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Larry ChristofaroLarry Christofaro
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Hi Kennet. There are two ways to sequence tasks when using resource leveling. The first is using predecessors. Predecessors are used as normal when an actual dependency is required (not a resource dependency). Project uses a non-human sequencing priority to prioritize the rest, which is rarely correct. The example I use is that you want high risk tasks completed first, which isn’t a hard dependency. To accomplish this, I always setup resource leveling to use Leveling order to Priority, Standard; and then set Priority for each task. Some tips: (1) group priorities by section (900’s for planning, 800’s for requirements, etc.) (2) tasks can have the same priority, but I tend to keep them to a minimum. Then keep leveling, tweaking, leveling, tweaking, until the schedule looks right. Hope that helps…