|Resource leveling helps project
managers balance resources (such as people or equipment) over time.
When faced with a number of projects and a fixed number of resources, a manager must prioritize the projects and allocate the resources to the projects.
Milestones Professional offers a simple resource leveling technique which many customers find useful.
See this example:
|On the above example, the project manager can "level" the resources ("men") by|
|On the project chart above, the # of men needed per week is shown below. As you can see, the peak requirement for manpower is about 10 men for a 4 week period:|
|As the bars move, the graph below the schedule change accordingly. See what happens when all projects are moved to February and March:|
|When the work is concentrated into February and March, the requirements for manpower increases to 22.78 (peak for a 2 week period):|
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