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The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 6

Synergize What is synergy? Stephen Covey defines it this way: “It means the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. It means that the relationship which the parts have to each other is a part in and of itself.” Once all the pieces of the schedule have been put together properly and are…

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 5

Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood In just about any situation, it’s much more important to listen and understand than it is to be immediately understood. When faced with a problem on your project, it is important to act as a facilitator and get all the right people involved in the conversation. The…

Project Online/Server Adoption Strategy

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Gaining adoption once an enterprise aggregates all their projects into a portfolio can be challenging. Project Pro and Project Online/Server are really good out of the box however, your enterprise…

Project Online/Server Adoption Strategy

Event Description: Gaining adoption once an enterprise aggregates all their projects into a portfolio can be challenging. Project Pro and Project Online/Server are really good out of the box however, your enterprise adoption strategy for Project Pro and Project Online/Server requires just a little bit more. In this session we will cover adoption strategies around…

4 Steps to Tune Your Project Adoption Strategy for Success

Achieving a successful deployment of Microsoft Project Online or Project Server requires a well-tuned focus on driving adoption and making sure everyone understands the benefits of working with the new solution. You need to understand the business challenges to be addressed by the new system and ensure your organization is prepared to recognize and reap…

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 4

Think Win-Win While the project schedule is an important tool for many project managers, it is often misunderstood (or not understood at all) by project team members. When building the work breakdown structure (WBS) for the project, you will get a more accurate definition of scope (and as a result, the schedule) by involving the…

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 3

Put First Things First Once you have built a solid work breakdown structure (WBS), it’s time to walk the talk and put first things first. Building a complete and accurate dependency network is what makes the schedule truly proactive. When building dependencies, try to think about natural relationships that exist for the scope of work…

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 2

Begin with the End in Mind The most successful projects have a deliverable-focused work breakdown structure (WBS) to represent the true scope of the project. Build your schedules with the end in mind by establishing your outcomes/deliverables. This helps you manage scope throughout execution and ensures that the entire team is on the same page…

Migration to Project Server 2016

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description:  Migrating from one project server to the next version has many paths and pitfalls. Which one that works best for your company depends on your vision and requirements, your budget…

The 7 Habits of Proactive Microsoft PPM Users: Habit 1

The great Stephen Covey has inspired so many of us. His teachings are integrated into every aspect of my personal and professional life. I recently took some time to pause and reflect on how the “7 Habits” have impacted my own career as a project manager and scheduler. Specifically, over the course of seven brief…

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