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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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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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Is the Crystal methodology still practised anywhere?

The Crystal methodology is fairly often included in lists of Agile methodologies and it is easy to find articles from recent years giving an overview of it and comparing it to other Agile ...
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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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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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What is the usual process of summarizing the specification documents for review and comparision

My engineering team is gearing up for a bidding on a public project, where the specifications document is huge (~500 pages). I would like to break it down clause by clause in a spreadsheet and then ...
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How to track progress for non functional activities

I need to track progress of some activities that doesn't have clear funtcional requirements, like Performance Testing, Anomaly Testing, Security Testing, etc.. what would you recommend? For functional ...
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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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Smart Value for user who performed transition in Jira

Having looked through the Jira smart values documentation for issues I can see no obvious way of printing out which user has performed a transition. The use case for this is to be able to send a ...

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