Curious how many other agencies track utilization rates for their employees, and what kind of targets do they have?

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At DTAS were supposed to burn at 120% (based on 40 hr week) to account for vacation and paid time off. "Over burning" starts getting noticed when you're around +150% of utilization. The shitty part is a team's burn rate is the median, not the mean.

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Sounds like ours (at least to me)

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There's such a thing as under 100 percent?

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We do. Our goal is 80% and start resourcing when the majority of a team gets around 120%

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Allocation projections by week, and time sheets by project of course. 40 hours a week minimum, usually 50.

Yes. Goal is 100% utilized but 85% billable. Remaining 15% is vacation and training.

At Havas it was 100%. No excuses.

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