Microsoft Office Project 2007 makes it easier for you to share resources across multiple projects in which the same people, materials, or equipment will be used.
Tip: This article is part of a series of articles within the Project Map that describe a broad set of project management activities. We call these activities "goals" because they are organized around the project management life cycle: Build a plan, track and manage a project, and close a project.
Plan for resources who are working on different projects Learn more about how sharing resources can help you manage teams and individuals who are working on multiple projects.
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It is rare for people to be assigned to one project from start to finish, with no additional responsibilities. Sharing resources among projects affords more flexibility and control for resource management. If any of the following conditions exists in your situation, you should consider sharing resources:
Share resources among projects You can choose to share resources from another project plan or from a file designated as a resource pool, or you can move existing resource information from your project to a new, resource pool file.
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