The Overdrive option on the member availability setting tells the scheduling engine to turn off load balancing for that resource. The effect is that all tasks assigned to an overdrive resource will start on the current date unless the task is pushed out by delays or dependencies. Availability is still respected in terms of days of week and hours per day.
Daily Limits are ignored on items owned by Overdrive resources. A blue informational aler...
LiquidPlanner’s scheduling engine uses three factors to calculate start and finish dates:
1. Remaining effort on tasks
2. Priority order of tasks
3. Availability of task owners
Availability is the allotted number of hours each day that a workspace member is able to do project work.
As tasks are estimated and prioritized, the expected start and finish dates are updated automatically based on each member's availability to complete their...
The Project Workload report on the Projects tab allows you to visualize team utilization and workload distribution within a project or group of projects. The report displays each resource's assignments distributed across calendar days. In the Project Workload report, you're able to quickly see the project team, their remaining assignments, completion dates, whether their work is at-risk and which resources are ultimately driving the finish date ...
If you use LiquidPlanner, you already know about Virtual Members, the super-handy placeholder for tasks that you don’t want to assign to real workspace members -- like new hires or outside contractors.
A Virtual Team allows you to give a single virtual member the power (daily availability) of multiple virtual resources.
Within your plan you have editing tasks that you farm out to an outside editing service.
Any number of...