Join John Riopel for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding resources to tasks to shorten duration, part of Managing Time-Constrained Projects with Microsoft Project.
- We'd like to Crash our first and most valuable task,…our task ID number 26.…To do this, I'm going to scroll up a little bit,…and put it a little higher in my view,…and I'm going to click on the Details form below.…We're going to add a second resource to this task…that will implement that Crashing process,…so we're going to add in a new resource,…called Lamb Cassidy.…We'll modify the duration down to 4 days,…and we'll press OK, which will implement the Crashing…that we've put in.…
This gives us the ability to see what our previous Crashing…would have saved and, of course,…now our current Duration and our current Cost…represent those values.…
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- Managing auto-scheduled tasks
- Checking task links
- Adding lag and buffers
- Fixing an incomplete critical path
- Setting a baseline
- Using lead and lag times
- Fast-tracking and crashing tasks
- Adding resources
- Executing the schedule