PWA 2013 - Task with automatically delay RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I use PWA 2013. 

    I created a Project that started on 10/01/2013 and will end on 12/31/2014. Within the project there were some Summary, one of this started in date 04/01/2013 to 12/31/2014 (duration 173 Days). This Summary had a Task that starts in date 04/01/2014 to 12/31/2014 but Duration 50 days and a Milestone (12/31/2014). When I looked at the Assignment detail, I saw that Resources Task will begin  10/13/2014 with DELAY of 124 days. I would like that Resources Task began the 04/01/2014, otherwise Resources will not see this activity on their Timesheet. I know that i can change the delay by editing the Task, but can i set, by default, delay to  zero?



    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 4:40 PM

All replies

  • Riccardo --

    By chance, did you level overallocated resources in this project using the built-in Leveling tool in Microsoft Project 2013?  Or do you have Leveling set to Automatic in your copy of Microsoft Project 2013?  Either of these would cause the Delay you see on the resource assignment.  Assignment delays are not an automatic feature of the software, so you should normally NEVER see what you are seeing on this task.  Let us know and we will try to help.

    Dale A. Howard [MVP]

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 4:56 PM
  • Hi Dale,

    thanks for your answer.

    Sorry, but i'm not so expert about PWA, where can i see if Leveling is set to Automatic?


    • Edited by Riccardo_t Wednesday, August 6, 2014 7:13 AM
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 5:43 PM
  • Ricardo_t --

    I assume you are using Microsoft Project 2013 with your Project Server 2013 system.  To determine if leveling is set to Automatic, do the following in Microsoft Project 2013:

    1. Click the Resource tab to display the Resource ribbon.
    2. In the Level section of the Resource ribbon, click the Leveling Options button.
    3. At the top of the Resource Leveling dialog, make sure you have the Manual option selected (if not, select it).
    4. Click the OK button.

    Hope this helps.

    Dale A. Howard [MVP]

    Thursday, August 7, 2014 11:05 AM