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Resource Allocation %

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UPDATE: We have added the ability to estimate how many hours each person will be working on the task (ex. 4 hrs/day). Here's a video about it: http://teamgantt.com/video/hourly-estimating-in-teamgantt/

Do you still want Resource allocation %? Feel free to enter comments below.
Thanks!
Nathan
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I would really love to see a "presumed" resource allocation %, nothing complicated, but some way to see how "full" a particular team member is based on assignments.

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      • AnonymousAnonymous commented  · 

        In many cases a resource can work on multiple related tasks in a day. Assuming 100% allocation to each task just make planning a pain. Using hours per task per day is too fine grained- especially when you are doing planning early in a project.

      • NickNick commented  · 

        By the hour would be great—so adding levels per user allocated onto a task — example: Nick = 8 hours per day and Steve = 2 hours per day. Then the 'availability view' could change also, so its hours instead of tasks. This would be amazing!

      • Oliver HoffOliver Hoff commented  · 

        This is an absolute necessity. The tool simply assumes that every ressource works full days every day. This makes it completely useless for any kind of company-wide ressource planning

      • TorstenTorsten commented  · 

        Actually, I think that "percentage" is not the right way. It should be absolute hours per task, per resource.
        Imagine part time employees (you re-assign a different person and suddenly the percentage is wrong).
        Filtering by resource should display the total hours for that resource per day/week.

      • ChrisChris commented  · 

        This would be very useful. For managing resources between other departments in my company I needed to know how many days each resources was scheduled to work for this project. The only way I could find this out was to go through and count each day, one by one.

      • Matt HerronMatt Herron commented  · 

        Great idea! I would also like to be able to specify an optimum hour goal for each resource or person. A use case would be: 3 full-time designers put in ~25 hours/week each, 2 full-time devs put in 30/week each, and 1 part-time dev puts in 10/week. Is each resource being used to their full potential? Or only 85% of their maximum? etc.

      • TorstenTorsten commented  · 

        Either % or estimated hours for each resource that is assigned to that specific task.

      • ShaneShane commented  · 

        I second this idea. In my case it would be nice to assign an optional estimated time for each task/resource combination. This way I know that if a resource is able to produce X hours of work per week, that I know how to schedule them in. My team often has many projects and tasks going on at one time, so this feature would be critical to planning out project schedules.

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