Resource Allocation

In Enterprise Architect, the Project Manager can connect a named resource in a named role to a given model element.

To select the element to which to allocate resources, click on the required element in the Project Browser.

Access:     View | More Element Tools | Project Management > Resource Allocation: New (Ctrl+Shift+7)

Use to:

  • Track how far development of required components and Classes has progressed

How to:

To enter resource allocation details for an element, follow the steps below:

Step

Action

See also

1

Select the element in the Project Browser

 

2

Select the Project Management menu option

The Project Management window displays, showing the Resource Allocation tab

The Project Management Window

3

Click on the New icon on the Project Management window toolbar

 

4

On the Resource Allocation tab enter the:

  • Name of the resource (click on the drop-down arrow and select, or type the name in)
  • Role of the resource (click on the drop-down arrow and select, or type the name in)
  • Start and end date for the availability of the resource
  • Time allocated to the resource
  • Percentage of the task the resource has completed
  • Expected time allocated to the resource
  • Actual time expended by the resource
  • Description of the work being done by the resource (this text is also displayed in the Notes window; it cannot be edited in that window)
  • Notes on the activity history of the work done by the resource (this text is also displayed in the Notes window; it cannot be edited in that window)

Notes

5

Click on the Save icon in the Project Management window toolbar

 

Notes:

  • To edit existing Resource Allocation items for this element, click on the required item in the:
  • List panel to the left of the window, in Item mode
  • List, in List mode
  • Project Management folder in the Element Browser window - if this window is not displayed, click on the Browse Element icon in the Project Management window toolbar; resource allocation item icons have an R in the bottom right corner

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