View and edit team utilization

This topic describes how to view and edit team utilization from the Utilization tab.

Overview

The Utilization tab provides team managers with a visual summary of each team member's remaining capacity and assignments.

Using the Utilization tab, team managers can analyze their team members' workloads and make sure they are balanced.

Prerequisites:

  • You must have the Edit Resource Pools or Edit All Resource Pools access grant.

  • You are the team manager, or the manager of its parent team.

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View resource assignment

The Utilization tab shows the assignments and remaining capacity of each team member in your team and its sub-teams, for a specific time period.

Specify a time period.

The Utilization tab lists the resources that are enabled, with participation greater than zero in the specified time period.

Total remaining capacity of all the listed resources.

Information of the resource: name, role, resource type, and team.

If a resource is marked with a triangle , it means this resource is assigned to a staffing profile position. Expand the resource to view the assignment details:

  • Which position the resource is assigned to

  • The staffing profile of the assigned position

  • The status of the assignment

  • The role and resource type requested by the position

  • The assigned allocation

You can use the Choose columns button to select which information to display. For details, see Choose columns.

The resource's remaining capacity.

The cell color indicates the utilization of the resource's capacity. You can customize the coloring to align with your situation. For details, see Customize team coloring.

If the cell is grayed out and has no value, it means this resource has no participation in the team, for the specific time period.

  • You can specify:

    • How the capacity is measured, in Hours, Person Days, or FTE. For details, see Effort type.

    • How the capacity is displayed, by Week, Month, Quarter, or Year. For details, see Period type.

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Adjust or delete resource assignment

The Utilization tab helps you find areas of over-allocation and under-allocation. If a team member is over-allocated, you can consider reassigning some assignments to under-allocated members.

To adjust or delete a resource's assignment from the Utilization tab:

  1. Open the Utilization tab of your team.

  2. Expand the resource whose assignment you want to adjust or delete.

  3. Editable assignments are marked with an Edit icon. Locate the assignment you want to adjust or delete.

      Note:
    • Only when a staffing profile is in the Planning or Active status, can you edit the resource's assignment in this staffing profile.

    • You can only adjust or delete a resource assignment for Month or Week period types. For details, see Period type.

    Action How to
    Adjust an assignment

    Update the numbers in the target time period cells.

    Use the shortcuts described in Shortcuts when editing allocation to facilitate the edit.

    Change assignment's status In the Status column, select Soft Booked or Committed.
    Delete an assignment

    Assignment that can be deleted are indicated by a Delete icon after the position name.

    To delete an assignment, click the Delete icon .

  4. Click anywhere on the page to save your changes.

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