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Importing Active Projects From, and Exporting to MS Project

Avoid creating a schedule in Microsoft Project, importing and updating it in i-lign, then exporting to Microsoft Project and then repeating the process.

Can I use several allocation rates with the same Resource against a single Task?

This can be achieved using a Task Pool, but is not possible in i-lign for standard Tasks, where only one allocation rate can be set per Resource per Task.

Planning a Project's Resources

If you are planning a Project, and are unsure which individuals you will be using, or the actual people are unavailable, you can still plan your people-resources in i-lign, and therefore estimate your resource costs.

Managing and Approving Timesheets

To manage, review and approve Timesheets, go to your My Work tab (Home > My Work) and scroll down the tabs to Timesheets to review > click Manage.

Setting Up Your Project's Financial Profile

Your Project's Financial Profile records financial information, and affects how your Project Financials are calculated.

Your Project's Financial Profile records financial information, and affects how your Project Financials are calculated.

Monitor Task Allocations

When people have been allocated to Tasks on a Project, their workloads (allocations) can be monitored using the Task Allocation List.

When people have been allocated to Tasks on a Project, their workloads (allocations) can be monitored using the Task Allocation List.

The 'Timesheet User' Resource Type

Users who have been assigned the 'Timesheet User' Resource type can log in to i-lign, but are limited to accessing their own Timesheet and the Tasks assigned to them.

Assigning People to a Project

People who have been added as an organisational Resource in i-lign can be assigned to Projects.

Import data from Microsoft Project

You can use i-lign's Microsoft Project import facility to load project information (tasks, milestones, dependencies, resource allocations) from a MS Project file into an i-lign project.

How is the Project Percentage Complete figure calculated?

The Project Percentage Complete figure displays on the Project Snapshot.