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Performance % Complete

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Heather Hadley
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Hi!

 

So in order to be able to earn at a higher level WBS for % Complete, I have cost loaded activities at a higher level WBS that are broken down into activities at a lower level.  Example - Construction WBS with 4 activities - Piping, Electrical, Civil, Structural.  These 4 activities hold the budgets for our interaction with our cost program.  However, I created lower level WBS, example, Piping in East Building, Piping in West Building and in those lower level WBS, I have specific activities.  I am using Performance % complete in order to use the roll up of the progress to transfer to the progress on the higher level , cost loaded activities.

 

Problem is that the Performance % Complete is not rolling up on these lower levels.In one of the lower level WBS, I have 4 activities - 3 at 100% complete and 1 at 95% complete but yet the WBS is showing 0%.

 

Activities at the lower level have a $1 resource attached.

 

What am I missing?

 

TIA

Heather

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Zoltan Palffy
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yuo could create a new alctivity and give it the activity type as wbs summary 

Heather Hadley
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Thanks Zoltan for this!  My follow up question is what do I need to make sure is included in the resource assignment to have it show as a summary on the WBS band?  I have resources assigned to all activity but no units because I don't want to double up on the $$ vaule in my schedule since the activity at the higher level WBS is holding the $$

Zoltan Palffy
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Performance Percent Complete for the activity is based on Units Percent Complete. Activities without a Resource curve assigned to one or more of the Resource Assignments will use the Activity percent complete

so 100%+100%+100%+95%=395% 

or  =$1+$1+$1+.95=$3.95 ?

Summary Performance percent complete when displayed on an organize band, will ALWAYS be calculated as (BCWP • 100) divided by Budget at completion regardless of what earned value technique is selected for the activity's WBS. 

so =$1+$1+$1+.95=$3.95*100=$395/$400=$98.75