You have seen that you can define a resource assignment by specifying the task duration, the assignment units, and the work for the assignment. You have seen that your choice of the task type and its effort-driven status also affect resource assignments. In this section, we will examine other options for fine-tuning resource assignments. The choices include the following:
Adding a delay to a resource’s start date so that it starts after other resources have started on the task
Splitting a resource’s schedule on a task to accommodate time when the resource is needed elsewhere
Assigning overtime work to a resource
Applying one of the predefined work contours to an assignment
Manually adjusting the work contour for an ...