Effort Forecasts Sheet
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The resource manager "owns" the data on
the Effort Forecast sheet.
Color indicates that the resource does not have enough capacity
(after higher priority projects) to meet the demand.
Use the right
click menu SHOW HEADER ROWS to display the rows at the top of
Header detail rows show detail for the row containing the selected
- The Gantt Bar
graphically displays the phases of the selected project.
- CAPACITY shows the total capacity of the
selected resource in each period.
- DEMAND shows the total demand by all projects
for the selected resource.
- AVAILABILITY equals CAPACITY minus
- ALLOCATED and ALLOCATED % are
the result of the PDW allocation algorithm for the selected
resource on the selected project. Allocated % is allocated effort
divided by the demand (from the Effort Forecasts
grid row). See section on Allocation Calculation options
for more information.
When data values are entered on Effort Forecasts, the Allocated and
Allocated % rows are cleared until you click the RECALCULATE
Column totals are not meaningful if non labor items are displayed;
right click SHOW NON-LABOR to hide non-labor assignments.