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Microsoft® Office Project 2007 Inside Out by Teresa S. Stover

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Monitoring and Adjusting Resource Workload

If you’re a resource manager, or if your biggest project priority is to maintain a balanced workload among your resources, monitor your resources’ workload and see if anyone is unexpectedly overallocated or underallocated. As you receive information from resources about their assigned tasks and enter actuals, you can see whether you need to take any action to prevent potential resource allocation problems in the near future.

Monitoring Resource Workload

Do one or more of the following to help you monitor and adjust the schedule to achieve a balanced resource workload:

  • Review resource workloads.

  • Adjust resource availability.

  • Adjust assignments.

  • Split tasks to reschedule remaining work for when resources have ...

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