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Capacity vs. Project Allocations vs. Timesheet Hours

Compares staffed project hours, optionally broken out by proposed and active projects, versus timesheet hours and capacity hours. You can build this report using the design settings in the table below. Alternatively, you can download this report definition and upload it to your PPM Pro instance.

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Design View Selection Comments
General

Topic: Resource

Specialty: Time Series

Type: Combination: Stacked Area, Stacked Column, Line

Title: <enter a meaningful title>

 

Other report Types that work well include Area: Basic; Bar: Basic; Column: Basic; Combination: Area, Column, Lina; and Line.

Data

Bottom Axis: Date (Time Series)

Left Axis - Column: Note that all time series fields must be selected from the main topic field path. For example, from the Resource available fields add the following:

  • Allocation Hours (Allocated Roles - Time Series)
    • Edit Settings for the field (gear icon), changing:
      • Display Name to "Staffed Hrs for Active Projects" or something similar
      • Staffed to "Staffed"
      • Allocated Role filter to "Allocated Role: Project Status is <multiple values indicating active projects>"
  • Allocation Hours (Allocated Roles - Time Series)
    • Edit Settings for the field (gear icon), changing:
      • Display Name to "Staffed Hrs for Projects in Startup" or similar
      • Staffed to "Staffed"
      • Allocated Role filter to "Allocated Role: Project Status is <multiple values indicating proposed projects>"

Left Axis - Line: Capacity Hours (Time Series)

Left Axis - Area: Actual Hours (Time Series)

Breaking up the Allocation Hours by project status is optional; if you do not want to break this up, only add the field once to the Left Axis - Column and just edit the field settings to Staffed. To Edit Settings for a field, click the gear icon next to the field:

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Display

Set desired Display options, such as:

Data - Data values: Show

 
Variable Settings

Set desired Time Series options, such as:

Frequency: Weekly

Date Range: Is between <date 1> and <date 2>

Provide relevant filters, for example if you only want to see roles for certain types or for a specific unit. If you want to allow the user to change to a different Filter before running the report or when viewing the report, select the relevant checkboxes for Allow changing.