I know there are project managers out there managing their schedule using Project 2013 with Project Server when the need arises to replace a resource for a myriad of reasons. The instructions below will give you the steps you will need to replace the existing resource with a new resource. By using this method the Actual Work already completed by the original resource will be unaffected and the remaining work will be assigned to the new resource.
Step 1: Open the project in Project Professional
Step 2: Navigate to the Resource tab in the ribbon
Step 3: Select the task(s) assigned to the resource that you want to replace
Step 4: In the Assignments section of the Resource Tab in the ribbon, select Assign Resources to Activate the Assign Resource Dialog box
Step 5: Select the Name of the currently assigned resource. Selecting the name of the person you want to replace activates the Replace button which was previously greyed out
Step 6: Select Replace button to activate the Replace Resource dialog box
Step 7: Select the name of the New Resource you want to assign to the task(s)
Step 8: Close the Assign Resources dialog box using the Close Button to complete the reassignment
Note: Noe has been replace with Archana
Step 9: Save your project using File/Save
Step 10: The Final step is to Publish your project so the new assignments will populate the resource’s timesheets in Project Web Access (PWA)
That’s all it takes.
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