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IBM Rational Team Concert 2 Essentials by TC Fenstermaker, Suresh Krishna

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Scheduled Absences

In many projects, team members use versioned or shared spreadsheets to store their vacation schedules. Project managers often have to remind people to keep these updated, and team members may or may not do so. The manager must find these spreadsheets, hope they're correct, and compile the information from them manually to determine the available work hours and properly schedule work.

Rational Team Concert has the ability to capture all the team member related vacation time so that it can be used for planning, reporting, and other tasks. The Scheduled Absences tab lets you to enter the vacation time, where it is stored in the Team Repository for further use. The following screenshot shows the vacation entered by the user Trebor ...

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