Resource consumption analysis report

Access to this feature depends on your license.

A Resource consumption analysis report calculates the time consumed for a process or a task. It can help you find complex and time consuming tasks and plot out the resource consumption of process participants.

This section explains how to generate the Resource consumption analysis report.

  1. Open the explorer and click Reporting > Resource consumption analysis.

    The Resource consumption analysis dialog opens.

  2. Select one or multiple diagrams to include in the report.

  3. You can select the following options:

    • Use merged cells in output spreadsheet

    • Export file as XLS (Excel 97)

  4. Click Next.

    The Quantitative analysis dialog opens.

  5. Select the report mode. The following report modes are available:

    • Process cost analysis: Calculates the process costs (€ per cost center) based on the execution frequency and costs per activity. You can also select the Use resource consumption attributes for the calculation (if provided) option. Read the Process cost analysis report for more information.

    • Resource consumption analysis: Calculates the resource consumption (hours per resource) based on the execution frequency and execution time per activity.

    For the purpose of these steps the Resource consumption analysis mode is selected.

  6. Select the Include subprocesses in calculation option if required.

  7. Click Next.

  8. Add further information for the resource calculation. The following options are available:

    • Personal allowance time (% of total work time)

    • Technical allowance (% of total work time)

    • Nominal value of work days / year

    • Nominal value of work hours / day

  9. Select the Save for future calculation options if you want to use the personal and nominal values in a future calculation.

  10. Click Start Calculation.

    If there are structural or logical mistakes in the diagrams, the system informs you. If errors occur, the program asks you to go back to check the diagram in the editor. Click Open diagramto open the diagrams in the editor to correct any logical mistakes, structural mistakes, and errors.

  11. If there are no errors, the Resource consumption analysis report generates. Click Please click here to open the Excel file to download the report. The file is saved to your browser's download folder.

    This Excel file contains the analysis. The values are based on functions, so changing one value may change the values in other fields accordingly.

    If multiple diagrams were included in the report, one new tab will be created for each diagram in the Excel file. An additional Sum tab is created as a front page that shows the data for the processes.