Chapter 16. Resource Management

Implementing good resource management is fundamental for running successful projects. In a fully-developed schedule, specific people, equipment, and materials will be assigned to activities in order to get the work done. When activities are assigned resources, the schedule is said to be resource-loaded. However, in order to use such a schedule, you must have a firm grip on your resources. The Resources tab contains a number of screens that help you to do just that. We covered the basics of resource and role administration in Chapter 6, Resources. In this chapter, we will cover three other main functionalities associated with resources and roles:

  • Planning allows you to put resource place-holders into projects without ...

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