Using Effort Driven in Project


Even though Microsoft Project is fairly easy to use at the basic level--entering tasks and resources, assigning the one to the other, and fine-tuning a schedule--there are a few parts of the program that seem quirky, and can take a little practice to use comfortably. One of these is the checkmark in the Task Information dialog box called "Effort driven". The name is fairly self-explanatory, in that a task's duration (the thing we normally concern ourselves with) can be affected by how much effort we want to put into the task, in the form of resources. Specifically, how *many* resources. There [...]