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Project 2013 In Depth by Scott Daley

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10. Scheduling Single and Multiple Resource Assignments

In Chapter 7, “Defining Task Logic,” you learned how to create tasks. In Chapter 8, “Defining Project Resources,” you learned how to create resources. In Chapter 9, “Understanding Work Formula Basics,” the work formula was introduced. In this chapter, you learn how to combine resources and tasks using the work formula to create assignments that make sense for your project.

In essence, you have no real “work” to model until you have something that needs to be done (a task) assigned to one or more people who will do the work (resources). Work just does not exist without this mapping. In other words, the basic work formula that you learned in Chapter 9 does not apply until you have created ...

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