Unanswered Questions

165 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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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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How to even out workload between developers and QA?

I've noticed on my team the developers are very busy toward the beginning of the sprint with the QA people having little to do, while the opposite is true toward the end of the sprint. This seems ...
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How to determine project complete date?

As a project manager, I've already worked on a few tech projects with newly assembled teams every time. The team is usually 2-3 team members doing the actual work. It is hard to determine velocity. We ...
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Hiding a specific time period in Microsoft Project

Question Good morning, Is it possible on MS Project Pro 2019 to hide a period of time between two dates? Background Our construction projects are divided into 3 stages: (1) pre-construction, (2) ...
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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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How to visualise a teams roadmap when using Kanban

My team is experimenting with using Kanban which they are enjoying and seeing the benefits. The one sticking point that we are having is the team feels they don't have a clear view or grasp about when ...
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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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PMBoK vs The Standard for Project Management

PMBoK is a collection of often used practices for project management. A project manager doesn't have to use all of them. An organization is supposed to adapt PMBoK for its needs. Why do we have The ...
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How do you map complex business data models & processes into a formal representation with validations?

I'm working at a small Brasil-based insurance company and one of the main pain points is implementing a new insurance product. I'm a relatively new internal project manager and really new to business ...
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How do you filter project tags in Azure Devops?

The list of projects we've got in Azure DevOps is rapidly growing and growing. It makes it difficult to focus on areas that need attention across the department though, and is taking a lot of Admin ...
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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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