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The Project Resource Planning List

The Project Resource Planning List consolidates planned Project and Resource information, from the current month and for the following eight months.

Project Resource Planning information can be accessed from the Project Resources view in each Programme or Team consolidated view.

For example in Programmes:

Managing Stakeholders

This article explains what a Stakeholder is, how to create an External Stakeholder, how to assign a Stakeholder to a Project or Programme, and how to manage Stakeholder interventions.

Estimating Project Resource Expenses

i-lign uses four types of estimate. All of them calculate projected expenses between the Start and End dates of the project.

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.

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.

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.

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.