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Labor and Material cost status dashboard RRS feed

  • Question

  • Brand new to MS Project, and had a question that I am hoping someone can help with. I have a project created that has material and labor resources assigned to all tasks. What I am being asked for is essentially a modified version of the Cost Overview Dashboard adds in a breakout of Total Labor Cost, Remaining Labor Cost, Labor Completion, and then also Total Materials Cost, Remaining Materials Cost, and Material Usage Completion.

    Is this something that is possible? I have tried manipulating the current Cost Overview Dashboard, but can't seem to find the correct Pivot Fields that would produce this result.

    Friday, October 20, 2017 1:41 PM

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  • Hi,

    If you use the report tab in MS Project (2013+), you can insert a table with resource information and display the cost, baseline, actual and remaining cost. Then group by resource type (material versus work resources) and show all subtasks. You don't have the %completion since completion is related to task and not resource, but you could always create a resource custom field.


    Hope this helps,


    Guillaume Rouyre, MBA, MVP, P-Seller

    Monday, October 23, 2017 1:17 PM
    Moderator