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Abstract from EPMA Blog (Indexed 2013-06-27):
Due to popular demand we have added more quick reference cards to our stack. EPMAs Microsoft Project 2010 Quick Reference Card Pack now consists of twelve Microsoft Project quick reference cards. Click Here to download The Quick Reference Cards explain the common elements of the Microsoft Project 2010 interface including: an itemized listing
Abstract from EPMA Blog (Indexed 2013-06-19):
This is the first of a series of blogs in which I intend to cover some of the most important aspects of scheduling. These are some leading practices that are applied by many seasoned Project Managers, but are often missed by someone new to the world of Project Management. These are just some of the
Abstract from Brian Smith's Project Support Blog (Indexed 2013-06-18):
I maybe sounding the alarm bells too soon, and of course you all test Cumulative Updates before deploying to production, right? But we have seen a few cases so far where after applying the June 2013 CU for Project Server 2010 is leading to timesheet submit problems. The timesheet submit will go into a failed and blocking state and clicking the error will give something like:GeneralQueueJobFailed (26000) - TimesheetSubmit.SubmitTimesheetMessage. Details: id='26000' name='GeneralQueueJobFailed' ...(truncated)...
Abstract from Microsoft Project Blog (Indexed 2013-06-17):
Some people start up Microsoft Project with the greatest intentions. They add a few tasks, and then freeze--unsure of what to do next. In this webinar, we’ll show you how to get past that. We’ll demo the basics so that you can get started with more confidence and less stress. Can't view this video? You can also view it at Microsoft Showcase. Need a sneak peek? Here's a 30-second trailer.What you will learn at Tuesday's webinarHow to add tasks to a project.How to link tasks together....(truncated)...
Abstract from Brian Smith's Project Support Blog (Indexed 2013-06-14):
Just posted the June 2013 Cumulative Update (CU) announcement over on the Project Support blog - http://blogs.technet.com/b/projectsupport/archive/2013/06/14...(truncated)... Updates for Project and Project Server 2010 and 2013, as well as one fix for Project Server 2007. The rollup package for 2013 is delayed a week or two, but the individual package for Project Server 2013 is available if you need to test some fixes. One question I had this week on the individual package is is it cumulative? ...(truncated)...
Abstract from EPMA Blog (Indexed 2013-06-11):
In most Microsoft Office products it is possible to run multiple sessions of the same application. You can see below; I have two sessions of Microsoft Word running at the same time. It is also possible to have multiple sessions of Excel and PowerPoint running side by side. However; it is not possible to have
Abstract from EPMA Blog (Indexed 2013-06-06):
I just wanted to put a quick blog out there to thank everyone who attended my session at the PMI Expo yesterday. As promised I have added the Blog on Sharing a Resource Pool Across Multiple Projects in Microsoft Project It was great to have been selected to speak at the event. I have attached
Abstract from EPMA Blog (Indexed 2013-06-06):
I have been teaching the EPMA 100 – Microsoft Project Essentials open enrolment classes at EPMA for over a year now. One of the questions that I am commonly asked is, Is it possible to share a resource pool across multiple projects or a program? I state that the best way is to use a
Abstract from Brian Smith's Project Support Blog (Indexed 2013-05-31):
If you do want to see your summary tasks appearing in your 2010 Resource Assignments view, like they did in Project Server 2007, then head over to Rob Casons new posting on the Project Support blog - Project Server 2010- Unable to Add Summary Task to Resource Assignments View. Good job Rob![Image]
How Complicated Does a Project Schedule Need to be to Complicate the Complications That we Face in the Invariably Uncertain World of Project Management?
Abstract from EPMA Blog (Indexed 2013-05-31):
I have given Microsoft Project and Microsoft Project Server training classes to various clients from a variety of backgrounds; from power plant engineers scheduling planned outages to educational personnel running projects for local school districts. There is always a common question that is running through the minds of the trainees: What level of detail is
Abstract from Microsoft Project Blog (Indexed 2013-05-29):
Project Professional 2013 and Project Online / PWA are distinct tools which work together, empowering businesses to deliver winning projects while effectively executing and achieving strategic priorities. People across the organization regularly update statuses, manage resource allocations, report progress and balance strategic objectives. These people need different capabilities at different times. Right tools, right timeProject Professional 2013 is the project manager's everyday workhorse. The...(truncated)...
