Default Assignment Owner (resource field)

Data Type    Enumerated

Entry Type    Calculated

Description    The Default Assignment Owner field contains the name of the enterprise user who is responsible for entering status on a given assignment. This field is set in Microsoft Office Project Web Access, and appears in Microsoft Office Project 2007.

How Calculated    The default assignment owner is identified in the Resource Center of Office Project Web Access and shown in various locations in Office Project 2007.

Best Uses    Add the Default Assignment Owner field to a resource sheet to view the name of the individual with the responsibility for entering actual work or reporting on status for an assignment. The default assignment owner is responsible for reporting on any assignments that do not have another assignment owner designated. The default assignment owner can also be responsible for assignments with material resources, and generic resources. The default assignment owner is often the project manager who publishes the project to Microsoft Office Project Server 2007. Cost resources do not have assignment owners.

Example    You have several generic resources and material resources assigned to tasks in your project. Because you want to make sure that these assignments always have their status accurately reported, you add the Default Assignment Owner field to the Resource Sheet to make sure that all assignments have an owner.

Remarks    You can see the default assignment owner using the Resource Information dialog box. Double-click any resource. On the General tab in the Resource Information dialog box, review the name in the Default Assignment Owner box.

The Default Assignment Owner field is not available for local (non-enterprise) resources.

Applies To: Project 2007, Project 2010, Project 2010 Standard, Project Professional 2013, Project 2013 Standard



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