Unanswered Questions

185 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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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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1 answer
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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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How to achieve substitutability if the team is not cross-functional (operation team)?

How to achieve substitutability if the team is not cross-functional (operation team)? Currently in my Operation team, there are 3 sub-teams, each consisting of 2-3 people, which are handling different ...
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Jira: How to get a list of all epics with how many issues each has?

I want to see a list of all epics in a project ranked by the number of issues in that epic. Is that possible with JQL or otherwise? We are using Jira Cloud.
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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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1 answer
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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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