Abstract from EPMA Blog (Indexed 2013-05-28):
Assigning cost resources to a task and tracking them is quite tricky in Microsoft Project. If you add a Work resource and a Cost resource to the same task, updating the percent completes only updates the cost of the Work resource. Lets take a look. I have here a Training task, assigned to Tom Henry
Abstract from Brian Smith's Project Support Blog (Indexed 2013-05-22):
A few new posts this week over on the Project Support blog. For the most recent I got to play with new shiny stuff a MacBook Pro, and put it through its paces running against Project Online. The April 2013 rollup CU package for Project Server 2013 was released (contrary to my initial posting) I covered a UI issue in Project Server 2013 and Project Online transparent dropdowns. A walk-through of the access points for PWA in Project Online covering navigation, licensing and permiss...(truncated)...
Abstract from Microsoft Project Blog (Indexed 2013-05-21):
The 2013 Microsoft Partner of the Year award winners were announced for all categories across Microsoft Partner competencies, products and regions. We recognize the best of the best Microsoft Project partners with the prestigious Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Partner of the Year Award. This year, we have seen great case studies and stunning solutions that Microsoft Project partners have built, and this underscores the great success and power of Microsoft Project and its partner communi...(truncated)...
Abstract from Microsoft Project Blog (Indexed 2013-05-20):
For over a decade, Microsoft has delivered flexible software for Project Portfolio Management (PPM) through editions of Microsoft Project Server and Microsoft Project Professional. Now the proven capabilities in Project Server are available as Project Online, a cloud service which offers increased agility and a smaller IT footprint. Project Online works with the SharePoint platform and enjoys the business benefits of Office 365, which modernizes productivity infrastructure without any compromise...(truncated)...
Abstract from Christophe Fiessinger's Blog (Indexed 2013-05-07):
Flicitation a Vincent Capitaine pour ce nouveau livre sur Microsoft Project 2013: Project 2013 Guide pratique pour les chefs de projet dsormais disponible ! Jaime beaucoup ce format compact qui couvre lessentiel des fonctionnalits en 130 pages avec des captures dcrans lappui. Je vous souhaite une trs bonne gestion de projet avec Microsoft Project 2013 ! [Image][Image]
Abstract from Microsoft Project Blog (Indexed 2013-05-02):
Bassier, Bergmann & Kindler (BB&K) is one of Germany’s largest digital media agencies and works with many major brands across much of Europe. Distributed clients means decentralized teams, so BB&K relies on technology for communication, collaboration, and knowledge management to achieve success of over 500 projects each year.Until recently, BB&K used a home-grown solution to keep teams on the same page and projects delivered on time, but growth introduced complexity, and it was recently ev...(truncated)...
Abstract from Brian Smith's Project Support Blog (Indexed 2013-05-01):
Ive covered off a few of the issues we see our early customers struggling with signing up, the difference between Project Online and Project Pro for Office 365, licensing the users and sharing access to the Project Web App (PWA) and a quick mention of trials. Head over to Getting started with Project Online for the full story.[Image]
Abstract from EPMA Blog (Indexed 2013-04-19):
Quick post to announce that, I will be presenting at SharePoint Saturday Chicago Suburbs on Saturday, June 1, 2013. My session would be on the topic Reports, Dashboards and all that Jazz with SharePoint and Project Server 2013″. This session will cover how end users can build their own reports and dashboards in SharePoint and
Abstract from EPMA Blog (Indexed 2013-04-18):
Within Microsoft Project Sever you may find yourself needing to change the Project Manager of a project schedule from one person to another. To accomplish this there are two steps: The first thing that needs to be done is to set the Owner of the project. Once you are the Owner of a project schedule,