I just started using Smartsheet for project planning. I have created a lot of tasks, put in the predecessors for each task, put in task durations and put in resources. The resulting plan shows that Person A is doing multiple tasks concurrently. He can't do this. MS Project has a feature which I think is called Resource Leveling that sorts this out. What I seem to need is an automatic way of not allowing any resource to be used more than 100% at any time. One of the tasks that he is allocated to needs to be delayed until he is available. Which task is delayed needs to be optimised to minimise the critical path duration. Does Smartsheet have a feature like this? Without it, it seems pretty useless to me. Without it I would have to put in "false" predecessors or "false" start dates to prevent the same person being used more than 100% at any time. This is a lot of work, and I would have to do all the optimisation myself. Also every time the chart cahnges which it wil do all the time) I would have to undo all these "false" restyrictions and do them all again. Surely this is the sort of thing that a project management package is supposed to do?
How do I do this within SmartSheet?
Thanks - Rowan