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Department VP: “Can you give me an update on the Greenfields Project? Is it on plan?”
Project Manager: *tosses coin* “It’s heads – we’re doing fine.”
Department VP: “Don’t you have a more scientific method?”
Project Manager: “Best out of three?”
As a project manager, sometimes you need to see what's happening across your entire portfolio and other times you need a real-time...
LiquidPlanner's predefined reports are located in the Reports Menu on the Projects tab. Click Status to view the Status Report for a selected plan item. To print the report, click the printer icon while in full-screen mode.
With one click, this report provides you with the most vital details about a project, package or sub-folder. It shows you hours logged, hours remaining, percent complete, tasks, milestones and totals by person.
Request Update is a convenient way to check in with team members regarding items they own and ask for an update on their work. The Request Update feature sends an email to the task owner(s) that prompts them to update their task.
Using Request Update
On the Projects tab, select the item(s) you want updated.
Go to the Edit Menu (pencil icon) and select Request Update.
This will open the Request Update window (shown below) where you’ll hav...
When you enter a dependency between two tasks, LiquidPlanner’s dynamic scheduling methodology will automatically calculate the Expected Start and Finish date for you, but you may find yourself with some questions about your schedule, such as:
One of my resources has some availability. How do I know what is ready to be worked on and what is dependent on other tasks?
How do I know what outstanding tasks are delaying later tasks so I know ...