The Performance Index Method (PIM) for the project controls the method Adobe Workfront uses to calculate project performance metrics such as Cost Performance Index (CPI), Cost Schedule Performance Index (CSI), Schedule Performance Index (SPI), and Estimate At Completion (EAC).
Workfront calculates these values using the following:
You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:
|Adobe Workfront plan*||
|Adobe Workfront license*||
|Access level configurations*||
Edit access to Projects and Financial Data
Note: If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.
Manage permissions to the project with permissions to Manage Finance
For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects .
*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.
Go to a project which you are the owner of.
You need Manage permissions to the project to perform the following steps. We also recommend that only the Project Owner should make changes to the Finance area of the project.
Click Project Details in the left panel, then go to the Finance area.
Double-click the value in the Performance Index Method field to edit it.
Select from the following options in the Performance Index Method field:
|Hour-Based||Workfront uses the Planned Hours in calculating the CPI and EAC of the project, and the EAC of the project displays as a number, in hours.|
|Cost-Based||Workfront uses the Planned Labor Cost in calculating the CPI and EAC of the project, and the EAC displays as a currency value. When you select this option, ensure that your task assignees (job roles or users) are associated with cost rates.|
Click Save Changes.