Workfront has four task duration types:
- Effort Driven
- Calculated Work
- Calculated Assignment
These duration types are not recognized by Microsoft Project. Currently, Microsoft Project has 3 task types:
- Fixed Units
- Fixed Work
- Fixed Duration
Exporting from Workfront
When exporting from Workfront to Microsoft Project, Effort Driven tasks become Fixed Work. Simple, Calculated Work, and Calculated Assignment become Fixed Units
Importing from Workfront
When importing from Microsoft Project to Workfront, Fixed Units become Effort Driven. Fixed Work and Fixed duration receive the default duration type.
WARNING When a task has Calculated Work as the duration type and the default duration type in Setup is set as Calculated Assignment, then MS Project assignment allocations will be lost during the import.