Overallocation is misleading RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hallo,

    In my teamplanner view the overallocation is marked with red brackets and in some cases there isn´t any other task.

    I am using MS Project Professional 2016.

    Why is it marked as an overallocation without any other task? What I am missing?

    Thanks for your response.


    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:16 AM

All replies

  • Hi Jakob,

    A resource can be overallocated on a single task. For example if you entered 50hrs of work on a 1 week task (40hrs) for a resource, the resource will be overallocated. Then note that in the teamplanner, you see overallocated tasks. So if there is an overallocation only on a part of the task, the entire task will anyway be marked as overallocated.

    Hope this helps,

    Guillaume Rouyre, MBA, MVP, P-Seller

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:13 AM
  • Thanks for that answer,

    Maybe you are right in a other case, but my ressources are not assigned for more hours than there are in the standard-calender.

    I recently published the specific project with the task that had the overallocation and now the overallocation disappears in all other projects.
    Do I need to publish each project after a change to avoid this problem?
    Currently we just use the publish button to refresh the tasks for the staff and their taskview.

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:44 PM