Resourcing is a cornerstone fundamental within Project Works and provides a lot of information that feeds into many aspects of the wider business. This page runs you through the basics of adding resourcing for the first time.
Resourcing is about booking people's time to work on a project. It is entered as a number of hours in a week that they are expected to work on a project. Calculations can be done from the resourced hours.
- The hours x billable rate feeds into the projected burn, highlighting how much of the budget will be consumed.
- The "cost" of resourced hours is also calculated, based of the benefits and costs data entered. This helps with calculating margin.
The most basic principle of resourcing is:
"How many hours of effort per week is a person needed on a certain project?"
The video below runs you through the basics of adding resourcing [6m]