Estimate Activity Resources in ClickUp

Estimate Activity Resources is the process of estimating team resources and the type and quantities of materials, equipment, and supplies necessary to perform project work. This process is performed periodically throughout the project as needed.

INPUTS

Project management plan
• Resource management plan
• Scope baseline
Project documents
• Activity attributes
• Activity list
• Assumption log
• Cost estimates
• Resource calendars
• Risk register
Enterprise environmental factors
Organizational process assets

TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Expert judgment
Bottom-up estimating
Analogous estimating
Parametric estimating
Data analysis
• Alternatives analysis
Project management information system
Meetings

OUTPUTS

Resource requirements
Basis of estimates
Resource breakdown structure
Project documents updates
• Activity attributes
• Assumption log
• Lessons learned register

Create Project Management Tasks

In the Planning list, representing Planning Process Group, create the Estimate activity resources task and subtasks corresponding to the output of the Estimate Activity Resources process:

  • Develop resource requirements
  • Develop basis of estimates
  • Develop resource breakdown structure
  • Update project documents

Create Project Management Documents

In the Docs section, create the output documents:

  • Resource Requirements
  • Basis of Estimates
  • Resource Breakdown Structure

Resource requirements identify the types and quantities of resources required for each work package or activity in a work package and can be aggregated to determine the estimated resources for each work package, each WBS branch, and the project as a whole.

Basis of estimates detail for resource estimates may include:

  • Method used to develop the estimate
  • Resources used to develop the estimate
  • Assumptions associated with the estimate
  • Known constraints
  • Range of estimates
  • Confidence level of the estimate
  • Documentation of identified risks influencing the estimate

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