The resource planner calculates the distribution of the hours over time.
Unfortunately, the functionality cannot be used in normal reports as far
as I know. The Excel workaround is fine, but it undermines the
transformation into real time data usage instead of number crunching in
Unfortunately, Workfront puts all hours to the beginning of a task.
That’s why Doug proposed to use it only for short tasks. As workaround,
we asked our users to split tasks when they exceed a month to be able to
get monthly reports.
Hi Doug, great remark! Indeed, the task duration remains an issue for
our solution. In our case, the have a monthly tasks for each user and do
monthly reporting. I love your Capacity Chart add-on, it's the perfect
solution! However, the pricing makes it interesting only for a high
number of users.
My name is Manuel, I'm Inhouse Consultant and Workfront Admin. My goal
is to translate our business requirements best into a technical
solution. We use Workfront to manage our consulting project portfolio,
for staffing and project financials.
I'm still in building the alternative report for us, so we have no
screenshot yet - I'll get back to you as soon as we have something
available. The main difficulty which we haven't solved yet is having
past data and planned data well organized on the same dashboard. Which
variables are you particul...