Ms project start date not updating
, forcing calculations to be made manually, a number of features that we take for granted suddenly stop happening.
That deadline is a fixed point in time that will not move and often has a external source like your manager or a client. A dependency will force the start date of a task to a later date if the predecessor takes longer to finish.
Another feature in MS Project is the Task Inspector, which explains some of the logic behind the automatic scheduling engine.
This tool can be helpful when you are truly confounded, but this article is meant to make these considerations much more intuitive so that you don’t have to refer to the Task Inspector for every single task date that you set.
The main considerations to make are listed below: Project provides a lot of help to spot these potential problems.
As a consultant you come across a lot of different projects/companies/people., there are several things that can be going on when Microsoft Project sets dates in a way that goes against your expectation.