Monday, July 02, 2012 4:55 PM
We are tracking schedules in microsoft Project Server 2010 and import actual cost to our resource loaded schedules. The tracking works for the most part, but on a couple of our schedules, we have experienced some sort of "glitch". We do not know what causes this as our procedure to update every project is consistent. We may be tracking the project for months and all of the sudden, this glitch happens.
We sometimes have BCWP that displays inifitely before the project start date. We will have a project start in Oct 10 2011 and the BWCP for the project will shoot inifitely before that date.
Is anyone else experiencing this? Does anyone know why this might happen? Somehow project is forcing the tasks to read a % complete which drives this behavior.
Tuesday, July 03, 2012 1:56 AMModerator
I haven't seen this, but it could be a byproduct of the import mechanism. How are you importing Actual Cost? Is it a timephased import? Do you have resources assigned to summary tasks?
Without looking at the import mechanism, it'll be hard to troubleshoot.
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Tuesday, July 03, 2012 3:35 PM
I believe it is a timephased import. When we open the project schedules, we are given a notification to apply updates(people who charge to the project for the specified week). We hit except changes and actual work is brought in for the appropriate tasks and dates.
I just do not know why this would not happen for the longest time, but all the sudden happen out of the blue. This is definitely a problem with the import..I am just trying to determine how to troubleshoot it. Our ERP team does not seem to have a solution!
We do not have resources in the summary tasks.
- Edited by IShouldbSurfn Tuesday, July 03, 2012 3:35 PM correction
Thursday, July 05, 2012 11:46 AMModeratorDo you have any tool/code to import these changes? Or you are talking about Import from Project Server?
Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:32 PMModerator
Please re-post if this is still an issue..