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Three Tips for Working with Microsoft Planner

By Erik van Hurck

Microsoft Planner is a great way to create plans and includes a very nice mobile app which allows users to quickly access plans and upcoming tasks. Follow these three tips when working with the Planner application.



5 Tips for Migrating Your PPM to the Cloud
By Rob Hirschmann
Follow these tips for migrating Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) data from an on-premises solution.


Five Tips for Building your Organization’s Methodology
By Bonnie Biafore and John Riopel
Just like with cookie recipes for great cookies, there are many ways to build an effective methodology. These tips will help you develop an efficient and effective methodology for your organization.


Four Tips to Ensure Accurate Project Status
By Walter Stinnett
Microsoft Project’s dashboards and views are an agent for successful status communication, but the highlighted information is only as good as the accuracy of the user’s data. Follow these tips to ensure your project status is accurate.


MS Project Formula Tips

By Safford Black

Microsoft Project formulae are a powerful way to introduce custom calculations into your project plan. Get up to speed with these tips!



Five Ethical Tips for Project Managers
By Lindsay Curtis
Consider the role ethics plays in the world of project management with these ethical tips.


Six Tips for Managing a Remote Team
By Lindsay Curtis
Six strategies you can implement as a virtual project manager to ensure your project is successful.


Three Things to Keep in Mind about Templates
By Erik van Hurck
In this article, we learn about common issues to keep in mind when working with templates.


3 Tips on Managing Projects and Clients
By Eric Uyttewaal
The 1%-10% rule, paying attention to out-of-scope elements and how to prevent clients from micro-managing your projects.


5 Tips to Transition to SharePoint with Ease
By Robert Bogue
Transitioning from email to SharePoint as a primary communication hub is easier than you might think. These guidelines will help get you up and running.


6 Tips for the Perfect Project Plan
By Paul Naybour
These tips will increase the chances that you’ll implement a successful project.


7 Essential Project Performance Measures
By Stacey Barr
A project is intended to make an impact on the business, so project KPIs need to examine impact at some point in time Here are essential measures.


6 Tips on Microsoft Project Templates
By Bonnie Biafore
Working with Microsoft’s Global template or Project template? Remember these tips.


5 Common Agile PM Transition Pitfalls to Avoid
By Mark Layton
Any well-intended Agile PM transformation is at risk of slipping back to old ways if certain challenges and pitfalls are not addressed and avoided.


3 Task Tips
By Eric Uyttewaal
3 handy task tips involving conversion factors for Hours per Day, keeping current durations and an exception to the rule against using constraints.


5 Questions to Ask for Assembling Your First Agile Team
By Mark Layton
Pulling together an Agile project management team? Here are five questions to guide your decision-making.


4 Handy Microsoft Project Scheduling Tips
By Eric Uyttewaal
The “4D-1D” approach, the power of Microsoft Project as scheduling software, a caveat about Auto Save and working with Project Server schedules offline.


5 Tips to Follow When You’re in the Hot Seat
By Andy Kaufman
You’ll make mistakes as a project manager; but how you respond in turn can make all the difference. Here are 5 tips worth remembering.


2 Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Project
By Ismet Kocaman
Two quick tips to speed your keyboarding activities in all versions of Microsoft Project.


5 PMP Exam Tips
By Cornelius Fichtner
These 5 PMP exam tips will help you prepare to tackle your project management test with greater confidence.


5 Tips for Becoming a Better Project Manager
By Chad Lyne
These tips will help you plan better meeting, manage stakeholders more effectively and be a better project manager every single day.


3 Tips: Autofilter, Entry Bar and the Timeline View
By Ellen Lehnert
These three tips will make your Microsoft Project work more effective.


4 Tips for Working Smarter in Microsoft Project
By Ellen Lehnert
These Quick Access tips will streamline your Project work in small, simple ways.


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