Resource Heat Map

Generate a heat map to identify potential over/under-loaded resources. The resource planning heat map is an optional visualization aid for organizations to keep track of resource assignment.

 

Use the Resource Planning Heat Map to swiftly gain insights to assist with your resource management in Clarizen. The heat map is an efficient and effective way to quickly get an overview of your resource availability and load, project assignment, and task assignment in various perspectives.

Specification: Clarizen Apps

Categories: IT, Marketing, Professional Services, Project Management, Research and Development

Capabilities: Resource Management

Resource Heatmaps adds Resource Planning Heatmap panels to User Groups.

Note: Heatmaps will only display when you have enabled Resource Planning in system settings. 

 

There are eight variations of the Heatmaps available:

  • Project Assignment in Units – Display resource’s project assignment in Units
  • Project Assignment in Hours – Display resource’s project assignment in Hours
  • Project Assignment in FTE – Display resource’s project assignment in FTE
  • Project Assignment in Person Days – Display resource’s project assignment in Person Days
  • Task Assignment in Units – Display resource’s task assignment in Units
  • Task Assignment in Hours – Display resource’s task assignment in Hours
  • Task Assignment in FTE – Display resource’s task assignment in FTE
  • Task Assignment in Person Days – Display resource’s task assignment in Person Days

Each heatmap provides:

  • Standard and custom field filtering: Filtering by date, resources, etc.
  • Percentage Calculation: The percentage of the assignment (determined by the colors) is calculated based on the Capacity and the Resource of the Project/Task Assignment of the Resource.
  • Configurations tailored to your needs:
    • Ranges of the Scale: You can change the minimum, maximum, and target percentages of the scale by modifying the variables in the Heat Map custom panel in Clarizen Configuration.
    • Colors of the Scale: You can change the minimum, maximum, and target colors of the Scale by modifying the variables of the color hue value in the Heat Map custom panel in Clarizen Configuration.
  • Real-time: no waiting for refresh intervals – you can make changes and see the results on the Heatmaps immediately.

Enhancements to Resource Heatmaps can be requested from Clarizen Professional Services team.