Task Resource Allocation Units

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katto1
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Task Resource Allocation Units

Post by katto1 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:37 pm

If I have a task with 100% max units and it has been assigned 150% units in a particular task, what is the result. Is this considered overallocation?

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Re: Task Resource Allocation Units

Post by Intaver Support » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:45 pm

In resource allocation, there are two different settings that you must take into account, the maximum units and the assignment units.
• Maximum units: Specifies how much time a work resource has available for work on all tasks in a project and is used to calculate how much time a work resource can spend on each task assignment. In RiskyProject this is entered in the Resources view.
• Assignment units: Specifies how much of a work resource's time is dedicated to a specific task, which can be more or less than the Maximum Units. In RiskyProject this is entered in he Task Information > Resources tab > Units field. By default, the Max Units defined in the Resources view are assigned to the task, but this can be modified as required.

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Modifying the Task Assignment Units will not cause overallocation.
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