Assigning user groups to objects
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Hello,

i was wondering what assigning a user group to a object actually does? I don't see any connect functionality.

Documentation only says it's possible but not what it does: ftrack documentation

 

Btw. Our Producer all thought that this would assign all the task inside the object to all the users in the group or make the task available to them and they can select task from the object themselves and i actually think that's a good idea?!

 

Regards

Dennis

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I think that are two purposes:

  1. For communication; to keep track of that the object (and containing tasks) should be tackled by the users in the allocated group.
  2. The user selector when assigning tasks are restricted to the users in that group.
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Btw. Our Producer all thought that this would assign all the task inside the object to all the users in the group or make the task available to them and they can select task from the object themselves and i actually think that's a good idea?!

This makes sense and is something that we've discussed internally but never got to investigate further.

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Cool, thanks for your feedback Mattias.

 

The more i think about this concept the more it makes sense for me and is super appealing.

In a large project Producers or Lead artist don't necessarily need to assign all tasks to a specific user. The freedom of saying for example these are alle the 3D modelling tasks and i assign them to the 3D modelers group seems very nice.  These tasks then appear under the 'available task' column in the my task view for everyone in this group and if a 3D modeler drags a task to another column 'in progress' for example it gets assigned to him/her directly and disappears from the 'available task column for everyone else. So they just work through the pile as they like.

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On 6/1/2018 at 10:05 AM, INFECTED said:

In a large project Producers or Lead artist don't necessarily need to assign all tasks to a specific user. The freedom of saying for example these are alle the 3D modelling tasks and i assign them to the 3D modelers group seems very nice.  These tasks then appear under the 'available task' column in the my task view for everyone in this group and if a 3D modeler drags a task to another column 'in progress' for example it gets assigned to him/her directly and disappears from the 'available task column for everyone else. So they just work through the pile as they like.

Makes sense, would the 3d modellers group in this case be a group on that project? I.e. a subset of all 3d modellers in the Studio, that are now working on this project

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Yes exactly.

Maybe a project group that is a subset of all the 3D modellers or a subgrop within the 3D group, separating the 3D in smaller departments. 

Depends on the project structure i guess.

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Hi both, 

 

A year or so late but we are after this exact functionality in our studio! Has this been implemented yet or did it not receive enough interest?

Many thanks,

Julia

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