests (CR) in a project when we lack system access and rely solely on customer-provided requirements? We ...
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Assign a Variable to a Duration

I am trying to set up a project for a typical product development, but want to be able to make specific durations a variable that I can easily change once to apply to many different tasks at once and ...
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How to organize Bugs in Jira Cloud in a big project?

I am a project coordinator in a big team (18 people) for a big project. We have a problem organizing bugs in Jira Cloud. First of all, we have a lot of bugs: on stage, on prod and bugs that come from ...
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How do I get notifications for newly-created tickets in JIRA project, without enabling default notifications?

I need to receive a notification whenever anyone creates a new ticket in my project in JIRA. But the admin has disabled the default notification feature. I have been told to enable it by JIRA workflow ...
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MS Project - adding an exception to a resource calendar for a working day on a defined non-working day throws out % Complete value

I originally asked this question in the 'main' site (link) but given that the behaviour seems to be inherent in MS Project and not to do with using VBA I hoped someone here might be able to advise a ...
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MS Project assigning one resources to multiple task

I need help assigning my Project Lead to a report writing task on a specific day. However, the Project Lead is also assigned to a system testing task that runs for a longer period and has multiple ...
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Automatic hierarchy relationship between custom Work Item Types in Azure DevOps backlogs

When creating custom work item types for an inherited process in DevOps, I can't find a way to configure a hierarcy between them the way Epics and Features are related automatically (Parent/Child). E....
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Ticket/task managment for multiple repositories on a same application

I'm looking for an improvement when managing work on one specific project. Right now we have one application that has 3 repositories that are querying the same database. All three repositories (...
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Is PRINCE2 truly in public domain?

I am a bit confused. I know PRINCE2 was released to be public domain in about 1990 but then I wonder why I cannot find any site (apart from prince2 wiki) with its content. Also, what is Axelos then an ...
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Is multi-project management possible in OpenProject?

Can I track multiple projects at the same time by using OpenProject?
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Is it possible to restore a single project plan from a full database backup

Using MS Project 2013, one of our PCO deleted tasks from a project plan, while work had been entered via timesheets on those same tasks, some of which weren't approved, yet. The project is now in a ...
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Using Asana Boards in Kanban mode

Our (software development) team is using Asana and has broken down requirements, which were entered into the list view of Asana. We have sections representing epics, and tasks below them representing ...
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Automatically plan tasks as close as possible to deadline

I am hoping to use MS project to plan our manufacturing. I have added all of the units we need to manufacture for the coming year, as well as their deadline date (the date the units must be ready to ...
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repeating processes and then making changes in MS projects

IN excell "=" duplicates the original cell ( does not copy once off) so if the original cell changes the duplicate cell also changes. How do I do the same when I repeat a process a multiple ...
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MS Project Dynamic Portfolio Reporting

I have a team creating projects in MS Project. I need them to share their projects with me (in sharepoint?) so I can pull individual reports in real time. I then need to take those dynamic projects ...
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Estimate date based on number of resources allocated to project

Is there any way to determine an estimated project date by number of resources allocated? I have set up all my tasks to automatic and effort driven and identified critical tasks and dependencies, but ...
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MS Project chart for multiple projects

I am a project manager and I use MS Project to manage multiple projects. I use a shared resource pool. I have been playing with the charts feature, in the resource file to try to get a chart showing a ...
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MS Project VBA_File subs not displaying

I have a number of modules written in MS Project that are part of a template for our project managers. Randomly, a user will indicate that the needed macros are not availabe. When I have them share ...
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Ms project - removal of base calendar nonworking time not feeding through to resource calendars

I created recurring nonworking time on a base calendar. It correctly worked through onto the relevent resource calendars. I added some nonworking time to individual resource calendars and all is still ...
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Where does development process improvement fall into the product development lifecycle?

