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Does participating in Impact Day hurt our utilization?

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Any day that we are not chargeable hurts our utilization. Simple.

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And then they ask why there is only 50% participation this year...?

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Not sure, but I'd guess so since it is an internal code. If I had to guess, it is probably taken into account with utilization like holidays.

Technically, yes.

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Yeah they give you a diff charge code for impact day which does not give you utilization. Burn

Yeah, it would if you don't work at least 40 hours Monday to Thursday....

@D4 many projects will ask you to request specific permission to bill more than 36 hours (9x4) on a week with a firm holiday or IMPACT Day

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