Calculating Duration Based on Resource Availability

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How can I get MindManager to calculate the duration based on a Resource's availability?

Here's the scenario
I have a task that takes an FTE 24 hours to complete (Effort?)
I have a resource that is available on 70% of the time
I need my task duration to reflect that it will take my 70% resource longer to complete the task than a FTE. 

For this example, I'd want MindManager to change the duration to 30 hours (i.e. 3.75 days)

Is this possible
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Posted 9 months ago

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Janosch, Employee

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Hi Lagomorph,
unfortunately it is not possible with the actual version (MindManager 2020), that the duration is adapted to the resource workload automatically. The duration is used to calculate the effort (effort = duration * number of assigned resources). The task effort can be edited for each resource and MindManager can highlight the over-utilization of the resource, so that the duration can be adapted.