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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Apps for Project 2013 and Project Server 2013

Written on April 30, 2013 by

Just a few months ago, Microsoft officially launched Office 2013 and with it Apps for Office.  These Apps represent a very exciting new era for Microsoft and its partners. What is Apps for Office Apps for Office allows you to enhance supported Office 2013 applications by using web technologies like HTML5, XML, CSS3, JavaScript, and…

Easy Steps for Creating a Project Workspace Template for Project Server 2010

Written on April 29, 2013 by

Creating a Project Workspace Template is easy. In the past I have been using STSADM commands to manage this. The issue is often the template is associated with a project schedule and thus fails to become a template. I just recently I found a few easy steps. From Project Professional Create a project called ‘Project…

Webinar: Making Effective Business Decisions Using Microsoft Project

Written on April 25, 2013 by

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: – How do we make sense of all that data? – Learn how MS Project and SharePoint 2010 provides powerful Business Intelligence…

Resetting the Color on the Project Server 2013 Timeline

Written on April 23, 2013 by

Project Server 2013 (hereon in known as PS2013) introduces the timeline to the web, which is a great feature – so thank you, Microsoft, for that. Here’s a screen shot of the timeline displayed in Project Web App – each line on the Timeline represents a project. Of course, one of the first things that…

Behind Enemy Lines: Project Management Secrets Revealed

Written on April 23, 2013 by

Expertise-specific tasks usually get left up to the person bearing the title, right? Writers write, salespeople sell, marketers market. But as corporate hierarchies flatten out into a pancake of shared initiatives and collaboration, there’s at least one role that’s sneaking its way into everyone’s responsibilities: project management. So, what do you do if you haven’t…

Webinar: How to Tame a Gorilla Program – A Critical Path 2.0 case study at SanDisk

Written on April 17, 2013 by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: How can you manage 250 handoffs between 8 subprojects in a 5,000 task program in Microsoft Project? We scheduled a new…

Agile Project Management with Scrum

Written on April 16, 2013 by

I offer you Scrum, a most perplexing and paradoxical process for managing complex projects. On one hand, Scrum is disarmingly simple. The process, its practices, its artifacts, and its rules are few, straightforward, and easy to learn. On the other hand, Scrum’s simplicity can be deceptive. Scrum is not a prescriptive process; it doesn’t describe…

Webinar: Project Talk – The Live Web-Radio Talk Show from MPUG – EVM De-Mystified

Written on April 11, 2013 by and

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Presenters: John Riopel and Matt Davis So how does this Earned Value stuff work anyway? Sounds complicated, right? Well the Project Talk guys…

Using Interactive Filters in the Assign Resources Dialog Box

Written on April 10, 2013 by

For Project 2013 and Project 2010 (Screenshots from Project 2013) Assign Resources dialog box enables us to apply custom resource filters to the resource table while working on resource assignments. In this article, we will discuss how to build an interactive filter to apply to a resource list in the Assign Resources dialog box. Consider…

Ask Microsoft Your Project 2013 Questions!

Written on April 2, 2013 by

Do you have specific questions about the New Project that have not been answered? Post your questions in the comment section of this article for possible inclusion in our interview with Microsoft Project and Visio Marketing Director, Chris Crane and Project engineer, Howard Chow. Chris and Howard will read your questions and respond to some…

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