For most of my career as a software developer, I have been a part of Agile teams using Scrum, Lean Startup, or Kanban. The Product team usually has goals for keeping the product running, improving the ...
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MS Project cost

I'm facing a very weird behavior of MS Project when computing the project cost. Once removing subtasks from my original project I realized that changes to some subtasks are not reflected in the ...
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Big organization needs to have a single point (project) of requests able to create a ticket and later move it to any other projects backlogs

I've tried different approaches and none of them were simple and elegant enough to make the cut. I've created a board using a filter involving all of our company's project so yes, you can track them ...
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Fix for ProjectLibre incorrect critical path

I'm a big open source supporter, and want to switch from MS Project to ProjectLibre, however it does not display the critical path correctly for projects above a certain size. I'm wondering if anyone ...
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In MS project, sub project tasks are not showing up in sprint task board

I added multiple sub projects to my current master project. I don't see the sub project tasks in sprint task board though I assigned sprints to tasks and "show on board" is yes. The tasks ...
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Auto allocate resources

Is there any way to make MS project choose the resources for tasks between candidates that I've given to it? I mean there are several people who can do a task but how many of them and which ones are ...
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Forward and Backward Pass Activity on Node Diagrams in MS Project 2010

I want to make Forward and Backward Slack Activity on Node Diagrams in MS Project 2010. I display the Network Diagram view and choose Format > Box Styles. I Click the More Templates button and in ...
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How to cross project plan for enterprise resources, with leveling support in Microsoft Project Server

I'm using Microsoft Project Server on Sharepoint to manage project throughout the organization. I have some enterprise (work) resources, that are simultaneously active on multiple projects. The ...
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MS Project. Need a field that flags what tasks have only completed predecessors that I can bring through to MS Project online

I'm using MS Project which is connected to a PWA. All users complete their tasks on the online 'Tasks' page. For the task owners, I need a flag that tells them that all the predecessors for their task ...
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Resource Assignments

I have 4 Work resources entered into the Resource sheet and each has standard rates. I assign the work resources to tasks, but one of the tasks continues to display $0.00. Then when I double-click the ...
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MS Project, Resource Availability, Task Usage work hours

I've been using other tools for awhile and have to jump back into MS Project. I started a high level plan with tasks and resources, however, I'm having trouble remembering the specifics around Task ...
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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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Enterprise custom fields are not rolling up in project center view

I am trying to sum project values by their project types. I created a project view then added some calculated enterprise custom fileds and ms project calculated fields like actual work and baseline ...
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How to display individual resources with rolled up summary tasks?

I’m trying to see if there’s a view that can display each individual’s assigned task, with rolled-up summary tasks. Right now I have my project set up with summary tasks (milestones) and sub-tasks ...
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MsProject - Updating board status based on %achieved

I would like to automatically update the 'board status' column based on the % achieved. Is this possible?
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Dynamically updating filters in a dashboard

The team I'm on has a couple of JIRA dashboards for our projects tracking tickets that were completed. Our process is to create a filter for that weeks completed issues, and then create a new ...
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Auto Scheduling in Microsoft Project Planning 2016 is not working as expected

I scheduled many tasks in the AUTO schedule, However, it is not taking/changing the dates once I link all the tasks. Due to that, I selected the start date manually which is resulting in a different ...
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MS Project Configuration - 80% allocation to project, max of 50% per task per day

I'm a newbie to MS Project here, so I was wondering if someone could point me in the right direction, or tell me if I'm barking up the wrong tree. Is there a way to constrain a resource in MS Project ...
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How to manage Cross-teams Roadmaps and high level tasks

Do you have any recommendations to track Roadmaps when working with multiple teams and cross-teams projects? Right now we work with Jira and spreadsheets, so any useful templates or tips for combining ...
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how to create branch based project timelines

I am creating a forecast of a project timeline. In this I envision several swim lanes that will converge and fork as needed. sort of like product version controls. Is there an easy way to generate ...
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