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Analyzing variances of task and resource costs in MS Project

Analyzing variances of task and resource costs in MS Project With the report Cost Overruns (tab reports > custom > cost overruns) you can easily see the changes (compared to the baseline) and which tasks or resources became more expensive...
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What are the PBS and WBS in MS Project?

What are the PBS and WBS in MS Project? PBS (Product Breakdown Structure) In a meeting or a series of meetings, where you have all important experts and your (core) team members present, you start identifying all items that should be part of your project...
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How to read the reports Resource cost overview and cost overview of tasks?

The standard reports ‘Resource Cost Overview‘ and ‘Task Cost Overview’ provide useful graphs and a clear overview of the costs of the work in progress. To open the reports click: Tab ‘Report’ Select from the dropdown...
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Why is MS Project limited in displaying the resource critical path?

Why is MS Project limited in displaying the resource critical path? Possibly you have already realized that after adding resources, the Critical Path will not show as neatly as you might have hoped. Formatting the Critical Path to appear in red will...
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When to use the Resource usage and Task usage views?

Resource Usage is one of the assignment views, just like the view Task Usage. These views are basically the same, as they show e.g. hours/remaining availability per day per assignment. When to use the resource usage and the task usage views? Use these...
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How to deal with % assignment on a task, effectiveness and absence?

How to deal with % assignment on a task, effectiveness and absence? People are not 100% working effectively on a task due to:   Illness Part-time days or vacation Toilet visits/smoking/social talk Problem solving Wandering off Project meetings Obligations...
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